The University of Exeter, supported by England Athletics, are looking for participants to help with a research study looking into the training practices, injury and social identity of adolescent distance runners, aged 13 to 18 years old.
Lily Hill Park in Bracknell was the venue for the 21st running of the Bracknell Schools Invitation Cross Country Relays. There are 4 races which were all about team running as the athletes took on the woodland and meadow course in a relay format. This year the event was made possible through financial support from England Athletics.
The City of Portsmouth AC has been working very hard over the last 12 months to extend the availability of competitive sport to a wider sector. Their Super Series is to provide a competitive outlet for athletes who would not normally have regular competitive opportunity. There's also a very successful U17 / U20 squad who receive extra benefits and incentives.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that online entry for our U23 and U20 Championships is now open. The championships will take place in Bedford on 16-17 June and will also be the trials for the World U20 Championships which take place in July in Tampere, Finland.
A sunny Sutton Park hosted the English Road Running Association's Men's 12 Stage and Women's 6 Stage Road Relay Championships, as Tonbridge AC and Leeds City AC emerged victorious. Medals were also up for grabs in the ERRA English 5k championships for Under 17 and Under 15 athletes earlier on in the day.
The ERRA Men's 12 Stage And Women's 6 Stage National Road Relay Championships held in Association with us at England Athletics will take place at Sutton Park, Birmingham on Saturday 14th April. The Road Relays are the highlight of the calendar for many athletics and running clubs and always provide an exciting competition.
Budding young athletes from across the UK are set to compete in the Sportshall Athletics UK Finals at Manchester's Regional Indoor Athletics Arena on the weekend of 14th and 15th April. The most promising young athletes will battle it out to be crowned UK Champions at the flagship athletics development event of the year.
Fresh off the back of his British Athletics Indoor Championships success, Great Britain International Shot Putter Scott Lincoln attended Allerton Junior Athletics Club to put the young athletes through their paces and run a Shot Put technical demonstration.
England Athletics South West region are pleased to announce that selections have been made for the Mini Marathon team who will compete against the other regions at the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 22nd April 2018.
The World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) will be holding their 2018 International Youth Cup in Lanzada, Italy this year. England Athletics will be sending a team of up to 4 under 18 men and 4 under 18 women to compete.