The North West Regional Awards took place on Wednesday 8th October at David Lloyd Leisure Club, Chorley with a number of volunteers and guests in attendance. Compered by regional chair Mike Harris, and with presentations made by Emma Davenport the Area Manager for the North, the evening was a celebration of success and dedication to the sport.
The Northern Athletics Officials' Association AGM and Conference took place recently in Yorkshire, supported by England Athletics. Last year, 35 officials attended and this year that figure was almost doubled. Membership was well up too. Southern Officials - you can now book for 16th November SEAOA Conference.
Run! City Activators for Manchester Nikki Murphy and Liam Browne have been working hard throughout September going to College Open Days and University Freshers' Fairs with the portable running track. Approximately 500 participants took part on the track across two weeks and new lunchtime groups at TMC should be emerging soon.
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.
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.
We are pleased to announce that Malcolm Brown will deliver the opening keynote at the North Coaching Conference on 27th September.
Booking is now available for each of the three England Athletics National Coaching Conferences and an early booking discount is currently available.
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.
Make your nomination now for the England Athletics Community Awards. Tickets for our Hall of Fame and Community Awards night are also now available to buy.
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.