News - East


East Region England Athletics Volunteer Awards

Volunteers across the East of England were celebrated for their achievements within the sport and thanked for their commitment and dedication to creating experiences for others to enjoy and thrive in Athletics and Running.

South Movement Skills workshops announced

The South Team can now confirm movement skills workshop 1 and 2 that are available. The workshops will cost £15 to attend and are aimed at assisting all leaders / coaches at all qualification levels, for all different ability and age of the athletes they are working with.

Essex County Council take up Workplace Challenge

Following the Workplace Challenge Midday Mile in May 2015, where over 60 ECC staff participated in a lunchtime run in the park, interest was expressed for a weekly staff lunchtime running group. Working with Run England and delivered by Run Fit Essex, Active Essex set up a workplace running group catering to the needs of the staff.

Happy Birthday to Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club!

Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club recently held their 40th anniversary birthday celebrations at Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club. A large majority of current members turned up to participate in a mixture of games and reminiscing about past glories. In his role as England Athletics Ambassador, long jumper JJ Jegede joined in during the afternoon answering questions.

Clubmark success for two Herts clubs

Watford Harriers and Barnet and District AC each celebrated being presented the prestigious Clubmark award by Karen Stephanou, England Athletics Club and Coach Support Officer after eighteen months of planning and restructuring within the clubs

Upcoming workshops and flying coach visits in the East

In the East of the country a number of flying coach visits and open sessions have been set up for coaches to attend to develop their coaching with coaches and associate coaches on the national coaching development programmes passing down information.