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.

New funding opportunity for clubs to involve young volunteers

Is your club (or could it be) a fantastic place for young people to volunteer? We are excited to announce a new opportunity, funded by Spirit of 2012, that your club can apply for. The Game Changers Young Volunteer Programme launches today and we are looking for clubs who'd like to join us during this pilot phase who want to start involving more young people through volunteering.