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East Region volunteer award winners

The first of the England Athletics regonal Volunteer Awards were presented last weekend during our Age Group championships in Bedford. All 10 East Region winners received their awards on the Sunday in front of their colleagues, athletes, coaches, officials and spectators.

Register your organised run for #RunAndTalk

During the week of 6th-12th October 2018 in support of World Mental Health Day England Athletics, supported by Mind the mental health charity, are encouraging people to #RunAndTalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.

#runandtalk 2018 - save the date

During the week of 6th-12th October 2018 England Athletics, supported by Mind the mental health charity, will be once again encouraging people to #RunAndTalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.

England Athletics Senior Champs 2018 - Day One

Day one of England Athletics UK CAU and AAA Senior Championships including disability championships produced a selection of quality performances as athletes put the finishing touches to their summer championships programmes and significantly earned spots on the team for next month's Manchester International.

New eLearning course ‘Coaching People with a Visual Impairment’

British Blind Sport and UK Coaching have created a new eLearning course 'Coaching People with a Visual Impairment'. This new course raises awareness of the crucial role coaches' play in helping people with visual impairments (VI) overcome barriers to participation in sport and physical activity, complementing UK Coaching's 'Person-centred' principle of great coaching.

How GoodGym and Bexley Mencap teamed up to make a difference in their community

As Bexley Mencap's Keep Fit classfinishes, the GoodGym runners arrive to start their warm-up. Every week they'd say a quick hello to each other. As some of the Mencap group started to get fitter, they started to see some of the GoodGym runners more regularly at the Bexley parkrun, and now four members of Bexley Mencap have actually joined their local GoodGym and are not only getting fit but also taking an active part in carrying out good deeds to help their local community.

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