News - North West


Level 2 officials' course for teachers very well received

A Level 2 officials' course was held recently for teachers with 14 on the course covering track, field and timekeeping modules. The course was tutored by experienced officials Shaun O'Donnell, Ron Scott and Finlay Galloway and was very well received - the tutors also found it rewarding as the participants were eager to get involved.

North Cumbria Athletics Network Swap Shop

After a successful "Volunteer Recruitment" club support workshop delivered by National Development Club of the Year 2011 Sedgefield Harriers Chair, Ean Parsons a few months ago, the North Cumbria Athletics Network met to discuss their progress.

Isle of Man’s first wheelchair racing workshop inspired attendees

Sunday 30th March witnessed the Isle of Man's very first wheelchair racing workshop, delivered by England Athletics Tutor and Wheelchair Racing Coach Paul Moseley. Eleven people attended the workshop, some of whom were prospective athletes as well as coaches interested in delivering sessions and other volunteers keen to get involved in the sport.

Regional Club Conference Series Continues

The first four of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster, Exeter, London and Harrogate. Over the past 10 days, representatives from clubs across Yorkshire and Humberside, the South West and London took the opportunity to meet to express their views.

Trafford AC to host BMC 10k track festival

Trafford AC is proud to host BMC 10k track festival to be held on the 6th September 2014. The races will take place at Longford Park's famously fast track. The event will also be held in conjunction with the Northern Athletics 10k champs.

3k S/C events at the BMC GP Meet

There will be a maximum of 14 starters in each Men and Women's Chase event at this meeting. This is an opportunity to gain a qualifying standard for Commonwealth Games selection.

Regional Club Conference Series Underway

The first two of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster and Exeter. On Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th March, representatives from clubs across South Yorkshire and the South West took the opportunity to meet to express their views on matters ranging from affiliation and registration, EA's future priorities, the links between participation and clubs and the competition pathway.