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 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.
Former world-champion athlete Colin Jackson has launched his second annual Sanlam Go Dad Run charity 5k and 10k for men and boys. Colin, fellow athlete Jamie Baulch and local footballing legend Kevin Ball will set the runners off in Sunderland and then put medals round their necks when they cross the finish line. Other Go Dad Runs will take place in cities across the country throughout 2017.
There are lots of coaching and officiating courses taking place in your local area - take a look at the Your Area page and select COURSES from the menu. A number of coaching courses taking place this month still have spaces remaining - see what takes your interest!
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