England Athletics News


How your club could benefit from Club Run - like Headington Road Runners!

Headington Road Runners are one of the clubs who have been taking advantage of England Athletics' Club Run programme. Club Run is our free initiative specifically aimed at supporting road running clubs, offering a free series of practical coaching sessions led by coaches linked to the England Athletics coach development programmes with experience in off-track running. We explain how you can get involved.

Workshop: becoming a Volunteer Run Marshal

Now's the Time, Thamesmead in association with Team Personal Best have organised a free workshop for anyone interested in finding out more about volunteering at a running event. After the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to be a volunteer run marshal at the annual Thamesmead 5k and Family 1mile eventsand to be paired up with a more experienced volunteer for the day, if they wish.

Mountain Running team selected for Slovenia event

England Athletics re pleased to announce the team selected for the Smarna Gora mountain running event to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 7th October. This is an important development opportunity for England U23 athletes and is intended as a stepping stone to senior GB representation.

British Half Marathon Championships

We recently announced details of the upcoming England Athletics Half Marathon and 10M Championships. Details of the British Athletics Half Marathon Championships are also available. The British Championships will be included in theIkano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon, Nottingham, on 24 September and athletes who wish to be considered for an elite entry can contact the organisers.

England 2017 Half Marathon and 10 Mile Road Championships dates announced

England Athletics are pleased to announce that the England 2017 Half Marathon and 10 Mile Road Championships this coming Autumn will once again be in partnership with the popular Great North Run and Great South Run events. The Great North Run (Half Marathon) takes place in Newcastle on Sunday 10th September, and the Great South Run (10 Miles) in Portsmouth on Sunday 22nd October.

England Athletics Senior Champs - Day One

Day One of the England Athletics AAA and UK CAU Senior Champs incorporating the England Athletics Senior Disability Athletics Championships produced some great competition with close battles and impressive performances on the track and in the field catching the eye.

Reminder - Club Run applications

The next round of applications for Club Run is now open.The aim of the Club Run programme is to support road running clubs and their membership in achieving their desired goals. That could be anything from helping runners prepare for a marathon, improve their 10k PBs or age bests or shape a team for a road relay event or team championship competition. Clubs applying to Club Run will be able to decide what their focus is and discuss goals with their designated coach.

Book your places now for our National Endurance Conference

England Athletics' National Endurance Conference is to be held in October with speakers including the Bownlees' coach Malcolm Brown and Barry Fudge (Head of Endurance at British Athletics). You can be part of the weekend which takes the theme "How to Win - the development of power and speed for endurance" and has a mix of workshop, practical, discussion and networking sessions.