Athlete Information

Athlete Information for the British Athletics Championships 2018

Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July 2018

Alexander Stadium – Birmingham

Standards

Standards need to be achieved between 1st April 2017 and 24th June 2018.

MEN EVENT WOMEN
10.75 100m 12.15
21.30 200m 24.70
48.00 400m 55.30
1:50.50 800m 2:09.00
3:47.00 1500m 4:25.00
14:05.00 (29:15 10k) 5000m 16:25.00 (33:45 10k)
8:55.00 3000m SC 10:40.00 (6:50 2kSC)
15:00 110m Hurdles /100m Hurdles 14:25
54:00 400mH 63:00
2.12 High Jump 1.76
5.10 Pole Vault 3.90
7.50 Long Jump 6.10
15.60 Triple Jump 12.50
15.40 Shot Put 13.60
52.00 Dicuss Throw 46.00
66.00 Hammer Throw 59.00
66.00 Javelin Throw 46.00
24:00.00 5km Walk 27:00.00

*Event schedule is subject to change. Full event timetable is expected to be available 1 month prior to the event

FAQs

Q) If I have obtained the qualifying standard but my name is not among the list of invitees?
A) Please contact Ian Hodge ihodge@britishathletics.org.uk 07711 731370

Q) I am among the list of invitees for the British Championships, but have not received an invitation.
A) Please contact Kate Channon kchannon@britishathletics.org.uk as your contact details might not be updated on the British Athletics database.

Q) What if I am very close to the standard, should I enquire about an invitation?
A) Yes you should do, please contact Kate Channon kchannon@britishathletics.org.uk. If a particular event incurs a number of withdrawals it can become necessary to supplement non-qualifiers. In this scenario the best “non-automatic qualifier” at that moment in time from the 2018 lists will be given first option and thereafter in descending order from the year lists.

Q) What is the closing date for accepting invitations to the British Athletics Championships?
A) The deadline for accepting your invitation (except in exceptional circumstances) is Monday 25 June 2018.

Q) Will Competing Athletes be eligible for free tickets?
A) Yes – Information with regards how to claim competing athletes tickets will detailed in the Athletes Invitation letter. Athletes will be eligible to request two tickets per day they are competing.

Q) Where can I buy Tickets for British Athletics Championships?
A) Tickets can be found here.

Q) When will I see a timetable for the British Athletics Championships?
A) We anticipate it will be available approximately one month before the event.

Q) When will a full competitors list be available?
A) A list of invitees will be available on this page shortly; however this is subject to change as athletes newly qualify/decline their invitation.

Q) How do I apply for Coach Accreditation?
A) Please contact Yannick Phippen on yphippen@britishathletics.org.uk for coaches accreditation.

Q) What competition wear am I expected to compete in?
A) As this event is the British Championships, athletes MUST wear the vest of their first claim affiliated club, University, County or their Regional or Current National sponsor vest. The club concerned must be the one which in terms of Rule 2 (6) caters for that particular discipline of athletics. There will be no exceptions.

Other Information

Invitations to compete at the British Athletics Championships are sent to senior and under 20 athletes only. In exceptional circumstances athletes from the Under 18 and Under 17 age groups who are in line for selection to the season’s major international championship will also be accepted via agreement with their national event coach.

Certain athletes will have qualified in two (or more) events and may only see their name listed in one. This is because we offer you what is assumed is to be your preferred event but we are agreeable to switch you to another if you so wish.

Hand timed performances in the 100m, 200m, and sprint hurdles THAT ALSO HAVE A LEGAL WIND SPEED will be accepted as qualifying performances – as will times in mixed races. We appreciate that many horizontal jumps competitions take place without wind gauges and as such will accept them as qualifiers – provided the athlete has reasonable back up marks.

Home Country Registration

Please note that in order to compete at the British Athletics Championships, you must be registered as a member with your Home Country Association. This is either done directly, or through your club. British Athletics will check the registration records of all those athletes competing at the British Athletics Championships. If you are unsure as to your status with regards to your registration, please contact the official at your club (usually Club Secretary), or your Home Country Association to ensure you are registered to compete.

Event Schedule

MEN EVENT WOMEN
SAT 100m SAT
SUN 200m SUN
SAT/SUN 400m SAT/SUN
SAT/SUN 800m SAT/SUN
SAT/SUN 1500m SAT/SUN
SAT 5000m SUN
SAT 3000m SC SUN
SUN 110mH/100mH SAT
SAT/SUN 400mH SAT/SUN
SUN HJ SAT
SUN PV SAT
SUN LJ SUN
SAT TJ SAT
SAT SP SUN
SAT DT SUN
SAT HT SUN
SAT JT SUN
SUN 5km Walk SUN

*Event schedule is subject to change

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