News - North West


County Track & Field Championships 2017

County championships will be taking place across England this summer. The vast majority of events will be happening in May with some counties also arranging additional events to take place at other times.

Manchester Frontrunners leading the way on Club Run

Manchester Frontrunners are the latest club to have taken part in the successful Club Run programme. The club is one of the largest LGBT sports club in the country and has a focus on both, increased participation in sport of the LGBT community, as well as coaching and participation in competition.

Blackburn Road Runners - club visit

If asked to describe the perfect running club, what would you say? Friendly, positive club leaders? Hundreds of members running for social, health and competitive reasons? Group runs for all abilities? A strong presence on social media and at a variety of races? Post run "rehydration and refuelling"? Blackburn Road Runners has all this and more, as England Athletics found on a recent club visit.

Leading Athletics course: 15th January at Gateshead

Do you want to take part in the first Leading Athletics course of 2017? We still have a couple of spaces left on the Leading Athletics 3 hour course being held at Gateshead College Academy of Sport (next to Gateshead International Stadium) this Saturday 15th January.

Athletics Technology Come and Try Day with Seiko: 10th December

On Saturday 10th December SEIKO timing are working in conjunction with England Athletics to deliver a come and try day for the EDM (Electronic Distance Measure), False Start, Photo Finish, Electronic Measuring, Transponder Timing and Scoreboard technology. There is the opportunity to become a qualified official and also a chance to be selected to work for SEIKO on the World Championship events.

Stockport young athletes win tickets to London 2017

At the recent England Athletics Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner, Track and Field Tours donated a prize package as part of their 25th Anniversary celebrations. A prize for a club group of young athletes to attend the London 2017 IAAF World Championships.

Running Club? Not for me.

In a continuation of personal running stories from the MadRunners running group, we hear from Sue who was 56 overweight, diabetic, asthmatic, a sufferer from very bad migraines and with high blood pressure.