England Athletics News - 2015


New Year's Honours for athletes, officials and club volunteers

Paralympian Stephen Miller has received the MBE for his services to athletics in the New Year's Honours list this year. The BEM is awarded to Fitmums founder Samantha Barlow. Partners SportsAid's Roger Fennemore and Sally Peck are honoured as is Chrissie Wellington - who is a key figure with junior parkrun. They are joined by club volunteers Ian Mirfin, Janice Eaglesham and Jim Callender.

Christmas celebrations at Percy Pud Race

The Percy Pud 10k race is held annually on the first Sunday of December in the Loxley Valley, Sheffield. The race is the biggest independently organised race in South Yorkshire and this year attracted almost 2,100 finishers including runners from Athletics Clubs and Run England Running Groups and supported by a host of volunteers.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 14th to 20th December 2015 are listed.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

News of some of the top performances from the past week including a Scottish 12-hour record by Fionna Ross, Cross Country champs from South London, South West, and the Iris Lotto CrossCup in Brussels, plus Barcelona 12 hour/24 hour track races which saw a new Scottish record.