The England Athletics U17 and U15 Combined Events Championships 2018 takes place this Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August at the Manchester Regional Arena.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the 2018 / 2019 marathon programme for Masters age group runners. We are working with the organisers of five of the country's biggest and best marathon. Masters runners starting at V35 upwards to V75 and above who are registered with an affiliated club will have the opportunity to earn themselves an England Masters representative vest.
Daily round-up reports from the England Athletics Senior, AAA and UK CAU Championships in Manchester. Also covered, Irish Championships, USA pole vaulting at the Liberty Bridge Jump Off. Plus running news from London, Bogota Half Marathon (Colombia) and Montane Lakeland 100 50 mile ultras in the Lake District.
All clubs want to provide a safe and secure environment for their members. This new safeguarding course has been developed by UKA Welfare Team in partnership with EduCare Ltd. Specifically created for athletics, it provides an understanding of what safeguarding is when it comes to children, young people and vulnerable adults in athletics.
England Athletics are pleased to announce full teams for the inaugural Commonwealth Half-Marathon Championships which take place in Cardiff on Sunday 7th October. Twenty-six of the Commonwealth Nations have expressed interest in bringing teams to Cardiff, which makes for a highly anticipated and hard-fought competition.
The AAA is saddened to hear of the death of E. H. (Ted) Sutters who passed away on 10th July aged 96 after a lifetime of volunteering for athletics.
The concluding day of the 2018 England Athletics UK CAU and AAA Senior Championships including disability championships saw incredible performances across sprint and distance races, and with world class marks in the field.
Day one of England Athletics UK CAU and AAA Senior Championships including disability championships produced a selection of quality performances as athletes put the finishing touches to their summer championships programmes and significantly earned spots on the team for next month's Manchester International.
England Athletics have published an update on the work referred to in 'Athletics Running: for everyone, forever', our strategic plan to take us as an organisation through to 2021 and beyond. The plan recognised the challenges that exist for England Athletics and their family of clubs and groups and to offer a plan of action to meet these challenges as well as supporting those in the wider Athletics and Running community.
The annual SW Region Club and County Track and Field Championships took place in hot and sunny conditions in Exeter. There were over 200 personal bests set plus a number of season's best. A total of fourteen new championship bests were set.