Competition News


Commonwealth Games England Para Athletics squad for 2018 Games announced

Paralympic and World champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox are among 18 para athletes announced for Team England's athletics squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Both starred at this summer's World Para Athletics Championships in London; Hahn winning double gold in the T38 100m and 200m, while Cox sealed the T38 400m title along with winning two further medals. They will be competing at their first Commonwealth Games in the T38 100m.

England Athletics Indoor Team opportunities

England Athletics value the importance of competitive International opportunities for athletes in preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games Team and will provide opportunities in the 2018 Indoor season for indoor track and field events in Vienna, Bratislava and Cardiff.

Journey to the Gold Coast: Nathan Douglas

On the 4th April 2018 the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games will be getting underway on Australia's Gold Coast. In October, Team England announced which athletes had been selected to take the 75 allocated places on the athletics squad, and those athletes will now be preparing for what is considered the competition pinnacle for England representative teams. We will be catching up with various members of the squad as they set their sights on next year's event in Queensland.

Road Running Road Shows to launch in 2018

England Athletics are launching a series of Road Shows for the club road running community. The Road Shows are open to club officers, coaches, leaders and club members and offer an opportunity to find out more about some of the new and existing initiatives that aim to support road running clubs, as well as an opportunity for you to share your ideas with us.

England teams for the road internationals taking place in the new year

Following a busy autumn of England Championships on the road we are pleased to announce the England teams for the road internationals taking place in the new year. Selections for the teams were all linked to performances achieved at England Championship events. Congratulations to all of the selected athletes and their coaches.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Norway's Sondre Nordstad Moen was a surprise winner of the Fukuoka Marathon in a European record. Other recent results include a course record-breaking win by Eilish McColgan at the Percy Pud 10k and a joint half-marathon win by Sarah Inglis in Barbados. Plus news and results fromevents at home and abroad.

Close results at ESAA Cross Country Cup

Following County competitions and then Regional rounds earlier this month, the Grand Final of the English Schools' AA Cross Country Championships took place in Kent on 25th November. Dr Challoner's High School and Grammar School in Amersham dominated the podiums and both the Junior Boys' and the Inter Girls' compeititons, first and second positions were separated by just one point!

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

A look at some of the top recent results from UK and overseas action, including the British Athletics Cross Challenge, ESAA Cross Country Cup Final, South of Thames 5 mile Cross Country Championships, and England Masters Inter Area XC, plus events abroad including Italy, Germany, and Spain.