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West Midlands volunteer awards presented

The England Athletics East and West Midlands regions held a joint awards presentation evening to celebrate the works and dedication of volunteers in the region. Volunteers were nominated by their peers and the England Athletics regional councils then made the decisions of who would win. Winners are put forward to the National awards which are presented at our Hall of Fame gala evening on 14th October.

East Midlands volunteer awards presented

The England Athletics East and West Midlands regions held a joint awards presentation evening to celebrate the works and dedication of volunteers in the region. Volunteers were nominated by their peers and the England Athletics regional councils then made the decisions of who would win. Winners are put forward to the National awards which are presented at our Hall of Fame gala evening on 14th October.

Sutton Park set for Saturday's ERRA Road Relays

The ERRA Autumn road relays take place on Saturday 7 October at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. These will be the first to incorporate the additional UK Senior Championship in both the men's and women's events. England Athletics will be covering the event live on social media.

North West volunteer awards presented

The England Athletics regional volunteer awards evenings are held to recognise and celebrate the work of our volunteers, without whom the sport could not function. Volunteers were nominated by their peers and the England Athletics regional councils then made the decisions of who would win. Winners are put forward to the National awards which are presented at our Hall of Fame gala evening on 14th October.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

A round-up of some of the performances from the past week, both in the UK and overseas. Apart from the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run and Cardiff University / Cardiff Half Marathon, other events of note include the Redcar Half Marathon, won by Alyson Dixon, and other HM events from Cheltenham, Lincoln and Cumbria, 10k events from Middlesex, Southend and Bangor; and other road events from Slovakia, Italy, Netherlands, USA. Results also from the RWA Festival of Walking held in Hillingdon.

Fantastic opportunity to be involved in the AAA Tom Pink Relays!

On Sunday 22nd October the AAA Tom Pink Relays are taking place at Lee Valley Athletics Centre and there is a fantastic opportunity to be able to volunteer at the event. This is a really great opportunity for anyone looking to find out more about officiating or gain their experiences for their officials' licence.

Government confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham is to be the UK's official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced. The government, Birmingham 2022 bid team and Commonwealth Games England are finalising the formal bid submission. Commonwealth Games England will submit the bid to the Commonwealth Games Federation shortly.

Representative road running opportunities for 2018

England Athletics value the importance of competitive road running opportunities for those athletes looking to gain international experience in preparation for major competitions. We are pleased to announce two England Athletics international representative opportunities for road runners; the Parelloop Brunssum 10k in the Netherlands, and the Armagh International 5k / 3k in Northern Ireland.

Be ready for 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon Club & Championship entries

Clubs affiliated with England Athletics will be able to apply for club entries into the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon. Club entries will open towards the end of October.The number of entries given to each club is based on how many first claim registered members over the age of 18 the club has. Please ensure yor registration are up to date to be ready to apply for you club places. Championship entries also open for eligible athletes towards the end of November. It is now possible to register your interest in a Championship entry so you can be notified when entries open.

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