England Athletics News


Selection policy for Loughborough International: reminder

England Athletics aims to field the best possible Senior team at the Loughborough International on Sunday 21 May. The primary aim of selections for the team will be to contribute to the development of potential Commonwealth Games 2018 athletes via way of exposure to international competition and environment.

Coaches set for medal recognition at IAAF world championships London 2017

On 100 days until the start of the Championships, the organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 have announced that for the first time ever at a World Championships, coaches of medal-winning athletes will also receive medals. The medals will be for athletes to hand to their coach or significant advisor in recognition of the unique and valued working relationship between athlete and coach.

England 5k Championships: preview

With the England 5k Championships taking place this coming Friday evening (28th April) many of the nation's top endurance athletes will be heading to Kingsley, Cheshire. The popular Mid-Cheshire 5k Series is hosting this inaugural England 5k Road Championships and a capacity entry with an in depth elite field in the men's race in particular should make for an exciting evening.

Update: U18 competition opportunities for national selection

Some new competition opportunities have been announced for U18* athletes who compete in the hurdles and throws and are looking to gain selection to the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017. We would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to a national team to enter one or more of these competitions.

England Athletics delivery from April 2017

As part of our updates on the work of England Athletics you can view a video update from our Chief Executive Chris Jones. You can also view other information which has previously been published. Chris gives a summary of the work of England Athletics following the start of the new period of delivery which began on 1 April 2017.