Tags: This Girl Can
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.
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...
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...
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...
Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 12:43
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...
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...
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...
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...
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:
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...
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...