In Yorkshire and Humber the yearly recognition of the shining beacons of grass roots athletics in the region is made. Officials, coaches, volunteers, run leaders and clubs are nominated for awards in their respected capacities and on the night the winners are announced.
Thousands of primary school children took part in the INEOS GO Run For Fun event in Leeds, cheered on by GO Run For Fun ambassador, Perri Shakes-Drayton, sponsors PwC and campaign mascot Dart.
INEOS GO Run For Fun(r), a campaign to encourage children to run for fun, is celebrating its 55,000th runner in Stockton-on-Tees yesterday. The milestone was reached after over 1,400 primary school children took part in the 120th GO Run For Fun event at Preston Park, supported by Stockton Schools Sports Partnership.
A Deaf Friendly Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) Course with 2 interpreters present throughout will take place on Sunday 12th April 2015 at the Spring Hall Athletics Track, Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Reminder: The National Coach Development Programme for Heavy Throws presents a Throws Masterclass at the EIS with Mark Chapman and Gary Herrington. The free workshop is open to all coaches and is a great opportunity to watch Mark and Gary share their expertise.
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.