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Important Reminder: Information for clubs about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We would like to remind you of important information regarding Data Protection. A change in government legislation regarding data protection called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be in place from 25th May 2018. Athletics and running clubs will have to ensure that they are compliant with the new Government regulations. Last November England Athletics produced guidance for affiliated clubs and associations to help with identifying the key areas that they should now be addressing as a result of the additional requirements arising from the upcoming introduction of GDPR.

Book now for our events specifically for the road running community

If you are involved in the club road running in any role - as a runner, club officer, coach, leader or any other position - we have a series of FREE events designed specifically for you. This is an opportunity for you to share your ideas with senior members of England Athletics staff and to find out about the new and existing initiatives available to support road running clubs.

At each of the sessions there will also be an interview and Q&A with an England Road Running International athlete or experienced coach about their experiences, training and club coaching environments.

England Athletics connecting with local clubs

One of the many benefits of affiliating as a club with England Athletics is the opportunity to receive support from a Club Support Manager.  Emma Davenport gives a brief overview of her role covering Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and West Yorkshire.

Sheila Bolland: 1942-2018

England Athletics is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Sheila Bolland, one of Northern Athletics' best known and loyal field judges.  Sheila was the recipient of the England Athletics Services to Officiating in 2009 for the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

What's On

Physical Preparation - mobility, movement and performance (Castleford)

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.

The Hut, Airedale Business Centre, Kershaw Ave, Castleford WF10 3ES

Youth Development - how to make the most of Athletics 365 (Barton-Upon-Humber)

Make effective use of the award-winning Athletics 365 resources with your athletes. Ideal for Coaching Assistants, Athletics Coaches, those new to Athletics 365 and/or youth development and experienced practitioners wishing to refresh and consolidate their knowledge.

Baysgarth School, 67 Barrow Road, Barton-Upon-Humber DN18 6AE

England Athletics Volunteer Conference

Our conference, funded by Spirit of 2012 and hosted by Donna Fraser will be an interactive day, with opportunity to hear from leading experts, England Athletics staff and volunteers covering topics from how to involve more volunteers, how to develop and progress within your role, through to how to being more resilient or making change happen locally.

Birmingham University Great Hall

Marathon Preparation Evening (Leeds)

For coaches and athletes working towards the Performance Marathon Group times. Ideal for coaches looking to develop coaching knowledge in the marathon and Good For Age (GFA) marathon runners. The evenings will include key speakers and discussion groups talking through practical experiences of marathon preparation.

Brownlee Centre, Bodington Playing Fields, University of Leeds, Bodington Avenue, off Otley Road, Adel, Leeds LS16 8NA