For The Record magazine

For The Record magazine

Welcome to For the Record, a magazine from England Athletics for athletics officials of all levels, disciplines and amounts of experience.  Here you will find versions of For The Record - to keep officials updated on England Athletics activities.  You can download the issues by clicking on the links on the right hand side of this page, or below the issue title.  There is a PDF version and a text only version in Word.

For The Record is not produced at the moment, but you can access all previous editions below.

Spring 2014 (issue 8)

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Download Word file by clicking here (text only, printer friendly)

  • Getting more people involved in officiating at your club
  • England Athletics National Forum report
  • Young athletes promote volunteering
  • Progression through Level 2
  • London officiating course attracts 58 volunteers
  • Disability Athletics officiating opportunities
  • 2014 UKA and IPC Rule changes and updates
  • Endurance update
  • Why have personal implements in competition?
  • Officiating as... Jury of Appeal
  • Conference round up
  • Honours and Awards
  • Profile: Moira Gallagher
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

For The Record issue 7 fan

Autumn 2013 (issue 7)

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PREFER A PAPER COPY? - email Nicola Evans who will post one to you (some archive copies available).
Download Word file by clicking here (text only, printer friendly)

  • Find it Online - useful links
  • Tips for working with disabled athletes
  • Officials introduced to VDM in Gateshead
  • Electronic gun versus revolver
  • Robotic Retrievers? Implement retrieval
  • Removable tip Javelins – legal or not?
  • Judging Long Throws
  • An official delegate at the Deaflympics
  • Officiating as a disability athletics official
  • Conferences roundup and announcement - Women in World Athletics, Young Officials, National and regional conferences
  • Recruitment and Retention working group
  • Advertise officiating at your club - including pull out poster
  • Changes to the DBS system
  • Endurance update
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

For the Record cover issue 6Winter 2012/2013 (issue 6)

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  • Officials’ Forums
  • What a year for Volunteering!
  • The news from the Networks
  • World Marathon Challenge
  • Obituary: Audrey Lewis
  • England Athletics award winners 2012
  • Olympic and Paralympic memories
  • Young officials’ perspectives
  • Officiating as a disability athletics official
  • Northern Officials’ conference
  • Endurance update including Pathway and Race Organiser seminars
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

For The Record FTR issue 5Winter 2011/2012 (issue 5)

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  • Officials’ Forum
  • Are you ready?
  • Officials’ development –Watford
  • 3 in 1 Kent Athletics Development Programme
  • Volunteering in Dorset
  • A unique partnership in Plymouth
  • Athletics Network supports potential young officials
  • England Athletics Volunteer Awards 2011
  • Officiating as an event adjudicator
  • Northern conference report
  • ‘Fast Girls’ what it’s like to be a film star
  • Endurance update including Endurance COfSec details and Endurance pathway
  • The Island Games: A catalyst for training new officials
  • Trinity updating
  • IAAF/UKA Differences in Rules (Field)
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

Summer 2011 (issue 4)

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  • Officials’ Forum
  • Introduction to Officiating guides
  • IPC World Championship Diaries
  • Conferences update
  • Sportshall Young Leaders set to continue officiating
  • How to Judge Field events – a journey through the decades
  • A model official?
  • Portfolio holders - what are they?
  • Mentoring courses
  • Nonagenarian calls time
  • Moving on up
  • Endurance update including Endurance COfSec details
  • Photofinish needs you!
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

For the Record FTR issue 3 coverWinter 2010/2011 (issue 3)

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  • Officials’ Forum
  • 10 out of 10 for young officials
  • Technical Talk: the TIC
  • EDM Play Days
  • Regional and National Officials' Awards
  • Officiating as an Infield Spotter
  • Realignment
  • Endurance update
  • Delhi diary
  • Moving on up
  • Courses, Coordinators and COfSec details

Autumn 2010 (issue 2)

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  • 2nd National Officials’ Forum
  • Officials' Education
  • Profile: Stan Burton
  • XC Officials
  • Report Writing
  • Technical Talk: EDM
  • Endurance Corner
  • Moving on up
  • The Field Assessor's Role
  • Rule updates
  • Clerk of the Course click here to download additional checklists from this article
  • Mentoring
  • Officiating at ... QuadKids and Sportshall

For The Record cover1Spring 2010 (issue 1)

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  • 1st National Officials’ Forum
  • Officials Online
  • Profile: Graham Jessop
  • Road Race Officials
  • Officials awarded new year’s honours
  • Bursaries for London officials
  • England Athletics Volunteer Award winners
  • National Appointments and how to prepare yourself
  • Technical Talk: HJ and PV
  • Endurance Corner
  • The COffSec - a vital link
  • Officiating at ... Indoor track & field
  • Courses
  • Officials’ Education Officers
  • Contact a COfSec