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Mountain Running Snowdon team announced

The Snowdon International Mountain race takes place on 15th July 2017 at Llanberis, North Wales.  England has a long tradition of success at the event, with both men and women the defending team champions.  We have selected very strong teams, including Chris Farrell and Heidi Dent, both of whom finished 2nd last year.

Coaching - get more from the sport

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. 

County Track & Field Championships 2017

County championships will be taking place across England this summer. The vast majority of events will be happening in May with some counties also arranging additional events to take place at other times. 

West Midlands Region 2017 London Mini Marathon Team

The West Midlands Region 2017 London Mini Marathon Trials took place recently at the Stourport Cycleway.  These trials were for selection into the West Midlands team for the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 23rd April 2017.  The successful athletes who will run in the London Mini Marathon are now announced.

What's On

Event Group Coach integration day: Sprints and Hurdles (qualification)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  Coaches who have completed the Event Group Sprints and Hurdles online course of this qualification should book on to one of these Integration Days.

Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

Event Group Coach integration day: Throws (qualification)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  For coaches who have completed the Event Group Throws online course, plus add-on hammer and discus modules and assessment.

Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

Event Group Coach integration day: Endurance (qualification)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  Coaches who have completed the Event Group Endurance online course of this qualification should book on to one of these Integration Days.

Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

Event Group Coach integration day: Jumps (qualification)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  For coaches who have completed the Event Group Jumps online course, plus add-on Pole Vault and Triple Jump modules and Pole Vault assessment.

Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

National Endurance Conference - How to Win: The Development of Power and Speed for Endurance

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

Steeplechase: workshop, come and try, training day

A Steeplechase workshop with the opportunity to come and try or use as a training day will be held at Birmingham University for both athletes and coaches.  The waterjump will be full and available.  The session will led by England Athletics steeplechase coordinator and Olympian Helen Clitheroe (PB 9:29.14) and Commonwealth Games steeplechaser and University of Birmingham coach Luke Gunn (PB 8:28.48).

Conference Park, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston. Birmingham B15 2RA