Do you want to take part in the first Leading Athletics course of 2017? We still have a couple of spaces left on the Leading Athletics 3 hour course being held at Gateshead College Academy of Sport (next to Gateshead International Stadium) this Saturday 15th January.
The Coaching Assistant course being held at Shildon, County Durham on 3-4 December has a number of spaces available and will go ahead - but we would love to fill the last few places, at this venue with great facilities, it is the final course of 2016!
Just twelve short months after its official formation, the rapidly expanding Allerton Junior Athletics Club (AJAC) celebrated its inaugural presentation night last weekend when British athlete Aly Dixon was guest of honour after her recent return from the Olympics.
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.
On Thursday 6th October Ilkley Harriers were presented with their renewed Clubmark status at one of their junior indoor Sportshall athletics sessions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.