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11/09/2020 00:00, In Blog / Club Notice Board /

Over recent days we have seen more clubs and groups returning to activity and training which has been a boost to the sport. In addition, there have been more virtual activities and challenges taking place across Wales to get more people active in a fun and engaging way. As has been clear throughout the pandemic, clubs and groups across the country have been amazing in responding to the challenges - adapting accordingly, showing resilience and resolve which, in turn, has bought with it a sense of togetherness throughout the athletics community.

Why not support your club even further?? Ways that you can get involved and #SupportYourClub this week include;

  1. Apply to the Sport Wales Be Active Wales Fund… Clubs a groups across Wales have been applying through this scheme to support a wider and safer return to activity. The fund supports clubs and groups to get back up and running and facilitates the development of activity in a responsible and effective way. 


  1. Nominate a club member for a Welsh Athletics Service Award. Nominations are open with a closing date of Wednesday 16th September. Awards include; Meritorious Award the Award of Honour and the Athlete Achievement Award.


  1. Sign up for a new look coach education course… formal coach qualifications and face-to-face delivery is returning this weekend and details of future courses are available via Athletics Hub. In partnership with British Athletics we have launched the ‘new look’ Leadership in Running Fitness course. This course offers a blended approach to learning (consisting of a series of Online Learning Modules and a Practical Session (Half Day) with further information available  here


  1. Register for a Welsh Athletics ‘Ask Us’ session. A national engagement session is taking place on Tuesday 22nd September (7-8pm). In addition there is also an Athlete and Coach Q&A session taking place next Tuesday (15th September) – further details available here.