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More courses added
20 January 2021
Herts Sports Partnership

This week we're going into more detail about some of the fantastic courses we have taking place during Coach Education Week 2021, plus announcing two new ones! Read on for more...

Have you visited your local Young People’s Healthy Hub?
20 January 2021

Through your local Young People’sHealthy Hub you can get help to:

  • manage your fitness 
  • receive mental health support 
  • become more active 
  • get healthy eating advice 
  • join community groups and activities 
  • get support as a young carer 
  • access wellbeing services 
  • and much more...
Sharon up the Spine
18 January 2021
Fairlands Valley Spartans

Sharon and Liz Crowley have been running and walking along the backbone of England, well at least virtually! The pair have just completed the Montane Spine Challenger, 108 miles on the Peninne Way from Edale in the Peak District to Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales. They completed the event well before the cut off which was the end of January!

A New Challenge to Keep Running
18 January 2021
Fairlands Valley Spartans

Five Spartans took up the Fly 5K virtual challenge on Saturday morning. They were JAMES McSWEENEY 24:18; JIM BROWN 26:40; PAUL HOLGATE 30:01; LIZ CARVELL 30:46 and PENNY SCHENKEL 31:05. There were 229 finishers with James at 67th; Jim third in his category at 111th; Paul at 166th; Liz at 174th and Penny at 178th .

Coach Education Week 2021
18 January 2021
Herts Sports Partnership

Whether you're a coach working in elite sport, or engaging people who are new to being active, we value your impact in Hertfordshire and want to support you with our wide range of workshops and talks. Now, more than ever, the sport and physical activity workforce needs our support to bring normality back and counter the after effects of recent months both on participants, and yourselves.

With over 25 virtual and e-learning courses to choose from, there are opportunities to add to all areas of your coaching toolkit, while keeping safe. 

We work with a variety of providers including UK Coaching, Performance Hertfordshire, the Football Association, the Activity Alliance and others, which means that many courses come with official accreditation, including CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) points.

Jonathon is a Record Breaker
16 December 2020
Fairlands Valley Spartans

A Fairlands Valley Spartans club record tumbled on Saturday with JONATHAN PARR
running 5K in just 15 minutes 57 seconds.

Stevenager Cyclists Love to Ride
16 December 2020
Cycling UK Stevenage

Lock Down Two meant they could not ride together but that did not stop the Cycling UK
group in Stevenage winning a national competition in November. Against stiff competition
from all over the UK their team of 32 WON the “Love To Ride” contest with more than
10,000 miles.

Santa Spartans Starting to Stir
16 December 2020
Fairlands Valley Spartans

Clearly three Spartans had been longing for a real race, or the lock down training had been really effective, as they roared round Drift Limits motor circuit, Hemel Hempstead in Sunday’s postponed Hertfordshire Remembrance Run 10K.

Mental Health Newsletter
16 December 2020
Herts Sports Partnership

BelievePerform and Mind launch new mental health infographics 
Mind have teamed up with BelievePerform for the second time this year to develop six infographics that highlight the mental health support available during these challenging times.

The infographics include helplines and mental health support services that people can access if they are experiencing poor mental health. They are free to access and are available to the whole sport and physical activity sector - including elite athletes, grassroots participants, coaches and children and young people.

Director of Public Health Hertfordshire: Update to out of school clubs, groups and activities
01 December 2020
Herts Sports Partnership

We know that your contribution to the resilience of our communities should not be underestimated and we thank you for everything you are doing to help keep our communities healthy and safe.

As we prepare to move out of the current lockdown and into Tier 2 of government restrictions on 2nd December, it is imperative that we all continue to adhere to the government guidelines, so that we can keep these essential services running for the benefit of our residents – particularly our young people.