England Athletics are delighted to announce the complete line up of presenters for the National Endurance Conference which takes place near Exeter on 28th ad 29th October. The event is entitled How to Win - The Development of Power and Speed for Endurance, and there are some exciting additions to the speakers who will share their latest knowledge with delegates. There's still time to book your place!
Inspired by the athletics this summer? Our Inspiration Clubs are providing opportunities for disabled people to try athletics at their Inspiration Para Athletics Days. Catering for all impairments, these days provide a great introduction in to Para-Athletics for anyone wanting to try the sport for the first time or a fun day of athletics for those already participating. Why not have a go?
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.
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are offering Yorkshire-based coaches the opportunity to attend free workshops. The workshops will promote healthy athlete development and sustained engagement in sport with an additional focus on anti-doping.
We are pleased to announce our Junior team who will compete in a Home Countries International incorporated into the British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships on 16 September 2017 in Peebles, Scotland.
The National Cross Country Relays 2017 will take place on Saturday 4th November at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield, Notts. Entries are now open for Team Managers to complete online.
The volunteer programme for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 has been officially launched, with the application form now live at www.wicbirmingham2018.com. Anyone interested in volunteering at the event, which will be the biggest indoor sports event that Birmingham has staged for 15 years, has until the 29 September to complete their application.
England Athletics are sad to learn of the passing of Gordon Surtees. As well as having served as national marathon and steeplechase coach he wasa highly respected long distance, marathon and middle distance endurance coach for over 50 years. Through this period he worked with many club and elite level athletes. Gordon was also involved in the management of international teams and was a strong supporter and stalwart of the sport.
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.