The ESAA National Championships will take place on 7th-8th July at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. Tickets and programmes are now available to buy online for this event, although they will be for sale at the gate too.
One of those awarded a British Empire Medal in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours is Ros Cramp who volunteers much of her spare time with Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club, as well as giving her time freely to a number of other sports to support disabled people.
There were new championship records set in two high jump events as a superb day of competition at Bedford culminated in a series of fast 100m finals at the end of the afternoon. With strong performances across a range of events on the track and in the field there was always plenty of great action to be watching as the action unfolded.
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This weekend sees the England Athletics U23 and U20 Championships taking place at Bedford. There looks set to be intense competition for medals and titles across the programme with places at the European U23 and U20 championships also up for grabs. Find out some of the athletes to watch and how to follow our coverage.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the U18 team selected to compete in an England vest at International Youth Cup for Mountain Running. The event takes place at Gagliano del Capo, Italy on 24th June. England has a strong record in this event, regularly winning team and individual medals, including a bronze by Jonny Brownlee back in 2007.
England Athletics are sending a team of 4 under 18 Men and 4 under 18 Women to the International Mountain Running Youth Cup event in Gagliano del Capo, Italy on 24 June. The trial for the England team will be in conjunction with the Hutton Roof Fell Race (between Kendal and Lancaster) on Saturday 27 May.
The East Region has sent a team to the London Mini Marathon since the Regions were first invited to join the London Boroughs in this annual event. Over the years the East has enjoyed some notable successes and 2017 is no exception.
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April saw athletes from the top county teams from each of the English Regions joined by National Champions from Ulster and Wales descend on Sportcity, Manchester for the 2017 Sportshall UK Finals.
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.