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.
The British Athletics Supporters' Club (BASC) is looking to assist Coaches and Officials with bursaries. BASC will award sums of up to £250 to successful applicants who wish to pursue higher standards. This might possibly, but not exclusively, involve attending a qualification course run by UK Athletics, England Athletics or similar organisations.
Mara Yamauchi - the UK's second fastest female marathon runner of all time and a two-time Olympian - joined Common Runners RunTogether group for their morning run as part of International Women's day activities.
On Monday 6th March, in celebration of International Women's day Mara Yamauchi paid a visit to the Tiffin Girls' School in South London. She has recently qualified as a coach and took a group of Year 9 girls through their paces with a session to inspire the next generation of young women.
From 27 February through to 5 March B-eat (the UK's eating disorder charity) will be working to raise awareness of these serious mental illnesses. The theme this year focuses on the vital role GPs play in getting people into treatment as quickly as possible.
Will you #BeBoldForChange on International Women's Day 2017 and beyond by taking ground breaking action that truly drives the greatest change for women by joining some of the celebration events organised by England Athletics?
Charlotte Fisher has used athletics to vehicle her career to be a successful head coach at Taunton AC and National Coach Mentor with England Athletics. She has given us an insight into her journey as an athlete and coach.
World and European championships medallist and British Indoor record holder Jenny Meadows will be delivering a session part of the work of England Athletics' National Coach Development Programme (Youth).
The Mara Yamauchi marathon workshop held recently and organised by Wiltshire RunTogether Activator Amy Chalk was a great success, with over 50 attending from many surrounding counties on Wednesday evening in Chippenham.
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