England Athletics News


'Hammer Time' on day 2 of the English Schools' Championships

The sun was shining strong for day 2 of the 2014 English Schools' Championships - providing perfect conditions for athletics in Birmingham's Alexander Stadium. History was made today with a new event added the timetable for the first time in the championship's long standing history.

Sad loss of Keith Bundock

It is with great sadness that England Athletics have been informed that Keith Bundock passed away on 9th July. Keith received the England Athletics London Region award for Services to Officiating in December 2013. He was a great servant to Athletics in Kent and a valuable member of London's officials' group.

Clubs ready for Great Run Club Challenge

As runners head to Gateshead this weekend for the Great North 10k, registered athletes from four local clubs will have additional motivation, above and beyond their usual desire to record a personal or season's best. That's because they have all qualified to participate in the Great Run Club Challenge, courtesy of each having seven male and seven female registered athletes enter the popular event.

Coach Diary Support Workshop: 6th August

An essential course for anyone who is completing either an Athletics Coach or Coach in Running Fitness Qualification will be taking place in Sutton Coldfield on the evening of 6th August. The workshop is aimed to support those coaches who are currently completing the Coach in Running Fitness and Athletics Coach diary who feel they would benefit from some extra guidance and support.

Norman Lindsey

England Athletics was saddened to hear of the passing of Norman Lindsey at the age of 84. Norman had been involved in Athletics all his life, but probably it was not realised the influence he had had on some of the modern developments that we take for granted now, both Nationally and Internationally.

Next generation of senior athletes ready to perform at ESAA champs

The English Schools' Athletic Association Track and Field Championships returns to the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham again this year for what is the highlight event for young athletes throughout England, and has seen the beginning of a great athletics career for many of our athletes.

Survey for Run Leaders in Cumbria

In partnership with Active Cumbria, England Athletics are keen to grow and develop the sport at every level by providing high quality local athletics and running opportunities. As such, we are conducting a survey of all the Run Leaders in Cumbria.