A Group Grass Tempo Training Session will be taking place at 10am on the University of Leeds Playing Fields, Boddington. The session is for distance athletes of all ages and abilities and all coaches/ run leaders.
Two Exercise Physiology Workshops will be held to give coaches the opportunity observe a current high level athlete performing a physiological treadmill test to identify a number of variables that can be used to monitor/understand training and performance, e.g. lactate turnpoint and economy.
A new Greenline fitness route has been launched officially in Bradford with more to follow nationwide. The Greenline route is the first of its kind and has seen England Athletics invest £30,000 into the project which is being carried out in partnership with Bradford Athletics Network, Bradford Council and other Active Bradford Partnership organisations.
Whether you are a club looking to encourage more people to get involved as a coach or an official in 2015, or an organisation that understands the value of having qualified volunteers, we have resources to help you guide people to the right course for them.
It is with deep regret that Doncaster AC announces the death of one of their senior coaches - Bernard Minnikin, who died peacefully, at home last week. Bernard was one of the original coaches, when the club was at the plant works and moved to the Keepmoat with the rest of the team in January 2007.
Kate Ashley, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and Super Run leader for Sheffield tells us a bit about why she runs and how she became a Run England Run Leader.
Stuart Hale, one of the Endurance Coaches at Accelerate Performance Centre delivered "How to Structure a Training Plan - 5 easy steps" workshop to a group of Run Leaders from across South Yorkshire. The workshop was a part of a series that aims to provide support to current Run Leaders to enable them to deliver quality run sessions to new runners.
On Friday 10th October volunteers and partners from across the region come together to celebrate their service to the sport at the annual Yorkshire Humber Volunteer Awards. The awards were presented by Emma Hurst, CCSO for South Yorkshire, with Sweatshop Castleford providing some insight into supporting new runners through their runhub community network.
Spencer Duval, Former International Steeplechaser and now Steeplechase Coordinator for England Athletics lead a Flying Coach* Visit at Herringthorpe Stadium, Rotherham. The sessions was attended by 8 Coaches from across South Yorkshire representing Doncaster AC, Rotherham Harriers, Sheffield Running Club Scunthorpe AC. Spencer also welcomed athletes to attend the event with most being new to steeplechase.
A Running Technique Workshop for South Yorkshire Run Leaders took place in September that focused on giving leaders tips and drills to encourage correct running form. The workshop was delivered by Accelerate Performance Centre in Sheffield and saw 15 leaders across 6 different Run Groups take part.