England Athletics News


Mastering the Marathon with Mara workshops

The Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre at St Mary's University,Twickenham is hosting a one-day workshop on training and preparing for the marathon with Mara Yamauchi. The event is at the University which also acts as an Endurance Coach Centre to support coaches on England Athletics' development programmes.

Excellent turnout at South West inter-county championships

Sunday 19th July saw the return of the England Athletics South West Inter County Championships to Exeter Arena athletics stadium. An excellent turnout across the events saw some great competition with the county of Devon winning the overall Inter County title.

Last chance to nominate for an England Athletics Volunteer Award

You've only got until tomorrow (Friday) nominate a local volunteer who makes a big difference to the sport in your area or nation-wide. We spoke with two of last year's Volunteer Award winners to find out what the impact of the award has been on them in the past year. Go to www.englandathletics.org/2015-awards-nomination to make a nomination and find out more.

Sophie Papps: Memories of the Commonwealth Youth Games

As the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa approach we speak to previous England team members about what the Games meant to them and how they helped their development as athletes. We speak to 100m and 4 x 100m gold medallist Sophie Papps.

Making the most of Run Jump Throw

We spoke to a teacher about her experiences of the Run Jump Throw Primary Athletics course to see what she thought of the course and how it impacted on the way she now works with her youngsters.

Top names line up for return of AAA

This weekend sees a historic championships at Bedford as the AAA championships return for the first time since 2006 for the UK CAU England Athletics Senior AAA Championships and England Athletics Disability Championships. And what a great line-up we have with almost 1000 entries, including Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth athletes including Jonnie Peacock, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Jodie Williams, Tom Parsons, Will Sharman, Jessica Tappin and Hannah Cockroft. Read on for full preview and ticket details.

Free Anti-Doping Module at uLearn

An online course is available to all coaches, and others involved in athletics, to help make you more aware of the policies and procedures involved in Anti-Doping.

Hexham Home Countries International sees excellent results for England teams

England development teams competed in the Hexham EAP Combined Events and Home Countries International which took place this weekend in Hexham. Four of each Senior/U23 and U20 athletes took on others in the Heptathlon and Decathlon. The Under 20 athletes took all the podium places, and there were also top 3 placings for 2 senior men and 2 senior women.