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Directory of British Tracks

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Mid Lancs League

Northern Track & Field League

Power of Ten

Youth Development League



Useful Links - club and track directories

Running Track Directory

The essential guide to finding british athletics tracks.

Directory of British athletics clubs

Use UKA's search engine to find athletics clubs.

Directory of UK athletics club websites

Use this directory to find club web sites, more more information about club organised events.

Power of Ten Results database

A useful source of results from track & field and road races.

Local clubs & leagues

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC

Based in Stanley Park, Blackpool, they hold open T&F meetings in March and September.

Liverpool & District Cross Country Union

A provider of a cross country league and a championships for senior runners. Southport Waterloo senior compete in this league.

Liverpool Harriers and AC

The biggest athletics club in Merseyside based at Wavertree Athletics Centre. They hold open T&F meetings in the spring.

Liverpool Running Club

Based at Walton Hall Sports Centre in Liverpool, a large and successful road running club that organises the annual Walton Park 5 Mile race.

Liverpool, Pembroke & Sefton Harriers and AC

LPS are based for track & field at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk.

Merseyside County AA

Athletics in Merseyside is governed by Merseyside County AA. This new web site gives information on road running, track & field, cross country and fell running in Merseyside.

Merseyside Schools

A web site for school-based athletics.

Mid Lancs League

A North West league providing inter-club competition in track & field and cross country. Southport Waterloo compete in both.

Penny Lane Striders

A south-Liverpool based running club.

St Helens Sutton AC

An athletics club based at Sherdley Park in St Helens.

Wallasey AC

A Wirral based running club.

Warrington AC

A Cheshire based club holding open T&F meetings at Victoria Park, Warrington.

Wigan & Harriers and AC

Wigan also hosts a popular open meeting each spring and often in the summer.

Wirral AC

The largest track & field club on the Wirral. They also organise the annual Birkenhead 5 road race and hold a spring open track & field meeting.


Athletics in the North

England Athletics North West

The regional hub of England Athletics, athletics, governing body in England..

Northern Athletics

A competition provider for Northern Championships and indoor open meetings.

Northern Track & Field League

A T&F competition league for senior men and women.

Northern Masters AC

For veteran track & field, cross country and road runners in the north.

National clubs & leagues

British Milers Club

A club for endurance runners, with competition, rankings, training camps etc.

Youth Development League

This league replaces the Young Athletes and the National Junior Leagues. For U13s / U15s there is the YDL(Lower) and for U17s / U20s the YDL(Upper). Southport Waterloo is registered for both leagues..


Athletics nationally & internationally

British Athletics

The branding arm of the national governing body for athletics in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - UK Athletics .

British Masters Athletic Federation

For veteran track & field, cross country and road runners.

British Olympics

The athletics page of the British Olympics Association.

England Athletics

The national governing body for athletics in England.

English Cross Country Association

For National Cross Country Champs, English National Cross Country Relays etc

English Schools

The official web site for English Schools athletics standards, Rules, competitions etc.

Global Drug Reference Online

Athletes can use this database by the UK Anti Doping Agency to check that medication doesn't include any banned substances.


The International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing body for athletics internationally.

Open Athletics Meetings in UK

A useful site if you are looking for an open track & field meeting.

Power of Ten

A national and regional T&F rankings database, setting standards to promote excellence. Replaces Athletics Data.

Run Britain

The UK web site for road running in the UK. Includes a listing of all licensed road races.

Run England

The official England Athletics recreational running project which aims to get the whole nation running.

Sportshall Athletics

the web site of Sportshall Athletics and Fun in Athletics for junior athletes.

UK Athletics

The governing body of athletics in the UK.

UK Counties Athletics Union

Provider of T&F, cross country and fell running competition between counties.

World Masters Athletics

The international governing body for veteran athletics.

Athletics shops online


Retailer of Coachwise books, videos etc.

Bourne Sports

Good source of athletics clothing and shoes at good prices.

Natterjack Running Centre

Local running and athletics retailer based in Southport and Liverpool.

Neuff Athletic equipment

Online retailer of athletic equipment.


Online retailer with good selection of specialist spikes and other running offers

Start Fitness

Online retailer of running shoes and clothing. Sponsor of Northern Athletics


specialist retailer for runners.

Ultramarathon Running Store

Its in the name

Other athletics resources online

Marathon running tips Useful, particularly for first-timers
A Runners Guide to Diet, Technique and Safety A useful resource for coaches and a good read for runners of all ages. An immense range of useful information
runningshoesguru.com A blog site reviewing running shoes and offering tips and advice.
A runner's guide to using tracking data An American site, I think. In addition to promoting GPS technology etc, see the list of useful Running Resources