Pat Gallagher Services to Athletics and Running South West winner

Pat Gallagher: 56 years of service to athletics and counting

Pat was too shy to join an athletics club when she was younger, but was encouraged to do so by her schoolteacher and since then has had a lot of success in the sport. We caught up with her to discuss her journey through the sport, especially as a masters athlete and what coaching means to her.
indoor 3000m Charles and George Wheeler

England team selected for Gent Indoor Meeting

For the first time an England team has been selected to compete at the IFAM Gent Indoor Meeting in Belgium next month. The competition is a popular fixture on the indoor calendar and is part of the World Indoor Tour bronze level. Attracting fantastic international athletes, it will be a fantastic competitive experience across each of the track and field disciplines.
Vinay Joshi

Vinay Joshi: providing opportunities for everyone to be part of our Running Family

Vinay Joshi was part of our Running Family Q&A panel at the National Running Show last weekend. He discussed his running journey, the importance of group running and what success looks like as a social running coach.
National Running Show stand 2024

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

Senior women's start at London International XC

The future is here – how the new-look London International Cross Country has created a real buzz of excitement with today’s athletes 

For everyone at the inaugural London International Cross Country on 20 January, there was a real feeling this event marked the start of something very special indeed. 
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.
Julian Emery with training group

Julian Emery: Keeping motivated as a coach and preventing teenage drop off at North Somerset AC

Starting as a coach twelve years ago, Julian Emery from North Somerset Athletics Club has seen his training group go from strength to strength throughout the last decade.
Athlete Q&A Rio Mitcham and Amy Thompson

Be inspired by athletes at the top of the sport!

spectator tunnel at London International XC

Full of promise – London International Cross Country

Last weekend, Parliament Hill Fields, a classic venue for more than a century, played host to the inaugural London International, a race that featured a Home Countries International as well as a guaranteed place on Great Britain’s World Cross Team in late March in Belgrade. There was also an inter area match, the trials for the World University cross and a set of competitive age group races, all of which took place on the twisting, testing 2km lap which offered great views for spectators.
pentathlon hurdlers at indoor champs 2023

Entries now open for U17 and U15 indoor combined event and junior para champs

Entries are now open for the England Athletics under 17 and under 15 indoor track and field championships, and the indoor junior para championships (for ambulant athletes aged 11 to 19). Taking place on 9-10 March at the EIS in Sheffield, this will be the final of our three indoor events.