Fixtures for 2016 Road Running Championships announced

Club runners Virgin Money London Marathon

British Athletics and England Athletics have today confirmed the following road race championship events for 2016.

The British Road Running Championships will kick off at the London Marathon on April 24 with the Mini London Marathon providing Young Athletes with a chance of taking the three mile title.


In May, the Westminster Miles and London 10,000m will once again be the events to decide who will become the British champions over the respective distances. Jo Pavey (handicap -1.4) and Andy Vernon (handicap -5.9) sealed the 2015 British 10km titles in the capital so, who will be challenging for the victory in 2016?


Nottingham will be the location of the British Half Marathon Championship with the Robin Hood Half Marathon combining the British and English titles for the first time in a number of years.


Fixtures for the British Athletics and England Athletics Road Running Championships 2016:


April 2016


24th - Marathon (England and British) - Virgin Money London Marathon

24th - Young Athlete 3 miles (British) - Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon


May 2016


29th - Road Miles (British) - Westminster Miles

30th - 10k (British) - London 10,000


September 2016


25th - Half Marathon (England and British) - Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon


October 2016


23rd - 10 miles (England) - Great South Run


November 2016     


6th - 10k (England) - Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash


The England Athletics' road running competition programme includes domestic competitions including national championships as well as development opportunities for athletes at international level. For more information follow this link or contact Andi Drake on