England Athletics News


Race walkers do the England vest proud in Switzerland

Tom Bosworth, Callum Wilkinson and Gemma Bridge starred for England Athletics in a high-quality Lugano Trophy Meeting in Switzerland last weekend. Cameron Corbishley clocked a new Personal Best and in the Under 20 10km races, Chris Snook improved his personal best and Tom Partington finished in his second quickest time for the distance.

England's strong XC teams hoping to win their last fixture of the winter

The Home Countries International Cross Country takes place at the Margam Park Estate, Port Talbot, Wales on Saturday. This is the last cross country of the season and takes place on the same weekend as the World Cross in Uganda. England travel with strong teams targeting wins in all four races.

Fun multi-event competition welcomes 74 youngsters to Ashford

74 young athletes took part in the Ashford Leisure Trust junior athletics competition held at the Julie Rose Stadium on Saturday 18th March. The event was for young athletes from primary school years R, 1, 2, 3 and 4 with youngsters taking part in five events throughout the morning.

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The major action was the English Schools' Cross Country Championships but it was a very busy weekend, especially on the roads; reports from half marathons in Reading, Fleet, Brentwood, Coventry, Hampton Court, Hastings and Wilmslow. It was a podium place for Tom Bosworth at the Lugano Race Walk Trophy. A report also from the British Masters Cross Country Championshipsheld near Liverpool.

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.

World University Games 2017

The 2017 Summer Universiade will be held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei from the 19th - 30th August. If you are interested in being considered for the Great Britain Team please see the important information on completing the nomination form and make sure you meet the General Eligibility Criteria on the BUCS website.

South West Mini Marathon teams announced

England Athletics South West regional are pleased to announce that selections have been made for the Mini Marathon team who will compete against the other regions at the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 23rd April 2017.

English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships preview

This Saturday sees the New Balance English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships take place at the Norfolk Showground near Norwich. The course is mostly flat and fast, although there are several slight hills. We wish the athletes all the best and you can follow the championships on social media and via our Live Events page this Saturday.

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.