Do you have some sports commentary or stadium announcing experience and are looking for ways to develop your skills further? We are pleased to announce that legendary sports commentator Stuart Storey has kindly agreed to work with us to share his expertise and knowledge with budding commentators who are enthusiastic to cover athletics events.
This weekend, 6-7 January sees our first national championships of 2018 - the England Athletics Indoor Combined Events and Race Walking championships. Sunday will also host a series of BMC Indoor races as the action takes place at the EIS in Sheffield.
England Athletics are launching a series of Road Shows for the club road running community. The Road Shows are open to club officers, coaches, leaders and club members and offer an opportunity to find out more about some of the new and existing initiatives that aim to support road running clubs, as well as an opportunity for you to share your ideas with us.
England Athletics' Club Run programme is a free initiative specifically aimed at supporting road running clubs. Participating clubs receive a free series of practical coaching sessions led by coaches linked to the England Athletics coach development programmes with experience in off track running. 2018 appllciations are now open.
There was plenty of road race action taking place as athletes saw out 2017 in style both in the UK and overseas. Agnes Tirop and Muktar Edris claim BOclassic wins as Steph Twell finishes third, while Laura Weightman and Marc Scott secure Ribble Valley 10k titles.
Perhaps as a New Year's Resolution you'd like to get more involved in our sport, or take up a role within your Athletics or Running Club? England Athletics runs a number of courses to enable people to take up or improve upon their coaching or officiating skills.
Skyrac Athletic Club have been a significant part of Gordon Agar's life for over 30 years. Now their Club President, Gordon has been dedicated to the Club and the Yorkshire Humberside region for many years.
A new research report released this month, 'Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport', explores the barriers to volunteering and the drivers that could improve its appeal. The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) alongside the eight National Disability Sports Organisations* and Sport England commissioned the project to understand more on volunteering in sport, as well as to improve the quality and number of opportunities for disabled people.
Help us to shape the future of volunteering! England Athletics has secured funding from Spirit of 2012 to support you to improve the experience of volunteering in athletics and running clubs and groups across England. We are running a series of innovative and engaging face-to-face training sessions in your area on how to create a positive environment for volunteers
England Athletics sends Season's Greetings to everyone we have worked with in 2017.