In April, the South West Regional Council held the South West Road Relays in partnership with England Athletics. The Regional Council are keen to run the relays again in 2018. As part of the planning process for 2018, the Regional Council are keen to engage with clubs to find out their thoughts regarding suitable locations, cost, distance per leg, number of runners per team, age categories, incentives, etc.
England Athletics Chief Executive Chris Jones, along with the local Club Support Manager Rich Ayling, headed to Wiltshire to meet the volunteers and see the activities taking place on a club night.
Truro Running Club are the latest club to take part in the England Athletics Club Run initiative. As one of England Athletics most south westerly affiliated clubs - in the heart of Cornwall - the club were delighted to be involved in this national programme.
Becoming a coach or leader is a great way of enjoying athletics and running. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new dimension to your role in the sport, a parent wanting to get more involved or are inspired by seeing how coaches have made a difference to people’s lives coaching has plenty to offer.
England Athletics’ National Endurance Conference with speakers including Malcolm Brown (coached to many international athletes as well as Alistair and Jonny Brownlee), and Barry Fudge (Head of Endurance at British Athletics). You can be part of the weekend which takes the theme “How to Win - the development of power and speed for endurance” and has a mix of workshop, practical, discussion and networking sessions.The Devon Hotel, Old Matford Lane, Exeter EX2 8XU