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Madeira masters team

"You’re never too old to challenge yourself" - Masters action at the European Off-Road Championships

The European Masters Off-Road Championships in Madeira in early May saw a small but successful British team pick up plenty of medals over three action-packed days. Athletes faced either an up and down 9km race, a vertical kilometre, or a tough 32km in the mountains the island is so well known for. Or all three for a hardy few!
mountain running start 2024 at Glenshee

Double win for England at Senior Home International mountain race

This year's Senior Home International mountain race was hosted by Scotland and was an uphill only race, held north of Perth at the Spittal of Glenshee. The international race was incorporated into the open race; 7km in distance with an ascent of 670m. The weather was warm and sunny with a slight breeze.
Sara Willhoit mountain running

Team announced for Senior Home International

England Athletics are pleased to announce the mountain running team for the 13th Mountain Running Home International which will take place on 11 May in Scotland. This year's host event - the Glas Tulaichean Hill Race - is relatively short uphill-only race and will provide a fast but very tough challenge for all the athletes. As usual we are expecting some fantastic racing in both men’s and women’s events.
Joe Steward mountain running at Skiddaw

Athletes summit Skiddaw to claim England Championship success

The Senior England Mountain Running Championships took place on 19 April at the UK Up Hill Only Mountain Championship and trial for the European Off Road Running Championships. Many of the UK's best hill runners were joined by experienced road athletes to tackle the 6.4k route which climbed the 905m from Dodd Wood to the summit of one of the UK's most iconic mountains, Skiddaw.
April 2024 performance round up graphic

Performance round up: April 2024

Throughout April there was lots of talent on show from England athletes on the road and in the mountains. From team camaraderie at the ERRA Road Relay Championships to Olympic qualification at the London Marathon 2024 it has been a great month in athletics and running.
Sara Willhoit mountain running

Catching the sunrises and exploring above the clouds – mountain running with Sara Willhoit

For world mountain running medallist Sara Willhoit (Shrewsbury AC), being immersed in nature and taking on new trails is what fires her love of the sport. We recently chatted to Sara at the National Running Show to find out more about her introduction and journey within mountain running, let’s get to know her better!
National Running Show stand 2024

England Athletics’ Running Family came together en masse at the 2024 National Running Show

Sprint start at the 100m

Where can I find competitions?

If you are a competition organiser who needs to plot in your outdoor track and field events, an exisiting national fixtures list is essential. And for both athletes and their coaches, planning the competitive year ahead is vital when preparing a training schedule.
Group of male cross country runners

Encouraging friendly inter-club rivalry increases strength in depth

Recognising the importance of team camaraderie, along with encouraging friendly inter-club rivalry has helped race organiser Dave Richmond maintain the huge popularity the Frostbite Friendly League enjoys every winter in the Cambridgeshire area.
Collage of photos from 2023

Our year in pictures

As the new year edges ever closer, it’s time to pause and take a look back at some of the fantastic athletics and running moments of the last twelve months. Take a look at our 2023 photo album!