Fitter, healthier and happier with the Mad Runners!

The MadRunners is a Merseyside run group in St Helens which has grown from a basic weekly run group into one that now has several LiRF and CiRF leaders delivering sessions that develop different aspects of fitness, not just running ability. One of its success stories is 35-year-old Debbie Hurst - this is Debbie's story:

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon a challenge for England team

Unseasonal temperatures and exceptionally high humidity in Toronto proved to be a challenging factor for marathon runners of all nationalities at the recent IAAF Gold Standard race. For the England Team the event was to be the perfect championship experience in that conditions on race morning left the majority of the elite field focusing not on times, but on racing and survival tactics.

Speakers announced and bookings open for the European Race Walking Conference

The National Centre for Race Walking Foundation in conjunction with the Carnegie School of Sport and the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure at Leeds Becket University has the pleasure of inviting you to the European Race Walking Conference 2016 from 11-13 November at Leeds Becket University as part of the European Athletics Coaching Summit Series.

Leeds Abbey Dash England Team announced

We are pleased to confirm the England team for the Leeds Abbey Dash which will take place on 6th November and incoprporates the England Athletics 10k championships. The team will contest a Home Countries International within the event.

Golden Fun Run gives those with Parkinson's reasons to cheer

Over 450 runners including a gold-medal winning Rio Olympian came together at the University of Birmingham last weekend, to raise over £10,000 for Parkinson's UK. On a beautiful autumnal morning in Edgbaston, people of all ages and abilities turned out to support the third annual Bud's Run.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

A look at some of the top performances from the past week with cross-country leagues and road race action and including Adam Hickey winning Manchester Half Marathon. Domestically the highlight was the Great Birmingham Run but there were fast marathons in Amsterdam and Toronto.

Run for Ron and help raise vital funds for young athletes

Each year the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund (RPMF) relies heavily on donations from people who raise money at the Virgin London Marathon and other major events. The Fund received a financial boost over the weekend at the England Athletics Hall of Fame but you can take part in the London marathon and Run For Ron!