England Athletics News


Area Championships - be part of yours in 2017

Area Championships are an important part of the athletics calendar. We have details of many of the area events happening in 2017 and would encourage athletes to be aware of the upcoming fixtures.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

From 27 February through to 5 March B-eat (the UK's eating disorder charity) will be working to raise awareness of these serious mental illnesses. The theme this year focuses on the vital role GPs play in getting people into treatment as quickly as possible.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 20th to 26th February 2017 are listed.

Marathon masterclass with Richard Nerurkar: 4th March

There are a few places left on the Marathon masterclass with Richard Nerurkar 4th March 2017. The masterclass will discuss marathon training and preparation and will be to a small group of coaches to allow for one to one conversations and advice from one of the country's leading Marathon Runners.

England Athletics Update

Following the launch of England Athletics new strategic plan in late 2016 after a period of consultation with our member clubs, we now approach our next strategy period and we would therefore like to update you on our planning for our future activities.

Event Group Coach - Integration Days available

The Event Group Coach programme is designed to provide licensed Coaches with a greater understanding and awareness of the issues involved with coaching athletes who are at the Event Group Development stage. We have a number of 'Integration Days' coming up soon which those wanting to complete this qualification can now book on to.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

It was a very busy weekend with the English, Welsh and Scottish National cross country championships and England Athletics Under-20/17/15 Indoor Championships. The Tokyo Marathon was the pick of the overseas events, plus a UK junior indoor shot put record by Divine Oladipo in the USA.