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Pawlett shines at the World Athletics Indoor Tour in Tallinn 

A small team of three athletes travelled to Tallinn, Estonia to take part in the World Athletics Indoor Tour silver level meeting.   Sam Talbot (Sheffield and Dearne, John Lane), Abigail Pawlett (Trafford/Loughborough Students, Ashley Bryant) and Jordanna Morrish (Rafer Joseph, Basingstoke and Mid Hants) were flying the flag for England against some of Europe’s best up and coming combined-eventers.
Vaxjo team 2024

Success for the English throwing squad at the Växjö indoor throws competition

England returned to the Indoor Throwing competition at Växjö, Sweden this year after a successful inaugural trip last year. A junior team of under-20 and under-18 shot, discus and javelin athletes – all of whom were keen to use the opportunity to prepare for the outdoor season – made the journey to Sweden. With over 100 athletes entered this year, it was a busy day of competition for our athletes.
Children taking part in a funetics session

This week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness week

This week (5-11 February), England Athletics will be marking the annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, an awareness event designed to empower and give a voice to all children and young people in the UK. As an organisation, we are determined to ensure both that athletics and running is utilised to the greatest possible extent to improve the mental health of children and young people, and that those children and young people within our sport are given comprehensive, thorough and exceptional support in this area. All this week we will be sharing the different ways in which we are striving to make a difference.
hammer and javelin masterclass group

Talent pathway throws athletes learning from coaches across the continent 

Last weekend athletes and coaches from across the Talent Pathway were invited to Loughborough University to attend hammer and javelin masterclasses with coaches and husband and wife team, Nicola Vizzoni and Claudia Coslowich. 
Emmanuel Sosanya at Newham and Essex Beagles track

Podcast #58: Behind the scenes of Emmanuel Sosanya's training

The latest England Athletics Podcast goes behind the scenes of a winter training session at the London Marathon Community Track with Newham and Essex Beagles sprinter Emmanuel Sosanya and his coach Coral Nourrice.
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England team selected for the Lotto Cross Cup in Belgium

We are pleased to announce a strong team of 16 athletes for the Lotto Cross Cup in Diest, Belgium. Typically held in January or February, the Cross Cup competition was created as a men's only event in 1941 before introducing the women’s competition in 1977. Historically attracting top athletes from Europe and Africa, England have been representing at the Cup for the last two seasons. The teams have enjoyed a range of successes including victories across all age groups at the various Cross Cup venues.
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!
Samantha Harrison

Samantha Harrison’s running journey: from beginner to chasing the Olympic dream

Crossing the 2023 TCS London Marathon finish line as first female Brit in a time of 2:25:59 is no mean feat, and for Samantha Harrison (Charnwood, Vince Wilson) she is still only in the infancy of her running career. From representing Team England at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games to winning a team medal on the international stage at the World Half Marathon Championships, Harrison certainly has an impressive CV, but where did it all start? We recently caught up with Sam at the National Running Show to gain a little insight into her running journey so far.

Gemma Steel: from local leagues to European cross country champion

Gemma is a multiple gold medallist at the European Cross Country Championships but also enjoys road running, especially the Great Run series. She'll tackle anything from 5k to half marathon and has been an active competitive athlete for over 15 years. Gemma was one of the four panellists at the National Running Show Q&A session. Read a summary of her interview.
Valencia 10k road race 2023

Strong team of eight set to compete in Armagh

A strong team of eight athletes is set to compete for England Athletics at the Armagh International Road Races on 8 February. A race with huge pedigree, the Armagh International attracts one of the strongest road running fields in Europe every February. The selected England team will go head-to-head with international teams from the other home nations and Ireland as well as some of the leading domestic clubs.