NGO and charity committed to reducing injury in sport

Sport Partner

England Athletics

The National Governing Body for Athletics and Running in England
  • England Athletics, as the national governing body for athletics and running in England, leads on support for grassroots athletics and running clubs, facilities and schools, affiliation and membership, domestic competition opportunities at area, county, national, and international [England] level, the recruitment, training and retention of coaches, officials, and leaders, volunteering, participation and the development of talent pathways for athletes through to the Commonwealth Games.

    England Athletics is also responsible for creating and delivering the key participation programme, funetics, which provides fun and inclusive activities to help 4-11 year old children learn, develop and practice running, jumping and throwing all year round, for a healthy, active and confident future. England Athletics currently has more than 1,700 affiliated clubs and organisations (covering track and field, road running, fell, hill, trail and cross country clubs), 3,000 RunTogether groups, 163,500 registered athletes, 25,000 licensed coaches and leaders and 4,500 officials. 

    The Podium Injury Insights Platform will be initially rolled out amongst the 440 YTP athletes, aged 16-18 years old, with further expansion planned to support the Junior Talent Programme (JTP) for young athletes aged 19-21 years old and the broader England Athletics Club network.