England Athletics News

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Club Forum with England Athletics Staff and Board Members

Club members, athletes, runners, officials and volunteers are invited to come along to meet, discuss and share ideas on athletics and running with members of the England Athletics Board and staff. This event takes place on Tuesday 17th July (6:30pm - 9pm) at John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds, Middleton Grove, LS11 5DJ.

Additional GDPR Guidance for Clubs

Prior to the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect on 25 May we sent an update to clubs about the resources that we have available for them. In addition to the advice, guidance and templates that we have made available over the last 6 months, working with Black Penny Consulting, England Athletics have developed a practical tool that clubs and other Athletics and Running organisations can use to document, audit and check and challenge their processes involving data.

Top competition on the way at BIGish Jumps and Throws Fest

There will be strong competition across a range of events at Bedford International Athletics Stadium this Bank Holiday Monday as the BIGish Jumps and Throws Fest returns. High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot, Discus and Hammer will be showcased throughout the day and the event looks set for some excellent competitions.

Senior and U20 Combined Events to be contested in Bedford this weekend

This weekend sees the England Athletics Senior and Under 20 combeined events championships, with a Decathlon for the men and a Heptathlon for the women. In addition, England Athletlcs are providing the opportunity for Under 18 hurdlers to gain qualification times for the European Youth Championships, and hosting a number of Open disability events for ambulant athletes and wheelchair racers.

Nominate your Unsung Hero

If you know a volunteer who deserves recognition you can nominate NOW in our Volunteer Awards by going to www.eavolunteerawards.co.uk. Last year, Chesterfield District AC member, Rebecca Conway was rewarded for her hard work at the club by picking up the East Midlands Young Volunteer of the Year Award. Who will you nominate?

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