England Athletics News


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.

Team selected for SIAB Cross Country International

Following a marvellous New Balance English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships at the challenging venue at Norfolk Showground last weekend, teams were selected to compete at the SIAB (Schools' International Athletic Board) Cross Country International in Wales which takes place on the 25th March.

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.

Getting school pupils more active in London

Over the past few years England Athletics in London have been working across the spectrum to provide support, case studies and partnership development to help get more schools buying into this unique idea of 'daily running'.

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.

Reminder: U18 competition opportunities for national selection

A reminder that there are still some key competition opportunities for U18* athletes who compete in the hurdles and throws and are looking to gain selection to the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017 are now available and are listed here. We would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to a national team to enter one or more of these competitions.

A full house of records at Combined Events weekend 2017

It was a fantastic second day of competition at the England Athletics under 17 and under 15 combined events championships. An unprecedented three overall championship best scores to add to yesterday's British Record and CBP made it four out of four top points scores in the history of the championships.