England Athletics affiliated club and charity, Fitmums Friends has been selected as a finalist in this year's UK Coaching Awards. The awards celebrate great coaching from people and organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months.
The British Athletics Supporters' Club (BASC) assists Coaches and Officials with bursaries throughout the year. BASC will award sums of up to £250 to successful applicants who wish to pursue higher standards. This might possibly, but not exclusively, involve attending a qualification course run by UK Athletics, England Athletics or similar organisations.
England Athletics would like to bring to your attention some new documents regarding Throws Safety procedures that have been produced by UKA - these are relevant to officials, coaches, event organisers and facility operators.
Our congratulations to our 2017 National Volunteer Award winners who were presented and recognised at Hall of Fame and Volunteer Awards evening. Eight awards were made to people, clubs and organisations who have given so much time and energy to the sport. The categories were, Coach, Official, Club, Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Innovation Project, Run Group of the Year, plus Services to Athletics.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the winners of the England Athletics South East region Volunteer Awards. The South East region awards presentation evening has not yet taken place, but we will add photos after the event.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the winners of the England Athletics London region Volunteer Awards. The London region awards presentation evening has not yet taken place, but we will add photos after the event.
The England Athletics regional volunteer awards evenings are held to recognise and celebrate the work of our volunteers, without whom the sport could not function. Volunteers were nominated by their peers and the England Athletics regional councils then made the decisions of who would win. Winners are put forward to the National awards which are presented at our Hall of Fame gala evening on 14th October.
England Athletics has a range of opportunities for coaches and athletics coming up in November and December. These include workshops of benefit for those coaching speed, endurance events, jumps, throws and youth development, as well as other specific opportunities relating to events including Steeplechase, Marathon and Race Walking.
This year's England Athletics Hall of Fame and National Volunteer Awards night takes place on Saturday 14th October at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. It's your chance to meet our outstanding volunteers, plus top athletes who have previously been inducted into the England Athletics Hall of Fame as well as athletes and nominees who have been put forward for induction in 2017.
The England Athletics National Endurance Conference which takes place near Exeter on 28th and 29th October. The event is entitled How to Win - The Development of Power and Speed for Endurance. There are a very few day tickets remaining and only 2 ticket + twin accommodation delegate packages left. You need to book by 5pm on 20th October.