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MSP Visit

Aug 01, 2016 Comments Off on MSP Visit

Brian Whittle, MSP, paid a visit to the club. He is Conservative Spokesperson for Health Education, Lifestyle and Sport. Brian is keen to address the declining health of the nation and has been engaging with community groups and charities to identify the barriers and challenges individuals face in leading a healthy lifestyle. Following his visit, […]

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MacRoberts LLP

Jun 01, 2016 Comments Off on MacRoberts LLP

Staff at the Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee offices of law firm MacRoberts LLP took on a fund raising challenge to purchase a Running Bike. The challenge was to bypass the lift for a month and instead take the stairs to their office; with some folks being on the 10th floor this was indeed quite a […]

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CPISRA World Games – Nottingham

May 11, 2016 Comments Off on CPISRA World Games – Nottingham

400 participants from 13 countries (Austria, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, England, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Scotland and Sweden) competed in the CPISRA World Games held in August 2015 in Nottingham across the sports of Athletics, Bowls, CP Football and Swimming with Demonstration Sports Para Taekwondo and Table Cricket. Our Congratulations to Gavin Drysdale […]

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Ayrshire Sportsability

May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Ayrshire Sportsability

Ayrshire Sportsability, who became the local branch of Scottish Disability Sport in Ayrshire, are organising a Disability Athletics competition at Ayrshire Athletics Arena on Thursday May 26th. RaceRunning is included in the event program. This is a welcome addition to the competition event calendar as there has been no ‘open’ disability event in May before […]

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Ayr Seaforth Athletics Club

May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Ayr Seaforth Athletics Club

We are delighted that Ayr Seaforth Athletics Club, who are based at Dam Park Stadium in Ayr, are to set up a disability athletics group, starting with RaceRunning. The Monday night Running Bike sessions will become part of Ayr Seaforth, and other disability athletics disciplines will follow. It was always an aim of A.C.E. that […]

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OUR FIRST CLUB RACE NIGHT

Jun 22, 2015 Comments Off on OUR FIRST CLUB RACE NIGHT

Due to a new track being laid at Crownpoint (Glasgow), the Red Star Open has been delayed until later in the year. As this event is the first competition in the season for some it has meant some members will not compete until July. So the club held a Race Night on 22nd June, simulating […]

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RaceRunning Coaching Course

Jun 07, 2015 Comments Off on RaceRunning Coaching Course

Scotland’s first RaceRunning Course for coaches was recently held at Emirates Arena. The course was fully booked with 15 people attending from across Scotland. It was delivered by RaceRunning Scotland in partnership with Scottish Disability Sport, Scottish Athletics and Glasgow Life. Our club coach David and parent Scot both attended the course. If you would […]

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RaceRunning at APCP Annual Conference

Jun 01, 2015 Comments Off on RaceRunning at APCP Annual Conference

RaceRunning at UK National Paediatric Physiotherapists (APCP) Annual Conference RaceRunning featured as the final session at the APCP (Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists) Annual Conference. The session included presentations by two of Scotland’s young CP athletes both of whom are RaceRunning World Champions. First Gavin Drysdale (pictured) opened the session by using his communication device, […]

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Kilmarnock Harriers RaceRunning

Apr 06, 2015 Comments Off on Kilmarnock Harriers RaceRunning

We are delighted to announce that the Wednesday night RaceRunning group at Ayrshire Athletics Arena is now run by the Kilmarnock Harriers Athletics Club. The Harriers, a very successful mainstream Athletics Club, approached us as they were planning to start a disability section. Following a successful campaign to recruit volunteers, the Harriers took over the […]

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Junior World Games

Apr 06, 2015 Comments Off on Junior World Games

Congratulations to our club members Gavin Drysdale and Hannah Dines who represented Scotland at the 2014 IWAS World Junior Games which were held at Stoke Mandeville. The 2 athletes returned with 8 medals. Gavin came home with 4 Gold Medals from the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m. Hannah brought home three Gold from the 200m, […]

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