England Athletics News


ESAA Schools' Cross Country Cup Finals - preview

The 34th ESAA Schools' Cross Country Cup Finals will take place on the 29th November 2014 at Newquay. This event is the premier schools' team cross country event in England with over 8000 school athletes taking part in the first round trials. As a result of the regional finals held recently, twenty four school teams in each final will now compete giving a total of almost 600 runners taking part on the day.

10th Start to Run group from Tring Running Club graduates

Tring RC's 10th beginner running course since 2011 started recently. A large group of runners began their running journey, starting with walk/run repeats to then build up to take part in a 5k parkrun. Tring RC was thrilled to see 14 graduates of this 10th Start to Run course complete the Aylesbury parkrun on Saturday 15th November 2014.

Bexley Run England pilot benefits the whole community

Bexley Run England pilot shows you how running can benefit the whole community - delivered in partnership with Bexley Mencap. From a taster to weekly sessions, a regular number of adults from Bexley Mencap are finding out how much fun a Run England group can be and how running can improve their fitness.

Pavey in the running for Sports Personality 2014

Jo Pavey has been announced as on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year which will be awarded in Glasgow on Sunday 15th December in the 60th edition of the programme. It was in Glasgow this year that she first caught the hearts of the general public in a major way and became an inspiration to many.

Herts Phoenix AC reaccredited with Clubmark status

Herts Phoenix AC is delighted to have been reaccredited with Clubmark status by England Athletics. The club operates on two sites at Gosling Park in Welwyn Garden City and Wodson Park in Ware with a total membership of over 600.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

AW's weekly round-up of action is now available, featuring the IAU 100km World Championships, British and Irish Masters Cross Country International, NCAA Championships, South of Thames Championships, Great Ethiopian Run and more.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 18th to 24th November are listed.

Kent Young officials steal the show at Sportshall Athletics

A group of teenage officials from Ashford AC and Thanet AC were the stars at a KCAA Sportshall Open competition at Folkestone Leisure centre recently. Some are already qualified officials, and others are new "recruits" and are all likely to be nominated for Bursaries from the Kent and Medway Athletics Club towards the cost of attending a Level 2 officials course next March.

2015 composite clubs listing published

The new UK-wide list of Composite teams and clubs has now been published and can be downloaded from our website. The listing shows where clubs have got together to form a composite team for the purposes of taking part in various leagues where a single club may not have the required number or breadth of athletes to compete as a standalone club.