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European champions amongst top distance athletes set for Watford BMC

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27/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

We think we all remember Alexandra Bell’s sub-2 minute performance at last year’s Watford BMC. The Pudsey & Bramley athlete and Commonwealth Games finalist became the first female athlete to run sub-2 minutes in an all-female race at a British Milers Club event. This year she returns to the trac … Read more


Max Burgin breaks more U20 records in Bedford

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24/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The crowd knew they were in for something special when it came to the U20 Men’s 800m Final yesterday afternoon in Bedford, but were they ready for 1:45.36? Absolutely not. Off the back of a UK U18 best of 1:46.80 at Loughborough BMC just days earlier, 17-year-old Max Burgin stormed to take victory a … Read more


Emily Diamond, Finette Agyapong, Amy Allcock and Zoey Clark at the Athletics World Cup in 2018. Photo: MV4R Photography

Martyn Rooney and Emily Diamond amongst world class athletes set for Folksam Grand Prix, Sweden

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17/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Fresh from the water-logged track in Geneva, Emily Diamond continues her quality form on the continent tomorrow for the first of this year’s Folksam Grand Prix in Sweden. The small town of Sollentuna to the north of Stockholm will tomorrow welcome world-class athletes from around the globe for the f … Read more


World qualifying standard and meeting record for Charlie Myers in Geneve

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16/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

It’s hard to believe that in the space of just a few hours, the weather at Atletica Geneve 2019 went from this… What a view 😍#atleticageneve pic.twitter.com/CbRdV7URAk — runjumpthrow.com by Vinco (@VincoSport) June 15, 2019 to this… In case you are wondering why no results or competitions are cu … Read more


1:46.80 for 17-year-old Max Burgin at Loughborough BMC

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16/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Like a re-run of last year’s win at Manchester BMC, the Halifax teen Max Burgin took to the oval stage in Loughborough in the men’s A race, the youngest in the field yet again by some margin. Over the first 200m, the fastest 15-year-old 800m athlete in history took to the front of the field, nestlin … Read more


Emily Diamond, Finette Agyapong, Amy Allcock and Zoey Clark at the Athletics World Cup in 2018. Photo: MV4R Photography

Morolake Akinosun, Churandy Martina and a host of British champions set for AtletiCAGenève

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10/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Olympic and world champion over the 4x100m, Morolake Akinosun of the USA, tops the leaderboard for entries over the 100m and 200m at this weekend’s 32nd AtletiCAGenève Memorial Georges Caillat in Switzerland. The Illinois state champion is only joined by Yongli Wei of China as the two athletes with … Read more


Stadium records broken on a very fast Friday

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07/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

It certainly wasn’t labelled Fast Friday for nothing. The speedy distance event organised by Orion Harriers was combined yesterday evening with the England Athletics 10,000m Championships, which brought a sea of athletes to a very soggy North London. The evening hosted two 5000m races in the middle … Read more


Loughborough BMC Grand Prix

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06/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Manchester kicked started the first British Milers Club Grand Prix of the 2019 season two weeks ago and top athletes from the last event are set to compete in Loughborough again next weekend. The evening of Saturday 15th June, Loughborough University track will welcome some of the best distance athl … Read more


Caster Semenya at the 2018 Paris Diamond League. Photo: Matthew Quine

Caster Semenya allowed to compete after ruling by Swiss court

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04/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has been granted permission to compete freely without taking any medication until at least the 25th June, after the Swiss Supreme Court ordered the IAAF to suspend their testosterone regulations. At the beginning of May, Semenya lost her case to CAS (Court of Arb … Read more


National records smashed at Hallesche Werfertage

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02/06/2019 by Cherisse Walley

We were promised world-class performances from Olympians, world and European champions and Hallesche Werfertage certainly didn’t disappoint. A packed schedule saw the dedicated throwing fields of SV Halle filled with some of the best throwers in history. Off the back of a cold midweek Diamond League … Read more