England Athletics is the membership and development body for grassroots athletics and running clubs in England. We are responsible for developing grassroots athletics and running in England through, supporting affiliated clubs to prosper, developing more and better coaches, recruiting and supporting volunteers and officials. England Athletics provides and supports competition opportunities at an international (England representative), national, area and county level.
England Athletics works with UK Athletics (UKA) which acts as a policy maker and works with the home countries, including England Athletics, to secure resources to enable the development of the sport at a grassroots level. For more information see www.uka.org.uk.
To grow opportunities for everyone to experience athletics and running, to enable them to reach their full potential.
Athletics & running will be the most inclusive and popular sport in England, led by a network of progressive clubs and organisations and supported by a sustainable, respected and trusted governing body.
Our strategic priorities
- Expand the capacity of the sport by supporting and developing its volunteers and other workforce
- Sustain and increase participation and performance levels in our sport
- Influence participation in the wider athletics market