News - South East

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South East Region Volunteer Award winners announced

England Athletics South East Region is pleased to announce its volunteer award winners for 2014. The awards encompass the whole sport of Athletics and this year's winners have been chosen from the nominations received from a wide range of volunteers and clubs.

Marathon workshop with Mara Yamauchi: 25th October

As part of the England Athletics programme, the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College Twickenham would like to invite coaches and athletes to a marathon workshop on 25th October, with Mara Yamauchi and other guest speakers.

Guide Running Workshop hopes to boost Portsmouth Joggers' Club membership

Portsmouth News spread the word in the locality following an England Athletics training session at Portsmouth Joggers' Club aimed at Guides for visually impaired runners. The England Athletics Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop been written in conjunction with British Blind Sport and provides runners, leaders, coaches and volunteers with information and experience in off-track guide running for people with a visual impairment.

Crystal Palace – submit your views

The Greater London Authority is currently holding a consultation about the future of facilities at London's Crystal Palace. We would encourage club members to register their views on the proposals with the GLA so that these can be taken into account.

Endurance workshop: planning the athletic year - 12th October

As part of England Athletics programme the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, would like to invite coaches and athletes to a workshop from that will be based on planning the athletic year.

SEAOA Officials' conference - registration now open

Officials in the South of England are being treated this year to a second conference. Following a vote at the February event, it was decided that November was a better time for the conference and AGM. As usual the event will take place in Twickenham and some interesting and innovative workshops have been announced. New officials are welcome, with some workshops especially designed for them.

Running Group Leaders needed in Oxford!

Oxford City Council are keen to start new Beginner Jogging Groups in the city through their GO Active and Active Women projects, but need enthusiastic, reliable and qualified LiRF Leaders like you!

Oxfordshire Sports Awards nominations close this Friday

The ninth Oxfordshire Sports Awards close for nominations this Friday 19th October. If you know of any deserving individuals, workplaces, coaches, unsung heroes, young volunteers, clubs or teams that have done amazingly in their sport/activity over the last 12 months then please consider putting them forward.

Pompey in the Community and England Athletics introduce Wheelchair Racing to Portsmouth

The Invictus Games has showcased the sporting achievements of members of the British Armed Forces across a range of sports, including Athletics. One of the most exciting Athletic events is Wheelchair Racing. Closer to home, Pompey in the Community and England Athletics are working with a host of partners to introduce Wheelchair Racing to Portsmouth.

South Coaching Conference a success

118 coaches from the South and London areas attended the South Coaching Conference - with Rasmus Ankerson starting the conference with an inspirational speech. Throughout the day workshops were taking place focussing on event specific, physical preparation and mental preparation to help enhance coaches' technical knowledge and understanding of supporting areas.

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