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A-Z of Sports


Athletics is consistently Britain’s most successful sport on the international stage.

Star:track acts as a full introduction to athletics for 8-13 year olds, regardless of ability, gender or ethnic background.

The Young Athletes League provides track and field competition for 11-16 year olds and has seen many of todays senior athletes pass through it’s ranks.

funetics is an athletics-based physical literacy programme, created by England Athletics to help 4-11 year old children across the countryto learn, develop and practise the fundamental athletics skills of running, jumping and throwing, all year round. Find out more here.

For more information on all the athletics initiatives mentioned above please visit the UK Athletics website at

Matt Foad
Team Leader – Midlands & South West
England Athletics
M: 07824 302932

Nick Robinson
Club & Coach Support Officer
England Athletics
M: 0780 367 1970


The Active Black Country lead officers for Athletics are Alex Martin and Tim Aldred 


The information contained in the A – Z of Sports and the Active Black Country Club and Activity Directory, has been provided by NGBs, Sports Clubs and other Providers. It is the responsibility of each NGB, Club or Provider to ensure that information relating to their NGB, Club or Activity remains up to date. Active Black Country is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by others and accepts no liability relating to any information contained on the site. It is recommended that you contact an NGB, Club or Provider directly in order to establish specific opportunities available.

Active Black Country is not responsible for the content of any external websites and does not endorse any product or organisation contained therein.


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