We are thrilled to announce that North Shields Poly has been named as England Athletics North East Club of the Year 2018 at the recent England Athletics Volunteer Awards. 


The awards are a chance for England Athletics to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes amongst all volunteers in the athletics and running community and it is a huge honour for the club to receive such recognition. 


Olympian and Commonwealth medalist Laura Weightman made the presentation to Ian Woodward and Young Athletes Coach Lee Morgan on a night which recognised volunteers throughout all aspects of our sport. 


Lee Morgan and Ian Woodward collect the award on behalf of the club


Other winners were: 

Athletics Coach of the Year: Janice Kaufman

Athletics Official of the Year: Lynne Marr 

Inclusion Award: Gateshead Harriers

RunTogether Group of the Year: Mind and Sole Alnwick

RunTogether Leader of the Year: Holly Kelleher

Services to Running Award: Tony Livingstone

Spirit of 2012 Award: Hermant Desai

Volunteer of the Year: David Dowson

Young Volunteer of the Year (14-25): Jared Flannery


Well done to everyone that played their part in helping the club win this award. 



Author: Lee Morgan