Posted: Thu, 11 May 2017 14:31 by Abi Bond
What is a satellite club?
Satellite clubs are extensions or outposts of community sports clubs which are established in a new venue, usually a secondary school or college and specifically targeted at the 11 to 25 age group.
Who are satellite clubs for?
Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 12:43 by Miss Michelle Morris
Where to start … What a day, What a weekend, What an experience! Steve and I collected our numbers from the Expo Friday afternoon, enjoying the atmosphere and of course buying some of the London marathon kit. Following on with a slap up meal at a lovely Italian restaurant not far from the Excel.
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:57 by Miss Michelle Morris
As a sit here pondering at the thought of running 26.2 miles I told myself on Sunday whilst I was completing my last long-ish run around Stewartby Lake and Marston Vale that now was the time to be confident, be sensible and relax. However, with just 4 days to go I am feeling anything but the above. We have planned to pick up our numbers from the Marathon Expo on Friday evening being slightly disappointed...
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:59 by Miss Michelle Morris
After months and months of training and covering 465 miles to date the final 20 mile long run was completed on Sunday at Oakley. I had the pleasure of being kept company by the Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers Running Club Chairman, Paul Owen who also kept me true to my plan so I could finish the last 4 miles strong and in a good place. I was so looking forward to finishing the last 20 mile run but now...
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12 by Abi Bond
Statistics show disabled people to be the least active group in the UK.
The 'Disabled People's Lifestyle Report' from September 2013 found that there is clear untapped demand for physical activity and sport within the community with 70 per cent of the disabled people surveyed stating they would like to be more active. The report also found that 64 per cent of the disabled people surveyed would prefer...
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08 by Abi Bond
This hugely successful and inspirational Bedfordshire PE and School Sport Conference took place on Wednesday 15th March at Centre Parcs, Woburn Forest. 175 people came together for the day (delegates and marketplace) to be inspired and motivated to take back to school lots of ideas to engage their pupils in physical activity and school sport. The focus of the conference this year was "Promoting healthy...
Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:20 by Abi Bond
638 SCHOOL CHILDREN FROM ACROSS BEDFORDSHIRE & LUTON COMPETE AT AWARD WINNING LEVEL 3 COUNTY SPORT FINALS AT INSPIRE LUTON – INCLUDING THE LARGEST INCLUSIVE TABLE CRICKET COMPETITION IN THE COUNTRY.
Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:28 by Abi Bond
As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end'. That's true in part as our Active Lunch eight week challenge draws to a close, but to coin another phrase, 'as one door closes, another door opens'. OK, we'll stop with the phrases now, but what we're trying to say is this doesn't mean you have to stop using your lunch break as an opportunity to get active.
Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:00 by Miss Michelle Morris
Last weekend was the first 20 mile training run on the dreaded London Marathon schedule. Steve and I made the long journey to Bramley leaving the house on Sunday at 8 am to make sure we got there in plenty of time for the race to start at 10.30 am. We had both completed this race last year so knew what to expect...hills, 2 laps and the pain that overcomes you at approximately mile 17 knowing there...