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: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12
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...
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08
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...
Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:20
Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:28
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...
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: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:49
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Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:43
Our Workplace Challenge campaign encourages Bedfordshire workers to liven up their lunch break with bite size activity
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: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:16
Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England aims to shake up the way we think about and deliver coaching.