England Athletics' Partners
England Athletics is very grateful to the help and support of the following organisations who help us to develop athletics in England.
Sport England is the government’s lottery investor for sport. Sport England is our core funding partner and is providing four year funding investment to deliver our core priorities – particularly clubs and coaching. We are also working with Sport England on specific projects to promote participation in athletics that will also allow more effective ways of bringing people into sport to be developed in the future. Go to www.sportengland.org.
DW Fitness First
DW Fitness First, the UK’s leading gym and retail company are England Athletics’ Official Retail and Fitness partner, as well as the lead partner for RunTogether. DW Fitness First group has 123 gyms and 88 retail stores across the UK, following the purchase of Fitness First in 2016. DW Fitness First’s mission is from serious sports players to those just looking to move a little more, offering the products, the environments and the encouragement people need to be all kinds of active. DW Fitness First’s mantra of ‘Whatever your great is’ mirrors our mission to grow opportunities for everyone to experience athletics and running, to enable them to reach their full potential.
By working at a local level with DW Fitness First stores and gyms, as well as harnessing national marketing, partnerships, discount and offers, the partnership will support all the England Athletics family, from athletes competing at a national and regional level, club runners looking for a new PB or those just starting at a Get Me Started RunTogether group. See www.dwfitnessfirst.com.
England Athletics has a sponsorship deal with New Balance, the global athletics footwear and apparel brand. The arrangement will sees New Balance providing performance kit for all England representative teams and offering the benefit of exclusive discounts to England Athletics registered athletes. As part of the arrangement New Balance will produce entirely new designs for England Athletics teams across all disciplines and age groups. New Balance will also be supporting England Athletics national championships. The sponsorship stands as a substantial investment in England Athletics, the organisation’s membership and the sport’s grass-roots. For more information about New Balance see www.englandathletics.org/new-balance
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®)
Now you can enjoy great savings when booking a stay at any IHG hotel - including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express® and Staybridge Suites®. The benefits include weekend discounts at almost 500 hotels across the UK and Ireland, and throughout Europe. To find out more go to www.englandathletics.org/IHG. To access the IHG Partner Rates athletes should log in at www.englandathletics.org/registered-athlete or www.englandathletics.org/myprofile and go to the 'Benefits' page
AfterShokz, promoters of safe running, are England Athletics’ official headphone partner and provide exclusive offers to England Athletics registered athletes and RunTogether participants and leaders, as well as product for England representative teams. To find out more please see www.englandathletics.org/AfterShokz. To access the AfterShokz discount athetes should log in at www.englandathletics.org/registered-athlete or www.englandathletics.org/myprofile& and ensure they are opted in to receive the latest news and information from England Athletics which will include the latest discount code in the athlete offers ebulletin.
England Athletics has a legal services hotline for clubs which is operated by the leading law firm, Muckle LLP. Muckle LLP provides a FREE legal helpline for all Affiliated Clubs and Bodies. This initiative is funded by England Athletics in order to provide greater value to Affiliated Clubs & Organisations. To find out more see www.englandathletics.org/muckle
England Athletics has a partnership with hydration product specialists SOS Rehydrate. SOS Rehydrate attend our championships. You can visit the SOS Rehydrate online store at sosrehydrate.com and access details of the athlete discount code at www.englandathletics.org/registered-athlete
Track & Field Tours
Track & Field Tours work in partnership with England Athletics to support our Hall of Fame and Awards programme, as well as to offer special deals for our registered athletes on tours to athletics events or for training trips. Go to www.trackandfield.co.uk
The sunglasses manufacturer acts as a supplier of products to us and also sponsors our Hall of Fame. Sunwise supply sunglasses to England Athletics for distribution to key people within the sport, including sunglasses being given to winners at England Athletics National Champs, members of England Athletics Teams, selected coaches and officials in recognition of their work and contribution within the sport. Go to www.sunwise.co.uk.
Spirit of 2012
Spirit of 2012 is the legacy charity from the London 2012 Olympics. They fund partners across the UK that provide opportunities in sports, physical activity, arts and culture, volunteering and social action. Spirit of 2012 funding supports England Athletics to provide opportunities for clubs and volunteers to improve the experience of volunteering in their club or group. All programmes aim to improve wellbeing through supporting improvements to volunteering experience and creating opportunities for more people to become involved.
Youth Sport Trust
The YST work with funding bodies such as Sport England, People’s Health Trust and National Sports Governing Bodies to deliver programmes and events such as School Games. England Athletics and the YST work with early years through to secondary age children at school, in clubs and in their local communities. Go to www.youthsporttrust.org.
Athletics Weekly is the world’s only devoted weekly track and field magazine designed to keep you informed about all the best news, reports and results from Britain and around the world. The magazine, affectionately known as ‘AW‘, has been an institution within the sport since the 1940s and is still the No.1 choice for the true athletics fan.
It offers in-depth and year-round coverage of all areas of the sport focusing on not only the major championships, such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games and World Championships, but also the best in schools and grassroots athletics. It provides all the important fixtures as well as the most comprehensive printed results service from around Britain and the rest of the world. The magazine also contains detailed features focusing on the top names in the sport as well as regular coaching advice, product reviews and plenty of debate and opinions via our popular letters column. Go to www.athleticsweekly.com
Create Development work in partnership with England Athletics on the development of Athletics 365 and in helping support coaches on the Local and National Coach Development Programme (especially around youth development). Go to www.createdevelopment.co.uk
Quintic Consultancy Limited specialises in Premier Sports Video Analysis Software, Sports Biomechanics & Performance Analysis Consultancy through extensive consultancy work and constant liaison in the fields of elite sport, physiotherapy, podiatry and education. It is this unique contact that allows Quintic to produce easy to use, market leading software systems that specialise in 2D Biomechanical Analysis. Go to www.quintic.com
Note - all partner offers are subject to availability.
England Athletics will work with various partners to hold competitions offering prizes to athletes, coaches, officials and other people within the athletics community. For the normal terms and conditions of these competitions please click here.
Area Association Partnerships
England Athletics is delighted to work with the 3 Area Association partners to provide Area Level Competition for a variety of ages and across a variety of disciplines. For further details of Area Level Competition, please click on the logos for Northern, Midland Counties and Southern Competition to visit their websites.