The London 2017 World Para Athletics and IAAF World Championships may be over but the Inspiration Programme continues and there are still lots of ways for your club or school to get involved and make the most of the enthusiasm for the sport that has been generated.
Headington Road Runners are one of the clubs who have been taking advantage of England Athletics' Club Run programme. Club Run is our free initiative specifically aimed at supporting road running clubs, offering a free series of practical coaching sessions led by coaches linked to the England Athletics coach development programmes with experience in off-track running. We explain how you can get involved.
We are pleased to announce the team for the Danish contingent at today's Manchester International. Eight teams will contest each event, with compeition between England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ulster, GB Juniors, a Select team, Denmark and a BAL/UKWL combined team.
The British Milers' Club hosted their annual coaching symposium in the shadows of the London Olympic stadium to coincide with the last day of competition at the recent World Athletics Championship.
Teams from across the home countries, the GBNI Under 20 team, Denmark, and the British Olympic winning 4x100m relay team from 2004 who are competing toraise funds for the 'We Love Manchester Emergency Fund', are all set for the Manchester International. The event provides a great opportunity to see athletes from across the home countries in action and as part of the fundraising 4x100m relay, Manchester's former world boxing champions Anthony Crolla and Scott Quigg will be lining up as part of one of the teams.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that an 8th team will be competing at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The team includes Commonwealth Games heptathlete Jessica Tappin and last year's British champion Seb Rodger in the 400m hurdles, Olympian Jazmin Sawyers and indoor and outdoor champion Dan Bramble in the long jump, British and England Pole Vault medallist Harry Coppell and Shot Put star Sophie McKinna.
National medals, as well as another opportunity to clock a fast 10,000m time, will be up for grabs this Saturday as the England Athletics 10,000m championships are held at the British Milers' Club Trafford Grand Prix.
Welsh athletes will be pulling their vests on for the last International of the year when they compete at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The match sees teams from England, GB U20, Northern Ireland and Ulster, Scotland, Denmark, and a combined UKWL/BAL team compete throughout an evening programme.
Following a fantastic inaugural Manchester International last year, athletes from Athletics Northern Ireland will compete against other home countries England, Scotland, Wales, plus a GB NI Under 20 team as well as a combined British Athletics League/ UK Women' League team.
A combined British Athletics league and UK Women's League team will compete at the Manchester International against national teams from England, GB U20, Northern Ireland and Ulster, Scotland, Wales and Denmark.