Simon first started guide running in 2016 when his wife volunteered him to help her guide run twin girls they know in their village.
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.
The 11th Annual English Cross Country Association Open meeting will be held on Saturday 19th May at the Smart Aston Court Hotel, Derby. All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics for cross country running are eligible to attend and vote. The meeting will start at 12 noon.
There were a trio of marathon successes on the final day of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
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.
Team England won both men's and women's 4x100m relays in spectacular fashion, as the track and field programme at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games drew to a conclusion.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson (Liverpool Harriers, Bertrand Valcin) won heptathlon gold on day six of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, as 18-year-old Niamh Emerson (Amber Valley Erewash, David Feeney) recorded a personal best score for a well-earned bronze.
We at England Athletics are saddened to hear of the death of Bob Matthews MBE, who was an eight-time Paralympic champion in visually impaired middle and long distance events. Bob was inducted into our Hall of Fame in 2014.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that online entry for our England Athletics Disability Open 2018 is now available. The championships will take place in Bedford on 26-27 May in conjunction with our Senior and U20 Combined Events Championships.
The Amateur Athletics Association is sad to hear of the death of former Vice President Bill Lucas who passed away at the great age of 101 after a lifetime of service to athletics.