Former Olympics Minister Dame Tessa Jowell has today been confirmed as the Chair for the London 2017 World Athletics Inspiration Programme.
Held at the University of London, the England Athletics' London regional consultation event session gave everyone in the athletics community, from athletes to volunteers, the chance to hear about the governing body's plans for the sport. They also had the chance to give their views on a wide range of issues, such as the challenges involved in recruiting volunteers.
England Athletics Med Ball Challenge was held at Watford and at Lee Valley on 24th and 25th March 2015. In total 45 children took part at Lee Valley and a further 179 took part at St Michael's RC High School in Watford.
London 2017's preparations are making "significant progress" following an IAAF technical visit. The routine check by the world governing body took place last week with delegates visiting the Stadium, the proposed marathon routes and receiving more details on services that would be provided for competing athletes.
The annual Night of the 10,000m PBs on May 16th incorporates not only both the British and English National Championships but it will be the GB trials for three major championships. Enter now if you want a shot at representing your country.
The England Athletics Med Ball Challenge Endurance Awards visited Lee Valley Athletics Centre recently. The joint venture supported by England Athletics, the AAA and Eveque Leisure Equipment Ltd has been set up to introduce children to safe throwing techniques and ultimately drive more numbers of throwers into local clubs.
Cambridge Harriers Athletics Club, a South London Athletics club and part of the Kent London Athletics Network were presented with Clubmark at their track at Sutcliffe Park Athletics track by Julia Bailey, England Athletics Club and Coach Support Officer for South London.
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".
Metro Blind Sport are pleased to announce this year's 39th Annual Athletics Competition will also incorporate a Festival of Athletics for vision impaired people, their families and friends. he Event takes place on 20th June and entry forms are now available online.
An endurance workshop "From Spring into Summer" will take place at the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College Twickenham on 29th March. The main focus of the day is the process to a successful track season.