Noticeboard: North hill champs, Para course

Tuesday 4th November 2014

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North Hill Champs in Strathpeffer

Calling all hill runners in the North District!

The North District Hill Running Champs take place this Saturday – 8 November – at Knockfarrel, Strathpeffer, with races open to U20s, Seniors and Masters (M40).

Entries will be taken on the day and it is just £5 for scottishathletics members with the championships open to those who are first claim or second claim athletes with North District clubs.

Races are over 8k with a 365m climb and the start area is 800m or so from the parking at     .

Highland Hill Runners are organising this event and all the information you may need is on the fixture itself on our Events page.


Para coaching course in Carluke

scottishathletics are offering a three-hour workshop for coaches and volunteers interested in increasing their knowledge of working with athletes with a disability.

The workshop will give participants a better understanding of ‘Inclusion’ by using the ‘Inclusion Model and Steps’.

General information on the different disability groups will be delivered as well as coaching points and simplifying classification. The practical sessions will cover the basics in Guided Running, Race Running, Seated Throws and Wheelchair Racing. On completion, each coach will receive an Inclusive Athletics booklet.

Who is it for? For coaches and coaches helpers working in athletics clubs or Run, Jump and Throw centres who have athletes with a disability or may have in the future. Ideal for coaches who have started their coaching journey and wish to know more about adaptation of events and Inclusion of athletes with a disability.

Date: Wednesday 26 November 2014; 6pm to 9pm.

Venue: Carluke Leisure Centre135 Carnwath Road. Carluke. ML8 4EA

Cost: FREE.  Host: Law and District AAC and South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture

To book a place please contact

For further information about the workshop please contact Shona Malcolm on 0131 539 7348 or

Thank you to Law and District AAC and South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture for their support.


Coach Education Courses: Grangemouth, Perth, Livingston

There are always coaching course on-going as part of our Coach Education qualifications programme and a number of imminent courses are fully booked.

So forthcoming opportunities include courses at Grangemouth, Perth and Livingston for ‘Athletics Coach’ and ‘Coaching Assistant’ qualifications.

Grangemouth – Athletics Coach on December 13

Perth – Coaching Assistant on January 17

Livingston – Coaching Assistant on January 24

Check out the dedicated page on this website for all up-coming course dates and venues and how to book. Thanks.



Tags: Coach Education, hill running, North District, Para athletes

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