You can be part of the evening as we honour volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to athletics and running in their community, and induct more of the greats of the sport into the England Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us as Katharine Merry hosts the event at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on Saturday 14 October and speaks to some of the great characters of the sport.
With details of more of our coach development opportunities now published coaches are signing up to get involved in the workshops and events that suit them. Whatever event or level you coach at, you can now book on to workshops to aid your development and share your ideas this autumn and winter.
This winter there is a full programme of coach development opportunities available with England Athletics. If you would like to make the coaches at your club aware of these posters are now available for downloading.
England Athletics are delighted to announce the complete line up of presenters for the National Endurance Conference which takes place near Exeter on 28th ad 29th October. The event is entitled How to Win - The Development of Power and Speed for Endurance, and there are some exciting additions to the speakers who will share their latest knowledge with delegates. There's still time to book your place!
On Saturday 30th September the South West Regional Council are hosting the Annual South West Conference, the regional England Athletics Consultation, and the South West Region Volunteer Awards presentation at the Isca Centre in Exeter.
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are offering Yorkshire-based coaches the opportunity to attend free workshops. The workshops will promote healthy athlete development and sustained engagement in sport with an additional focus on anti-doping.
The first of three workshops set up to support steeplechasers was enjoyed by 41 athletes and coaches at Birmingham University's new track. Two more free sessions are scheduled in Preston and Manchester.
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.
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.
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.