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Para Athletics Classifications explained

With a busy summer of sport ahead, we want everyone to enjoy all the action. To help you with this, we've provided a guide to help explain what all the different para classifications mean, so you can understand the different events across our sport.
Lyla Belshaw at European U18 Championships

English success at the European Athletics U18 Championships in Slovakia

The junior Great Britain and Northern Ireland athletes have been putting on a show in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia with 11 medals won across the competition.
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Introducing Beck Bennett: Athlete Panel Chair

We are pleased to share that Beck Bennett has been confirmed as the new chair of the Athlete Panel.
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England's Joe Steward King of the Mountain on his race debut

This year's Snowdon International mountain race on 20 July was held in very wet conditions with visibility on the mountain also very poor, but it didn’t stop some fantastic racing. The England team was a mixture of experience and athletes making their England debuts, but both the men's and women’s team would be competitive, all the Home Nations were competing as well as a strong Italian squad.
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England Athletics member-elected Board position up for re-election

One of the two England Athletics member-elected Board positions is up for re-election at our AGM, scheduled for 26 October 2024. The election process opens today, and the deadline by which England Athletics should have received any nomination is 21 August 2024.
Confidence Lawson competing in a relay competition

Introducing the National Relay Championships 2024

England Athletics is proud to announce the first National relay championships for over 40 years. Birchfield Harriers will host this event on Sunday 25 August 2024 at the prestigious Alexander Stadium.
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CEO Blog: July 2024

As this action-packed summer of athletics and running continues, the imminent Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games give us chance to not just support our elite athletes on the biggest stage, but to recognise and highlight the contributions of the many who have helped them get there, and those who will be inspired by their performances.
Women's Commonwealth 4x100m team receiving their gold medal

England women's 4x100m relay team upgraded to gold

England's 4x100m relay team were presented their rightful Commonwealth gold medals at the London Diamond League over the weekend.
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England Athletics U20/Senior Championships and Senior Para Championships: Day 3 report

As the dust settled after a sensational London Diamond League the previous afternoon, it was back to business in Birmingham at Day Three of the England Championships.
Mabel Akande at England Champs

England Athletics U20/Senior Championships and Senior Para Championships - Action packed day 2

Day 2 at the England Athletics U20, Senior and Para Champs provided some excellent World U20 qualifying times and national titles across sprints, para and field events.

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