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.
There will be a mixture of group training sessions and time to train, coach network and development sessions. Talks from experienced coaches and athletes to share best practice.
Training, physiology and nutrition for marathon runners.St Mary’s University College, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX
Masterclass for marathon performance driven coaches. Only 10 coach places available. Length 90 mins. Looking at how to read physiology tests, periodising elite marathon training phases, bloods and climatic factors.St Mary’s University College, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX
There will be a mixture of group training sessions and time to train, coach network and development sessions. Among those involved are Britain's second fastest female marathon runner Mara Yamauchi, leading physiologist Dr Charlie Pedlar and one of Britain's best endurance coaches Bud Baldaro.
The National Speed Conference is back with a bang, with top speakers and practical sessions! The conference is open to coaches of all levels although the content will be tailored around Athletics Coach level and above.Ibis Hotel, 313 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9LQ (practical sessions at Alexander Stadium B42 2LR)
Day two of a workshop on how to develop the movement skills which will enable your athletes to move more quickly and efficiently, generate greater force and reduce the risks of injury. Aimed at assisting all coaches, regardless of their qualification level, or the ability/age of the athletes they are working with.Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2EH