Athletics - exciting, diverse and vibrant
Hundreds of thousands of people across England are involved in athletics. In many different ways it really is the most exciting, diverse and vibrant sport there is. For many athletics provides the ultimate challenge to their competitive abilities. The range of disciplines across the track, field, road and off-road provides an incredible diversity of events for different people with different skills and abilities which means that it is impossible to stereotype what it means to be an athlete. For other people athletics is about fitness and participation but the range of age groups, events, competitions and clubs means that athletics really is a truly inclusive sport.
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Alongside the athletes is an army of volunteers and staff who provide coaching, officiating and a range of support services to enable the athletes to do what they know and love the best. England Athletics is therefore proud to be the National Governing Body for this great sport which also has a phenomenal heritage. We are working hard to develop and promote Athletics across the whole of the country. Watch a short video below of our volunteers and athletes in action.
We sincerely hope you gain as much enjoyment and fulfilment from athletics as we do.
To get in touch
To find out more about the team at England Athletics please click here for details of the national staff and organisation, or visit your local area's section to find out more about your local team and the work they do.
England Athletics was formed as a result of the Foster Review into the governance of Athletics in England in 2005. England Athletics has made significant progress in key areas of work, providing consistent local services to deliver our national strategy to meet the needs of our affiliated clubs and members. England Athletics is proud to work in partnership with its key stakeholders and funders, most noticably Affiliated Clubs and Registered Athletes, Sport England, UK Athletics and key sponsors.
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