England Athletics News


England Athletics 10M champs: Chris Thompson to defend Simplyhealth Great South Run title in Portsmouth

Chris Thompson will defend his Simplyhealth Great South Run title at the world's leading 10-mile event in Portsmouth this weekend.In the women's race, Charlotte Purdue and Gemma Steel will battle it out for honours.Tracy Barlow, who also represented Great Britain over the marathon in this summer's World Championships, will challenge Purdue and Steel in a largely domestic field which incorporates the England Athletics10 Mile Championships.

Safe Codes of Practice for Throws

England Athletics would like to bring to your attention some new documents regarding Throws Safety procedures that have been produced by UKA - these are relevant to officials, coaches, event organisers and facility operators.

England Athletics Board Election Results

England Athletics is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 Board Election. The candidate who clubs and member organisations elected to the available position on the England Athletics Board is Tim Soutar (Blackheath Bromley Harriers AC).

Volunteers recognised at 2017 England Athletics Hall of Fame

Our congratulations to our 2017 National Volunteer Award winners who were presented and recognised at Hall of Fame and Volunteer Awards evening. Eight awards were made to people, clubs and organisations who have given so much time and energy to the sport. The categories were, Coach, Official, Club, Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Innovation Project, Run Group of the Year, plus Services to Athletics.

Greats of the sport honoured in 2017 Hall of Fame inductions

Some of the Greats of Athletics through the years including the Athens Olympic 4 x 100m relay winning team, Wendy Sly and Stuart Storey were inducted into the Hall of Fame. As well as the new inductees to the England Athletics Hall of Fame, the night hosted by Katharine Merry also saw volunteers from across the country honoured in the National Volunteer Awards to celebrate their dedication and service to the sport.

South East volunteer awards

England Athletics are pleased to announce the winners of the England Athletics South East region Volunteer Awards. The South East region awards presentation evening has not yet taken place, but we will add photos after the event.