Feb 212018
 
It was a chilly Saturday morning in February when we loaded up the fun bus (with essential provisions of Costco pastries, sweet selections, flasks and travel mugs) to head off to Birmingham for the 1st conference organised for Run Group volunteers by England Athletics. Just over an hour and a half of driving, one toilet (more…)
Jul 032016
 
We hold our weekly Run Club every Tuesday (meeting at 6:30 by the outdoor gym equipment). We initially started with just 2 Run Leaders but as our group has grown, 2 members of Run Club put themselves forward to become Run Leaders; Chris Beasley & Elizabeth Van Duyvenbode. Chris is a participant at our Community (more…)
Apr 302015
 
So where to start when writing a blog for the Friends of Moorside Park website when the Chair is your wife? If anyone has had the pleasure of meeting Louise you’ll know, she’s super organised and has an amazing eye for detail. This means my spelling and grammar has to be spot on! I’ve been (more…)
Apr 232015
 
This month saw the launch of our Moorside Park running club. I say ours, it has been set up by Louise, Chair of the Friends of the Park group and wouldn’t happen without Jim, our Run Leader – or Chief as we call him. But it is ours – like the Community Fitness sessions, the (more…)
Mar 082015
 
Following on from the success of the various fitness sessions which have been held in the park, we decided to set-up our own running club. We submitted an application for £250 for funding from Galaxy Hot Chocolate in January, the grant required us to ask for votes to help us to secure the funding. The (more…)