Applications for our Club Run programme are now open for off-track and road running clubs across the country.In the last eighteen months 64 clubs across the country have got involved in the Club Run programme with well over 100 club run visits having taking place to date and over 2000 running participants taking part in the sessions, involving 25 experienced coaches. A further 40+ clubs will have the opportunity to get involved in Club Run during 2018.
The England teams faced very strong opposition from a host of African runners at the Cross Internacional de Italica over the weekend.
One of the most prestigious Cross Country races of the Winter takes place in Seville, Spain this Sunday when the 36th Cross International de Italica is staged. The English Cross Country Association has four teams in action representing England.
If you are involved in the club road running in any role - as a runner, club officer, coach, leader or any other position - we have a series of FREE events designed specifically for you. This is an opportunity for you to share your ideas with senior members of England Athletics staff and to find out about the new and existing initiatives available to support road running clubs. At each of the sessions there will also be an interview and QA with an England Road Running International athlete or experienced coach about their experiences, training and club coaching environments.
It was a team of young English athletes who were given the opportunity to race in the 4x1k relays which is held to contest the Stewart Cup as part of the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry.
As many a runner typically makes a few New Year's resolutions and competition goals at the start of each calendar year why not consider getting involved in some of our age group masters competitions. For the masters road running community we have representative teams at 10K and Marathon over a range of age groups.
The West Midlands Region 2018 London Mini Marathon Trials will take place on 17th February, at the Stourport Cycleway. These trials are for selection into the West Midlands team for the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 22nd April 2018.
An England team will be part of the competition when the mixed 4x1k relays is held to contest the Stewart Cup at the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday.
Entries for the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships close on Friday 12th January 2018. Entry can only be made online by going to www.englishcrosscountry.co.uk and clicking on Nationals and Entry procedure.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that following last year's successful introduction of a 5k National Championship on the road, we will once again be working with the race organisors of the Mid-Cheshire 5k Series in staging the 2018 Championship.