News - East


East Region volunteer award winners recognised

The winners of the England Athletics East Region volunteer wards for 2015 were recognised last weekend at our Age Group championships. They were presented with their awards and certificates in front of the spectators, coaches, athletes and officials present at the Bedford International Stadium.

Basildon Clubmark success

Basildon Athletics Club was recently presented with their Accredited Clubmark status certificate by Karen Stephanou (Club and Coach Support Officer for Essex and Herts).

Free guide running workshop in Bedfordshire

England Athletics have teamed up with the teamBEDSLUTON's No Limits Team to help identify more guide runners to support visually impaired people interested in running in Bedfordshire. Anyone interested in becoming a Guide Runner is invited to attend the free guide running workshop on Saturday 11th July 2015 at Stockwood Park Athletics Centre.

Effective Communication: Coaching Deaf People in Sport Workshops

Over 80% of people surveyed who are deaf or hard of hearing want to participate in sport in a mixed environment. the biggest barriers to doing this are communication skills. The Sports Coach UK course "Effective Communication: Coaching Deaf People in Sport Workshops" provides attendees the opportunity to improve their general communication skills as well as their awareness of how to communicate with deaf people.

Running Workshop: How to run faster

We are pleased to announce that Nick Anderson will be running a workshop for the Kent London Athletics Network on Monday 6th July 7-9pm at the Beckenham Running Club.

The Be Moore fundraising event

West Ham United Foundation is delighted to host the Be Moore fundraising 10km run on Monday 25th May in order to aid the Moore Family Foundation's successful mentoring programme, which targets vulnerable year six pupils across east London and Essex.

Hurdles coaching masterclass: 19 April

Part of the coaching masterclass series, a Hurdles masterclass will take place at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday 19th April. The speakers will be Steve Mitchell and Colin Baross and the workshop will cover "developing the key skills of a hurdler".