Athletics Community News

  • Mikkel Hansen: Young Leaders

    Meet the Young Leaders: Mikkel Hansen


    As part of our ongoing series, we have interviewed members of the European Athletics Young Leaders Youth Team. They were all nominated by their federations to take part in the Young Leaders Forum in Amsterdam last summer and are all recognised as potential leaders of our sport in years to come.

  • Birmingham International Marathon

    Records broken in the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon


    Birmingham’s biggest ever running event took place last weekend with 20,000 runners taking to the streets for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and inaugural Birmingham International Marathon, an event with a five-star certification from European Athletics Running for All.

  • Women's Leaders 2017

    Outstanding coaches and women’s leaders recognised in Vilnius


    Not only were the male and female Rising Stars and European Athletes of the Year announced and presented with their awards, the European Athletics Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday (14) evening also recognised outstanding coaches and women’s leaders in athletics.


  • Young Leaders prepare for a future of service

    Young Leaders use social media to spread their skills


    One of the many success stories of European Athletics over the course of the last decade has been the development and growth of the Young Leaders Community.

  • Chris Thompson wins Great Scottish Run

    Thompson defeats Hawkins to claim Great Scottish Run title


    Over 30,000 runners braved the inclement conditions to take part in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run in Glasgow, an event which has been rewarded with a five-star certification by European Athletics Running for All.