In 2017 Nigel Grist was winner of the England Athletics Volunteer Awards Official of the Year award in the South West region. Find out more about Nigel, and how you can nominate in a range of categories including Club of the Year, Coach of the Year, Official of the Year and more.
Officiating can be great way to meet new people, develop skills and try something new! Looking to get involved in Officiating but not sure where to start? We will be delivering taster sessions for people who would like to find out more and get involved in officiating - opportunities at the Midland Track & Field Championships on 10 June and BAL Big Bash on 7 July.
England Athletics’ Chief Executive, Chris Jones, and Club Support Managers Rich Ayling and Sarah Gardiner, headed down to the South West to visit Bournemouth AC. Bournemouth AC chair Robin James coordinated the club visit, arranging for England Athletics to meet Bournemouth AC coaches, volunteers and representatives from Dorset County Athletics Association and Team Dorset Athletics Network.
Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, is to take part in the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k, acting as a guide for a blind runner who helped set up a running community in the city for those with visual impairments. This is the first time that Marvin has signed up to the 10k event, and he is set to guide Chris Blackabee, from Hereford, who helped set up VI Runners Bristol, a group that supports visually impaired runners.
South West Endurance Network Conference: The use of technology in Endurance Coaching as an aid to performance gains
In this world of ever advancing tech, do we make the most of what is available to us? This conference aims to explore available technology in; health, nutrition, physical preparation, biomechanics, injury, planning, and performance prediction.The Devon Hotel, Old Matford Lane, Exeter EX2 8XU