England Athletics News


Virgin Money London Marathon Club entry opens 5 November

The Virgin Money London Marathon have announced the process for club place allocation for the 2019 event. Applications will open on 5 November with the number of club places allocated based on the number of registered first claim members over the age of 18 on that date. Please ensure your athlete registrations are up to date to be ready to apply for the maximum possible number of club places.

Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series

We are pleased to announce the Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series. Five sessions over the next few months provide the opportunity for coaches to work in small teams, enabling them to share ideas whilst working with athletes of their selected age group. The emphasis is on the technical development of hurdlers but other aspects of athlete development, e.g. strength and conditioning - will also figure.

Gould and Vernon finish on top at Skiddaw

Emma Gould and Steve Vernon became senior England Athletics Mountain Running Champions at the British Athletics trial for the World Mountain Running Championships, with Joe Dugdale and Rosie Woodhams taking the U20 Men's and Women's titles respectively.

Satellite Club funding available for affiliated clubs

The Satellite Club programme for 2018-2019 is giving England Athletics affiliated clubs the opportunity to apply for a package of support, to encourage more young people aged between 14-25 to start or become more physically active through athletics and running.

Autumn 2018 Road Race Championships

England Athletics are pleased to announce the Autumn 2018 Road Race Championships in conjunction with the organisers of three popular and well-established events. The races cover the North, Midlands and South of England providing registered club runners up and down the country the opportunity to take part in an England Championship event.

#runandtalk 2018 - save the date

During the week of 6th-12th October 2018 England Athletics, supported by Mind the mental health charity, will be once again encouraging people to #RunAndTalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

On the road, reports from BAL and UKWL finals, a number of 10k events including the British Masters Championship. In track and field, reports from the African Championships, Berlin U20s, and Loughborough Open, plus the British Athletics Mountain Running Challenge in Skiddaw.