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.
This weekend saw new marks set in both the Senior and Under 20 Women's Heptathlon championships as the Combined Events action continued at Bedford. The men's events also saw tremendous competitions including an absolutely thrilling finale to the Under 20 men's event.
The England Athletics Senior and Under 20 Combined Events Championships are all set for an exciting second day with Day One drawing to a close at Bedford. There were also Under 18 and Disability events to enjoy.
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?
The England Athletics Marathon team event was incorporated into the Virgin Money London Marathon. Following registration and vest checks we are now able to announce team results.
England Athletics' Chief Executive, Chris Jones, and Club Support Managers Rich Ayling and Sarah Gardiner, headed down to the South West to visit Bournemouth AC. Bournemouth AC chair Robin James coordinated the club visit, arranging for England Athletics to meet Bournemouth AC coaches, volunteers and representatives from Dorset County Athletics Association and Team Dorset Athletics Network.
Our Youth Volunteering resource can provide advice and guidance on recruiting, supporting and retaining young volunteers to all members of the Athletics and Running community, so has been made into an online resource which can be accessed by anyone wanting further information and support in this area.
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 running.
In the 11th year of these awards, we are inviting you to tell us the inspiring story of a volunteer you know. The Volunteer Awards 2018 are our chance to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes amongst all of our volunteers in the Athletics and Running community - but we need your help to say 'thank you' to all those people it can't happen without.
A Deaf Awareness and Basic British Sign Language for Sport Deliverers workshop will be taking place in Peterborough on Monday 14 May (7pm to 9.30pm). There are still spaces available. Attendees will become Deaf Aware and gain an understanding of the needs of deaf people participating in sport.