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Thompson and Partridge take England 10 Mile crowns

Aldershot, Farnham and District (AFD) athletes swept up 4 of the 6 individual medals with golds for Lily Partridge and Chris Thompson (Coach: Mark Rowland), plus Jess Andrews, and Andy Vernon (Coach: Nic Bideau) mounting the podium. Matthew Sharp (Club: Enfield Haringey, Coach: Geoff Watkin) took men's bronze and Gemma Steel (Club: Charnwood AC, Coach: Rob Denmark) women's silver.

Celebrating community training to support more disabled people to lead active lives

Over three years, 6,000 people have enjoyed the benefits of the Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training and, as a result, more disabled people are leading active lives. To celebrate the success, the English Federation of Disabiloty Sport are calling on the nation to raise awareness during Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training Awareness Week.

St Helen's Couch to 5k Programme continues to grow

St Helen's council have now started their 6th Couch 2 5k programme. Over 1000 people have gone through the past five programmes with most of those participants completing the full 10 weeks. Around 150 people have completed their first parkrun including a family (grandparents/mum/daughter) who all do it together.

John Gill awarded South East Official of the Year

As part of our Regional Volunteer Awards, the South East are presenting recipients at various events across the region. John Gill was presented with his Official of the Year award at the Sussex AA AGM last Friday night in Brighton.

A winter of opportunities at Cross Country with the ECCA

This winter there will once again be a series of opportunities for athletes to represent England at Cross Country with the English Cross Country Association, and in a new initiative a number of coaches who are part of the England Athletics coach development programme will also attend to gain experience of international events.

Allerton Athletes on a high

Just twelve short months after its official formation, the rapidly expanding Allerton Junior Athletics Club (AJAC) celebrated its inaugural presentation night last weekend when British athlete Aly Dixon was guest of honour after her recent return from the Olympics.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

The Great South Run was the major event of the weekend and Dan Lawson's European 24-hour title was the individual performance from a British perspective, but there were plenty of other highlights, including a round-up of the area relays.

Blog: Chair of the East Midlands Council

The Chair of the East Midlands Council gives all those involved in the sport in the area an update on the work and role of the East Midlands Council portfolio holders.