Celebrities, including Matt Johnson, Anna Williamson, Nick Bright and four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, have teamed up with England Athletics and Mind to launch a national campaign to highlight the importance of getting physically active for mental health and wellbeing.
Roundhay Park in Leeds was witness to a historic day, as 4 race walkers secured selection for the British Athletics team for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships. Tom Bosworth and Gemma Bridge took the Grand Prix Titles and the British and English titles.
It was a busy weekend with the European Team championships, the BMC Grand Prix at Watford, the US and Jamaican championships and the British 20km race walk championships and trials. There were also other events of note taking place, including the International Mountain Running Youth Cup and British Masters' Track and Field championships.
Organisers announce more than 230,000 tickets sold for World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
On exactly three weeks to go until the start of the World Para Athletics Championships, organisers London 2017 Ltd have announced record sales with more than 230,000 tickets sold. Sales are bigger than all of the previous eight editions of the championships combined and the biggest ever outside of a Paralympic Games.
The ESAA National Championships will take place on 7th-8th July at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. Tickets and programmes are now available to buy online for this event, although they will be for sale at the gate too.
In accordance with previous arrangements, UK Athletics will be re-issuing UKA Rules for Competition with effect from 1st April, 2018. The published timeline sets out the process that will be applied and acts as the invitation to submit your proposals for technical rule changes.
Roundhay Park in Leeds will be the venue for the England Race Walking Championships on Sunday 25 June. This 20km event is the British Championships and the British Team Trial event for August's World Athletics Championships which will be staged in London. The event has attracted a strong international entry with athletes from over 14 countries.
Truro Running Club are the latest club to take part in the England Athletics Club Run initiative. As one of England Athletics most south westerly affiliated club in the heart of Cornwall the club were delighted to be involved in this national programme.
We would like to remind Clubs and Athletes Members that we are approaching the 30 June - this is the deadline for athletes to renew their registration with England Athletics. After this date athletes who were registered for 2016-17 must have had their registration renewed, they will show as unregistered from Saturday 1 July.
One of those awarded a British Empire Medal in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours is Ros Cramp who volunteers much of her spare time with Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club, as well as giving her time freely to a number of other sports to support disabled people.