AW Blog


5 steps to National glory

Feb 27, 2013 - Jason Henderson

If the Saucony English National Cross Country Champs wants to reclaim its status as No.1 highlight of the winter, the below ideas are worth a try


British milers get slap in the face

Feb 20, 2013 - Jason Henderson

Robotic adherence to strict selection criteria means Britain has no one in the men’s 1500m at the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg

Ennis, Farah and Weir

Three cheers for an Olympic and Paralympic encore

Feb 13, 2013 - Jason Henderson

If you enjoyed London 2012, you’re going to love plans for a three-day mini-Olympics in London 2013

Ian Stewart (Mark Shearman)

Tough guy Stewart will be missed

Feb 3, 2013 - Jason Henderson

Whether you love him or loathe him, British athletics needs strong characters like Ian Stewart


Snow joke when events are called off

Jan 23, 2013 - Jason Henderson

Weather-related cancellations are becoming worryingly common, with the South of England Cross Country Champs nervously postponed five days in advance and even indoor meets have bit the dust this week

Mo Farah (Mark Shearman)

Many Mo’ challenges remain

Jan 17, 2013 - Jason Henderson

If winning two Olympic titles has blunted Mo Farah’s ambition, here are 10 targets AW’s editor would love to see him tackle


Does the sport have a sense of humour?

Jan 11, 2013 - Jason Henderson

Jokes struggle to raise a laugh in Athletics Weekly, so should we stick to news, stats and results?

Jonny Hay Edinburgh

Short and sweet

Jan 3, 2013 - Jason Henderson

Saturday’s cross-country action in Edinburgh will be great, but would be even greater if its traditional short-course race had not bit the dust