2017 Inspiration Programme

England Athletics is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Stewart as its 2017 Inspiration Programme Coordinator. The 2017 Inspiration Programme will seek to make the most of the opportunities presented by the IAAF and IPC World Athletics Championships, which will be held in London in 2017, in bringing sustained benefits to all levels of athletics.

Club Matters - August update

Sport England's Club Matters is the essential one-stop shop of free support for sports clubs. More than 10,000 clubs have registered to benefit from the tools and resources available. Here is an update on how your club can benefit from socal media and free club development workshops.

Last chance to nominate for an England Athletics Volunteer Award

You've only got until tomorrow (Friday) nominate a local volunteer who makes a big difference to the sport in your area or nation-wide. We spoke with two of last year's Volunteer Award winners to find out what the impact of the award has been on them in the past year. Go to www.englandathletics.org/2015-awards-nomination to make a nomination and find out more.

England regional teams take 1-2-3 at Welsh U20 International

The annual U20 Welsh Athletics Home Countries International took place on Wednesday as a team from Wales took on England North, England South and England Midlands teams. The England teams took the overall podium positions with South first (104 points), Midlands second (101 points) and North U20 94.5 points. Wales came 4th with 81 points.

England Athletics are signed up to the Mental Health Charter

England Athletics have signed up to the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation; we are committed to promote wellbeing, promote and adopt good mental health policies, promote positive messages using diverse role models and ambassadors, tackle discrimination, and monitor performance, assess progress and take positive action on mental health issues.

Birchfield Harriers researching their members' history during WW1

Birchfield Harriers have been successful in gaining a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help research the history of the club's members who took part in the First World War. The stories unearthed so far tell of heroic actions, many using the athletic abilities of the stag bearers, "Running between the Lines", as they could run to relight a fuse, relay a message or throw a grenade

Tickets for Senior Championships available on the day

This weekend the AAA Championships return, as the CAU and England Athletics Senior Championships take place in Bedford and tickets are available for purchase on the door. If you can't make it to Bedford Vinco will be streaming action from the event online.

Mastering the Marathon with Mara workshops

The Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre at St Mary's University,Twickenham is hosting a one-day workshop on training and preparing for the marathon with Mara Yamauchi. The event is at the University which also acts as an Endurance Coach Centre to support coaches on England Athletics' development programmes.