The British Athletics communications team can be contacted for queries related to:

  • British Athletics Press Releases
  • Media accreditation for major international championships
  • Contacting athletes via agents
  • British Athletics’ sponsors and partnerships

British Athletics Communications team:

Please direct your queries to the members of staff below:

Liz Birchall – Head of Communications 

0121 713 8472
07718 526 363

Gareth Burrell – Media and Communications Lead

07718 394 386


Media accreditation for the World Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2024 is now open.

Please contact Gareth if you wish to request an access code. Note, the deadline for applications is 9 February 2024.


Media accreditation for the 2024 UK Athletics Indoor Championships, Utilita Arena, Birmingham on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2024 is now closed.


Please take time to read the Terms & Conditions, and if applicable, the UKA Photographer Guidance , prior to applying. A confirmation email will be sent to all successful applicants at least 14 days before each event, if not before.

Please note that any requests received after these deadlines may not be considered, and also note that UK Athletics reserves the right to decline applications for accreditation.