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Coaching - get more from the sport

Becoming a coach or leader is a great way of enjoying athletics and running. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new dimension to your role in the sport, a parent wanting to get more involved or have been inspired by seeing how other people have made a difference to people's lives coaching has plenty to offer. Remember, if you are part of a club you/ your club can also access discounts on qualifications and we have courses coming up you can get involved in.

Reminder of Game Changers funding for Clubs: deadline 21st May

Funded by our partners Spirt of 2012, our Game Changers Young Volunteer Programme offers the opportunity for clubs to apply for a package of support related to building local partnerships with youth-focused organisations to involve more young people through volunteering at the club. The closing date for applications is Sunday 21st May.

Game Changers funding for Clubs: deadline 21st May

Funded by our partners Spirt of 2012, our Game Changers Young Volunteer Programme offers the opportunity for clubs to apply for a package of support related to building local partnerships with youth-focused organisations to involve more young people through volunteering at the club. The closing date for applications is 21st May.

Be part of it - Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs

It is completely free to attend the event which includes a series of races culminating in the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship GB Trials and British National Championships with eight Olympians in involved there is also a "Legends Endurance Seminar" with Paula Radcliffe, Lord Sebastian Coe Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Photography and video at athletics meetings

Following queries about the best management of photography, video or images of persons under 18 years at athletics meetings UK Athletics have taken legal advice and as a consequence can now provide the guidance for clubs, stadiums, officials and venues.

Havering AC - CEO Club visit

England Athletics Chief Executive Chris Jones, London Regional Council Chair and Board Member Peter Crawshaw, and Club Support Manager Neil Deans went along to see a training night at the winner of the 2016 England Athletics London Club of the Year Award.

Volunteering Innovation Day a great success

Having secured funding from Spirit of 2012 to invest in developing and supporting our volunteers, an Innovation Day in Birmingham was arranged to plan the best approach for the development of a Volunteer Co-ordinator, and to discuss the wider challenges of involving volunteers in athletics and running.

Coaches set for medal recognition at IAAF world championships London 2017

On 100 days until the start of the Championships, the organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 have announced that for the first time ever at a World Championships, coaches of medal-winning athletes will also receive medals. The medals will be for athletes to hand to their coach or significant advisor in recognition of the unique and valued working relationship between athlete and coach.

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