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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".

Havering Satellite club at Campion School

For several years Havering AC have had to operate a waiting list for those athletes wishing to join the club and when this reached 150 last year the Club decided that a satellite club approach would offer those on the waiting list the opportunity to experience athletics coaching before a place at the club became available.

Essex Coaches digest Nutrition information

There was a good turn-out of 16 coaches at the most recent coach education workshop organised by the Essex Athletics Network. And with the topic being "Nutrition for athletics training and competition", those present were left with much new information to digest.

EDM Play Day for officials: 22nd February

Precision Athletics are running the first 2015 session of their popular free "Play Days" on 22nd February. The EDM is the Electronic Distance Measuring device used by field judges at meetings and this is a good chance to get to grips with EDM equipment in an informal setting.

Cambridge Wheelchair Racing Group starts up next week

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.

30 overjoyed to finish Rochford 7th Beginner Running Course

Rochford Running Club ran their 7th beginner running group session with 30 finishing the 12 week course. The courses run twice a year and a third of the beginners that complete the course transfer and become a member of Rochford Running Club which now has 140 registered members regularly running during the week.

Club resources for coaching and officiating courses

Whether you are a club looking to encourage more people to get involved as a coach or an official in 2015, or an organisation that understands the value of having qualified volunteers, we have resources to help you guide people to the right course for them.

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.

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