England Athletics News


Road Running - Spring International Opportunities

England Athletics are offering developing juniors as well as developing and elite senior runners a number of England representative opportunities at a range of distances on the roads this coming Spring. This includes the Great Ireland Run, Attnanger Road Mile International (Austria), Trofeo Opitergium (Italy), and Lillebaelt Halv Marathon (Denmark).

AAA Tom Pink Relays produce quartet of new records

The Tom Pink Relays were held in conjunction with the 2018 England Athletics indoor combined events championships at the EIS on Saturday. This is the 11th year that the relays have been held at the EIS. More than 250 children in the under 11 and under 13 age groups made the journey and took part in what was an exciting and fun competition.

New Balance ESAA Cross Country Championships: preview

This year Leeds will host the English Schools' AA Cross Country Championship on Saturday 17th March. Temple Newsam Park is the location for the 58th boys' and 50th girls' event. The Junior and Intermediate age groups will be selected for the SIAB International at Wollaton Park on the 24th March.

Spa Striders use Club Run to prepare for 5k and 10k events

Warwickshire based club Spa Striders are one of a number of clubs who have recently completed the England Athletics Club Run programme. The club welcomed the visits by Gloucestershire based coach, Kerry Newell. The sessions were aimed at helping prepare runners for the 5 miles and 10k distances, with a number of the club's runners going on to set personal bests at a 10k race in February.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

The major events of the weekend were the Inter-Counties' Cross Country Championships and British Athletics Cross Challenge final plus the NCAA Indoor Championships. Other notable performances included Results from the Podium 5k, Lugano Trophy, England Athletics Combined Events Championships and more, plus Valerie Adams enjoys a winning return.

England Athletics 10km Race Walking titles achieved by Snook and Garcia

The England Athletics 10km Race Walking Championships was incorporated into the Molly Barnett Open Walks, promoted by Coventry Godiva Harriers on Sunday 11th March. With England's top walkers in action in Lugano, this left the way clear for the younger generation to take victory. Junior Chris Snook took the Men's 10km Championships, and Ana Garcia became the women's England Champion.

Under 17 indoor Heptathlon British Record smashed in Sheffield!

It was all change for Day 2 of the Under 17 men's indoor heptathlon. With athletes' strengths and weaknesses dramatically changing the positions after day 2's sprint hurdles, pole vault and 1000m, it was an exciting spectacle in Sheffield. Meanwhile, our Under 15 athletes were making their mark in the one day indoor pentathlon on Sunday.

Emily makes a Bee line for pentathlon gold

The first of our 2018 Under 17 combined events champions was crowned today with the one day U17 women's pentathlon champion Emily Bee taking gold, 45 points ahead of Steph Driscoll in silver and Iris Oliarnyk took the bronze trailing just 10 points. The first day of the U17 men's heptathlon sees Theo Adesina in the lead overnight.