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Supporting Transgender in Sport

12th to 19th November is Transgender Awareness Week. The week aims to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues they face. Taking small steps can make a big difference to how welcome lots of individuals feel in athletics and running.

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.

Windrush Reflections – Celebrating the 70th Anniversary

Athletics is the most diverse sport globally and to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of HM Windrush into Britain on Friday 22 June 1948, UK Athletics and England Athletics have teamed up to showcase staff, clubs and athletes who have links with Windrush. We share some stories of those who are descendants of the Windrush Generation; their parents or grandparents came over from the Caribbean to the UK to help rebuild post-war Britain.

Windrush – Tell us your story

Athletics is the most diverse sport globally and to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of HM Windrush into Britain on Friday 22 June 1948, UK Athletics and England Athletics have teamed up to showcase volunteers, clubs and athletes who have links with Windrush. We want to hear from you.

Getting disabled and non-disabled people running together

On Bank Holiday Monday 7 May 2018, Cambridge charity Power2Inspire is organising a new Super Sensory 1k event at Histon and Impington Recreation Ground as part of the annual Impington Festival of Running. The event celebrates inclusion and getting disabled and non-disabled people participating in physical activity together.

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