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Metro Blind Sport Open: 20th June 2015

The Metro Blind Sport Annual Athletics Open competition will be held on 20th June 2015 at the Mile End Stadium - incorporating a Festival of Athletics for vision impaired people, their families and friends.

Club resources for coaching and officiating courses

Whether you are a club looking to encourage more people to get involved as a coach or an official in 2015, or an organisation that understands the value of having qualified volunteers, we have resources to help you guide people to the right course for them.

Metro Blind Sport announce 2015 Open event

Metro Blind Sport are pleased to announce that their Annual Athletics competition will be held on 20th June 2015 at the Mile End Stadium - incorporating a Festival of Athletics for vision impaired people, their families and friends.

East Region and London LCDP series events continue

The England Athletics teams from the East and London regions teamed up to run a weekend of LCDP workshops at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. Coaches had the opportunity to attend Saturday with ex-international athlete Ian Roberts for Long Jump, and NCDP coaches Philip Sergeant for high jump, and Urban Bettag tutoring the new running forum workshops.

London Athletics Regional Volunteer Awards 2014

The Institute of Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH) in Tottenham court Road played the generous host once again to the awards evening that reflects the efforts the volunteers have made to our sport over the past year.

Bexley Run England pilot benefits the whole community

Bexley Run England pilot shows you how running can benefit the whole community - delivered in partnership with Bexley Mencap. From a taster to weekly sessions, a regular number of adults from Bexley Mencap are finding out how much fun a Run England group can be and how running can improve their fitness.

Campaign to save Tooting Bec track

Over 200 people came to Tooting Bec track at short notice on Sunday 9th November to show support for the campaign to save Tooting Bec Athletics track, the future of the track has been subject to speculation following a series of leaked council documents what imply that the track could be handed over to outside groups in the next financial year as Wandsworth Council look to make cuts.

Track and Field Officials required for visually impaired event

Metro Blind Sport are looking for officiating support at the 'Metro Athletics Open' on 20th June 2015, held in East London. This exciting Track and Field event for new and competing athletes across the UK who are vision impaired, is supported by England Athletics and the Run! Project, providing a pathway to compete at an international level.

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