England Athletics News


Steeplechase workshop: 29th March

On the invitation of the SW Endurance Network, Spencer Duval will be hosting a Steeplechase workshop, including water. The Olympian was an international steeplechaser with a 3000SC time of 8.24 and is a former UKA national event coach.

British Milers Club will open up 2015 with annual Indoor Grand Prix in Sheffield

The British Milers Club will open up 2015 with its annual Indoor Grand Prix in Sheffield on 11th January. The event now has the added kudos of being the selection meeting for the England Team for the Central European Tour; places are available for the 800m at the VIenna meeting (31st Jan) and for both the 1500m and 800m in Bratislava, Slovakia (1st Feb).

Club and Championship entries for Virgin Money London Marathon

Athletics clubs which are Affiliated to England Athletics can apply for club entries into the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon. Championship entries are also open. These are two ways the affiliated sport can apply for entries! Deadline is 5th December.

This Girl Can - information for clubs

England Athletics would like to make clubs aware of a Sport England campaign that will launch in the New Year. While this is not an England Athletics campaign or funded by England Athletics we want to make sure clubs are aware of it due to the profile it will have and the potential benefits for our sport.

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.