Part-time post at Pitreavie AAC; EU Hare and Hounds, Bella RR win awards

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Community Athletics Co-ordinator and Coach

View job vacancy here

Pitreavie AAC is a well-established and successful athletics and running club based in Dunfermline.

The club, a charity, has a membership of over 350 members developing a pathway for total beginners through to Olympians.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Pitreavie AAC for a Community Athletics Co-ordinator and Coach – a post which will have a significant impact in the club’s further growth and development. The successful candidate with organise, lead and coach a new and structured community athletics programme.

This part-time post (12 hours per week) is funded through a partnership between Pitreavie AAC and scottishathletics – and is part of the scottishathletics Club Together programme. The post will be employed through scottishathletics.

Applications should be made by submitting the application form, covering letter and equal opportunities form, marked ‘private and confidential’, to Francesca Snitjer, Executive and Equalities Officer, at

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 18 February.


Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds enjoyed a strong 2020 – despite Covid-19 issues – and that has been reflected in a number of award wins.

And the Haries picked up another virtual trophy when named as Edinburgh Uni Sports Club of the Year.

The cross country and running club saw off the challenges of rival clubs in the shape of the Boat Club, the Snowsports Club and the Women’s Football Club.

Congratulations to all at Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds and we look forward to seeing those green vests prominent again when events resume.


Bellahouston Road Runners are another club who have worked so hard in recent months to keep activity happening during the pandemic.

The Sports Council of Glasgow issued their 2020 annual awards last week in a virtual celebration and it was a wee bit special for those inpurple and white!

Bellahouston Road Runners were named as Club of the Year and there were individual successes for Richard Leyton as Volunteer of the Year and Gerry Scullion as Community Coach of the Year.

Congratulations to Richard and Gerry and all at Bella Road Runners.


Tags: Bellahouston Road Runners, Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds, EU Hare and Hounds, Pitreavie AAC

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