The Virgin Money London Marathon have announced the process for club place allocation for the 2019 event. Applications will open on 5 November with the number of club places allocated based on the number of registered first claim members over the age of 18 on that date. Please ensure your athlete registrations are up to date to be ready to apply for the maximum possible number of club places.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the next application window for Club Run is now open. Currently 40 road running clubs are enlisted on this year's programme with a further 20 places open in this next round.
England Athletics are committed to taking positive action around mental health. Welcome to the 23 new Club / RunTogether groups and their 52 appointed Mental Health Champions who joined the programme in August!
The Satellite Club programme for 2018-2019 is giving England Athletics affiliated clubs the opportunity to apply for a package of support, to encourage more young people aged between 14-25 to start or become more physically active through athletics and running.
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.
All clubs want to provide a safe and secure environment for their members. This new safeguarding course has been developed by UKA Welfare Team in partnership with EduCare Ltd. Specifically created for athletics, it provides an understanding of what safeguarding is when it comes to children, young people and vulnerable adults in athletics.
The concluding day of the 2018 England Athletics UK CAU and AAA Senior Championships including disability championships saw incredible performances across sprint and distance races, and with world class marks in the field.
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.
Some of the best athletes in the country will gather in Manchester this weekend (28-29 July) for the England Athletics Senior, AAA and UK CAU Championships, including our Senior Disability Championships.
With 137 affiliated Clubs and RunTogether groups already involved in the Mental Health Champions programme, we wanted to share with you what club volunteers have been getting up to in this role and the impact it has had on their club.