On Saturday 25th March we have the pleasure of hosting both Airdrie Harriers and Motherwell AC at GHS for this years NL Club Championship & Team North Lanarkshire Team Trials 🙂

This year all three Clubs have kindly agreed to introduce a £1 entry/ Athlete with all funds raised going towards Sports Clothing for a nominated ASN School who will be competing at this years Sports Disability Scotland Junior Championships at Grangemouth on 6th June.

About the Event Itself
This event will see all Club Athletes from U11 – U17 from Cumbernauld AAC, Airdire Harriers and Motherwell AC take part in a fun relaxed atmosphere to compete in what will be their first outdoor Track and Field event of the year 🙂

Each Club Athlete will be allowed to compete in up to 3 events within their age categories, with medals for top 3 overall performances in each event and the NL Club Shield for the best performing Club on the day.

Declarations, Timetable & Team Managers
Just a gentle reminder that declarations for this years event will be Thursday 16th March :-), for those yet to register, you can still register by accessing the online entry form here.

A copy of the Event Timetable and proposed Team Managers will be released after declarations are closed.

Volunteers 🙂
We have had a fantastic response so far from our Club Coaches, Club Officials, Athletes Parents, Senior Athletes across all three Clubs and Scottish Athletics in making this event happen – a BIG Thank You to you all – if you would like to help on the day and can spare an hour or two, please reach out to Lynsey Cooper, who has kindly agreed to co-ordinate all the volunteers for this year’s event.

Team North Lanarkshire Selection
As discussed with all the Athletes at the Club, this event will also be used to select Team North Lanarkshire Lower Age Group Team, (U13 & U15), to compete in the first meet of this year’s Youth Development League, (YDL), Division 1.

Those who are 1st and 2nd in their events will be put forward for selection for the first YDL Meet on Sunday 7th May, which will be held at Grangemouth Athletics Stadium.

If any of the Athletes have any questions about Team Selection, please contact your Coach for further information.

Last Wee Final Bits
The current weather forecast is currently looking OK with the current plan for all events will be held outdoors 🙂

Unfortunately this year there will be no canteen inside the school for snacks, can all Athlete please remember to bring something to eat in between events.

Our Club will provide water and tub’s of Haribo’s for Athletes 🙂

On behalf of all at the Club, to all those Club Athletes competing on Saturday 25th March especially those doing so for the first time,  go and enjoy 🙂