News - North East


Run Leader workshop series announced

As more and more people become involved in running, England Athletics acknowledge that there is a need to make sure those responsible for leading these sessions have opportunities to improve their skills and develop as their groups grow.

North East Local Coach Development Day dates announced

The North East Coach Development Days are free and open to all coaches and run leaders of any level of experience who feel they would benefit from attending. Each day consists of a discipline-specific set of workshops: throws, jumps, speed and endurance, with follow-up sessions early in 2015.

Claremont Road Runners Achieve Club Accreditation

Accredited Club status recognises the safety and effectiveness of Athletics clubs and also enables access to funds unavailable to those without accreditation. Claremont Road Runners were presented with the Accredited Club status (Clubmark) certificate by Nick Ridgeon (Club and Coach Support Officer for Tyne Wear and Cumbria).

Workshops at the Northern Coaching Conference

This year at the Northern Coaching Conference we want to focus on supporting leaders and coaches to develop their knowledge, practice and skill to move from Good to Great. Coaches can come together and help improve what we do through the sharing of best practice as well as having the opportunity to explore concepts through practical sessions.

Fun run celebrates integration of different communities within Newcastle.

Nearly 500 runners combined with a host of spectators, volunteers, sponsors and local celebrities gathered in Newcastle for the Northern Frontrunners 3rd LGBT 5k Run. This year over 16 teams entered including local running and harrier clubs. Some used team prizes to donate to charities and others purchased much-needed equipment for their club.