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Blackheath and Bromley U20 team at the 2023 DNA clash of clubs event

Blackheath and Bromley Harriers AC impress in Italy

This weekend, a strong Blackheath and Bromley Harriers AC team headed to Italy to compete in the 2023 Dynamic New Athletics (DNA) U20 Clash of Clubs event.  Representing Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the team were hoping to put down a series of strong performances and enjoy this new and exciting competition format.  For those of you who might be new to Dynamic New Athletics, the event lasts 2.5 hours with mixed gender teams competing in a fast-paced sequence of events.  Every performance counts, with 12 points being awarded for first place down to two points for sixth.  The last event, a staggered relay called the Hunt, determines the winning team.
The Green Runners collage

Help us in our new partnership with The Green Runners and win a £30 voucher

Last year we launched our Sustainability Strategy, outlining our commitment to supporting best practice across the organisation and a recognition that the fitness industry has an important role to play in social, environmental and economic sustainability. To support this commitment we are delighted to announce a new partnership with The Green Runners and you can help trial it and win Preloved Sports vouchers!
Oxford uni at varsity match

Balancing sport and studies at university: Top tips from University of Oxford students

September is a fantastic month for a new start as summer still lingers and the darker nights haven’t yet taken over. For many students across the country, September will also mark their return to school or taking that next step whether it is to work, college or university. We caught up with University of Oxford students and committee members of Oxford University Athletics Club (OUAC), Catherine and Ella. The pair explained about their journeys into the sport, the transition into sport at university and also balancing studies with athletics.
Stur Half Marathon medals made from seeded card

Stur Half Marathon – the mission to create a sustainable event

Into its 33rd year, the Sturminster Newton Half Marathon in North Dorset is a friendly event organised by The Dorset Doddlers, a local running club who always put their runners first! We caught up with race Director, NAME, to find out more about the strides they are taking to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Birmingham 2 August 2022. Hannah Cockroft (England) wins the women's T33/34 100m. Photo by Mark Shearman

Prioritising sustainability as an elite athlete - hear from sustainability athlete ambassador, Hannah Cockroft

We recently caught up with elite athlete sustainability ambassador Hannah Cockroft OBE to find out more about her journey on becoming more sustainable and some of the challenges she faces.
Festival of Sport staff

Giving athletics a go at the Norfolk Festival of Sport

In August, the picturesque Holkham Hall in Norfolk provided the perfect backdrop for the third edition of the Norfolk Festival of Sport at this venue
Blackheath YDL Upper winners 2023

YDL: an enthralling weekend of track and field

The Manchester Regional Arena was the backdrop for an enthralling weekend of track and field featuring some of the country’s younger club athletes. And it was Blackheath who retained their titles in both the upper and lower age-group competitions with a points score of 819 and 662, respectively.
Chris Jones by hammer cage

Blog: England Athletics CEO Chris Jones

England Athletics CEO Chris Jones looks back on an eventful year and also forward to future plans for England Athletics, whilst sharing updates on our programmes and competitions.
Shrewsbury AC Festival

Shrewsbury AC innovating the athletics competition experience

At England Athletics and throughout the affiliated clubs network, we’re passionate about giving people of all ages opportunities to give athletics a go and have fun – something West Midlands club Shrewsbury AC excelled in at their recent Athletics Festival.
Club runner at the TCS London Marathon

TCS London Marathon announce 2024 Affiliated Club entry allocations

TCS London Marathon yesterday sent information to all affiliated clubs regarding club entries for the 2024 TCS London Marathon. Following a detailed review of the use of club entries allocated in recent years, TCS London Marathon are introducing a new ratio of places per member for affiliated running clubs. The number of entries allocated to a club is based on the number of first-claim members aged 18 or over at the club who are registered with England Athletics (or other Home Country) as of Tuesday 25 July 2023.

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