England Athletics News


Hawkinge Hurricanes achieve clubmark

The Hawkinge Hurricanes, a road running club and Run Together Group in Kent have recently been awarded Clubmark status. They have only been established 13 months and already boast 84 members ranging from novice to elite, one coach, five qualified run leaders, a welfare officer and a mental health ambassador.

Athlete wellbeing – spot the early signs of eating disorders

England Athletics works with a range of partners to promote the wellbeing of all athletes involved in the sport, whatever their ability, aspiration or event. We want to help clubs and those involved in the sport in adopting a preventative approach to identify athletes who may be at the early stages of eating disorders.

Hatch Warren Runners latest club to benefit from Club Run programme

Hatch Warren Runners are the latest club to take part in the popular Club Run programme, with the three sessions culminating in many of their runners going on to compete in the Reading and Fleet Half-Marathons which took place last weekend, as well as several members of the club preparing for next month's Virgin London Marathon.

Trained guide runners help six visually impaired new runners

Six visually impaired (VI) adults attended a fantastic running taster session expertly led by Run Leader Sara Davies. After some introductions the participants were all matched up with trained guide runners who had kindly agreed to support the event.

New Balance English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships

Report and video - There was a tremendous afternoon of races at the Norfolk Showground when the national schools' cross country titles were decided. The races saw a mix of front running, sprint finishes and late changes to medal positions as the county schools teams contested the six championship races.

Coach development update

An update to coaches on our planning for future work on coach development from Head of Coaching and Athlete Development, Martin Rush.

Time to get your tickets!

London will host World Para Athletics Championships 14-23 July and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 04-13 August and it's time to get your tickets! There are still some special offers on for clubs and schools, a resale site for fans, plus VIP packages and and regular tickets too.

Records broken at Tom Pink relays

The Tom Pink Relays were held in conjunction with the 2017 England Athletics indoor combined events championships at the EIS on Saturday 11th March. This is the 10th year that the relays have been held at the EIS and it continues to increase in popularity with more than 300 children in the under 11 and under 13 age groups taking part.