Athletes competing at the U23 and U20 Championships in Bedford

The 2024 fixtures calendar

We are delighted to announce that the 2024 fixtures calendar has now been published following a consultation on 16 September. 
Hayley Hemmings and Matt Kendrick

Introducing new National Talent Managers, Hayley Hemmings and Matt Kendrick

Ahead of the winter months and welcoming the new cohort of talent pathway athletes, we caught up with two new members of the England Athletics talent team: Hayley Hemmings, (National Endurance Manager) and Matt Kendrick (Para Athletics Manager). The pair told us about their journey into the sport and what they are looking forward to in the next 12 months.
Calli Thackery at Birmingham 2022

Calli Thackery – the road to Riga

With the World Road Running Championships in Riga fast approaching, we caught up with British hopeful Calli Thackery (club: Hallamshire Harriers), who has had a stellar season so far.  From multiple wins over 5k to a dominant performance in the Big Half, Calli has gone from strength to strength.  We caught up with Calli to learn more about where her running started, her build-up to the World Road Running Championships and the journey she has been on to become the athlete she is today.
Hans Nmaju in U15 hurdles

Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps: Winter 2023

The Bruce Longden Coaching Foundation (BLCF) is once again joining forces with England Athletics to continue the successful sprint hurdles technical camp sessions.  These 2-hour camps are mainly targeted at U15 and U17 sprint hurdlers and will cover a variety of important aspects of hurdles technique to help athletes become faster and more efficient hurdlers.
female sprinters at Age Group champs

Age Group Consultation process

As part of a UK-wide consultation with the sport on the proposed introduction of new age groups from April 2024, we held a number of webinars. Following on from this we have created a survey to record the views of both individuals and Clubs / Member Organisations.
General Road Relays pic of runners

The Road Relays experience

There is no doubt that athletics and running clubs play a huge part when it comes to an athlete’s experience in the sport.  From club volunteers and coaches to teammates and friends, a club unites people and brings them together because of a shared passion.  Something which is highlighted year upon year at the Road Relays.  Last weekend, the England Athletics team headed to the Midland Road Relays to learn a little bit more about the even
England Athletics logo

Club and Member Body Affiliation and Athlete Registration fees: effective from 1 April 2024

Following consultation with the Regional Councils through the England Council during the summer, the England Athletics Board have made a decision with respect to athlete registration and club / member body affiliation fees for the year 2024-2025 effective from 1 April 2024.
Ribbon cutting at Scarborough track opening

1500m legend Steve Cram opens new track facility in Scarborough

September saw the opening of the brand-new athletics facility in Scarborough. The residents of this Yorkshire coastal town were previously needing to travel over one hour to the closest tracks in Middlesbrough or York, making this development crucial to the local community. Supported by Scarborough College and Broadband Properties, the Bramcote Athletics Track was officially opened by none other than athletics legend, Steve Cram.
England masters athletes at the Chester Half Marathon 2023

England Masters’ Cross Country international opportunity

Next month sees the return of the cross country season and for the Masters athletes, there is an exciting opportunity to represent England internationally. The first port of call is the England Masters’ Cross Country team selection race in Markeaton Park, Derby on Saturday 14 October where athletes will earn the right to wear the red rose. Those who qualify and gain their spots will be selected to race at the British and Irish Masters’ Cross Country International held in Glasgow on Saturday 11 November.
Tim Williams

Celebrating 10 years of officiating

As we complete our first round of officiating service milestone awards, we spoke to Tim Williams who has been a field official for 10 years and is now a Level 4. It’s quite a family affair with everyone involved with Thanet AC and his two daughters holding officiating qualifications, one already on the National List.