Clubmark for CumbernauldClub athletics in North Lanarkshire continues to progress with the news that Cumbernauld Athletics Club has achieved scottishathletics Clubmark.

The Clubmark programme recognises clubs who meet national standards of practice and who provide a safe and effective structure for members.

Cumbernauld are the first club within the North Lanarkshire Athletics Partnership, and the eleventh club in Scotland, to gain this award.

scottishathletics Jamie McDonald said: “We are very pleased to make this award to Cumbernauld AC in recognition of the excellent club structure which the club volunteers have worked hard to implement. The club work well within the North Lanarkshire Athletics Partnership and are to be commended for their efforts.”

Cumbernauld AC Secretary, Donald Pegrum said: “The award of Clubmark will allow the club to move forward and plan for the future.”

North Lanarkshire Leisure’s Senior Athletics Development & Events Officer Yvonne Murray-Mooney added: “This is a tremendous achievement and well deserved. This award is recognition of all the hard work the volunteers within Cumbernauld AC have put into the club over the years. It also sends out a positive message to any new members and their families that Cumbernauld AC is a forward thinking and progressive club and a great place to enjoy athletics.”

Cumbernauld AC were presented with their award by former scottishathletics Education and Development Manager Ewen Cameron and Yvonne Murray-Mooney at a recent club night at Cumbernauld High School.

Each of the North Lanarkshire Clubs work in close partnership with scottishathletics and the North Lanarkshire Athletics Partnership.

Picture: (from L to R): Yvonne Murray-Mooney, Donald Pegrum and Ewen Cameron.

Article taken from Scottish Athletics.