News - Yorkshire & Humberside


Rotherham to host two flying coach visits

Rotherham Harriers will host two flying coach visits in October that aim to provide coaches the skills and knowledge to support young athletes in triple jump, and the basic principles of steeplechase as well as how to develop athletes in this endurance event.

Strideout stretch their legs

Strideout is a Women's Only Run Group who offers sessions for Strollers right through to more advanced runners. The group is currently expanding and is now offering sessions in Oughtibridge (near Sheffield) as well as a Strideout Kidz for children and parents in nearby Rivelin.

Workshops at the Northern Coaching Conference

This year at the Northern Coaching Conference we want to focus on supporting leaders and coaches to develop their knowledge, practice and skill to move from Good to Great. Coaches can come together and help improve what we do through the sharing of best practice as well as having the opportunity to explore concepts through practical sessions.

South Yorkshire Colleges receive Sportivate Funding to set Girls only run groups up

South Yorkshire FE colleges were invited to apply for sportivate funding by South Yorkshire Sport to support physical activity provision. This round of funding was specifically targeted at girls aged 14-25 who don't currently participate in sport or exercise. Four out of six colleges in the county were successful with securing funding for College Run Groups for October 2014 to March 2015.

South Yorkshire Run Leader Workshop Series

Over 20 Run Leaders from across South Yorkshire have attend the Run Leader Workshop Series delivered by Stuart Hale and Marcus Scotney from Accelerate Performance Centre. On the back of the three successful workshops Emma Brady, England Athletics South Yorkshire has organised an additional 4 workshops to take place between September and December 2014.

England Athletics Consultation Survey - Now Live

Following the conclusion of the 2014 England Athletics Regional Club conference series, England Athletics committed to consulting the wider sport on the key issues that were raised. A short survey that covers these topics is now live.

Double celebration For Swaledale

Tuesday 10th June saw a double celebration for a senior running club in North Yorkshire as Swaledale Runners not only confirmed their official name change but more significantly received the certificate which completed their journey to successfully achieving Clubmark Accredited Status.