The AAA Tom Pink Relays have been bringing joy to thousands of children across the country each year since 2007. The format, which introduces athletics competition to the younger age groups, has been funded from a legacy left to the AAA by the Pink Family in memory of their son Tom, a keen athlete who was tragically killed in a car accident at the age of 18.
Nominations are invited for one role on the UK Member's Council (UKMC) of UKA. One election will be held for the Representative of Non-Track Field Clubs. Affiliated Clubs of the National Associations practising Disciplines of Athletics other than track and field athletics will be eligible to vote in this election.
On Saturday 13 October we will induct more of the greats of the sport into the England Athletics Hall of Fame and honour those volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to athletics and running. You can join us, Hall of Fame inductees, volunteers and more at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, for this exciting awards evening.
The next set of Regional Coach Athlete Technical Workshops will be held on 14 October and you can book now. With the following events to be held on 11 November you can also put the date in your diary now.
The first of the England Athletics regonal Volunteer Awards were presented last weekend during our Age Group championships in Bedford. All 10 East Region winners received their awards on the Sunday in front of their colleagues, athletes, coaches, officials and spectators.
We are pleased to invite coaches and athletes to attend our upcoming Regional Coach and Athlete Days. Starting in August these days include event specific Technical Workshops, with practical sessions for coaches and athletes, as well as opportunities to share ideas and discuss key subjects.
This year's England Athletics 10,000m Championships will be held as part of the programme at the Manchester International on Wednesday 15 August 2018. Athletes can register now to be part of the championships action.
England Athletics' Chief Executive Chris Jones headed along to the club based in Chingford with Club Support Manager John Harris. The pair were able to meet and speak to a range of volunteers from the club which has a history dating back more than 100 years.
There will be strong competition across a range of events at Bedford International Athletics Stadium this Bank Holiday Monday as the BIGish Jumps and Throws Fest returns. High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot, Discus and Hammer will be showcased throughout the day and the event looks set for some excellent competitions.
On Bank Holiday Monday charity Power2Inspire held - with the Friends of Histon Rec - the first ever Super Sensory 1k outside of London as part of the annual Impington Festival of Running. Celebrating inclusion: getting disabled and non-disabled people to participate in physical activity together.