The Queen's 2013 New Year's Honours List has recognised a number of our top athletes as well as those who have supported the sport.
England Athletics sends Season's Greetings to everyone we have worked with in what has been a memorable year. Thanks to everyone for all their hard work this year: clubs, networks, officials, coaches, athletes, sponsors, councillors, parents, administrators, teachers, partner bodies, athletics charities and media.
An Athletics-specific safeguarding training workshop will be held on 6th March in Guildford. It is targeted specifically at volunteers in a club welfare role. It builds on basic awareness and focuses on implementation in the club environment.
Teams for the Indoor international Match (Senior, U23, U20) which will take place in Valencia, Spain on 26th and 27th January will be selected on 7th January 2013.
The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Wheelchair Marathon is the opening event of the Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon. The race is a championship event for young wheelchair athletes all over the UK. Entries now open.
This introductory workshop will give coaches an understanding of the classifications relevant to ambulant and seated throws and the relevant basic technical model for each. It will also outline the sport specific rules and give coaches an understanding of the basic design features of throwing frames.
Statement from England Athletics Chair, Peter King, and Chief Executive, Chris Jones on behalf of the Board of England Athletics
As part of the ongoing support of London Virgin Marathon and England Athletics, St Mary's EPACC invites coaches and athletes to a Marathon workshop being delivered on Saturday 19th January 2013.
Record breaking shot and discus thrower Sean Clare has won the Greater Sport Disabled Sports Achiever of the Year. Sean is an F40 (dwarf) athlete who has made some remarkable achievements in 2012. But it has been a year of joys and disappointments for the young man.
The Virgin London Mini Marathon will be taking place on 21st April 2013. Athletes wishing to be considered for the South West Team should be aware that selections for this event will be made from the SW Champs and other national and major cross country, road and endurance track events in 2012/13.