Launch of the Conference and Awards Weekend

To celebrate the IAAF World Championships kicking off in London tonight we are taking the opportunity to launch the #Inspiredby2017 Welsh Athletics Conference and Awards Weekend which is taking place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017 at the Coldra Court Hotel, Newport.

Clubs Conference

Will take place on Saturday 21st October and will build on the success of the 2016 and 2015 events.

The conference will once again feature a strong line up of presenters including;

  • The former Head of Development and now CEO of Scottish Athletics Mark Munro.
  • Mike Lynch, GB Sport, one of the leading agencies in the UK providing expert training and support to clubs.
  • Richard Jones, Senior Manager, Swansea City Community Trust and leading Sports Development professional.
  • Mel Anderson Senior Lecturer in Sport (Cardiff Metropolitan University) & Managing Director of the hugely successful Valleys Gymnastics Academy.

In addition the conference will feature the ever popular ‘Club Workshops’ allowing clubs to share examples of good practice and innovative activities. 

Further information, the timetable and a full line up of speakers for the Clubs Conference will be released shortly.

Early Bird discounted tickets and packages for the Conference Weekend and Awards Evening as well as further information can be found here

Awards Evening and Awards Dinner

Will take place on the evening of Saturday 21st October and this prestigious event will be a celebration of athletics in Wales and see clubs, groups, athletes as well as many volunteers from across the country recognised for their contributions in supporting the development of the sport.

Please note that there are a limited amount of discounted tickets for the Awards Evening Booking details and further information can be found here

Closing date for award nominations is Friday 1st September 2017, further information can be found on the #Inspiredby2017 awards page.

Coaching Conference

Will take place on Sunday 22nd October and feature a range of speakers covering both event specific content and specific coaching skills. The conference will provide a unique learning environment for coaches of all levels and abilities with a particular focus on Athlete Development and Physical Preparation. In addition, there will naturally be some time set aside throughout the day for coaches to network and share ideas and in less formal settings. 

Further information, the timetable and a full line up of speakers for the Coaching Conference will be released shortly.

Early Bird discounted tickets and packages for the Conference Weekend and Awards Evening as well as further information can be found here

Prices* (including Early Bird Discount of 25%):

Clubs Conference - £18.75

Awards Dinner - £30.00

Coaching Conference - £18.75

Conference and Awards Dinner Package - £41.25             

Full Weekend Package including both Conferences and Awards Dinner - £52.50

*Please Note: Early Bird Discount available until 21st September 2017. Early Bird discounted places for the Welsh Athletics Awards Dinner are limited and will be issued on a first come, first served basis.   

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Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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