Three world records broken in RaceRunning ahead of World Championships debut

25/07/2019 by Alex Seftel

“I always believed, I always dreamed. Now my craziest of dreams has come true!” These were the words of Britain’s Ellie Simpson when it was announced that RaceRunning had officially been recognised by the International Paralympic Committee. As a result, when the 2019 World Para Athletics Championshi … Read more


Naomi Ogbeta at the 2018 Athletics World Cup. Photo: MV4R Photography

World standards being chased at England Athletics Championships

24/07/2019 by Alex Seftel

Established internationals will line up alongside young stars returning from European competition this weekend, as Manchester hosts the England Athletics Senior Championships. The event is combined with the historic Amateur Athletic Association Championships (AAAs), as well as the UK Inter-Counties. … Read more


Paralympic champion Aled Davies at a Rio 2016 homecoming celebration. Photo: National Assembly for Wales via Flickr

International stars head to Welsh Championships in Cardiff

12/07/2019 by Alex Seftel

Two-time Paralympic champion and F42 shot put world record holder Aled Davies leads the entries for the Welsh Athletics Senior Track and Field Championships. Olympic bobsleigher Mica Moore (below) lines up in the 100m, where she will face the likes of Amy Odunaiya, while it could be a good battle be … Read more


Future stars line up for English Schools’ in Birmingham

11/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Many great names have won English Schools’ titles over the years such as Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paula Radcliffe. This weekend sees the sport’s potential future stars add to that list as they make the trip to Birmingham for the English Schools Athletics Association Track and Field Champions … Read more


Samba has been breaking records for fun this year. Photo: Matthew Quine

Monaco Diamond League: Everything you need to know

11/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

As IAAF Diamond League meetings go few can match up to the excitement, twists and memorable performances that Monaco has seen over the years. Last year saw world leads galore and even a phenomenal 3000m steeplechase record from Beatrice Chepkoech. The Kenyan will return to Monaco hoping to produce a … Read more


Mariya Lasitskene at the 2018 Paris Diamond League. Photo: Matthew Quine

Lausanne Diamond League: Everything you need to know

03/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Last week in Stanford saw the Diamond League come back with a bang as a host of thrilling encounters lit up the Prefontaine Classic. This time, the famous Athletissima in Lausanne plays host to yet more of the sport’s top names, promising another set of thrilling clashes between fields stacked full … Read more


European champions amongst top distance athletes set for Watford BMC

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


Eilish McColgan relishing the “hardcore” Highgate atmosphere

18/06/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Double Olympian Eilish McColgan is certainly no stranger to loud, passionate crowds. The long-distance runner’s first ever senior international saw her “thrown in the deep end” as she stepped out in front of a huge, passionate crowd at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Equally, the 28-year-old is also … 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

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


Oslo Diamond League – Everything you need to know

12/06/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

The Diamond League season has well and truly sprung into action, with many thrilling performances from top athletes lighting up the Golden Gala last week. Now it is Oslo’s turn to up the ante as the Bislett Games prepares for take off on Thursday 13th June, with this one boasting a selection of the … 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

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


On the Hunt for championship bests and European glory

10/06/2019 by Becki Hall

Studying for your A-Levels is a stressful time. Throw in the additional pressure of training for sporting pursuits and it is understandable why many teenagers find themselves drifting away from track and field at this period in their lives. But 17-year-old Amy Hunt is taking it all in her very fast … Read more


Loughborough BMC Grand Prix

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


No woman ran faster over 100m and 200m this year than Dina Asher-Smith in 2018. Photo: MV4R Photography

Everything you need to know for the Stockholm Diamond League

28/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

For the first time this year the Diamond League reaches European soil as Stockholm plays host to the top names in athletics. And this certainly isn’t a claim to be taken lightly, with the Swedish capital preparing to welcome some truly top class competitors through its doors, who will all collide in … Read more


Christina Schwanitz in the shot put at the 2018 Birmingham Diamond League. Photo: MV4R Photography.

World-class throwers set for 45th Throwing Cup in Halle, Germany

28/05/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The Hallesche Werfertage Throwing Cup will take place in Germany on the June 1st and 2nd and you’ll be able to watch live action from the event on our website here. The German team have announced a plethora of talent for the Cup, with the ladies discus team led by 2nd, 3rd and 4th place finishers at … Read more


Hallesche Werfertage: Weight of the world now off Sophie McKinna’s shoulders

23/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

British Shot Put champion Sophie McKinna heads to Halle this weekend ready to begin her first step towards the World Championships after a strange turn of events were put to bed by a triumphant 18.04m throw at the Loughborough international. Despite her current status as one of the best female shot- … Read more


What’s Fast Friday on 7th June?

16/05/2019 by Cherisse Walley

An excellent display of distance running is coming your way in less than a month’s time. Orion Harriers host FAST FRIDAY, an evening of 5000m and 10,000m races, also incorporating the England Athletics 10,000m Championships. England Athletics are excited to yet again be a part of this event, specifi … Read more


Samba has been breaking records for fun this year. Photo: Matthew Quine

Diamond Day 18th May – All you need to know ahead of Saturday’s Shanghai Diamond League

15/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

After an impressive and eye-catching opening meet in Doha, the Diamond League returns this Saturday as the Shanghai Stadium prepares to once again play host to the world’s top athletes. As the outdoor athletics season continues to get into its stride, Shanghai will prove to be another interesting pr … Read more


Max Burgin wins the 2017 SIAB International from Oliver Dustin. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Manchester BMC: A heritage of world records, young stars and Olympic journeys

15/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

It was just under a year ago that history was made at the Manchester Sportcity BMC. With the 800m men’s A race reaching its final frontier, a tightly packed contest saw 15-year-old Max Burgin emerge from the pack to clinch a superb victory against his much older opponents. But this was much more tha … Read more


Loughborough International. Photo: Vinco

Loughborough International: Everything you need to know

11/05/2019 by Cherisse Walley

On Sunday 19th May, the Paula Radcliffe Athletics Stadium in Loughborough will yet again host the famous Loughborough International Athletics 2019. A headline event in May, LIA is always a crowd pleaser and this year promises yet again to be a stunning warm up for what is set to be a fantastic summe … Read more


Stock track. Photo: William Warby via Flickr.

The country’s top clubs set for British Athletics League

08/05/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The first British Athletics League will take place this Sunday in Swansea, Wales and you’ll be able to tune into the live stream of the event. If you do happen to miss the action on Sunday, don’t worry as all videos will be available on demand after the match. Swansea Harriers host the first BAL mat … Read more


Rachael Franklin: Going the extra mile ahead of The Isle of Man Running Festival

15/04/2019 by Cherisse Walley

After a frustrating knee injury back in 2015 which tainted her 2016 season and parts of her 2017, Northern 1500m champion and silver medallist at the Island Games, Rachael Franklin, has been on an arduous journey back to her quick kilometre ways. The 1500m specialist talks to us about her solid 18 m … Read more


Ollie Lockley: Keys to success on the Isle of Man

12/04/2019 by Cherisse Walley

With just one week to go until the notorious Isle of Man Easter Running Festival, we thought we’d catch up with the king of more or less every kilometre of the course, last year’s winner Ollie Lockley. The Manchester International 10,000m champion is just one of multiple Isle of Man athletes who are … Read more


Athletes set for most extraordinary World Cross Country course

29/03/2019 by Cherisse Walley

With T-minus one day to go until the World Cross Country Championships gets underway in Aarhus, Denmark, athletes from across the globe have been doing their final preparations, which includes checking out the wacky course. Naturally, the course and its quirks have already been a huge topic of discu … Read more


Matt Willis – From “daydreaming” during school to taking on the world

25/03/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

It was a mostly typical Monday morning in March at a school in Cheshire in 2012. Algebra, early starts and extra homework were now all that was on the mind as the post-weekend blues began to kick in for everyone. Everyone that is, except Matt Willis. After a weekend that had seen him experience “the … Read more


Stock Cross Country XC. Photo: Adam KR via Flickr

Primary Schools and Year 7 Cross Country Championships

15/03/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The Primary and Year 7 National Schools’ Cross Country Championships, organised by England Athletics, will take place on Saturday 23rd March at Prestwold Hall, Leicestershire. The event will incorporate Leicestershire & Rutland Primary Schools County Championships, with young athletes and clubs … Read more


Emily Hosker-Thornhill – From the depths of despair to the edge of glory

08/03/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

It’s been a strange old season for Emily Hosker-Thornhill so far. Just four months ago she couldn’t even bring herself to watch the European Cross Country Championships after losing out on a GB vest there by just one agonizing place at the trials. Since then, however, fortunes have only got better f … Read more


A look ahead to the New Balance English Schools Cross Country Championships 2019

07/03/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The ESAA National Cross Country Championship is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes, and you could say we’re quite excited for the action too. It’s the 59th Boys and 51st Girls championships in 2019 and it will be taking place in Temple Newsam Park, Leeds on Saturday … Read more


Dominic Ogbechie after his 2.22 jump at the England Age Group Indoor Championships 2018. MV4R Photography.

Record breakers set for England Athletics Age Group Championships

21/02/2019 by Cherisse Walley

After Laura Muir broke the British Indoor mile record last weekend, the younger generation will take to the indoor stage to battle it out to become the champions of England. After his bronze medal at the Senior British Championships, 17-year-old Jeremiah Azu will look to take the English crown in th … Read more


Record numbers set for Lindsays Scottish National Cross Country

20/02/2019 by Scottish Athletics

All roads lead to just one place this weekend as the Lindsays National XC takes centre stage – Callendar Park in Falkirk. The event has attracted the biggest fields in 25 years of combined male/female championships with 2458 names on start-lists and just over 100 clubs represented. There are now 10 … Read more


Nethaneel Michell-Blake winning the 2018 British Championships. Plus Adam Gemili and Leon Reid. Photo: MV4R Photography

Host of World, European and Commonwealth medallists are set to compete at the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships

06/02/2019 by Cherisse Walley

The SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships are live from Birmingham this weekend and you can follow the action from 12pm UK time on this page of runjumpthrow.com on Saturday and Sunday. Athletes will battle it out to be amongst the medals and guarantee their place in the Great Britain & Nor … Read more


Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth stars headline Welsh Indoor Championships this weekend

21/01/2019 by Alex Seftel

The Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships are live from Cardiff this weekend and you can watch the action from 10am UK time on this page of runjumpthrow.com Saturday and Sunday. Two-time Paralympic and six-time world champion Aled Davies is one of the standout names entered in a strong shot put field … Read more


SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Lindsays Scottish Athletics National XC Relays 2017

Watch the Scottish National Cross Country Relays this weekend

24/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Mountain running international athlete Andrew Douglas once again looks to lead Inverclyde to victory in the Lindsays’ Scottish Athletics National Cross Country Relay Championships, as they look to retain their title from last year in Cumbernauld on Saturday. You’ll be able to catch on-demand footage … Read more


European U23 bronze medalist Jess Judd stars in the senior women's race. Picture: AdamKR via Flickr

The cross country season returns with the Cardiff Cross Challenge

12/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Same places, same faces, but new possibilities. The cross country season once again gets underway this Saturday at Llandaff Fields in Cardiff with the first race of the 2018-19 British Athletics Cross Challenge. Last year’s senior male cross challenge winner Mahamed Mahamed once again looks to kick … Read more


Stock Cross Country XC photo. Runnerspace library.

Watch the ERRA National Road Relays live on RunJumpThrow!

04/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

After emerging victorious in the Midland Road Relays, Birchfield Harriers will look to take two titles home from Sutton on Saturday as with their men’s six stage and women’s four stage teams head to the National Road Relay Championships in strong form. Jordan international runner Tamara Armoush (bel … Read more


Dominic Ogbechie clears 2.22m for a world age best - one of our top moments of 2018.

England’s young talent carrying impressive potential ahead of U15 & U17 Championships

22/08/2018 by Alex Seftel

The England Athletics U15 & U17 Championships are in Bedford this weekend and you can watch them live on this page of runjumpthrow.com. The action begins at 10:30 BST on Saturday and 10:20 BST on Sunday, with coverage also viewable on runnerspace.com in North America. A number of European U18 ch … Read more


Final British Milers Club Grand Prix of the season this weekend

15/08/2018 by Alex Seftel

It’s the last British Milers Club Grand Prix before the end of the season and you can watch it live on this page of runjumpthrow.com this Saturday, or on RunnerSpace.com in North America. An impressive 43 per cent of athletes who have finished BMC races this year have achieved personal bests and the … Read more


Berlin stars set for homecoming alongside world junior talent at Manchester International

14/08/2018 by Alex Seftel

The Manchester International promises to be an exciting event featuring many who have competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and European Championships along with major junior competitions this year. You can watch the action live on this page of runjumpthrow.com, with track and field coverage avail … Read more


Track and field stars look to write their names in history at the England Athletics Championships

27/07/2018 by Alex Seftel

The England Athletics Senior Championships are coming to Manchester this weekend and you can watch them live on this page of runjumpthrow.com and on RunnerSpace in North America. Track and field action begins at 10am this Saturday and 10.30am on Sunday from the Sportcity arena.   The event has … Read more


Hannah England among the top BMC Grand Prix entrants

04/07/2018 by Alex Seftel

The 2011 world silver medalist over 1500m, Hannah England, is among the top names entered for this Saturday’s British Milers Club Grand Prix in Eltham in south east London.   The event features races from 800m up to 3000m assisted by pacemakers in order to produce faster times. An impressive 45 … Read more


Dominic Ogbechie clears 2.22m for a world age best - one of our top moments of 2018.

World under-18 leaders Burgin and Ogbechie among 33 on their way to European under-18 championships

22/06/2018 by British Athletics

Current world under-18 leaders Max Burgin (coach: Brian Burgin, club: Halifax Harriers) and Dominic Ogbechie (Marius Guei, Highgate) headline the British team for the second European Athletics under-18 Championships taking place between 5-8 July in Gyor, Hungary. Burgin set a European under-16 best … Read more


Nick Willis and Jo Pavey headline BMC Loughborough line-up

20/06/2018 by Alex Seftel

Two-time Olympic medalist and Commonwealth Games winner Nick Willis (below), and 2014 European champion Jo Pavey are some of the star names entered for the British Milers Club (BMC) Grand Prix in Loughborough this Saturday. The 35-year-old New Zealander, who won silver at Beijing 2008 and bronze at … Read more


Britain’s best young athletes set to feature in Bedford

13/06/2018 by Alex Seftel

Some of Britain’s best young track and field talent including Morgan Lake, Shannon Hylton, Alicia Barrett, Adam Hague and Reuben Arthur are expected to feature at the England Athletics under-20 and under-23 Championships in Bedford this weekend. Places at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Finla … Read more


Lemaitre, Kambundji and a host of British medalists to feature at AtletiCAGenève

06/06/2018 by Alex Seftel

European champion and Olympic and world medalist Christophe Lemaitre (below) leads the list of entries for this weekend’s 31st AtletiCAGenève Memorial Georges Caillat. The French sprinter and national record holder goes in the 200m on Saturday afternoon and you can watch the whole meet live from Swi … Read more


Gudzius, Pichardo, Lalova-Collio, Can and Lewandowski expected in Birmingham this weekend

23/05/2018 by Alex Seftel

The man who holds the world discus title, a number of European champions, and one of the top triple jumpers of all time headline those selected for the European Champion Clubs Cup in Birmingham this weekend. The annual event – organised by European Athletics – sees clubs who have won their national … Read more