Update to Return to Competition guidance (to take effect from 22 August 2020)

England Athletics is pleased to announce a step forward in the numbers of athletes that can compete in each event at any one time as well as a return to competition for the relay events, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m.

This updated guidance is put out in partnership with British Athletics and applies to English areas only. It is applicable from 22nd August 2020. We continue to endeavour to put guidance out as promptly as we can. Specific details of event numbers and event management for competition providers can be found in the updated Competition guidance document - click here to access the updated guidance. Guidance for training in clubs, and in the athlete/runners and coaches/leaders guidance, remains unchanged.

Athletes competing at the British Championships on 4th/5th September should make contact with if further information is needed.

England Athletics is continuing to work with UKA, the other Home Countries, the England Cross Country Association (ECCA), the Trail Association and the Fell and Mountain Running Associations around specific guidance relating to these event areas. We have had a number of meetings with these organisations and are working on delivering guidance in these areas as quickly as we can.