A record attendance over 155 young athletes took part in the Kent U11 Sportshall Decathlon. The athletes competed in 10 events each (10 x 10m Shuttle Run, Balance Test, Chest Push, Hi-Stepper, Soft Javelin, Speed Bounce, Standing Long Jump, Standing Triple Jump, Target Throw, Vertical Jump) and points were awarded on performance in each event.
We are pleased to report that 18-year-old Chloe Williams has won the Dave Holder Memorial Trophy for Young Official of the Year in Kent.
2017 is the year for your coaching, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. You can help write that story by attending workshops to help develop your goals in coaching to create a vision to learn more and become the best you can be. here are many workshops available for you to attend, including Movement Skills Two, and Technical Days which are more discipline specific.
Athletics was in the limelight with a host of worthy winners and special guest five-time Olympian Jo Pavey at the 14th annual Active Sussex Sports Awards. Coach of the Year was awarded to Kim Milnthorpe of Horsham Blue Star Harriers and Young Personality of the Year to Archie Davis of Brighton Phoenix AC.
Kevin Battell was presented with his England Athletics South East Award for Volunteer of the Year at the Crowborough 10k. Kevin organised the race so it seemed very timely to make the presentation at this the 30th Anniversary of the race. Mara Yamauchi performed the role of England Athletics Athlete Ambassador, and presented Kevin Battell with his award.
City of Portsmouth AC were presented with their England Athletics South Eaast Region Club of the Year Award last weekend. Area Team Manager Neil Deans presented the award to the club Chairman Phil Budd in front of around 130 athletes and parents.
RunFitMum started in 2015 when two mums, Caroline Eaton and Sasha Cowley rediscovered their love of running. Suddenly with the odd hour of childcare in place there was time to pull their trainers on and get out for a run. So they went about encouraging a group of local mums to get running and RunFitMum was born.
The wet, cold and windy weather provided challenging conditions for the young runners from across Kent who took part in the Kent Primary Schools' Cross Country Championships held on Saturday 12th November at the Kent County Showground, Detling.
Do you know an exceptional sportsperson, club or team that deserves to have their achievements and efforts recognised? A nomination from you and others like you could secure that special person, club or team a prestigious Oxfordshire Sports Award - sporting honours made to recognise the hard work, dedication and exceptional talent in Oxfordshire Sport.
Sevenoaks Ladies' Joggers were excited to share their "3 Peaks Challenge Run" with the visitors from their twinned group the Ladies' Running Centre in Bruges (Belgium) on 1st October. The run ended in a sea of pink flooding down Sevenoaks High Street as their visit coincided with the start of Breast Cancer Care's Pink Week.