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Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:10 by Abi Bond
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 by Miss Michelle Morris
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 shift being on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Tower Bridge for the Marathon. It had been a late finish the...
Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:44 by Miss Michelle Morris
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 over the 20+ years. Running has become part of my routine and if I don't run it feels like some...
Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07 by Abi Bond
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 - and it all kicks off next week Week (19-25th June).
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: 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...
Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:00 by Miss Michelle Morris
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 local charity called 'Encourage.' When I told my work colleagues and friends the good news they were...
Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:42 by Abi Bond
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:
The DCMS Sporting Future Strategy had just been launched and the sector was digesting the new direction of travel. We helped people to burn off their extra mince pies with a big Workplace Challenge...