Rank #1: #24: Lucy-Jane Matthews on succeeding despite the pandemic
Find out how she did it, and hear from England Athletics CEO Chris Jones, who reflects on the last 10 months and shares hopes for the upcoming year.
Photo: Trevor Painter
Jan 22 2021
Rank #2: #23: Mental health in depth with Jack Green, Joe Fuggle and Darcey Kuypers
Jack is a two-time Olympian and a long-time advocate for speaking out about depression. Joe is an English Schools-winning 400m hurdler who recently founded a platform called 'The Athlete Place', aimed at improving mental health. Darcey, who runs an Instagram page called 'Not Just Physical', is an international sprinter who has battled with anxiety disorders from a young age.
Looking for help or guidance? Check out the 'Supporting Mental Health' section of englandathletics.org.
Nov 18 2020
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Experts in Sport
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The Way of the Runner - conversations on running with Adharanand Finn
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Rank #3: #22: Crowdfunding delight for Harry Hughes plus EA Covid-19 update
Alongside that, England Athletics' Head of Coaching and Athlete Development, Martin Rush and Competition Partnerships and Innovation Manager, Nichola Skedgel provide a coronavirus update, looking back on how the 2020 season has gone, outlining current guidelines and looking ahead to plans for cross country and indoor competitions over the next six months.
Oct 26 2020
Rank #4: #21: Junior doctor Phil Sesemann combines running with A&E work
Meanwhile, Chris Jones has visited Peterborough and Nene Valley Athletics Club to learn more about their success since merging to form one club last year, and to see how they are managing the impact of coronavirus restrictions on track and field activity.
Photo Credit: Mark Hookway.
Sep 01 2020
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Rank #5: #20: Businessman Barrie Wells on giving £2 million to help athletes
Entrepreneur Barrie Wells decided to donate the money to fund athletes including Katarina-Johnson Thompson on their journeys towards the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Barrie - the grandson of a former world pole vault record-holder - has also supported a huge number of seriously ill children as part of an initiative called Box4Kids.
After being awarded an MBE earlier this year, he took some time out to talk to Alex Seftel about his career, philanthropy, and his love of sport.
Jul 30 2020
Rank #6: #19: Alex Bell on taking positives from 2020
She also reflects on the agony faced over selection and funding issues and hopes she can be a "brick in the wall" when it comes to changing the sport.
Meanwhile, England Athletics' Andy Anstey joins Alex Seftel to discuss an exciting set of virtual competitions on offer, including the chance to create your own challenge with friends.
Photo: Matthew Quine
Jun 30 2020
Rank #7: #18: Young shot putters Serena Vincent and Lewis Byng
Meanwhile, Chris Jones has been on a tour of Lincoln Wellington Athletic Club, where he met RaceRunning teenager Thomas Talbot, and Invictus Games champion Debbie O'Connell.
May 31 2020
Rank #8: #17 Kelly Sotherton and Gavin Johnson-Assoon
Meanwhile, having started out as a kickboxer, 37-year-old athlete and artist Gavin Johnson-Assoon says he feels "as powerful as ever" after claiming the England javelin title last summer.
You'll hear interesting discussions at Stratford AC, while we also take a closer look at some of the activities that can help you stay active or continue training while restrictions are in place.
Photo: Wiltshire Council via Flickr. Creative Commons licence: https://bit.ly/3f35Onc
Apr 25 2020
Rank #9: #16: EA advice and Marilyn Okoro on overcoming uncertainty
Fresh from being rejuvenated by a charity dance competition, Olympic medallist Marilyn Okoro chats to Alex Seftel about her fight for a place in the sport, whether to prove to her mum that she had chosen the right career path, or to gain selection for major championships.
Hurdler Daniel Rees also shares positive, motivational messages from coaches around the country.
Check out englandathletics.org and our social media channels for the latest updates.
Mar 26 2020
Rank #10: #15: Kelly Massey on life after athletics
Kelly opens up on the anxiety around choosing when to call it a day and tells us about a study she is doing on athletes who have retired from elite sport.
You'll also hear from young hurdler Joe Harding, while Chris Jones has been on a club visit to Guernsey and has caught up with colleagues back from a recent European Athletics Congress meeting in Estonia.
Feb 29 2020