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Lauren impresses on Streets of London
Lauren Creaby proudly represented the North East at the London Mini-Marathon today, producing a fine and making memories that will last a lifetime. Lauren finished in a time of 9.39m over the 2.6km course on the iconinc streets of London. She finished 93rd in age group, and was 153rd girl overall. Well done Lauren!
Make sure you have Blyth as your club in your profile so you are included in our report!
We enjoyed a fantastic day of kayaking in Morpeth on Saturday, with many of our juniors taking the water on a cold, wet and windy day of team bonding.
The Next Harrier League event takes place next SUNDAY at Druridge Bay, and Blyth are the host club! It would be great to have as many juniors as possible taking part, if you want to know more , just speak to any of the coaches. The club will pay your entry fee for all of these events! If you wish to be registered for the Harrier League, please email Ralph ralphdickinson@btinternet.com
IMPORTANT INFO - For the last 18 months we have been using Heja app. We are now in the process of moving to an App that better serves our needs, so we have commenced use of SPOND. Currently our Endurance and foundation Endurance groups will remain on Heja, with all other groups using spond. Please download ASAP and contact Dan for log-in detais, as all sessions will only be published on Spond going forward.

One of the key new features is that for the first time you will be able to pay directly through the app for traning sessions. More details to follow.
Contact Dan to find out more about this exciting new indoor session in Blyth. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE
Our Foundation group restarts at Churchill Playing Fields on Monday 4th October, at the new time of 6-7pm
We have a new group starting soon! Contact Steve Walker for more details!
Forthcoming Events
There are loads of competitions coming up throughout the summer. Just ask any of the coaches for details, or click this link to find out more.
WHITLEY BAY JUNIOR PARKRUN - Its back! Find out more about this weekly free 2km run HERE
Being part of Team Blyth can be so much more than just coming to training and doing competitions - we really want to develop well-rounded young people that are confident and willing to get involved in all aspects of the sport they love.
The first step on the coaching pathway, and a fantastic qualification for any young person to have is the "Leading Athletics" course offered by England Athletics. Its open to anyone aged 14+, and the club will pay course fees. Its all online/remote - so why not get signed up?

FULL DETAILS
TRAINING UPDATE
We are now able to offer a full range of training groups. Spaces are strictly limited with waiting lists applying in some groups. All details at www.teamblyth.com
Please ensure your membership is up up-to-date before returning to training. You will not be able to compete until membership has been paid.
Our blog has been updated for the first time since 2019! Check our Dan's personal thoughts on where we are at the moment. READ HERE
**NOW WITH "TRACK & FIELD" ON SOME ITEMS!**

We are delighted to be able to launch the Team Blyth kit range! https://www.kitlocker.com/yourclub/club/team-blyth...

A huge thanks to Michael McKenna for setting this up, and Ross Pichler for the graphic design.

Please double check the sizes as nothing can be returned with them having logos and possibly initials on too. If it doesn’t state men’s or women’s on a particular item, it will be based on male sizing so girls might need to go down a size.
We have an upgraded website. www.teamblyth.com. Watch out for exciting additions in the coming months, including an athlete portal!
WANT TO GET INVOLVED? - Why not train to become an athletics official. Athletics cannot take place without officials, and you can score points for #TeamBlyth as part of a rewarding and varied vocation. The club we pay course fees for any members, juniors, parents etc that want to get involved. DETAILS

If any of our juniors aged 14+, or parents/family members would like to start on their coaching journey - then check out the Leading Athletics course (online). In most cases club will pay the course costs.
 
CROP TOPS - cost £18. Available in these sizes: S youth 26 / M youth 28 / L youth 30 / XL youth 32 / small 34. Place your order with Dan. We will have a few spares in most sizes if anyone else would like one. WAITING ON NEW SUPPLY TO COME IN

#TeamBlyth runs entirely through the support of volunteers. We always encourage new coaches and officials, and the entire cost of courses and coach development will be covered by the club and Northumberland Athletics Network. For details of courses, see this link /www.englandathletics.org

We are in particular need of officials in all areas, and coaches to support our growing squad of amazing young athletes. Furthermore, we have lots of roles available in event management, admin, social media management etc etc. Ask for more details.

May we remind all parents and young athletes that we expect a positive attitude, hard work and good behaviour at all sessions and competitions. Please read our code of conduct for athletes, parents/carers and coaches/volunteers HERE
All Blyth Running Club T&F records are recorded for each junior age group. Follow this link to be directed to the website. 
If you want to feature in our #TeamBlyth Rules feature, message Dan
Blyth Running Club Juniors Facebook
Blyth Running Club Website
Email Rob (Combined Events coach)
Email Julie (junior membership secretary, kit enquiries)
Email Craig (middle distance, XC, endruance coach, media enquries)
Email Steve (middle distance, XC, endurance coach)
Email Ralph (Club secretary)
Email Dan (sprints, hurdles, jumps coach)
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