Allerton Junior Athletics Club continues to develop athletes at county standard. Head coach of AJAC Glen Hilton is very proud of his athletes' achievements especially as the Club has only been in operation for three years. Glen said "I just love watching athletes enjoy our sport, doing well and developing."
The Eveque World Marathon Challenge 2017/18 has been running as a virtual competition since October and so far 5 teams have broken the World Marathon Record. There is still time to test your team's mettle to see if you too can beat Dennis Kimetto's world record. Teams of between 26 and 36 members each run 200m sections in a continuous relay until the full marathon distance has been covered.
With Mental Health Awareness Week focusing on stress, and exam season upon students across the country, Beat Eating Disaorders have produced a guide on exam stress and eating disorders. It covers issues to be aware of, as well as tips on studying, and supporting a friend or family member.
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.
A strong team was selected to represent England at the ISF World Schools Cross Country Championships in Paris on April 4 2018. The ten athletes were accompanied by Team Managers Anne Francis and Paul Allison.
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.
Despite a Saturday that was set to be full of wind, rain and snow, just over 2,000 athletes turned up to the grounds of Temple Newsam, for the English Schools' Cross Country Championship 2018. In total there were 6 races, across tricky, muddy terrain, up and down hills. These testing conditions required perfect timing and judgement to be successful!
This year Leeds will host the English Schools' AA Cross Country Championship on Saturday 17th March. Temple Newsam Park is the location for the 58th boys' and 50th girls' event. The Junior and Intermediate age groups will be selected for the SIAB International at Wollaton Park on the 24th March.
Spencer Duval - England Athletics' National Endurance Lead - paid a preliminary visit to the 2018 location for the English Schools' Cross Country Championships which will take place on 17th March 2018. Watch the drone footage that he took of the route.
Following a highly successful switch to Prestwold Hall near Loughborough in 2017, the national school Year 5/6/7 cross country finals will again take place at the same venue on Saturday 24 March. This year sees the invitation extended to Clubs who wish to form teams of children.