Chair of the England Athletics National Council and Co-Chair of London Regional Council, Tony Shiret, gives his latest update.
Whether it is leading European media on a run from a basement or getting people in the community making 300 signs to be used on the Virgin Money London Marathon course Charlie Dark of the Run Dem Crew is getting people on the move.
England Athletics has been working with a number of partners across the South Area to encourage more people to take up running through the Run England recreational running programme. In the last year 6,488 adults have started running with a Run England beginner group, which exceeds the annual target of 6,000.
The first four of England Athletics’ eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster, Exeter, London and Harrogate. Over the past 10 days, representatives from clubs across Yorkshire and Humberside, the South West and London took the opportunity to meet to express their views.