The England Athletics North East Regional Awards took place on 21st September at Lumley Castle Hotel. It was an evening to take the chance to say thank you to just some of the volunteers who make our sport what it is and was attended by Regional Chair, Chris Betts and local England Athletics representatives. Chris Tomlinson and his mum also attended to congratulate the volunteers.
Active Northumberland working in Partnership with The National Trust have created some of the most stunningly scenic Run England 3-2-1 running routes along the North Northumberland coastline.
A Guide running workshop was recently held in Stockton as part of efforts to make local running sessions more accessible, and held as part of the partnership between England Athletics, Tees Valley Sport, Hartlepool Borough Council and Stockton Borough Council.
Over 200 young disabled athletes enjoyed a full weekend of track and field events at the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships (2 and 3 July 2016). The North East region were victorious, accumulating enough team points to lift the winner’s trophy in glorious Coventry sunshine.
A free event for coaches including speakers such as Malcolm Brown, who is currently best known as coach to Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee but also has an extensive background in athletics, is to be held before the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash 10K.Leeds Beckett University, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3QQ.