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World Parkinson’s Day

This week marks World Parkinson’s Day – a day of awareness for a condition with which more than 10 million people are living, worldwide. The number of people living with Parkinson’s in England is estimated to be around 128,000 and, although there is currently no cure for the condition, physical activity and exercise has shown to improve many of the numerous symptoms associated with Parkinson’s.
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England Athletics announce the team for Copenhagen Marathon

England Athletics is delighted to announce the seven athletes who will represent England at the Copenhagen Marathon in May.
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Under-20 team selected for the Trofeo Opitergium

England Athletics is delighted to announce the team selected to compete at the European Under 20 Road Race at the Trofeo Opitergium on 1 May. The race will see the England teams competing against some of Europe's best Under 20 athletes in a team competition over 5k and 10k.
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Leeds City and Thames Valley Harriers take the crown at 2024 ERRA Road Relays

Displaying the perfect combination of planning, team spirit, fitness and plenty of good old-fashioned determination given the ferocious winds, Thames Valley Harriers women and Leeds City’s men emerged victorious at this year’s 6 and 12-Stage Road Relay Championships. 
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India Hollingworth's journey to world class officiating

India Hollingworth has been on the start line for some of the biggest moments in athletics, including Mo Farah’s last track race before he made the switch to marathon, and Usain Bolt’s last 100m final. Having taken up athletics at school, starting as a 1500m runner before moving onto high jump and then triple jump, she also began officiating and loved it.
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Age Group transition Implementation Task Group: expressions of interest

As part of the process of implementing changes to age groups and following the series of webinars hosted in March, the Home Country Athletics Federations invite expressions of interest from individuals from across the UK and from all areas of the sport to join the Implementation Task Group and associated sub groups.
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Podcast #61: History of Sportshall Athletics

With the Sportshall UK Final taking place in Stoke-on-Trent this Saturday 6 April, a special episode of the England Athletics Podcast has been published, looking at the history and global impact of Sportshall Athletics.
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Geoff Clarke

The AAA Officers and Board are sad to report the passing of their esteemed colleague Geoff Clarke at the venerable age of 96.
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Notice of ERRA Annual Open Meeting

We are pleased to share the notice of the the Annual Open Meeting for the ERRA (English Road Running Association) will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 29 May at 7:30pm.
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This month's performance round up

There has been lots of action indoors and on the roads for our England athletes this month. From our Age Group Indoor Combined Events and Junior Para Championships to the Anglo-Celtic Plate 100km, there are lots of successes to celebrate.