The World Mountain Running Association International Youth Cup for under 18 athletes took place in Lanzada, Italy. The 4.3km course included a 290m ascent and descent. Matthew Mackay stormed to victory - leading the England Junior Men to a team gold medal. The England Junior Women improved their finishing position from 7th last year to 5th.
As part of our partnership with DW Fitness First - the UK's leading gym and retail company - we are offering the opportunity to attend special events with Olympian and World Championships medallist Jenny Meadows. These events are FREE to attend and also include the opportunity for you to find out how DW Fitness First can work locally with your club or RunTogether group.
The Race Directors' course is a must for anyone looking to upskill the quality of any event they deliver and support. This is particularly useful for partners and junior team members wanting to take on more responsibility and organise their own events in the future.
This year's Home Countries International event was incorporated into the European Mountain Running trial and was also the British Athletics Mountain Running Championships. The day was very misty and damp making the descents quite slippery underfoot, the race was two laps over a distance of 10.4km with a total ascent of 780m.
England Athletics are pleased to announce two high quality England representative opportunities for marathon runners this coming autumn. The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Mainova Frankfurt Marathon are both IAAF Gold Label events and will provide excellent competition opportunities for marathon runners.
The Mountain Running Senior Home International takes place within the 2018 British Athletics European Mountain Running Championships Trial which will take place at Sedbergh on 2 June. We are pleased to announce the England team who will compete at the event.
The WMRA International Mountain Running Youth Cup will take place at Lanzada, Italy on 16 June. We are pleased to announce the England team who will compete at the event.
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.
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 running.
Perhaps the bright cloudless skies over Leicester Saffron Lane stadium were an omen for the first ever Steeplefest event for 'Steeplechase and nothing else' which took place on 6 May. With 50 entrants from all points across the home countries, the event found itself centre stage for those looking for early season times and ESAA qualification, plus an attempt on the all-time British best time for women's 1500m SC.