Gillian Verdin from Liverpool has become the youngest women to run 100 marathons! Not only this but she shares her passion for running as a trained Guide Runner after attending one of England Athletics' Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops, and she's also qualified as a Leader in Running Fitness (LiRF).
More than 700 primary schoolchildren, GO Run For Fun mascot, Dart and GO Run For Fun ambassador, Jenny Meadows, came together in Widnes this week to kick off the fourth INEOS GO Run For Fun(tm) event of 2016.
The Night Run event at the National Trust's Speke Hall enabled runners to run around the gardens of the Tudor Manor house at night and/or explore the surrounding woodlands. There was a 2k Explorer or a 7k Adventurer option so everyone of any ability was able to enjoy themselves. It was something fun, social and a great way to explore the outdoors.
In October 2015 Hayley went on placement with Merseyside Run! Activator Nikki Holding as part of her Sport Development degree at Liverpool John Moores University. She was motivated and inspired to form the LJMU Recreational Running Club.
The SCUK Effective Communication; Coaching Deaf People in Sport workshop in Bolton on 7th March has been developed in partnership with UK Deaf Sport and the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS).
Barton Athletic Club (Shacklady's Gym) in the City of Salford received £500,000 of National Lottery Funding from Sports England's Improvement Fund towards a £750,000 Project. Barton AC is 1 of 37 projects across England to share in over £12.7 million of National Lottery investment from the 3rd round of the Improvement Fund.
The National Trust's Speke Hall's first Trust10 event took place recently. Trust10 is a free, monthly, 10k trail running event held across selected National Trust sites, aimed to be a concept suitable for beginners and more advanced runners that allows people to run freely a route with no real pressure in getting timed.
Hundreds of pupils from across Liverpool took part in an INEOS GO Run For Fun(r) event as the global running campaign came to the city for the first time - and smashed its 100,000th milestone.
Northern Athletics held their annual open meeting at Trafford on 14th November. We summarise the meeting report.
An endurance symposium is taking place in Leeds on Saturday 14th November - the day before the Leeds Abbey Dash (which incorporates the England Athletics 10k champs). The Symposium will explore opportunities for coaches and athletes across endurance events. A Steeplechase Development Day will also take place at Lee Valley on 29th November. The day is aimed at licensed coaches on the LCDP and NCDP and licensed coaches who wish to develop their coaching knowledge and skills in the Steeplechase.