England Athletics eBulletin - August 2017 issue 3

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This week we can report on, and look forward to, some fantastic competitions. Athletes have been posting some superb performances and have been doing themselves, their clubs and coaches proud.

There are on-going opportunities for clubs to make the most of the interest created by the London 2017 IAAF and Para Athletics World Championships. As we aim to ensure our work reflects the needs of our clubs we have details of the first of consultation events and are seeking nominations for one of the elected positions on our Board.

Road running clubs should also see details on how they can make the most of Club Run to help their coaches and athletes develop.


LATEST NEWS
Golden night of athletics at Manchester International Golden night of athletics at Manchester International

From up and coming athletes making their mark through to the 2004 Olympic 4 x100 champions digging out their spikes to return to the track there was a superb evening of action at the Manchester International.

Important reminder - England Athletics Board Member nominations Important reminder - England Athletics Board Member nominations

We would like to remind you that England Athletics is seeking nominations for an elected Board member, and encourage you to consider whether you, or someone you know, would be suitable for nomination.

Medals and records decided at Combined Events Championships Medals and records decided at Combined Events Championships

New Champions were made and a thirteen year old Championship Record broken in an action-packed final day at the England Athletics Under 17 and 15 Combined Events at the Manchester Regional Arena.

Team Personal Best and the Inspiration Programme continues - here's how you can get involved Team Personal Best and the Inspiration Programme continues - here's how you can get involved

The London 2017 World Para Athletics and IAAF World Championships may be over but the Inspiration Programme continues and there are still lots of ways for your club or school to get involved and make the most of the enthusiasm for the sport that has been generated.

How your club could benefit from Club Run - like Headington Road Runners! How your club could benefit from Club Run - like Headington Road Runners!

Headington Road Runners are one of the clubs who have been taking advantage of England Athletics' Club Run programme.  Club Run is our free initiative specifically aimed at supporting road running clubs, offering a free series of practical coaching sessions led by coaches linked to the England Athletics coach development programmes with experience in off-track running.  We explain how you can get involved.

England Athletics 10,000m championships head to Trafford England Athletics 10,000m championships head to Trafford

National medals, as well as another opportunity to clock a fast 10,000m time, will be up for grabs this Saturday as the England Athletics 10,000m championships are held at the British Milers’ Club Trafford Grand Prix.

Mountain Running team selected for Slovenia event Mountain Running team selected for Slovenia event

England Athletics re pleased to announce the team selected for the Smarna Gora mountain running event to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 7th October.  This is an important development opportunity for England U23 athletes and is intended as a stepping stone to senior GB representation.

British Half Marathon Championships British Half Marathon Championships

We recently announced details of the upcoming England Athletics Half Marathon and 10M Championships. Details of the British Athletics Half Marathon Championships are also available. The British Championships will be included in the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon, Nottingham, on 24 September and athletes who wish to be considered for an elite entry can contact the organisers.

An international flavour for BMC Conference at London World Champs An international flavour for BMC Conference at London World Champs

The British Milers’ Club hosted their annual coaching symposium in the shadows of the London Olympic stadium to coincide with the last day of competition at the recent World Athletics Championship.

Bicester AC host end of summer season fun competition to engage more parents Bicester AC host end of summer season fun competition to engage more parents

Bicester Athletics Club hosted an ‘end of summer season fun competition’ at the club and used it as an opportunity to deliver a volunteer recruitment session to try and engage more parents within the club. The club used the free Team Personal Best resources available to order online or download from our website at www.englandathletics.org/TPB.

Workshop: becoming a Volunteer Run Marshal 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.

Deaf Athletes take part in Deaflympics! Deaf Athletes take part in Deaflympics!

A team of British athletes took part in the 23rd Deaflympics Summer Games earlier this year in Samsun, Turkey. As deaf Sports are not part of the Paralympic Pathway they have their own IOC sanctioned Games with over 3,000 competitors from nearly 100 Nations taking part this year!

    2017 Consultation Events
2017 Consultation Events

England Athletics is holding a series of consultation meetings around the country. Details of the first of these events have been announced for the Midlands, East, South West, Yorkshire & Humber, & North East.

Please see www.englandathletics.org/consultation. Details of other events will follow.

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