Cumbria School Games

Seaton Junior School for Team Allerdale were crowned Cumbria School Games Sportshall winnersPhoto: Cumbria School Games Seaton Junior School for Team Allerdale were crowned Cumbria School Games Sportshall winners in an athletics competition against schools from across the county. The event was held at Penrith Leisure Centre with over 100 students representing their districts. Great … Continue reading Cumbria School Games

Eilish McColgan puts Arbroath Academy pupils through their paces

Eilish McColgan has held a running clinic with pupils at Arbroath Academy. The Dundee-based middle distance runner, who represented Team GB in the 3,000m steeplechase at the London 2012 Olympic Games, put the pupils through their paces on Thursday. Eilish recently returned from injury which kept her out for the whole of 2015. She is … Continue reading Eilish McColgan puts Arbroath Academy pupils through their paces

Olympian supports Furness junior athletes

FURNESS athletes will have some Olympic inspiration when they compete in the Cumbria School Games next month. Pupils from Holy Family and Askam Village School will represent the district in the sportshall athletics finals in Penrith. They will take on representatives from Allerdale, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakes on March 23, watched by Great … Continue reading Olympian supports Furness junior athletes

Aspire Academy – Endurance Group

This Monday, I met with the Endurance boys squad at Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar. Aspire Academy was founded in 2004 with the goal to find and develop the best young male Qatari athletes, whilst also providing them with high quality secondary school education. The kids were all extremely welcoming and kind. It was inspiring to hear them … Continue reading Aspire Academy – Endurance Group