Sophie Hahn (Charnwood, Joe McDonnell) ran a scorching Games record to win T38 100m gold on day five of athletics at the Commonwealth Games Gold Coast.
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.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson (Liverpool Harriers, Bertrand Valcin) leads the heptathlon after two events as a number of English teammates progress to finals later in the programme.
Nick was partially sighted from birth, he lost the sight in his right eye at the age of 15 and then gradually lost his remaining sight in his mid-20s. For the last ten years or so he has had no useful vision at all. Nick started running in 2015 during a particularly difficult time in his life.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that online entry for our Senior and U20 Combined Events Championships is now open. The championships will take place in Bedford on 26-27 May and incorporate the BUCS, Midlands, Northern Championships and the Welsh Championships.
Rosie Clarke (Epsom and Ewell, David Harmer) finished a fine fourth in a 3000m steeplechase won by Jamaica's Aisha Praught in 9:21.00.
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to represent England on the road this Spring at distances from the mile to half marathon. Selections are listed for the Garmin Great Ireland 10k, International Attnanger Spitz Mile (Austria), Trofeo Opitergium International U20 Road Race (Italy), and Lillebaelt Half Marathon (Denmark).
A photo of three Bexley Mencap runners taking part in Bexley's 5k parkrun has been shortlisted in Bexley Council's Stronger Communities exhibition. The three Bexley Mencap runners, Luke, Emmanuel and Matt, like to keep fit, and are regular members of Bexley Mencap's Run Together group which provides Keep Fit classes for people with Learning Disabilities.
It is with great sadness that England Athletics learnt of the passing of Ron Stonehouse. Ron was a stalwart of Farnham Athletics Club and after amalgamation, Aldershot Farnham and District AC. He was a high-achieving athlete and then becam a coach to a number of top runners including Bernie Ford, Christina Boxer and Roger Hackney.
An eventful night on the Gold Coast saw English athletes compete in seven events in conditions that ranged from warm and humid to torrential rain in the space of three hours.