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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.
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.
Oderzo U20 team

Bronze for England team at European U20 road race

Strong running and good depth took England to the bronze medal at the Trofeo Opitergium for the combined team competition in a highly competitive event in Oderzo, Italy. Both races were run in sweltering 27 degree sunshine. The athletes demonstrated great professionalism to cope well with the temperature and maximised use of ice packs and shade to keep themselves cool prior to the start. 
Will Longden

England retain overall Edinburgh Cup at mountain running championships

The Scottish Borders’  town of Peebles and the Cademuir Hill provided the wonderful backdrop to this year’s Junior Home International on 10 September, which also incorporated the British and Irish Mountain Running Championships.   
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.
Welsh International Team

65 medals for the England teams at the Welsh Athletics International

Athletes represented England at the Welsh International, securing 65 medals!
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.
Welsh International sprinters

Team announced for Welsh International

The U20 Welsh International is a great international fixture on the domestic competition calendar. This year, there will be an U18 team and U20 team to provide greater international opportunity for our athletes. It is good opportunity to see athletes who are currently on the YTP and JTP get the chance at a National level compeittion - which will aid to their future development in the sport. England Teams have historically been very successful at this event and we hope for the same again this year.
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.