England Athletics News


Premier League 4 Sport Running Club goes from strength to strength

Since its first session in October of 2013, the Argyle Musketeers - the Argyle Community Trust's junior running club - have grown, not only in numbers, but in reputation. Started as part of the Premier League 4 Sport project, rolled out by a host of Premier and Football League clubs, the Argyle Musketeers are now a self-sustainable Run England-affiliated club.

Athletics Wheelchair Racing set to start in September in Portsmouth

England Athletics are working with partners in Hampshire to reach people who would like to try track wheelchair racing and have arranged a number of Taster Sessions at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre for anyone interested to "come and have a go". This will complement the regular Seated Throws session which takes place at the same time. Meanwhile, any sprinters with additional needs can join Leroy Elliott's speed-work sessions.

British Road Running: some interesting facts and figures

As we're now more than midway through 2014, runbritain been having a look at some of the data and stats that have been collected through road races and performances so far this year. Here we present some statistics from the data collected at runbritainrankings.com so far in 2014.

Introducing junior parkrun

Chrissie Wellington, strategic lead for junior participation at parkrun (and four time World Ironman champion) explains junior parkrun and why she is so passionate about it.

Run! The Station

Thursday 17th July saw the start of a series of taster sessions to get 14-19 year olds running in Bristol. Run! City Bristol has teamed up with The Creative Youth Network to develop Bristol's very own Running Crew.

Team England Update

There have been a number of changes to Team England for athletics announced today.

National Coaching Conferences 2014 - online booking open

Online booking is now available for our 2014 National Coaching Conferences. The three regionally based events have become an extremely popular launch to our winter coach development programme and this year's conferences with the theme "from good to great" will help club coaches to consider the steps they need to take to move from a good coach to a great coach, in order to better support their athletes.