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.
More than 250 young disabled athletes will gather in Warwick this weekend to compete in the National Junior Athletics Championships 2014. The event on 12 and 13 July will be the climax of regional qualifiers and a chance to spot future track and field stars.
3 Championship best performances and 1 Championship record. The 84th English Schools' Track Field Championships gets underway in Birmingham's Alexander Stadium.
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.
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.
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.
Schools from across Oxfordshire are set to descend on Abingdon for the Oxfordshire Sainsbury's School Games Spring Festival sponsored by Abingdon School.
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.
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.
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.