England Athletics News


Making life easier when deploying officials for events

England Athletics really want to improve the experience of officials and make life easier for people who deploy officials to competitions and events. One thing that could help is making it easier for people to find out what competitions there are, make themselves available, and be selected, withdraw or even replace someone else. We are currently looking at which system to test and we need your help!

Regional coach and athlete workshop - Throws

England Athletics will be hosting regional coach and athlete development workshops covering Discus, Shot, Javelin and Hammer. These workshops are aimed at coaches who have completed the Athletics Coach qualification of the old level 2 and above. We are pleased to announce our first date for this workshop.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Wootton moves to11th on the UK all-time list with big31:45.63 PB at the Ladywell 10,000m, whileRosie Clarke moves to fourth all-time withsteeplechase performance in Croatia. ASchool Games National Finals report plus coverage of the IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels, UK Youth Development National Finals (Birmingham), Cardiff Kidney Wales and City of Salford 10k events and the Lee Valley Summer Sprint series.

'Chucks Away' at Macclesfield Harriers & AC

Macclesfield Harriers AC had a fantastic turnout for their first 'Have A Go: Throwing' event recently. 28 adults attended the session who all had a great time, whilst releasing some life stresses. Many of participants were trying throwing for the first time and had a go at javelin, discus, shot put and hammer over the course of the evening under the club's coaches' expert guidance.

Bob Smith - Tribute service & arrangements

A Tribute Service for Bob Smith will be held at 2pm on Saturday 2nd September 2017, at Brunel University London (Indoor Training Area), Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH. Further details on the arrangements are available here.

Best of the Best volunteer winners presented with their East Region awards

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.