Somerset Schools' AA and the Somerset County AA worked in collaboration to stage the Somerset Combined Events Championships, and agreed to include under 18 Decathlon and Heptathlon competitions. As a result, several athletes joined the top ten on the IAAF's world Youth rankings from just this one county championship.
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The annual Anglo Celtic Plate 100km road race was promoted by Welsh Athletics near Newport on 2nd May. Road conditions were almost ideal for the 18 starters providing opportunities for personal bests on the pancake flat course.
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 13th to 20th April 2015 are listed.
News from the Anglo Celtic Plate and UK 100k Championships, UK Youth Development under-13/under-15 League, and international events including a world-leading 10,000m run by Andy Vernon in California and a catch up on World Relays action.
Provisional results for the England Athletics Marathon team championships (incorporated into the Virgin Money London Marathon) are announced.
parkrun Global has announced Nick Pearson as its new Chief Executive Officer. Pearson's knowledge and expertise will guide the management team to develop the global parkrun growth strategy.
The North East Counties 10,000m Championships was held on 29th April at a cold and blustery Monkton Stadium.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the inclusion of a number of track and field events for athletes aged under 18 during our Senior and U20 Combined Events Championships. This will provide a competition opportunity for those striving to obtain qualifying marks or times for the IAAF World Youth Championships and Commonwealth Youth Games.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that the 2015 South West Endurance Conference is now open and taking bookings. This conference is supported by Engand Athletics and the South West Endurance Network (SWEN) and is open to coaches nationwide.