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London volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now complete and the London awards were presented on 3 October. Ten London Region winners received their awards and a bottle of bubbly, and five runners up were also recognised.

Yorkshire and Humberside volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now complete and the Yorkshire and Humberside awards were presented on 19 September at the Holiday Inn Wakefield. Ten Yorkshire and Humberside Region winners received their awards. The Volunteer Awards 2018 are a chance to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes amongst all of our volunteers in the Athletics and Running community.

North West volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now complete and the North West region winners received their volunteer awards at a presentation evening in Leigh to recognise volunteers for their dedication and commitment to our sport. .

Mental Health Awareness Week: Sue's story - why not?

In 2015 Sue's stepson Pat took his life after struggling with depression and anxiety. Sue has used running to help her deal with what happened: "Running has been my crutch. I came to running late, 51 in fact. I had tried everything possible at school to get out of athletics. My first run was around 30 seconds.

East Midlands volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics East Midlands regional Volunteer Awards presentation evening took place at the Crowne Plaza in Leicester on 24 September. Nine East Midlands Region winners received their awards and four worthy runners up were presented with certificates.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Jools' story - out of the darkness

Ten years after being diagnosed with depression, Jools was with some friends who decided to enter a triathlon for fun! At this time, she hadn't been on medication for my mental health for 18 months and was starting to notice she was having more bad days. She started a couch to 5k programme on her own; she was so overweight and unfit she couldn't face letting anyone see hertry to run.

Saucony English Cross Country Relays: 3 November

The Saucony English Cross Country Relays take place this year on Saturday 3rd November once again at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield. This is the 30th year that the event has been held on the compact course, with the venue and gathered club cross country enthusiasts generating a great atmosphere.

The England Athletics Podcast

The all new England Athletics podcast will be available soon. We want to promote YOUR club, listen to YOUR stories, and hear from the legends of YOUR sport. Our monthly show will take a look back at some nostalgia, look ahead to upcoming events and explain the work we do, including all of the people that are a part of it.

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