Skyrac Athletic Club have been a significant part of Gordon Agar's life for over 30 years. Now their Club President, Gordon has been dedicated to the Club and the Yorkshire Humberside region for many years.
A new research report released this month, 'Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport', explores the barriers to volunteering and the drivers that could improve its appeal. The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) alongside the eight National Disability Sports Organisations* and Sport England commissioned the project to understand more on volunteering in sport, as well as to improve the quality and number of opportunities for disabled people.
Help us to shape the future of volunteering! England Athletics has secured funding from Spirit of 2012 to support you to improve the experience of volunteering in athletics and running clubs and groups across England. We are running a series of innovative and engaging face-to-face training sessions in your area on how to create a positive environment for volunteers
England Athletics sends Season's Greetings to everyone we have worked with in 2017.
The Innovation Project of the Year category aimed to celebrate an initiative that reaches out into the local community, breaking down barriers and engaging individuals who otherwise wouldn't be involved in the Athletics and Running Community.
England Athletics are pleased to announce new introductory workshops to help off-track clubs with event organisation. Aimed at new or existing event organisers looking at staging road or multi-terrain races, this introductory workshop aims to provide clubs with both inspiration and information around setting up a new event or revitalizing an existing one.
England Athletics' Club Run programme is a free initiative specifically aimed at supporting road running clubs. Participating clubs receive a free series of practical coaching sessions led by coaches linked to the England Athletics coach development programmes with experience in off track running. 2018 appllciations are now open.
England Athletics are launching a series of Road Shows for the club road running community. The Road Shows are open to club officers, coaches, leaders, Race Directors and club members and offer an opportunity to find out more about some of the new and existing initiatives that aim to support road running clubs, as well as an opportunity for you to share your ideas with us.
Buxton Athletics Club: A club based on inclusivity, fairness and opportunity for all. Buxton aim to provide opportunities to develop talent irrespective of background. And this year's winner of the England Athletics National Club of the Year 2017.
We are so pleased to open applications to attend our first conference for the people who make our sport happen - volunteers! If you volunteer in any capacity at all within our sport, this event is not one to miss! The event will take place on Saturday 3rd February at the University of Birmingham and is free to attend.