England Athletics News - 2017


County runners dominate Great West Run

The 2017 South West regional championships were decided on the results from two events - the Glastonbury 10k and the Great West Run Half Marathon. And incentivised by the Regional Championships, County teams from across the South West dominated the results in Exeter's Great West Run held on 15th October.

England Athletics 10M champs: Chris Thompson to defend Simplyhealth Great South Run title in Portsmouth

Chris Thompson will defend his Simplyhealth Great South Run title at the world's leading 10-mile event in Portsmouth this weekend.In the women's race, Charlotte Purdue and Gemma Steel will battle it out for honours.Tracy Barlow, who also represented Great Britain over the marathon in this summer's World Championships, will challenge Purdue and Steel in a largely domestic field which incorporates the England Athletics10 Mile Championships.

England team ready to take on Toronto

Following performance at the Virgin London Marathon and England Championships last month a team of athletes were selected to represent England at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon which takes place this weekend on 22nd October.

Safe Codes of Practice for Throws

England Athletics would like to bring to your attention some new documents regarding Throws Safety procedures that have been produced by UKA - these are relevant to officials, coaches, event organisers and facility operators.

England Athletics Board Election Results

England Athletics is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 Board Election. The candidate who clubs and member organisations elected to the available position on the England Athletics Board is Tim Soutar (Blackheath Bromley Harriers AC).

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Five athletes go sub-2:06 and Tadelech Bekele wins women's race, while Luke Traynor and Rebecca Hilland claim Manchester Half Marathon victories. Reports on the British Athletics Cardiff Cross Challenge, the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run half-marathon and the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon can be found in their online events section.