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Celebrating the great and the good in the England Athletics family

What have Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Geoff Capes, Katharine Merry, Bracknell AC Game Changers, RunTogether Mind Sole and Orion Harriers have in common? The answer: they were all recognized for their contribution to athletics and running at the England Athletics 2018 Hall of Fame and Volunteer Awards evening in October.

Greats of the sport honoured in 2018 Hall of Fame inductions

Greats of athletics, Tommy Green, Geoff Capes, John Regis, Aston Moore, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Peter Matthews, and Katharine Merry were inducted into the Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Ricoh Arena this evening. As well as the new inductees to the England Athletics Hall of Fame, the night saw volunteers from across the country honoured in the National Volunteer Awards to celebrate their dedication and service to the sport.

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.

South East volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now complete and the South East est awards were presented on 4 October in Guildford. Ten South East 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.

South West volunteer award winners

Our England Athletics regional Volunteer Awards presentation evenings are now complete and the South West awards were presented on 29 September at the Exeter Golf Country Club. Ten South West Region winners received their awards from special guest Jo Pavey.

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. .

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.

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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