News - East


Cambridge Wheelchair Racing Group starts up in January

With funding from Sport England, we are pleased to announce the start-up of a Wheelchair Racing Group in Cambridge. Participants do not need any experience of athletics or wheelchair racing - just an enthusiasm for sport and to learn new skills.

East Region and London LCDP series events continue

The England Athletics teams from the East and London regions teamed up to run a weekend of LCDP workshops at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. Coaches had the opportunity to attend Saturday with ex-international athlete Ian Roberts for Long Jump, and NCDP coaches Philip Sergeant for high jump, and Urban Bettag tutoring the new running forum workshops.

Herts Phoenix AC reaccredited with Clubmark status

Herts Phoenix AC is delighted to have been reaccredited with Clubmark status by England Athletics. The club operates on two sites at Gosling Park in Welwyn Garden City and Wodson Park in Ware with a total membership of over 600.

HCAN connect with local secondary schools

Herts County Athletics Network gave sixty four 11-13 year olds from two of their county's secondary schools the opportunity to attend a coaching development day at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. This gave the youngsters the opportunity to experience coaching in up to three different events.

Hertford and Ware AC's Clubmark Celebrations

Hertford and Ware Combine Athletics Club were recently presented with their Accredited Clubmark Status certificate by Karen Stephanou (Club and Coach Support Officer for Essex and Herts). Karen commented, "It's been a pleasure to award HAWCS with their certificate. The Club have only been affiliated since last year and have already completed clubmark and 70 members and increasing."

Norfolk volunteers receive their East Region awards

Following the announcement of the England Athletics Community volunteer award winners for the East region, presentations were made to 3 of the regional award winners on Saturday 19th October at the first Norfolk Sportshall athletics event of the winter.