Dot Fraser trains several times a week down on the Marsh track, not unusual you may think for an athlete but Dot is 77 years old and has been competing in athletics on and off for more than 60 years. What those walking across the Marsh, who may have noticed Dot, don't know is that she is a world champion.
The Forest of Dean Athletic Club played host to Carolyn Franks - one of the region's leading throws coaches. The club who are keen advocates of the athlete development model needed some extra help in coaching javelin and through their Club and Coach Support Officer arranged a Saturday morning session with Carolyn who is on the National Coach Development Programme.
North Somerset Athletic Club (NSAC) continue to drive forwards towards its own facility, with a stunning fundraising effort over the weekend of 15th and 16th March. The venue was a sunny Weston-super-Mare Grand Pier, and the effort saw nearly 400 athletes carrying a mock Olympic torches around the 700m length for the whole 24 hours.
Chair of the England Athletics National Council and Co-Chair of London Regional Council, Tony Shiret, gives his latestupdate.
The first four of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster, Exeter, London and Harrogate. Over the past 10 days, representatives from clubs across Yorkshire and Humberside, the South West and London took the opportunity to meet to express their views.
The first two of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster and Exeter. On Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th March, representatives from clubs across South Yorkshire and the South West took the opportunity to meet to express their views on matters ranging from affiliation and registration, EA's future priorities, the links between participation and clubs and the competition pathway.
The first England Athletics Regional Club Conference of 2014 takes place at the Keepmoat Stadiumin Doncasteron Monday 24th Marchand will be the first of a series of events that will offer representatives of clubs from across the country the opportunity to meet and discuss the biggest issues and challenges that they face.
Almost 2000 athletes from across England descended upon Leicestershire's Donnington Park on Saturday for one of the traditional highlights of the winter, the English Schools Cross Country Championships.
North Somerset Athletic Club and Academy are attempting a 24 hour relay challenge on Weston-Super-Mare Grand Pier this weekend. Over 350 young athletes will keep a mock Olympic flame moving around the 700m loop continually, whilst dressed in 'Commonwealth' fancy dress!
The first England Athletics Regional Club Conference of 2014 takes place in Doncaster in just three weeks' time and will be the first of a series of events that will offer representatives of clubs from across the country the opportunity to meet and discuss the biggest issues and challenges that they face.