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The weekend's main attention was on the Virgin Money London Marathon and the IAAF World Relays. Other notable action included Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run, reports from the Blackpool Marathon, Bolton 10k, Britain's Ocean City Half Marathon, various USA invitationals, Watford Open and Race Walking Inter-Area match.

Athletics and Running Club Welfare Officer Training

England Athletics would like to remind clubs about the training that is provided for Club Welfare Officers. This and other resources available from England Athletics helps clubs deliver an environment where everyone involved in athletics feels safe and secure to enable them to achieve their potential - to run, jump and throw, to coach, officiate or to support those who do.

England Athletics Mental Health Ambassador Programme

The BBC One programme Mind over Marathon aired last night has raised the awareness of mental health issues and how, as well as talking about it, sport can improve well-being and mental health. Did you know that England Athletics have a Mental Health Ambassador programme?

Sport and Recreation Alliance annual Awards deadline

The closing date is fast approaching for the Sport and Recreation Alliance annual Community Sport and Recreation Awards for 2017. They have been running this awards programme, which is focused on celebrating the great work going on in sport and recreation at a grassroots level, for over 20 years and entries close on Sunday 30th April.

Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up in 2017 to support disabled athletes

Typhoo and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up again in 2017 to provide disabled athletes with more sporting opportunities to compete across England. It will be the third year that Typhoo will add an extra 'OO' to the National Junior Athletics Championships and nine regional qualifiers, aiming to increase the number of disabled people in athletics.

England Athletics Marathon championships

This Sunday sees thousands of runners taking to the streets of London for the Virgin Money London Marathon. The event also incorporates the England Athletics Marathon championships for both individual and team medals for men and women. In addition there are selection opportunities to compete for England in Canada later this year. We wish everyone taking part the best of luck!

Vote Now - England Athletics shortlisted for Women's Sport Trust Awards

Judges have shortlisted England Athletics as a finalist for the Women's Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards. We were selected as a finalist in the category for governing bodies along with British Triathlon and England Netball due to the work being done though the sport to redress the gender balance in participation and coaching of athletics and running. The award is decided by a public vote - you can vote now.