Athletics Heritage Resources

ESAA handbook from 1928.

Below are links to a selection of resources to help you preserve your artefacts and to continue your journey into the heritage of our sport.

Heritage collections support  

  • The Collections Trust: UK museum standards for accredited museums. A useful resource for advice on how to look after heritage objects, whether or not they are part of a museum collections. 
  • Sporting Heritage Toolkit: Advice on how to look after and care for collection, designed specifically for sporting heritage collections and based on UK museum accreditation standards.

Blogs and Podcasts

  • Coaching Voices Podcast – in depth discussions with renown athletics coaches about their lives, their triumphs and challenges, and asking what they have learned along the way.
  • Run Young 50: Women's running history and the stories of older women runners

The Athletics Museum

Visit the Athletics Museum — a digital exhibition showcasing the rich history of English athletics.