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Notice of 8th Annual Open Meeting of ECCA

The 8th Annual Open Meeting of the ECCA will be held in Derby on Saturday 16th May 2015 at 12 noon. A representative from all Clubs affiliated to England Athletics is welcome to attend and vote.

Track Certification process reviewed

An internal review of UKA's current Track Certification process was conducted to assess its effectiveness and any areas of potential improvement. The main findings of the review are summarised.

BIG news for aspiring athletes

We are pleased to report that online entries are now open for the Bedford International Games (BIG) 2015 which will take place at the Bedford Stadium on 31st May. Early entry is advised as some field events fill up very quickly and numbers are limited.

Don’t let your club miss out on £100's worth of free money with easyfundraising

To date, over 12,000 sports clubs have raised over £1.2 million of funding between them through easyfundraising.org.uk - a significant portion of the £9 million raised for good causes since inception. Thanks to the partnership with England Athletics, there are 200 athletics clubs registered and the figure is growing by the day.

Can you help get more women running?

England Athletics have worked with the team at This Girl Can and Running Activator Lucy Tomlinson to produce a guide on how clubs and running group leaders can get more women running.

The past month's 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 24th March to 27th April 2015 are listed.

Find out more about local County 10,000m championships

County track and field championships will be taking place across England this summer. If you would like to compete at a County 10,000m championship race, some Counties hold these at separate times, and also as Open events that anyone can enter.

Supporting endurance coaches at road running clubs

The Flying Coach scheme is one that can be utilised by all coaches and clubs, including those specialising in road running. The scheme sees a coach visit a local club or group of clubs to work directly with the club coach and their group of athletes.

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