England Athletics News

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Ron Pickering Memorial Fund applications now open

The application process for the RPMF Annual Grants is currently open to athletes, including disabled athletes, between the ages of 15 and 23. And the performance athlete of the year awards for 2014 were announced as part of the England Athletics Annual awards night.

England Athletics Hall of Fame 2014

Ron Hill, Darren Campbell, Ashia Hansen, George Gandy, Bob Matthews, George Bunner, Sir Arthur Gold, Muriel Cornell and Guy Butler have been inducted into the England Athletics Hall of Fame.

National Volunteer Award winners 2014

England's volunteers were announced tonight at our annual Hall of Fame and National Volunteer Awards gala evening. Congratulations to all of our winners and a big thank you to all our tremendous volunteers who work tirelessly to make athletics the sport that it is.

Betws-y-Coed Trail Challenge - expressions of interest invited

The Betws-y-Coed Trail Challenge on Saturday 8th November will host the Welsh (short course) Trail Running Championships and an England team have been invited to compete in the 10k event; the team to consist of 3 men and 3 women and 2 team managers.

Sedgefield Harriers win County Durham Sports Club of the Year 2014

At a gala night of celebration at Ramside Hall the clubs, volunteers, coaches and sports stars of grass roots sport in County Durham were recognised for their acheivements in the past year. Sedgefield Harriers won the Sports club of the Year award for Sedgefield district at Shildon Civic Hall in September and now came up against four other regional winners from other parts of County Durham.

South West Coach Development Day:26th October

The first of this year's two main autumn/winter coach development days aims to offer something for coaches from all event disciplines. The event takes place at Somerset College of Arts Technology and at Castle Athletics Track, Taunton on Sunday 26th October.

Guide Running Workshop hopes to boost Portsmouth Joggers' Club membership

Portsmouth News spread the word in the locality following an England Athletics training session at Portsmouth Joggers' Club aimed at Guides for visually impaired runners. The England Athletics Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop been written in conjunction with British Blind Sport and provides runners, leaders, coaches and volunteers with information and experience in off-track guide running for people with a visual impairment.

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