The Tom Pink Relays were held in conjunction with the 2018 England Athletics indoor combined events championships at the EIS on Saturday. This is the 11th year that the relays have been held at the EIS. More than 250 children in the under 11 and under 13 age groups made the journey and took part in what was an exciting and fun competition.
This year Leeds will host the English Schools' AA Cross Country Championship on Saturday 17th March. Temple Newsam Park is the location for the 58th boys' and 50th girls' event. The Junior and Intermediate age groups will be selected for the SIAB International at Wollaton Park on the 24th March.
It was all change for Day 2 of the Under 17 men's indoor heptathlon. With athletes' strengths and weaknesses dramatically changing the positions after day 2's sprint hurdles, pole vault and 1000m, it was an exciting spectacle in Sheffield. Meanwhile, our Under 15 athletes were making their mark in the one day indoor pentathlon on Sunday.
The first of our 2018 Under 17 combined events champions was crowned today with the one day U17 women's pentathlon champion Emily Bee taking gold, 45 points ahead of Steph Driscoll in silver and Iris Oliarnyk took the bronze trailing just 10 points. The first day of the U17 men's heptathlon sees Theo Adesina in the lead overnight.
This weekend sees our final indoor track and field competition - the Under 17 and Under 15 Combined events championships - take place at the EIS in Sheffield. Our young athletes, no doubt inspired by Katarina Johnson-Thompson's Gold medal at the World Indoors in Birmingham last week, will be vying for their own medals.
Spencer Duval - England Athletics' National Endurance Lead - paid a preliminary visit to the 2018 location for the English Schools' Cross Country Championships which will take place on 17th March 2018. Watch the drone footage that he took of the route.
With big fields taking to the start line to charge up the famous start of the Parliament Hill course there was a tremendous atmosphere for 'The National'. While Phoebe Low and Adam Hickey took the senior crowns, there were some hugely impressive displays across the other age groups as the younger athletes were clearly unintimidated by historically tough course.
The England Athletics Age Group indoor track and field championships take place this weekend at the EIS in Sheffield. It's set to be a full on two days of action from our under 15, under 17 and under 20 athletes all hoping to be crowned indoor champion for their event. We preview the ones to watch.
The England Athletics Age Group indoor track and field championships take place this weekend at the EIS in Sheffield. National records and world leading age-group performances will all be part of the weekend - and for the lucky crowd, plenty will be able to say they've seen the next star of British athletics in action before they became a household name.
This week sees the best young athletes in the country go head to head in the England Athletics indoor Under 20, Under 17 and Under 15 Championships on 24 to 25 February. It's a great event that not only provides two days of incredible head to head action, but more importantly it also provides the perfect opportunity to look into the future and see just how strong athletics will be for many years to come.