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India Hollingworth with mascot at Glasgow indoor worlds 2024

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.
Geoff Clarke

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.
National 2023 Volunteer Award winners

England Athletics celebrates National Volunteer Award winners

Saturday evening saw England Athletics celebrate the winners of the 2023 National Volunteer Awards. It has been an important feature of England Athletics activity for over a decade and is the the culmination of our volunteer award programme as we recognise our national winners every 12 months after successes have been celebrated at Regional Award evenings.
Peter Lee

Peter Lee: 1941-2023

We are sad to hear of the death of Peter Lee, our National Volunteer Award winner for Official of the Year in 2010. Peter had officiated at the highest level for many years and was also a long-serving County Officials' Secretary for Hertfordshire and an Officiating Tutor.
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New Year's Honours for athletes and volunteers

Inspirational figures from across athletics and the running community led the New Year Honours List for 2024 with recognition for Olympians, and those driving the sport forward at grassroots level as coaches and officials - and we’d like to offer a huge congratulations to all!
Collage of photos from 2023

Our year in pictures

As the new year edges ever closer, it’s time to pause and take a look back at some of the fantastic athletics and running moments of the last twelve months. Take a look at our 2023 photo album!
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Season's Greetings to all of our Athletics and Running family

As the year draws to a close, we wanted to wish you and your loved ones a very happy festive period and hope that you find time for athletics and running between the festivities.
Edwin Bellamy

Edwin Bellamy: 1944-2023

It is with great sadness that Eng;and Athletics share the news that one of Barton And District AC founder members Edwin Bellamy has passed away. Edwin was one of the hard working athletics officials who has been actively associated with athletics, Barton and District AC, Humber Athletics and National Athletics for over 60 years.
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A big THANK YOU from all at England Athletics

As we look towards 2024, we would first like to pause and say huge thank you to everyone in the athletics and running family who make our sport fantastic. Whether you are a coach, volunteer, official, athlete, organiser, committee member, runner or leader, we couldn’t do it without you and thank you for your vital contributions throughout the year.
Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson: 1950-2023

England Athletics is sad to pass on the news from his daughter that Alan Johnson passed away after a short illness.