North East Club of the Year
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