News - Yorkshire & Humberside


Settle Harriers achieve Clubmark

Settle Harriers has achieved the prestigious Clubmark award, the community sports club accreditation which recognises high standards. Settle Harriers, whose members are predominantly involved in fell running, has a thriving junior section and more than 200 members across all ages.

Yorkshire and Humber regional Volunteer Awards presented

The England Athletics Yorkshire Humber Regional Awards took place on 27th September at Gomersal Park Hotel in Birtsall West Yorkshire. It was an evening organised by England Athletics to celebrate the amazing work and achievements that have taken place in the region over the past year.

Discontinued Knaresborough race resurrected

Knaresborough Striders running club have organised a new race in the town to continue the legacy of the popular King James School Fun Run series which ended 2 years ago leaving the town without a race of any kind.

Walk, Run, Guide - first experiences as a Guide Runner

Adam Beesting has grown up with sight loss very much part of his life. His Dad, the man who has pretty much inspired the running gene in both Adam and his brother and I, has had progressive degeneration of his eyesight. Adam tells his story of becoming a Guide Runner for visually impaired runners.

New Deaf Friendly Running Group with Rothwell Harriers

Rothwell Harriers recently welcomed a group deaf runners down to their running session. The group had been looking for a running session to attend and Carole Clifford from Rothwell Harriers was happy to accommodate the group.

Club and Run Group support in Yorkshire

In North and West Yorkshire, your local Club and Coach Support Officer Nick Settle can help support your club in a number of different ways. This can be from funding advice to athlete recruitment. There is similar help all over England.

A monumental year for the Pudsey Pacers

2016 is a monumental year for the Pudsey Pacers as the club turns the ripe old age of 25. The impact the Pudsey Pacers make on the health and wellbeing of hundreds of people both directly through running and indirectly through raising much needed charity funds at their annual Pudsey 10k, is commendable to say the least.

Walk to Run Courses in Whitby and Scarborough

A new ten week Walk to Run programme is being introduced in both Whitby and Scarborough by the Active Coast Country Community Sports Activators. The sessions are suitable for all participants and the group will achieve together no matter what your fitness level is, with the social aspect key to this activity.