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Watch our webinars on age group change proposals

As we continue to converse with stakeholders on the implementation of changes to age groups, England Athletics – alongside the other Home Country Athletics Federations (HCAFs) – is pleased to release the recordings of three webinars which took place earlier this week addressing topics on which we have received feedback since the changes were announced.
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Innovation at England Athletics

England Athletics is always looking to bring new ideas to the table to enhance the experience of everyone involved in our sport and 2023 has been a particularly creative year.  Take a look at some of the innovative work that has taken place and helped us make huge positive strides forward in all key focus areas of the England Athletics strategy.
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Access the latest discounts and deals with England Athletics

Looking to take your athletics and running to the next level this Black Friday?  Not to worry, we’ve got you covered!  From 50% off spectator tickets at the 2024 Indoor U15/U17/U20 Track and Field Championships to 10% off entry level coaching courses, there’s plenty to get excited about. Not to mention the latest offers from our partners including up to 80% off from Sportsshoes.com and 20% off all Kukri kit.  Browse the England Athletics Black Friday catalogue to see the latest deals and discounts from across the sport.  
Apply to the 2024 Club Leadership Programme

England Athletics launches its Club Leadership Programme for 2024

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A close finish sets alight National Cross-Country Relays

Despite it raining throughout the day on Saturday, the weather certainly didn’t dampen spirits at the 2023 English National Cross-Country Relays on bonfire weekend.  The crowd lined the course to show their support, club mates were seen cheering across all age group races and the camaraderie was better than ever. 
Thomas Gostelow with family at 2023 AJ Bell Great North Run

Toeing the line with sporting heroes

The Great North Run has been attracting some of the world’s best road runners for years.  It seemed very fitting, therefore, that Sir Mo Farah chose this venue to be his final competitive race.  But as Farah’s running journey came to an end, for others it was just the beginning.  Thomas Gostelow (James Thie, North Somerset AC) also tackled the 13.1 miles and lined up in the elite field for the first time.  We caught up with Thomas to learn more about his story: how he first got involved in the sport, what it was like to compete in the Great North Run and how it felt to line up next to Sir Mo Farah.
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A mo-mentous occasion - The 2023 AJ Bell Great North Run

As is often the case, it was Sir Mo Farah who made all the headlines at yesterday’s AJ Bell Great North Run although this time it was for a different reason. After an incredible career, Farah called time on life as a professional athlete, choosing the Great North Run to be his final competitive race.  After the event, we spoke to him to get his thoughts on the last race of his career.
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Sunshine and smiles on Super Saturday

The AJ Bell Great North Junior and Mini Run was a celebration of sport in its purest form.  The next generation of athletes took part in either a 4km or a 1.2km run around the quayside of Newcastle, a spectacular backdrop for a brilliant day of action. 
Loughborough 23 May 2021. Isabelle Boffey (Eng) on her way to winning the women's 800m. Photo by Mark Shearman.

Issy Boffey reflects on the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

Despite this being her first year as a senior athlete, Issy Boffey (Luke Gunn, Enfield & Haringey/Birmingham Uni) already has an impressive list of titles to her name.  Not only did she become British Champion over four laps of the indoor track earlier this year, Issy also has multiple European gold medals to her name from both the U20 and U23 Championships.  She was also part of the winning England Team at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.  Issy placed a fantastic 4th in the final of the 800m.
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Organising an England Athletics Championships

The track and field summer season is in full flow, and competitions throughout the country are taking place in their numbers each week. But what goes into organising a competition, and what goes into planning our England National Championships series? We caught up with former international athlete, Liverpool Harrier and now England Athletics’ Competitions Delivery Manager Vicky Griffiths to find out more.