Stadium records broken on a very fast Friday

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


National records smashed at Hallesche Werfertage

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


Courtney beats McDonald and Muir to Westminster Mile gold

27/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Commonwealth Games medallist Melissa Courtney picked up a superb victory in the Vitality Westminster Mile, beating the likes of multiple European champion Laura Muir and commonwealth finalist Sarah McDonald to win with 4:31. The 25-year-old took advantage of the slow start to move into an early lead … Read more


Katarina Johnson-Thompson moves top of the world rankings with PB in Götzis

27/05/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

European outdoor champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson moved top of the heptathlon world rankings with a hugely impressive score of 6,813 to win this weekend’s Combined events Hypomeeting in Götzis. The 26-year-old’s victory saw her beat her previous personal best by 54 points for a hugely dominant win … Read more


10.39 for Azu. Records broken at first BAL fixture of the season.

13/05/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Echoing what Tyri Donovan tweeted yesterday, “Who brought the Caribbean to Swansea?”, not only did yesterday’s Premiership and Division 1 in South Wales stage record performances, it also treated athletes to the most glorious weather this year. More like a mid-July ambience, the sun was shining and … Read more


ERRA English National Road Relays. Photo: James Young.

Leeds City lead the way at national road relays

08/04/2019 by Cherisse Walley

A glorious Saturday afternoon in Sutton Coldfield saw the spring series of the English Road Relay Association Nationals. The sun was shining and it was a drastic difference from the cold and rather soggy affair in October. Leeds City of course led the way, with the women’s 6-stage team successfully … Read more


Stock Cross Country XC. Photo: Adam KR via Flickr

Primary and Year 7 Cross Country Finals Round Up

24/03/2019 by Cherisse Walley

What a contrast yesterday’s weather was in Loughborough, compared to the mud bath that was Leeds. Last weekend saw secondary school athletes tackle tough conditions at the English Schools Nationals Cross Country. There were mature performances and stunning demonstrations of endurance abilities. Yest … Read more


Glasgow golds for Johnson-Thompson and Muir as Brits collect four medals

01/03/2019 by British Athletics

It was a golden evening session at the European Indoor Championships as the Glasgow crowd were treated to four British medals in 15 minutes as Katarina Johnson Thompson (coach: Bertrand Valcin, club: Liverpool Harriers) and Laura Muir (Andy Young, Dundee Hawkhill) sealed the pentathlon and 3000m tit … Read more


Johnson-Thompson and Emerson star as Brits shine on first Glasgow morning

01/03/2019 by British Athletics

On a busy opening morning of action, Katarina Johnson-Thompson (coach: Betrand Valcin, club: Liverpool Harriers) and Niamh Emerson (David Feeney, Amber Valley & Erewashl) enjoyed fine mornings in Glasgow to head into this evening’s conclusion of the pentathlon in gold and bronze medal places res … Read more


Double champions and best performances in Sheffield

25/02/2019 by Cherisse Walley

There’s no doubt that the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships has been a stepping stone to greater things and a pinnacle event in many athletes’ junior careers. It’s hard to believe that it was only in 2014 that British record holder Dina Asha-Smith set up her blocks in the U20 Women’s … Read more


SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships: Round-up of the action

11/02/2019 by Cherisse Walley

Action at the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships saw the best display of British women’s shot putting since 2000. It was Sophie McKinna who rose to the occasion and after numerous bronze and silver medals at these championships, the 24-year-old finally left the circle with a gold and a huge … Read more


Zoey Clark impresses with two medals at Scottish Indoors

28/01/2019 by Scottish Athletics

GB international Zoey Clark claimed a gold and silver medal double at the FPSG Scottish Seniors and U17s Champs (full results here) – and insisted a return to the Emirates Arena for the European Indoors would be her dream ticket. The double World Relay medallist clocked 7.42 in the 60m final to take … Read more


Niamh Emerson at the Combined Events International in Cardiff in January 2019. Melissa Gresswell.

Record-breaking excitement at the Welsh Indoors and Combined Events International

28/01/2019 by Alex Seftel

The weekend’s action in Wales (watch back here)  saw the highest ever pentathlon score by a British teenager, as Niamh Emerson triumphed with a world leading score of 4,544 to win the Combined Events International. Victories in three out of four multi-event competitions meant Great Britain and North … Read more


Ross Millington. Photo: Ian Robertson via Flickr

Arter and Millington earn European Cross selection with thrilling wins in Liverpool

24/11/2018 by British Athletics

Charlotte Arter (coach: Chris Jones; club: Cardiff AC) and Ross Millington (Steve Vernon; Stockport Harriers) were among 26 athletes who earned automatic selection for the British Athletics team for next month’s European Cross Country Championships as they took hard fought victories in Liverpool. An … Read more


SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Jemma Reekie wins Senior Women’s race at the Lindsays Solicitors Scottish Athletics Short Course Cross Country Championships 2018. Photo: Bobby Gavin / scottishathletics.

Reekie and Sweeney take Scottish Short Course XC wins

11/11/2018 by Scottish Athletics

Andy Young landed the scottishathletics Performance Coach of the Year award one week prior to the Lindsays Short Course XC Championships. If that was largely for his high profile work with Laura Muir then Young’s tutelage of Jemma Reekie and Sol Sweeney was apparent in Lanark. Reekie and Sweeney eac … Read more


Avery and Mahamed seal Cross Challenge victories in Milton Keynes

10/11/2018 by British Athletics

Mahamed Mahamed (coach: Peter Haynes; club: Southampton AC) and Kate Avery (Terrence Mahon; Shildon) retained their places at the top of the British Athletics Cross Challenge standings as they took impressive victories in Milton Keynes. Avery stopped the clock in 18:14 in a tightly contested race th … Read more


SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Anna Macfadyen gives Edinburgh Uni the lead on the first leg.

Edinburgh Uni seal hat-trick at Scottish National XC Relays

28/10/2018 by Scottish Athletics

Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds completed a superb Cumbernauld hat-trick as they won the Senior Women’s golds at the Lindsays Scottish National XC Relays for the third successive year. And Central AC returned to their familiar position on top of the Senior Men’s podium as they won this race for the fo … Read more


Stock Cross Country XC photo. Runnerspace library.

Hulson and Moller kick off Cross Challenge Series with first senior wins

14/10/2018 by British Athletics

Charlie Hulson (coach: Steve Vernon; club: Liverpool Harriers) & Anna Moller (DEN) kicked off the 2018/19 Cross Challenge senior races with the first maximum points hauls at Llandaff Fields in Cardiff. Hulson, who finished third on his last visit to Cardiff in 2016, was in the mix throughout the … Read more


Catch up on highlights from the U20 & U23 Championships

19/06/2018 by Alex Seftel

If you didn’t catch all of the England Athletics Under 20 and Under 23 Championships in Bedford this weekend, on-demand footage is available for you to watch back here as many times as you like. Eight athletes secured places at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Finland on two brilliant days of … Read more


#AtletiCAGenève: The best of the action from Switzerland

09/06/2018 by Alex Seftel

International medalists Christophe Lemaitre and Mujinga Kambundji delivered headline performances as part of a great AtletiCAGenève competition in the Swiss sunshine. You can catch up on the action here on runjumpthrow.com. Lemaitre – an Olympic, World and European medalist for France – held off Gre … Read more