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First national champs of 2018 this weekend

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.

Book now for our new road running road show events

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.

Has YOUR club taken advantage of our Club Run programme?

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.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

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.

Helping you with your New Year's resolutions

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.

Make volunteering in sport more appealing for disabled people

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.

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