News - North West

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Development opportunities coming up for athletes and coaches

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.

You’re invited - Evenings with Jenny Meadows and DW Fitness First

As part of our partnership with DW Fitness First - the UK's leading gym and retail company - we are offering the opportunity to attend special events with Olympian and World Championships medallist Jenny Meadows. These events are FREE to attend and also include the opportunity for you to find out how DW Fitness First can work locally with your club or RunTogether group.

England Athletics Volunteer Awards 2018

In the 11th year of these awards, we are inviting you to tell us the inspiring story of a volunteer you know. The Volunteer Awards 2018 are our chance to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes amongst all of our volunteers in the Athletics and Running community - but we need your help to say 'thank you' to all those people it can't happen without.

An evening with Jenny Meadows

DW Fitness First - the UK's leading gym and retail company - have become our Official Retail and Fitness partner, as well as the lead partner for RunTogether. To celebrate the this partnership, Olympian Jenny Meadows will be our special guest with opportunities for QA at the DW Sports Fitness in St Helens on 7 June and in Newcastle on 18 July.

Research study into reaction times - subjects wanted

Bangor University, supported by England Athletics, are looking for athletes in the North West of England who are aged 18-35 with 8 years' experience of sprinting to take part in a research study into reaction times. The research is into reaction times and deaf athletes, but as part of it they need to also test hearing athletes.

Steeplechase workshops: technique and functional strength

Two steeplechase workshops will be taking place in the North West in the coming months. A session on steeplechase technique and session guidance will be delivered by with Stuart Stokes and Helen Clitheroe in Preston on 22nd April, and a session on fuctional strength for steeplechase - deliverd by Trevor Painter and Helen Clitheroe will take place in Wigan on 13th May.

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