The Regional Coach Athlete Technical Workshops are back for 2018/2019 - these workshops are aimed at all coaches who have a coaching licence, and aim is to bring coaches and athletes together to network and improve coaching practice.
The National Speed Conference is back with a bang. It takes place from Friday evening 30 November to 2 December at the Ibis Hotel in Birmingham - with practical demonstrations at the Alexander Stadium. The conference is open to coaches of all levels although the content will be tailored around Athletics Coach level and above. Booking is now open.
We are delighted to announce that Britain's second fastest female marathon runner Mara Yamauchi, leading physiologist Dr Charlie Pedlar and one of Britain's best endurance coaches Bud Baldaro will be involved in England Athletics' marathon development activity this winter. Mara, Charlie and Bud will be attending the first marathon development weekend this winter and then Mara and Charlie will have further involvement in the workshops and masterclasses to be held later this winter.
On Saturday 13 October we will induct more of the greats of the sport into the England Athletics Hall of Fame and honour those volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to athletics and running. You can join us, Hall of Fame inductees, volunteers and more at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, for this exciting awards evening.
Walsall in the West Midlands was the venue to celebrate our amazing volunteers in that region. Katharine Merry hosted the evening and Acting Regional Chair Dave Lodwick presented the awards to the winners and runners up in ten categories. Winners are then put forward to our National Volunteer Awards.
Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now well underway and Washington was the venue for the North East awards on 19 September. Nine North East Region winners received their awards and eight worthy runners up were presented with certificates and a bottle of bubbly.
The next set of Regional Coach Athlete Technical Workshops will be held on 14 October and you can book now. With the following events to be held on 11 November you can also put the date in your diary now.
England Athletics is pleased to announce details of this winter's marathon development weekends and workshops which were successfully launched last year. These weekends and workshops will once again provide a tremendous opportunity for athletes and coaches looking to develop their performance level at the marathon.
The first of the England Athletics regonal Volunteer Awards were presented last weekend during our Age Group championships in Bedford. All 10 East Region winners received their awards on the Sunday in front of their colleagues, athletes, coaches, officials and spectators.
Following the success of the Female Coach Connectivity Events last year the UK Coaching Talent and Performance Team invite female coaches to their four Events in September and October 2018. The Connectivity events provide coaches with the opportunity to meet likeminded coaches and share coaching stories.