Photo via Stonehaven RC Facebook page
Stonehaven Running Club have had an application to affiliate accepted by scottishathletics.
Our most recent Board meeting discussed the application and we’re delighted to welcome Stonehaven Running Club, who have been around since 2008, into the ‘family’ of 150 or so clubs in Scotland.
SRC are a club for Seniors who have a main focus on off-track events such as road, trail and ultra running.
*Metro Aberdeen’s Jason Kelly, who has been selected for the Scotland 100k team for the Anglo Celtic Plate later this summer, is also a member of SRC.
Photo by Bobby Gavin
There is a part-time vacancy currently with Pitreavie AAC for a Community Athletics Assistant Coach.
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.
Pitreavie AAC are looking for an assistant coach/es to help increase membership numbers by supporting a new community athletics programme for athletes aged 5 to 12 years old.
Closing date is July 14. Further details online here
Kilmarnock Harriers enjoy a good reputation as one of our most forward-thinking clubs. And here’s the proof!
Volunteers have been out in force this week at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena track planting leylandii hedging on the first bend of the track in order to – one day – reduce the wind effect on athletes competing.
Thanks for the photo go to Ian Gebbie, who advises us: ‘I would seriously doubt if there’s any benefit for this weekend’s CE and Masters Championship events at Kilmarnock . . .’
Joking aside, it’s great the club are thinking ahead and looking at every angle to improve the venue experience for athletes in the future.
Very belatedly, we are keen to acknowledge Annan and District AC for one of our special awards during 2020.
The 4J Studios Innovation Aware went the way of the club for their considerable, and inventive, efforts and activities during long months of lockdown last year to keep members interested.
We have covered his significantly in the current edition of PB magazine with an article (see above right) by Katy Barden.
The story on the left about Officials takes in Bob and Ann Carter, who have strong club connections with Annan and District AC.