On Friday 10th October volunteers and partners from across the region come together to celebrate their service to the sport at the annual Yorkshire & Humber Volunteer Awards. The awards were presented by Emma Hurst, CCSO for South Yorkshire, with Sweatshop Castleford providing some insight into supporting new runners through their runhub community network.
Spencer Duval, Former International Steeplechaser and now Steeplechase Coordinator for England Athletics lead a Flying Coach* Visit at Herringthorpe Stadium, Rotherham. The sessions was attended by 8 Coaches from across South Yorkshire representing Doncaster AC, Rotherham Harriers, Sheffield Running Club & Scunthorpe AC. Spencer also welcomed athletes to attend the event with most being new to steeplechase.
A Running Technique Workshop for South Yorkshire Run Leaders took place in September that focused on giving leaders tips and drills to encourage correct running form. The workshop was delivered by Accelerate Performance Centre in Sheffield and saw 15 leaders across 6 different Run Groups take part.
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.
What and when to eat on race day, around training sessions and what can help you recover from training will be covered in this evening workshop.Accelerate Performance Centre, 629 Attercliffe Road, SHEFFIELD, S9 3RD
Leading a Winter Run Through City Parks and Countryside (South Yorkshire Run Leader Workshop Series)
Have you considered running through the city parks or trails when street lights are merely blinking in the distance? It can be a lot of fun and an ideal way of generating a few laughs whilst enhancing the running experience.Rivelin Valley Cafe, Rivelin Road, S6.