England Athletics News


Coach development update

An update to coaches on our planning for future work on coach development from Head of Coaching and Athlete Development, Martin Rush.

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 13th February to 18th March 2017 are listed.

South West Mini Marathon teams announced

England Athletics South West regional are pleased to announce that selections have been made for the Mini Marathon team who will compete against the other regions at the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 23rd April 2017.

NCDP Endurance get together at Loughborough University

Over 60 coaches attended the national endurance get together at Loughborough University 11thand 12thMarch 2017 as part of the National Coach Development Programme. The event held straight after the intercounties cross country championships is part of the ongoing coach development programme and this year was held at Loughborough University campus.

English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships preview

This Saturday sees the New Balance English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships take place at the Norfolk Showground near Norwich. The course is mostly flat and fast, although there are several slight hills. We wish the athletes all the best and you can follow the championships on social media and via our Live Events page this Saturday.

Mike Smith - Funeral Arrangements

There will be a cremation service for family close friends followed by a Tribute Service to Mike and his life in Athletics, Journalism and Teaching at 2pm on Friday 24 March 2017 at Central Hall, St Mary's St, Southampton SO14 1NF.

Time to get your tickets!

London will host World Para Athletics Championships 14-23 July and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 04-13 August and it's time to get your tickets! There are still some special offers on for clubs and schools, a resale site for fans, plus VIP packages and and regular tickets too.

Records broken at Tom Pink relays

The Tom Pink Relays were held in conjunction with the 2017 England Athletics indoor combined events championships at the EIS on Saturday 11th March. This is the 10th year that the relays have been held at the EIS and it continues to increase in popularity with more than 300 children in the under 11 and under 13 age groups taking part.