News - North East


Local women take on their biggest running challenge yet

A group of East Durham women faced their biggest challenge yet last weekend by participating in this year's Manchester Marathon. 50 ladies took part in the event, which includes a half marathon and a relay, and two women are participating in the London Marathon.

Role models for women coaches - Kate's story

Are you passionate about being involved in coaching athletics, because now is the time to make it happen. England Athletics are working with local women in local clubs to tell you how they become involved in coaching, what support was given, how they juggle family commitments, and work life. Become inspired by reading their stories.

Positive feedback for interactive guide running workshop

Representatives from Stockton Striders, Durham Fell Runners, Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers, Hartlepool Triathlon Club and Hartlepool Borough Council took part in a Visual Impairment and Guide Running Workshop delivered by local CCSOs and covering the range of impairments, classification types, competition rules and good guide running technique followed by trying it all out during a practical session.

Upcoming Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop - Hartlepool

We have a free Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop coming up on Tuesday 19th January in Hartlepool. The 2-hour workshop is aimed at leaders, coaches and volunteers from Run England groups and England Athletics affiliated clubs wanting to attract and support more visually impaired people.

NCDP Endurance Symposium in Leeds & Steeplechase Development Day

An endurance symposium is taking place in Leeds on Saturday 14th November - the day before the Leeds Abbey Dash (which incorporates the England Athletics 10k champs). The Symposium will explore opportunities for coaches and athletes across endurance events. A Steeplechase Development Day will also take place at Lee Valley on 29th November. The day is aimed at licensed coaches on the LCDP and NCDP and licensed coaches who wish to develop their coaching knowledge and skills in the Steeplechase.