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Peterborough Athletics Club raise a fantastic £728 with easyfundraising

Peterborough Athletics Club have raised a fantastic £728 thanks to their committee members, athletes and their friends and family shopping online via easyfundraising.  None of their members have had to pay a penny extra to raise vital funds towards coaching and travel.  Watch their video!

Phil Tomkins: 1935 - 2017

England Athletics was saddened to hear news of the death of Phil Tomkins, the former President and Chairman of the Suffolk Athletics Association. Phil died on the 9th July aged 82 years old.

Steeplechase development day: 25th June

A steeplechase development session will be taking place in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk on 25th June.  It is open to coaches and athletes of all levels of experience.  David Cripps will focus on drills practice hurdles at lower heights (as an introduction for those new to the event) in the morning. Stella Bandu will lead a session in the afternoon focusing on barrier and water jump technique.

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. 

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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.

Stantonbury Athletics Stadium, Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes. MK14 6GB

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.

Stantonbury Athletics Stadium, Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes. MK14 6GB

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