England Athletics are pleased to announce that online entry for the England Athletics Senior, AAA and UK CAU champs - including Senior Disability Championships - is now open.
Last week saw a chance to celebrate the contributions of coaches and other volunteers in the sport as both Coaching Week and Volunteers' Week were held. Athletics and running are built on the contributions of volunteers such as coaches, officials, club officers, event organisers and more. And these roles offering hugely rewarding experiences - here's how you can get involved!
Recent results from the world of the sport, including coverage of the Oslo Diamond League, Stockholm Diamond League,NCAA Championships, area championshipsand Zharnel Hughes'9.91 100m in Kingston, while other recent highlights included the 90-kilometreComrades Marathon inSouth Africa, NYRR New York Mini 10K (USA), and AtletiCAGenve (Switzerland).
As part of our partnership with DW Fitness First - the UK's leading gym and retail company - we are offering the opportunity to attend special events with Olympian and World Championships medallist Jenny Meadows. These events are FREE to attend and also include the opportunity for you to find out how DW Fitness First can work locally with your club or RunTogether group.
We round up our Volunteers' Week features with the fantastic Natalie Sampson and her RunTogether Group, Tingley RunFIT, Yorkshire Humberside's RunTogether Group/Leader of the Year 2017. Find out more about Natalie, her group and how you can nominate in a range of categories including Club of the Year, Coach of the Year, Official of the Year and more.
For over a decade Guernsey Athletics and Intertrust have brought high level Track Field athletics to the Channel Islands. 2018 promises to be even more exciting in terms of the showcase of stars of the future as England U20s and Scottish Athletics National Academy are both sending teams to the meeting which will be held at Footes Lane track on Guernsey on 23 June.
It's Volunteer's Week. It's Coaching Week. So what better to do than acknowledge the contributions of some of our coaches? Why not find out more about the England Athletics Volunteer Awards 2017 West Midlands Coach of the Year 2017 Aston Moore, and find out how you can nominate a coach or another volunteer for our 2018 Awards.
The Race Directors' course is a must for anyone looking to upskill the quality of any event they deliver and support. This is particularly useful for partners and junior team members wanting to take on more responsibility and organise their own events in the future.
The late May Bank Holiday weekend saw the UK Javelin Carnival return to Loughborough University for the 4th time. Now in its 7th edition, the event continues to go from strength to strength with some outstanding results across all age groups and just under 50% of competitors taking home either a personal or season's best.
Following a recent incident where a hammer thrown from a well maintained cage, carried 6 lanes of a track and caused a minor injury to a spectating athlete; UK Athletics (UKA) has produced new guidance for the safe management of hammer and discus throwing. The guidance is applicable to both training and competition situations, and should be implemented immediately.