Technical officials play an important role in the development of athletes, coaches and the sport itself. A friendly meet and greet between officials, coaches and athletes at an event can be the catalyst for inspiring the next generation of individuals to progress the sport in all its forms.
Every part of the athletics experience directly links to each other and officials can bring about positive change and experiences that can result in athletes achieving personal bests, medals or just enjoying their events and recommend friends and family to join the athletics community.
Officials are a vital part of the sport of athletics and running. We explain how you can become involved and progress in the different officiating roles.
Whether you’re beginning your journey as an official, or an existing official, there are qualifications to suit everyone.