Rio Mitcham

Podcast #51: Rio Mitcham's runner-rapper life & UK Coaching Week

European champion athlete and musician Rio Mitcham joins host Alex Seftel to talk about his running and rapping talents.
MadRunners at a track session

"It is good for you to grow and learn as a runner, but also as a leader” – Celebrating UK Coaching Week with MadRunners

We recently caught up with RunTogether and England Athletics coaches, Debbie and Mark who manage one of the founding RunTogether groups turned affiliated club, MadRunners, based in St Helens.
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Get involved as a volunteer this summer

Have you seen our events live streamed? Have you been to one of our Championships? Have you ever thought, ‘I’d like to be involved in that event’ but don’t know how?
Anya Waugh competing

Wheelchair athletes complete their Coaching Assistant course

This week we are celebrating UK Coaching Week and are pleased to present to you the newly qualified Coaching Assistant, Anya Waugh!
Coach of the Year 2022 Mary Carter

Coach of the Year volunteer award winner: "The feeling of giving up your time is special."

5 - 11 June is National Coaching Week, so what better time to nominate a coach who has made a difference to you, your child or your club? We spoke with the 2022 England Athletics Coach of the Year Mary Carter.
Mike McFarlane

Mike McFarlane: 1960-2023

England Athletics is saddened to hear of the death of Mike McFarlane. Mike was a sprinter who earned a relay medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics plus represented England at two Commonwealth Games, taking gold in the 200m in Brisbane in 1982 and silver and bronze respectively in the 4x100 relay and 100m four years later in Edinburgh.
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England Athletics U20 and U23 Championships (17-18 June): venue update

The operators of Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre have confirmed to us that the track refurbishment work is progressing well. We are reassured that our U20 and U23 Championships on 17-18 June will be staged there as planned.
Hayley Hemmings with Great Britain athlete

Hayley Hemmings on her love for coaching

We were lucky enough to recently catch up with PE teacher, Head of Junior Sport and Exercise, club and pathway coach, Hayley Hemmings who first fell in love with athletics and cross country at school, kickstarting her lifelong journey in the sport.
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England Athletics celebrates Global Running Day 2023

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Celebrating volunteer milestones

While National Volunteers Week provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate volunteers across the country, we wanted to create a series of assets that would allow us to recognise the achievements of volunteers all year round. That is why we have produced a series of volunteer milestone graphics for both individuals and clubs to share on social media.