England Athletics News


Wearing an England vest abroad - athletes give us the low down

England Athletics sent a 6-strong team to Bermuda recently. As well as the official report of the races (click here to read it) we've had the unusual offer from two athletes to write about their perspective on the trip. Athlete Gemma Steel said, "It has really opened my eyes as to what can be achieved through athletics. It was a great learning curve for me - getting used to different time-zones, feeling part of a team and the value of exploring my limits as an athlete."

Becky Lyne talks about her road to recovery

I did it! After 3 years of trying, I finally managed to get back and race! It was just a fairly low-key road mile race in Sunderland where I finished 5th in 5 minutes; but a start no less, writes Commonwealth athlete Becky Lyne.

Gemma Steel Goes From Strength to Strength

Gemma Steel was overjoyed to receive confirmation that her fourth-place at the World Trials at Cofton Park in Birmingham had secured her selection as a member of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team to compete at the World Cross Country Championships.

Diary of a MENCAP team athlete

Stephanie Moore is a Learning Disability athlete who wore an England vest representing the MENCAP Team in France recently. She tells us about her experiences over the 4 days.