England Athletics News

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England ready for inaugural Commonwealth Half-Marathon Championships

Teams from across the globe will gather in Cardiff on Sunday 7th October for what will be the inaugural Commonwealth Half-Marathon Championships. England Athletics are pleased to be sending full teams to compete against teams from Australia, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are due to gather in Cardiff.

Mara Yamauchi, Dr Charlie Pedlar and Bud Baldaro confirmed for Marathon Development sessions

We are delighted to announce that Britain's second fastest female marathon runner Mara Yamauchi, leading physiologist Dr Charlie Pedlar and one of Britain's best endurance coaches Bud Baldaro will be involved in England Athletics' marathon development activity this winter. Mara, Charlie and Bud will be attending the first marathon development weekend this winter and then Mara and Charlie will have further involvement in the workshops and masterclasses to be held later this winter.

How Clubs and Groups can apply to join the #RunAndTalk Programme

England Athletics Affiliated Clubs and RunTogether groups can apply to be part of the #RunAndTalk programme and appoint Mental Health Champions on their behalf. The application window for October is now open. Once appointed Mental Health Champions are provided with guidance and advice to support them in the role along.

How our Club Support Manager helped Bradford Airedale Athletics Club

England Athletics have a dedicated team of Club Support Managers that can provide support and guidance to affiliated Athletics and Running Clubs. Bradford Airedale Athletics Club recently accessed support through Club Support Manager, Emma Hurst for challenges they were facing around facility developments at Horsfall Stadium in Bradford.

West Midlands volunteer award winners

Walsall in the West Midlands was the venue to celebrate our amazing volunteers in that region. Katharine Merry hosted the evening and Acting Regional Chair Dave Lodwick presented the awards to the winners and runners up in ten categories. Winners are then put forward to our National Volunteer Awards.

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