England Athletics eBulletin - August 2017 issue 5

If you cannot view this email please click here to view online

England Athletics eBulletin - August 2017 issue 5 facebook twitter twitter
Dear {{FirstName}},

It is a busy time in the sport! We have reports on how the young athletes brought the summer of national track and field championships to a close in great style, and news of international experiences for our athletes. The work and expertise of volunteers is fundamental to our sport, and we have important information of how coaches can access support and development opportunities.

With nominations for an Elected Board Member about to close please take the time to see the information on this, and we hope to see many of you at our consultation events that are now underway, whatever your role in the sport. 

Plus there is much more happening - see below for all the details!


LATEST NEWS
Superb finale to England Athletics 2017 Championships Superb finale to England Athletics 2017 Championships

It took year leading marks, two UK records – and in an encouragingly large amount of cases, an all-time top 10 performance – to secure victory in a wide range of events on day two of the England Athletics Under 17 / Under 15 and Disability Age Group Championships, confirming that the current crop of age groupers is one of the best.

Great sprinting and more at the England Athletics Championships Great sprinting and more at the England Athletics Championships

The sprinters were on fine form on the first day of the England Athletics U15 / U17 and Age Group Disability Athletics Championships. The age group rankings lists were given revision and across a range of other events there were impressive performances.

England Athletics Coach Development Autumn 2017 England Athletics Coach Development Autumn 2017

Martin Rush, Head of Coaching and Athlete Development at England Athletics, gives an update on our coach development activity as part of our commitment to supporting coaches. Through the autumn and winter of 2017/2018 we will be rolling out a new structure of activities, workshops, resources and connections that aim to build on the work done over the last eight years through the successful National and Local Coach Development Programmes.

Final reminder - England Athletics Board Member nominations Final reminder - England Athletics Board Member nominations

Nominations for an England Athletics elected Board member close this week. We would encourage you to consider whether you, or someone you know, would be suitable for nomination.

Junior Home International mountain race team trial results Junior Home International mountain race team trial results

The England Athletics Trial Races for the Junior Home International Mountain Running Championships took place in Sedbergh on Sunday 27th August.  The England trial races for the Junior Home International mountain race have produced strong teams across both age groups.

Composite Club teams: Application deadline 30th September Composite Club teams: Application deadline 30th September

The UKA Rules of Competition regarding Composite Teams require that all clubs intending to enter composite teams in league competitions must register their intention by 30th September in the previous year. If you intend to continue your existing arrangement into 2018 you should complete and return the composite club form and contact details.

England Athletics help young Hammer Circle members take opportunity for international competition England Athletics help young Hammer Circle members take opportunity for international competition

After two years of groundwork, the Hammer Circle, with funding from England Athletics and donations from members, established a team of junior hammer throwers to experience international competition abroad.  The competition; the EAP Leiria International Throwing Meeting in Portugal. 

Come to give your views at our 2017 Consultation events Come to give your views at our 2017 Consultation events

Our consultation events for 2017 are now getting underway.  Whatever your role in the sport please come along and tell us your views - would want to hear from people from all sections of the affiliated athletics and running community to attend.

We look forward to seeing a wide range of registered athletes, representatives of member clubs, volunteers and everyone who cares about the future of the sport at our consultation events.

    Best of the Best volunteer winners presented with their East Region awards
Best of the Best volunteer winners presented with their East Region awards

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.

    Raise free funds for your club!
Raise free funds for your club!

Be a part of our easyfundraising initiative and you can unite your whole club community in fundraising as they shop online from now through to the busiest shopping period of the year.

Promote your club and create some excitement and friendly competition along the way.

Get involved over the next few weeks and you could win £100!

    2017 National Endurance Conference: book your place
2017 National Endurance Conference: book your place

England Athletics’ National Endurance Conference is to be held on the 28th and 29th October with speakers including Malcolm Brown (coach to many international athletes as well as Alistair and Jonny Brownlee), and Barry Fudge (Head of Endurance at British Athletics).

After the Summer of sport with the Worlds, Nationals, University, Age Group and Masters champs all now past, why not kick off your Autumn at our National Endurance Conference?  You can be part of the weekend which takes the theme “How to Win - the development of power and speed for endurance” and has a mix of workshop, practical, discussion and networking sessions.

Find out more and see the delegate package offers in our Events section

Back To Top
New Balance
IHG InterContinental Hotels
Aftershokz
Sunwise
SOS Rehydrate
Muckle LLP
Track and Field Tours
Commonwealth Games England
Sport England
England Athletics
Athletics and running, for everyone, forever
Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2BE

General Enquiries: Tel: 0121 347 6543
Fax: 0121 347 6544
Contact us

To go to our membership database to unsubscribe, please {{unsubscribe}}