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Mo Farah doing the mobot at the 2023 AJ Bell Great North Run

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.
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.
Mo Farah at the Big Half 2023

English athletes dominate at The Big Half

English athletes dominated at The Big Half in London on Sunday with wins in both the men’s and women’s elite races and the men’s wheelchair. Calli Thackery, Jack Rowe, and David Weir emerged victorious whilst all six athletes in the men’s and women’s running races achieved the qualfication standard for the half-marathon at the World Road Running Championships in Latvia on 1 October.
England's woman running in the Antrim Mile

England team strong at Antrim Coast Race weekend

England’s fab four of Kate Axford, Rebecca Johnson, Blake Moore, and Michael Wilson took to the streets on Friday to compete in the Classic Mile as part of the Antrim Coast Race weekend. In the Antrim Coast half marathon on Sunday, the men's and women's teams also ran strongly for England.
Hannah Bull holding number ahead of Amsterdam Marathon

“Running has completely changed my life.” - Hear from newly qualified LiRF, Hannah Bull

We caught up with the wonderful Hannah Bull who recently completed her Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) qualification and is now advancing and taking her Coach in Running Fitness (CiRF) qualification! Let’s meet Hannah and find out more about her reasons why.
Cardiff HCI 5k - women group

England claim impressive 1-2 at Home Nations 5k

England’s elite men and women made it a 1-2 respectively at a super-charged Home Nations Podium 5km in Cardiff’s Bute Park at the weekend.
Oderzo U20 men in 2019

Team of eight announced for Trofeo Opitergium road races in Italy

England Athletics are delighted to annouce a strong team of eight under 20 athletes to compete at the Trofeo Opitergium over 5km and 10km in Italy on 16 September.
Issy Boffey

Issy Boffey - chasing the sub two-minute barrier

This weekend, Issy Boffey (Luke Gunn, Enfield & Haringey/Birmingham Uni) broke two-minutes in the 800m, the ultimate barrier for any female athlete competing over two laps of the track.  We caught up with Issy to get her thoughts on running sub-2 for the very first time:
Oderzo U20 men in 2019

5k and 10k road running representative opportunity for Under 20s: Oderzo, Italy

We are pleased to announce a 5k (women) and 10k (men) road running representative opportunity for Under 20 athletes at the Trofeo Opitergium in Oderzo, Italy, on 16 September 2023. Expressions of Interest are sought via the online form.
Loughborough 23 May 2021. Tom Mortimer wins the men's 1500m. Photo by Mark Shearman.

England teams selected for August competitions

With the summer season heating up, England Athletics is pleased to announce the England teams selected to take part in the Masters 5km match vs Wales, the Antrim Coast Elite Mile & Half Marathon, and the Adidas Home Nations 5k in August.