The England Team performed well at the 2018 British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships, which incorporated the Junior Home Countries International. Returning to Glendalough in the garden of Ireland's County Wicklow, conditions and terrain lent themselves to fast running.
Following the success of the England Masters versus Celtic Masters representative 10k competition earlier this year, we are delighted to announce that we will be repeating this opportunity in 2019. The representative opportunity will be incorporated within the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k for 12 May 2019. There will be three qualifying opportunities over the next months; one in the North, Midlands and South of England
A new workshop from England Athletics to help off-track clubs with event organisation is aimed at new or existing event organisers looking at staging road or multi-terrain races. This introductory workshop aims to provide clubs with both inspiration and information around setting up a new event or revitalizing an existing one.
Marc Scott (Richmond Zetland, Jerry Schumacher) and Jess Piasecki (Stockport Harriers) claimed the 2018 Men's and Women's England 10k titles in dominant style at last weekend's Trafford 10k.
The past week has featured Diamond League finals in Zurich and Brussels while younger athletes were in action at the School Games in Loughborough. Andrew Butchart is second on return from injury, while junior sprinter Kristal Awuah is among athletes to impress in Berlin.
The British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships incorporating Home Countries International takes place in Glendalough, Ireland on 8 September 2018. This event provides an important development opportunity and England have selected a particularly strong team.
Day two of the England Athletics U17 and U15 Age group champs continued where day one left off - with a string of meeting records, ranking-topping performances, eye-catching marks and, more importantly, intense competition highlighting the strength in depth this meeting displays.
It may be the end of a long hot scorching summer, packed with a seemingly endless string of incredible performances, but tell that to England's best age group athletes who were more than keen and more than ready to stamp their mark on the 2018 season.
Manchester International proved to be as thrilling as ever, with the England Team emerging as winners again. The excitement could also be felt off the field, with parents, coaches, officials, children and athletes welcoming a new addition to the England Athletics events - our very own lifesize Leonard the Lion!
The England Athletics Under 17 and Under 15 Championships - including our Disability Athletics Age Group championships - take place at Bedford this weekend, Saturday and Sunday (25-26 August).