News - London


Kit carrier opportunities for local clubs at London 2017

For both the IAAF World Championships and World Para Athletics Championships, England Athletics will be working alongside the Local Organising Committee (London 2017 Ltd) to recruit teams of Kit Carriers. This offers the opportunity for approximately 180 young Londoners to experience being part of the Championships and for some get a taste of volunteering for the first time.

London Winter Run exclusive

London Winter Run - Use exclusive code EA20 for 20% off entries to the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run. London's biggest 10km running event, the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run, is returning on Sunday 5th February 2017 for its third consecutive year. Over 15,000 people have taken part in the sold-out event in both 2015 and 2016, with even greater numbers expected this year.

Make New Year goals to develop your coaching

2017 is the year for your coaching, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. You can help write that story by attending workshops to help develop your goals in coaching to create a vision to learn more and become the best you can be. here are many workshops available for you to attend, including Movement Skills Two, and Technical Days which are more discipline specific.

Finsbury Park launched and ready for action!

London Heathside athlete's and North Londoners, in general, have fantastic athletics facilities to use once again thanks to the efforts and hard work from the Finsbury Park Sports Partnership.

Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity workshop: 20 January

Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity is a 3-hour workshop designed to give you the practical tools to help you better support those of us with mental health problems to be more active. This short course is aimed at anyone working within sport and physical activity who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health within the context of their work.

London region celebrates volunteers' achievements

Wednesday night were the London Region Awards, and what a spectacular night it was at The Institute of Sport Exercise Health (ISEH). Congratulations to everyone who won an award as well as the nominees!

London Volunteer Awards 2016

England Athletics London Region is pleased to announce its volunteer award winners for 2016. The awards encompass the whole sport of Athletics and this year's winners have been chosen from a particularly strong set of nominations received from a wide range of volunteers and clubs.

Mara Yamauchi joins East End Road Runners to promote mental health

On Sunday 9th October East End Road Runners hosted a #runandtalk organised run in support of World Mental Health Day. The event was free to attend and held at a local running track - relays and fun running games were organised throughout the morning and 57 people attended with Mental Health Ambassadors on hand to chat to everyone and promote the benefits of exercise for mental wellbeing.

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.