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I want to be an Athlete

I want to be an athlete

If you have been inspired by athletics you have done at school or seen on TV, check out all the ways that you can enjoy athletics. Could you be an Olympic gold medallist?


Do you want to try all the running, jumping and throwing events that make up athletics? Do you ever get bored during the school holidays? If so, Startrack is for you! This is our holiday and after- school athletics scheme, hosted by your local qualified British Athletics coach. Everyone attending Startrack will receive a great goody bag, learn lots about athletics and have a great time!

Find your nearest Startrack.



Have you ever wondered how fast you can really run, or how far you can jump and throw? Then British Athletics Academy Awards are for you. Why not ask your teacher or athletics club if you can have a go at British Athletics Academy Awards, and see you can achieve the gold standard?

Find out more about British Athletics Academy Awards.


Parallel Success

Athletics is for everyone and if you would like to find out more about the pathway to Paralympic success, and which events you can compete in, then Parallel Success is for you! Take part in taster sessions or assessment days and get involved in athletics, whatever your ability.

Find out more about Parallel Success.

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