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An exciting opportunity to get involved in officiating

Officiating can be great way to meet new people, develop skills and try something new!  Looking to get involved in Officiating but not sure where to start?  We will be delivering taster sessions for people who would like to find out more and get involved in officiating - opportunities at the Midland Track & Field Championships on 10 June and BAL Big Bash on 7 July.

CEO Club Visit - Bournemouth AC

England Athletics’ Chief Executive, Chris Jones, and Club Support Managers Rich Ayling and Sarah Gardiner, headed down to the South West to visit Bournemouth AC.  Bournemouth AC chair Robin James coordinated the club visit, arranging for England Athletics to meet Bournemouth AC coaches, volunteers and representatives from Dorset County Athletics Association and Team Dorset Athletics Network.

Mayor of Bristol is Guide Runner at Bristol 10k

Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, is to take part in the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k, acting as a guide for a blind runner who helped set up a running community in the city for those with visual impairments.  This is the first time that Marvin has signed up to the 10k event, and he is set to guide Chris Blackabee, from Hereford, who helped set up VI Runners Bristol, a group that supports visually impaired runners.

England Athletics Volunteer Awards 2018

In the 11th year of these awards, we are inviting you to tell us the inspiring story of a volunteer you know. The Volunteer Awards 2018 are our chance to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes amongst all of our volunteers in the Athletics and Running community – but we need your help to say 'thank you' to all those people it can’t happen without.

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