Bexley Mencap runners and Bexley parkrun combine to help build stronger communities

A photo of three Bexley Mencap runners taking part in Bexley’s 5k parkrun has been shortlisted in Bexley Council’s Stronger Communities exhibition. The three Bexley Mencap runners, Luke, Emmanuel and Matt, like to keep fit, and are regular members of Bexley Mencap’s Run Together group which provides Keep Fit classes for people with Learning Disabilities.

East End Road Runners' big weekend at the Big Half

East End Road Runners were out in force at the Big Half marathon. Most of the club were either running the half marathon or volunteering on a water station at mile 3. For a lot of members this was the furthest distance they had run.

Bernie Hercock: 1936-2018

The ERWL and Enfield & Haringey AC lost a great supporter and servant when Bernie Hercock passed away on 25th February. Bernie’s funeral will take place at 11.30am on 21st March at The Enfield Crematorium.  We publish an obityary sent by the Club.

BOOK NOW - Free sessions to help your club in recruiting and retaining volunteers

Our Team Spirit Champions session are now underway and helping clubs develop the best ways to attract volunteers, and of ensuring their volunteers have an enjoyable and effective involvement in the sport. You can book now and read how a range of people from clubs have already benefitted from these Spirit of 2012 funded sessions.

What's On

Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running workshop (London)

The Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running workshop enables Leaders, Coaches and Volunteers to attract and support more visually impaired (VI) people to athletics and running.  There are two workshops running at this location on this date: 9am-11am and 11am-1pm.  You only need to attend one.

Eastern AA outdoor Track and Field Championships

The Eastern Athletics Association will be holding its 2018 Track and Field championships in Peterborough (note location changed from Cambridge due to building work) on 30th June.  Online entry is now open.

Embankment Athletics Track, Bishop's Rd, Peterborough PE1 5BW

Team Spirit Champions session (London SE1)

Team Spirit Champions sessions have been developed by England Athletics to help clubs and groups to create greater experiences for volunteers, make it easier for volunteers to carry out their roles, and easier for new people to get involved.

House of Sport, 190 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YB

Physical Preparation - mobility, movement and performance (Enfield)

Focussing on how athletes can improve mobility, movement and therefore athletic performance, this workshop builds on the content in the England Athletics Movement Skills workshop. This workshop looks at movement assessment and interventions including use of foam rollers, hurdle mobility and coordination drills and strength training progressions.

College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Middlesex, EN3 5HA

National coach and athlete workshop - Jumps (Loughborough)

Coach and athlete jumps workshop covering long jump, triple jump, high Jump and pole vault. The workshop format will be based around theory and practical sessions.  These workshops are for event group coaches or (old level 3 and above) and will have theory and practical sessions.

Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU