You can be part of the evening as we honour volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to athletics and running in their community, and induct more of the greats of the sport into the England Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us as Katharine Merry hosts the event at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on Saturday 14 October and speaks to some of the great characters of the sport.
With details of more of our coach development opportunities now published coaches are signing up to get involved in the workshops and events that suit them. Whatever event or level you coach at, you can now book on to workshops to aid your development and share your ideas this autumn and winter.
As a part of Team Spirit we're highlighting the work of some of our amazing volunteers. Our volunteers come from various backgrounds and encompass a wide age range, and this week we look at volunteering from a young perspective.
England Athletics chief executive Chris Jones and chair of the East Midlands regional council David Lodwick headed to the Derbyshire club to find out more about their activities.
On Saturday 30th September the South West Regional Council are hosting the Annual South West Conference, the regional England Athletics Consultation, and the South West Region Volunteer Awards presentation at the Isca Centre in Exeter.
Still time to use our free resources to get more people involved in volunteering at your club or in your local area!
Hosting a Volunteer or Official's Taster Session at your club could be a great way of encouraging more people to volunteer as well as raising awareness of how people in the community can get involved in volunteering opportunities within your club. And we have a great variety of free resources to help make your event a success.
England Athletics have organised a Road Traffic Management course to take place on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster. Limited places are still available; deadline for applications is 15th September.
With our 2017 consultation events now under way we are pleased to announce details of more of the venues for this year's events. Whatever your role in the sport we want you to come along, tell us what you think and discuss the issues facing the sport as we shape our future work. Thank you to all those who have already contributed or told us they plan to attend. Please make sure your voice is heard.
Martin Rush, Head of Coaching and Athlete Development at England Athletics, gives an update on our coach development activity as part of our commitment to supporting coaches. Through the autumn and winter of 2017/2018 we will be rolling out a new structure of activities, workshops, resources and connections that aim to build on the work done over the last eight years through the successful National and Local Coach Development Programmes.
The Age Group championships at the Bedford International Stadium was the location for the presentation of the England Athletics Regional Volunteer Awards for the East Region. This year, nominators were also invited to the event which has has been a valuable step in promoting the awards and a way of saying thank you to the nominator as well as the winner.