Andrew Grenfell coaching young athletes at Rossendale Harriers

Andrew Grenfell – giving back to the sport

Andrew Grenfell only recently turned to coaching at his local club, Rossendale Harriers, but he, and his coaching partner Jon Cleaver, have already made a big impact. It is great to see the huge and positive impact that Andrew has had on the sport in his new volunteering role. We caught up with him to find out more.
Athlete on a track

The 2023 Club Improvement Fund is now open for applications

We are pleased to announce our Club Improvement Fund is returning for 2023 and is now open for applications from member clubs.
Amelie Lane mountain running medallist

Double team bronze for England juniors at International Under 18 Mountain Running Cup

The MaXi-Race in Annecy provided the perfect backdrop for England’s young mountain runners to experience an elite international event and take on the world.  A first step for some in the world of international racing and the next step for others as they continue their development into world class junior athletes.
Mike McFarlane

Mike McFarlane: 1960-2023

England Athletics is saddened to hear of the death of Mike McFarlane. Mike was a sprinter who earned a relay medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics plus represented England at two Commonwealth Games, taking gold in the 200m in Brisbane in 1982 and silver and bronze respectively in the 4x100 relay and 100m four years later in Edinburgh.
England Athletics logo

Statement on our U20 & U23 Championships (17-18 June)

Sammy Ball

Ball rolls to a record performance

A British record and world lead of 7870pts by Sammy Ball (Michael Dyer, Reading) provided the highlight on what was a fascinating second day at the England Athletics Open Senior and U20 Combined Event Championships.
U20 Heptathlon Hurdles

Scorching start to season

Everybody benefitted from the superb conditions in Manchester on Day One of the England Athletics Open Senior and U20 Combined Event Championships.
Night of 10000m PBs pacer

Night of the 10,000m PBs: A pacer’s insight on this legendary event

Sean Pickering at 2022 Hall of Fame

Shaun Pickering: 1961-2023

England Athletics were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Shaun, who cared passionately for our sport and was an inspiration to so many. Funeral details are published.
Athletics track lanes image

Athlete Panel launched