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Hawkinge Hurricanes achieve clubmark

The Hawkinge Hurricanes, a road running club and Run Together Group in Kent have recently been awarded Clubmark status. They have only been established 13 months and already boast 84 members ranging from novice to elite, one coach, five qualified run leaders, a welfare officer and a mental health ambassador.

Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox scoop top BEDSA awards

Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox were the big winners at this year's Lycamobile BEDSAs, staged at the Hilton Park Lane, London recently and part-sponsored by England Athletics. They were named Lycamobile Sportsman and Sporting Equals Sportswoman of the Year at a glittering awards show hosted by Sir Lenny Henry.

Great News for Bexley Mencap RunTogether group!

Bexley Mencap's innovative RunTogether keep fit scheme for people with learning disabilities has been selected by Tesco as one of their 3 good causes for Superstores in Bexley during Feb 2017.

#runandtalk getting people talking in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

#runandtalk took Leicestershire Northamptonshire by storm last week with over 10 #runandtalk events taking place across the counties. Whether you prefer to walk and whinge, jog and joke or run and rant - there were groups bringing people together, getting people talking and catering for all levels.

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.

Fareham Crusaders #runandtalk

Fareham Crusaders invited all their members to take part in a social run to support World Mental Health Day. The club has two England Athletics Mental Health Ambassadors who worked with the club secretary to plan the evening. An evening which was later described as "the most important evening in the history of the club."

Prince William visits Cauis House Youth Club

Cauis House Youth Club in Battersea had a very special visitor recently. HRH The Duke Of Cambridge came to the Youth Club to visit the young, staff and volunteers. This included members of England Atletics' "We Run This" girls' group.

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