The Virgin Money London Marathon process for club place allocation for the 2019 event has been announced. 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.
UK Athletics received board approval to change rule 21 S4 (8) regarding Composite Clubs, which took immediate effect (Sept 2018). This rule change will update the Composite Club process to as outlined.
During the week of 6th-12th October 2018 - in support of World Mental Health Day - England Athletics, 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. Will you join us by registering an organised run?
The Aviva Community Fund offers Athletics and Running Clubs the chance to get funding for causes important to your community. The Fund will finance over 500 projects across four different fund levels and three categories, giving money to communities across the UK.
England Athletics is pleased to announce details of this winter's marathon development weekends and workshops which were successfully launched last year. These weekends and workshops will once again provide a tremendous opportunity for athletes and coaches looking to develop their performance level at the marathon.
Today we launch the third round of funding of our successful Game Changers programme. The funding is open to all affiliated clubs, RunTogether groups, and Athletics Associations / Networks or external organisations that work with affiliated clubs in England that are looking to make volunteering accessible for people there might normally be barriers for.
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.
A new workshop from England Athletics to help off-track clubs with event organisation is aimed at new or existing event organisers looking at staging road or multi-terrain races. This introductory workshop aims to provide clubs with both inspiration and information around setting up a new event or revitalizing an existing one.
On Saturday 13 October we will honour volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to athletics and running, and induct more of the greats of the sport into the England Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us, previous Hall of Fame inductees, volunteers and more at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, for this exciting awards evening.
Marc Scott (Richmond Zetland, Jerry Schumacher) and Jess Piasecki (Stockport Harriers) claimed the 2018 Men's and Women's England 10k titles in dominant style at last weekend's Trafford 10k.