Lagan Valley Athletics Club

an athletics club situated in Belfast

Opportunity to give something back to the club…?

With ever-increasing numbers of new enquiries from young athletes wishing to join our club, our coaches are under pressure and unfortunately having to turn some away.  We would appeal to anyone involved with the club to consider helping out in a coaching capacity. Whether you are a qualified coach already, current or past member, parent (or grandparent/other relative!) of an athlete, or a friend of the club, please get in touch if you feel there is any way you could assist, particularly with our junior members.  While this is ultimately a time commitment, it is a very rewarding one, as any present coach will vouch for!  The club will, of course, pay for any coaching courses undertaken for this purpose.

This is your opportunity to give something back!

2 free places for Born2Run events…

Hello all…
WE STILL HAVE ONE OF THESE PLACES FOR THE CASTLEWELLAN EVENT – IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO AVAIL OF THIS PLEASE GET IN TOUCH ASAP!
Please see below from Born2Run – anyone who is interested please email me at laganvalleyac@gmail.com with your name, DOB and race in which you’re interested and I will pass your details on to the guys at Born2Run, thanks,Cat

Dear Club Secretary,
BORN2RUN would like to offer your running club 2 free places for one of the remaining races in our RUN FOREST RUN series (see attached flyer). The race for Gosford Forest originally scheduled for last Saturday is now planned for Saturday next January 24th.
The remaining 3 races are:

RUN FOREST RUN Gosford Forest (Markethill, Co. Armagh) January 24th
RUN FOREST RUN Rossmore Forest (Monaghan) Feb 7th
RUN FOREST RUN Castlewellan Forest (Co. Down) Feb 28th

Please note that members who have already entered cannot transfer their entries to a free place however can avail of a free place to a future BORN2RUN race. More information on these events can be found on http://www.born2runevents.com

The BORN2RUN Team

New stock of club hoodies on their way

Fresh batch of Kukri club hoodies on their way to us now (finally!) and should be available for purchase by end of next week from Susan Senior! – £30 each.

More club vests being ordered too which will be a few weeks – £20. If any serious interest in crop tops – also £20 (same as a couple of junior squad have – get in touch via laganvalleyac@gmail.com and can include with vest order) – maybe not in this weather?? thanks, Catriona

Important – 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon Club entries‏

We have 3 club places for this event next year. Please get in contact ASAP if you are interested in taking one of these places. We already have 3 club members keen to take these places but this is open to all club members so will wait until Friday 21st November for you to register your interest. After that, if noone else comes forward, the 3 who have spoken to me already are in! Otherwise we will have to have a draw.
Contact me at laganvalleyac@gmail.com.
Thanks, Catriona

Our prize winners at club AGM on Wed 5th Nov.

Well done guys and gals!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Club kit on sale at AGM / London marathon places

Our current stock of club kit will be available for sale at the AGM in Les Jones room at Mary Peters track this Wed night at 7pm. There will also be clearance of some old kit at bargain prices!
Also – if anyone interested in running London Marathon 2015 on a club place please let me know at laganvalleyac@gmail.com…just waiting on number of places to be confirmed then can assign places or hold ballot if more interest. Thanks, Catriona

REMINDER…

One week today folks until our club AGM in the Les Jones room at Mary Peters, 7pm on Wednesday 5th November 2014.
Please come along. We will also be looking for a new membership secretary and possibly some other positions / committee members, so please consider if you can help run YOUR club.
See you there.

Club AGM

Lagan Valley AC Club AGM at 7pm on Wed 5th Nov 2014 in Les Jones room at Mary Peters track. Hope you can ALL make it!

Club AGM – Wed 5th November 2014 – Les Jones room 7pm

Hi there folks,
Advance notice of our club AGM being held on the above date, at Mary Peters track. This is for ALL club members, coaches, parents/guardians, helpers! This is your opportunity to participate; to hear about various issues regarding club business; air your views; vote for your club committee / post-holders, and also includes our annual club prize-giving.
The club values YOUR input and support. It’s YOUR club so please consider attending and GET INVOLVED!

Amended Results of firmus Super 5, Meet 5, Thurs 28th Aug 2014

Amended Copy of FIRMUS SUPER FIVE 2014 (Five)

Amended results, however we are aware there still seems to be an issue with the results of the mini girls 600m. Apologies, we are trying to correct this!600m MG Corrected Meet5 Aug28

Apologies for the delay – see updated result of mini girls 600m from our last Super 5 meet on 28th August! There was an issue with the results printed where the first page was missing. Only possible query now is with position no. 6, where the number recorded was actually a mini boys, but we think it was mistaken and that 51 may be correct. Please comment if not!

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