In this world of ever advancing tech, do we make the most of what is available to us? The England Athletics endurance conference - hosted by the SW Endurance network aims to explore available technology in; health, nutrition, physical preparation, biomechanics, injury, planning, and performance prediction.
The Virgin Money London Marathon have announced the process for club place allocation for the 2019 event. Applications will open on 5 November with the number of club places allocated based on the number of registered first claim members over the age of 18 on that date. Please ensure your athlete registrations are up to date to be ready to apply for the maximum possible number of club places.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the next application window for Club Run is now open. Currently 40 road running clubs are enlisted on this year's programme with a further 20 places open in this next round.
We are pleased to announce the Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series. Five sessions over the next few months provide the opportunity for coaches to work in small teams, enabling them to share ideas whilst working with athletes of their selected age group. The emphasis is on the technical development of hurdlers but other aspects of athlete development, e.g. strength and conditioning - will also figure.
England Athletics are committed to taking positive action around mental health. Welcome to the 23 new Club / RunTogether groups and their 52 appointed Mental Health Champions who joined the programme in August!
Emma Gould and Steve Vernon became senior England Athletics Mountain Running Champions at the British Athletics trial for the World Mountain Running Championships, with Joe Dugdale and Rosie Woodhams taking the U20 Men's and Women's titles respectively.
The Satellite Club programme for 2018-2019 is giving England Athletics affiliated clubs the opportunity to apply for a package of support, to encourage more young people aged between 14-25 to start or become more physically active through athletics and running.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the Autumn 2018 Road Race Championships in conjunction with the organisers of three popular and well-established events. The races cover the North, Midlands and South of England providing registered club runners up and down the country the opportunity to take part in an England Championship event.
During the week of 6th-12th October 2018 England Athletics, supported by Mind the mental health charity, will be once again encouraging people to #RunAndTalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.
On the road, reports from BAL and UKWL finals, a number of 10k events including the British Masters Championship. In track and field, reports from the African Championships, Berlin U20s, and Loughborough Open, plus the British Athletics Mountain Running Challenge in Skiddaw.