News - London


Consultation events 2017 - more event details announced

With our 2017 consultation events now under way we are pleased to announce details of more of the venues for this year's events. Whatever your role in the sport we want you to come along, tell us what you think and discuss the issues facing the sport as we shape our future work. Thank you to all those who have already contributed or told us they plan to attend. Please make sure your voice is heard.

Regional coach and athlete workshop - Throws

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.

Bob Smith - Tribute service & arrangements

A Tribute Service for Bob Smith will be held at 2pm on Saturday 2nd September 2017, at Brunel University London (Indoor Training Area), Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH. Further details on the arrangements are available here.

Workshop: becoming a Volunteer Run Marshal

Now's the Time, Thamesmead in association with Team Personal Best have organised a free workshop for anyone interested in finding out more about volunteering at a running event. After the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to be a volunteer run marshal at the annual Thamesmead 5k and Family 1mile eventsand to be paired up with a more experienced volunteer for the day, if they wish.

BMC Endurance Coaches National Symposium: 13th August

The BMC Endurance Coaches National Symposium is for all coaches, whether or not members of the BMC. The event will take place on 13th August in Stratford near the London Stadum and includes workshops from speakers Nic Bideau, David Lowes, and Dr Jon Rogers and an interview with Jess Judd and Coach.

CEO Club Visit: Mornington Chasers

As on any normal Tuesday, this one a beautiful summers evening in Kentish Town, North London, Mornington Chasers were gathering at the Talacre Sports Centre prior to their weekly run. But this evening England Athletics chief executive Chris Jones had travelled to London to see the Chasers within their home environment.

Purples reign in World Record Breaking weekend!

East End Road Runners have been busy! They were out in force competing in the annual race series East London Five Interclub Series, "ELVIS." Then there was a World record for most runners tied together on a 5k run which was hosted by Mind the mental health charity, followed by the Wimbledon Common half marathon with Wombles marshalling. Join them in the Olympic Park next week for the next ELVIS event!

Coaching - get more from the sport

Becoming a coach or leader is a great way of enjoying athletics and running. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new dimension to your role in the sport, a parent wanting to get more involved or are inspired by seeing how coaches have made a difference to people's lives coaching has plenty to offer.