Group leader workshops available at National Coaching Conferences


Local workshops set up to give group leaders a helping hand in running their groups recently have been very popular – and now there is the chance for group leaders to learn more by being a part of the 2013 National Coaching Conferences.  

England Athletics have announced that bookings are now open for the events which will take place as follows: 

  • Saturday 28th September – Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Saturday 28th September – Lee Valley Athletics Centre
  • Sunday 29th September – Birmingham High Performance Centre

These will include workshops designed to help Run England group leaders and those with a Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) qualification.

Workshops will use both theory and practical based sessions to help leaders take the first steps from leading, to coaching their runners as well as gain new ideas for their group sessions and develop an understanding of conditioning runners through using AthleFIT.

Leaders will also be able to find out what is involved in the Coaching in Running Fitness (CiRF) course, with information on pre-course preparation and the support that is available from local mentors and England Athletics staff.

The full programme of workshops and keynote speeches can be viewed at Each conference will cost £40 and an early booking discount will apply for coaches booking to attend before August 16th.

You can click through to see more details of what is available at each conference below:

Go to to find out more about each conference and details on how to book.

We hope to see you there!

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