The Virgin Money London Marathon have announced the process for club place allocation for the 2019 event. Applications will open on 5 November with the number of club places allocated based on the number of registered first claim members over the age of 18 on that date. Please ensure your athlete registrations are up to date to be ready to apply for the maximum possible number of club places.
Globally, both the European CHampionships in Berlin, and the NACAC North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships hit the headlines. CLoser to home there are reports from the MK5000 PB Special in Milton Keynes, BWAA Grand Prix in Stoke Mandeville, Scottish Senior Championships, and WMRA Mountain RUnning World Cup series in Switzerland.
Emma Gould and Steve Vernon became senior England Athletics Mountain Running Champions at the British Athletics trial for the World Mountain Running Championships, with Joe Dugdale and Rosie Woodhams taking the U20 Men's and Women's titles respectively.
On the road, reports from BAL and UKWL finals, a number of 10k events including the British Masters Championship. In track and field, reports from the African Championships, Berlin U20s, and Loughborough Open, plus the British Athletics Mountain Running Challenge in Skiddaw.
Coping with an overnight rest, getting back into the groove and producing performances that matched or bettered day one are what the multi-events are all about. Overnight leaders who take gold are rare but one or two survived - while as ever, athletes down in the pack, quickly established themselves in the morning's first two events.
It may be the summer holidays, but that didn't detract from the intensity of this combined events championships, for so many reasons the highlight of the age group season. Far more than at senior level, some of the best in the country individually take on the complexity of multi-events as part of their training progression.
Teams have been announced for the Combined Events Home Countries International, which takes place this weekend (4-5 August) in Manchester.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the team for the 2018 Manchester International match which sees England take on teams from Scotland, Wales,Northern Ireland and Ulster, Great Britain NI Under 20s, Iceland, the British Athletics League and UK Women's League, and other international representatives including from Denmark.
The England Athletics U17 and U15 Combined Events Championships 2018 takes place this Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August at the Manchester Regional Arena.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the 2018 / 2019 marathon programme for Masters age group runners. We are working with the organisers of five of the country's biggest and best marathon. Masters runners starting at V35 upwards to V75 and above who are registered with an affiliated club will have the opportunity to earn themselves an England Masters representative vest.