News - North West


Workshop: Physical Preparation for beginner and novice throws

We are pleased to announce the first of our LCDP winter activity that is taking place in Lancashire on Saturday 25th October at the newly opened Indoor facility at Witton Park, Blackburn. The session is aimed at newly qualified coaches, or coaches that want to learn a different event. The session will be led by David Turner who is on the National Coach Development Programme.

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.

Social media workshop on 17th September

North Cumbria Athletics Network (NCAN) in association with Active Cumbria are holding a social media workshop on 17th September in Carlisle. The workshop is for members of NCAN and registered Run England groups.

Survey for Run Leaders in Cumbria

In partnership with Active Cumbria, England Athletics are keen to grow and develop the sport at every level by providing high quality local athletics and running opportunities. As such, we are conducting a survey of all the Run Leaders in Cumbria.

Mums pushing the pace

LiRF (Leadership in Running Fitness) leader Lucy already runs with her daughter in a buggy and wanted to encourage friends and others to do the same. Last Saturday saw new participants: 2 pushy mums, a pushy dad and a pushy daughter!

A new PB for Princes Park as it plays host to NW NHS Games 5k

Park-goers enjoying the sunny skies on Sunday 29th June were joined by staff from NW NHS trusts as they took part in their annual NHS Games 5k. Now in its third year the 5k event continues to grow, attracting over 150 participants this year with support from the GetGoing! Campaign and England Athletics for 2014.

Get Going! in Liverpool at the NHS North West Games 5k

The NHS North West Games 5k event takes place on 29th June and this year is supported by England Athletics their Get Going! in Liverpool. The event is part of the NHS North West Games which is a workplace competition across a number of sports to provide a great motivation to help get the workforce more active, build stronger bonds within teams as well as have some good old-fashioned fun.