The UK Disability Inclusion Training athletics course will take place on 13th April at Leigh Sports Village. The course is ideally suited for people who have little or no experience of working with disabled people and who aren't necessarily working with disabled people already. Places are being offered free of charge for one time only to assist clubs and coaches improve their knowledge of inclusive athletics.
The first England Athletics Regional Club Conference of 2014 takes place in Doncaster in just three weeks' time and will be the first of a series of events that will offer representatives of clubs from across the country the opportunity to meet and discuss the biggest issues and challenges that they face.
A Time to Listen course for Club or Running Group Welfare Officers will be taking place at Skelmersdale, near Wigan on Wednesday 26th February 2014 frim 6pm to 9pm. This workshop is FREE as part of the Club Support programme, open to all welfare officers. There are a limited number pf places still available.
Newham and Essex Beagles and Liverpool Harriers were crowned male and female Club:Connect champions at the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Champions in Sheffield last weekend. As part of British Athletics' campaign to reward and recognise clubs, each British champion won ten points for their club and the clubs with most points were awarded a £500 grant.
The North Cumbria Athletics Network are pleased to announce that they will be hosting an Athletics 365 workshop on Sunday 9th February at the Cockermouth Leisure Centre.
34 coaches and leaders came together on a cold New Year's morning to attend a Local Coach Development Programme workshop with a focus on Training for the Spring Marathon.
The North West region is running a free Throws workshop for coaches on Sunday 12th January at Edge Hill University from 10am to 4pm. The day is aimed at new coaches with an interest in coaching throws to young athletes or introducing throws to as part of a holistic programme.
In place of the National Club Conference, we will be delivering a programme of sessions across the North West, designed to support and develop the operation of clubs. To complete the survey please click here.
The Northern Athletics Officials' Association is about help, friendship and trying to improve life for officials of all levels and disciplines. Membership of the Association is open to any athletics official supporting athletics in the North of England.
Saturday saw the first North of England British Athletics Parallel Success Talent Introduction day of the year take place. 33 new athletes took to the track and field to take part in all the events under the guidance of experienced coaches.