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funetics

Fun athletics sessions from England Athletics, to help children learn, develop and practice running jumping and throwing.

Created by England Athletics

funetics is a fun and inclusive programme, created by England Athletics to help 4-11 year old children across the country to learn, develop and practice running, jumping and throwing skills all year round, for a healthy confident future.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson to inspire youngsters at Commonwealth Games

funetics is proud and excited to announce that our ambassador Katarina Johnson-Thompson will lead Team England’s athletics medal hopes at this summer’s Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Katarina will defend her Heptathlon gold medal that she won at the last Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast (Australia) in 2018.

funetics will also be live at the Games with activities that the Games visitors can take part in at the ‘Have-a-go’ zone.

All to play for…….funetics sports day is back for this summer!

It’s back. Our awesome, free, ready to go Sports Day resource.

And this year, we have activities for your primary school children to take part and mirror some of the events the stars of our sport will compete in, during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Register now to download the resources.

Sport England awards £350k Commonwealth Games legacy funding to funetics

Prime Minister Boris Johnson travelled to Birmingham to visit the Alexander Stadium ahead of this summer’s Commonwealth Games hosted by Team England.

Sport England have pledged an extra £6.5 million to all the sports bodies across England, to contribute to the legacy following the Commonwealth Games. As part of this funding, Sport England awarded £350,000 to funetics to support running, jumping, throwing, and developing physical literacy of primary school aged children from Birmingham, the West Midlands and across England.

Journey to 2022 logo

Our Journey to 2022 campaign celebrates the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.
It will champion athletics and running as the country prepares to host a huge summer of sport. It will also help shine a spotlight on the people, clubs, groups and communities who keep athletics and running going all year round.
You can also now buy Kukri-branded Journey to 2022 kit in the online store.

Find out more