England Athletics News


Inspiration Clubs announced

England Athletics and Team Personal Best are delighted to announce the Inspiration Clubs who will be leading the way in disability athletics and running this summer. The clubs are receiving a package of support and equipment to enhance their delivery of disability athletics and inclusive provision.

Queen's Birthday Honours for three of our athletics family

An athletics club volunteer, a seated thrower, and a coach have all been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The BEM (British Empire Medal) was awarded to Ros Cramp for services to Disability Sport and to Ron Allison for services to Athletics. Paralympian Claire Harvey receives an MBE for services to Diversity, Inclusion and Sport. In addition, Sport England's CEO Jennie Price was recognised for her work.

Host an Inspiration Day at your club

Passionate about everyone getting involved in our sport? Want to do something to celebrate and access a small grant to help? For the first time in history one city will host back to back Championships in recognition of this country's love of our sport. England Athletics and the Team Personal Best campaign (teampersonalbest.org) are inviting clubs to hold Inspiration Days (ParaAthletics Inclusive Days) to encourage their communities to get involved and try our sport this summer.

Online registration open for England Athletics Senior Champs

We are pleased to announce registrations are now open for our outdoor track and field Senior Championships. These will be held in conjunction with the AAA and UK CAU champs in Bedford on 29th and 30th July and will also include our national Disability Championships. The competition is the selection event for the England team competing at the Manchester International. You can register with a paper entry or online.

Invitation to Disability Summit: 14th July 2017

As part of the Inspiration Programme, we are holding a Disability Summit in London on 14th July for anyone who wants to learn more about provision for disabled people in their club or group. To get your free tickets complete with an invite to the first session of the World Para Athletics Championships read on.