In this section you'll find useful links to help you with running your athletics club or running club.
For the latest information about how to establish an Athletics Network, or to find out about the nearest network to your club click here.
Inspired Facilities fund
Sport England has launched a £50million programme refurbish and improve up to 1000 community sports clubs. The Inspired Facilities fund is part of the Places People Play legacy programme that is bringing the magic of a home Olympic and Paralympic Games into communities across the country. Click here to read more.
To find our more about the benefits of your athletics club or running club affiliating to England Athletics, the process for affiliating and for Athletics Services contact details click here.
England Athletics' Club and Coach Support Officers are deployed across the country to help athletics clubs and running clubs and the thousands of volunteers that run them. To find your local contact click here.
Find a Coaching Course
Do you have members that are looking to undertake a coaching qualification? Details of England Athletics coach education courses can be found by clicking here.
Clubmark - A high quality experience for young people
England Athletics recognises and values the commitment made by sports clubs to develop high quality, welcoming environments for young participants. The development of clubs that encourage young people to take-up sport, improve their talents, possibly play a leadership role and give them the option to initiate and maintain life-long participation in sport is an essential part of supporting the sporting infrastructure in England.
Clubmark serves to:
- Ensure that accrediting partners apply core common criteria to ensure that consistent good practice and minimum operating standards are delivered through all club development and accreditation schemes.
- To empower parent(s)/carer(s) when choosing a club for their children.
- To ensure that Clubmark accredited clubs are recognised through a common approach to branding.
- To provide a focus around which all organisations involved in sport can come together to support good practice in sports clubs working with children and young people.
To find out more about Clubmark click here.
Developing Your Club
If you are looking for more information on funding, partnership working, or producing your own promotional materials to help develop your club, then click here.
Welfare - it is everyone's responsibility
England Athletics aims to create an environment where everyone involved in athletics feels safe and secure to enable them to achieve their potential – to run, jump and throw, to coach, officiate or to support those who do. If you need our support, then click here to find out how we can help.