England Athletics News


Presenters announced for National Endurance Conference

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!

Try Para-Athletics at our Inspiration Days!

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?

Volunteers needed for IAAF World indoor championships Birmingham 2018

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.

Gordon Surtees: 1932-2017

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.

Get ready for the road race season!

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.

Consultation events 2017 - more event details announced

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.