News - East


Make New Year goals to develop your coaching

2017 is the year for your coaching, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. You can help write that story by attending workshops to help develop your goals in coaching to create a vision to learn more and become the best you can be. here are many workshops available for you to attend, including Movement Skills Two, and Technical Days which are more discipline specific.

Basildon Athletics Club invest in pole vault

Basildon Athletics Club has just invested £10,000 in a graded range of new vaulting poles, in order to facilitate the development of its members. The next stage of the project is to invest in some coaching expertise to upskill resident voluntary club coaches, as well as providing some direct coaching to club members. The club are seeking a paid Pole Vault coach.

Women in Coaching workshop with a former England Rugby Player

Women came along to listen to England Rugby international Catherine Spencer, who discussed how to develop a vision that makes you distinctive in your coaching brand. Catherine went through her career and explained the important part that some of her coaches played in her developing her England Rugby career.

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.