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teamBeds&Luton  backs first ever Coaching Week

teamBeds&Luton backs first ever Coaching Week

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:10

UK Coaching's Principles of Great Coaching announced

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK

Bedfordshire's County Sports Partnership shows its support of great coaching as part of the first ever Coaching Week, which launches today, Monday 4 June.

To mark the launch of Coaching...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, This Girl Can, coaching, coaching week, principles of coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

Possibly One of the Best Weeks of My Life

Possibly One of the Best Weeks of My Life

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00

It has been over a week since the IAAF World Championships came to a close and I finished my last shift as a 'Runner'. It truly was an amazing championship that I was lucky enough to be a part of as a volunteer and a spectator. Every one of my five shifts I had was varied and different with my first...

Tags: Be the next, Clean Athletics, Coaching, Community, IAAF, IAAF World Athletics Championships, IAAF Worlds, Join in, London 2017, Runner, See the best, Team London, The A Team, This Girl Can, Volunteer, teamBEDS&LUTON

A Volunteers Journey to Becoming 'A Runner' at the IAAF World Athletics Championships

A Volunteers Journey to Becoming 'A Runner' at the IAAF World Athletics Championships

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:44

From a young age I started running with my dad and joined the local running club; I have always loved sport especially Athletics. Running has shaped my life and experiences dramatically over the years; giving me some incredible highs and some heart breaking lows. It has honestly been quite the love affair...

Tags: Athletics, Bethebest, Coaching, England Athletics, IAAF World Athletics, London 2017, Londonisopen, Runner, Running, Seethebest, Sport, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, This Girl Can, Volunteer Journey, Volunteers, proud, teamBEDS&LUTON

Women's Sport Week 19-25 June 2017

Women's Sport Week 19-25 June 2017

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07

Despite election gloom let's celebrate as we enter this fabulous summer of women's sport with four, yes FOUR, world class events running in the U.K. (Cricket, Rugby, Lacrosse & Badminton - details and links below). This year the focus for WSW2017 is increasingly on getting More women, more ACTIVE...

Tags: Free Fitness Classes, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, teamBEDS&LUTON, women sport week

This Girl Can 'ENCOURAGE' Others to Run London Marathon too!

This Girl Can 'ENCOURAGE' Others to Run London Marathon too!

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 12:43

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....

Tags: Aragon Housing Associatio, Charity, Coaching, Community Funding, Encourage, Goals, Golden Bond Place, Heads Together, Justgiving, London Marathon, London Marathon Ballot, Marathon Training, Reason to Run, Running, Sports Funding, Sub 4 hours, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

It is nearly time.......4 days to go!

It is nearly time.......4 days to go!

Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:57

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...

Tags: Coaching, Justgiving, London Marathon, Reason to Run, Runners, Running, Sponsorme, Sport Bedfordshire, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, VLM2017, teamBEDS&LUTON

Time to Taper!

Time to Taper!

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:59

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...

Tags: Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers, Coaching, Justgiving, Luton Sports Funding, Marathon, Reach, Running, Sponsorme, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, This Girl Can Run, Virgin London Marathon, teamBEDS&LUTON

This Girl Can Run 20 Miles......Just!

This Girl Can Run 20 Miles......Just!

Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:00

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...

Tags: Coaching, Just Giving, London Marathon, Luton Sports Funding, Marathon Training, Running, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

This Girl Can Run a Marathon Again or So She Thinks!

This Girl Can Run a Marathon Again or So She Thinks!

Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:00

I spent most of last year complaining about training for a marathon and how tired I was so when the opportunity arose this year to apply for a Golden Bond charity place for London Marathon I thought why not...I always liked a challenge. I was so pleased to be accepted especially as I am running for a...

Tags: Asics front runner, Bedford, Free Fitness Classes, Luton, Luton Sports Funding, Marathon training plan, Sport Bedfordshire, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, femalerunner, girlswhorun, gosponsorher, justgiving, news, running, sponsorship, teamBEDS&LUTON

Our Key Achievements for Sporting Community of Bedfordshire  in 2016

Our Key Achievements for Sporting Community of Bedfordshire in 2016

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:42

We are proud of what we as a County Sports Partnership, with our partners, achieved in 2016 to improve club facilities and sporting opportunities in Bedford & Luton. Here's the highlights:

January 2016

The DCMS Sporting Future Strategy had just been launched and the sector was digesting the new direction...

Tags: Bedford Sports Courses, CSP bedfordshire, Coaching, Luton Sport Funding, Luton Sports Funding, Reach, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

Meet the Amazing Female Run Leaders from Dunstable Road Runners

Meet the Amazing Female Run Leaders from Dunstable Road Runners

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:22

As part of the Women and Coaching Project; Reach into teamBEDS&LUTON the County Sport Partnership awarded Dunstable Road Runners (DRR) a bursary to help support 2 of their female runners become run leaders. The running club implemented a beginners running programme; couch to 5k over a 10 week period...

Tags: Bedford Sports Courses, Coaching, Coaching Courses , Coaching Funding For Women Luton, Luton Sports Funding, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, Sports Funding, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, teamBEDS&LUTON

How to Become a Female Sports Role Model?

How to Become a Female Sports Role Model?

Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:30

team BEDS&LUTON in partnership with Active Luton recently organised a Female Only National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course at Inspire Sports Village in Luton to help train women to be deployed into the local community as lifeguards. This course was part of the Women and Coaching Project and tailored...

Tags: Active Luton, Bedford Sports Courses, Coaching, Coaching Courses Luton, NPLQ, Sport Bedfordshire, Sport England, Sport Leader Courses, Sports Coaching For Women In Luton, This Girl Can, Women Only Fitness, Womens Sport Week, teamBEDS&LUTON

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