Short Survey

Aberdeen AAC is a Level 2 member of ClubSport Aberdeen, the sports council serving clubs in the city of Aberdeen.  As such, the club and its members can take advantage of numerous benefits.

Sport Aberdeen is conducting a survey to investigate the possibility of expanding these benefits to include discounts on their memberships for Level 2 clubs.  Please take 1-2 minutes to complete this short, 6-question survey (link below) to help them in their research which may lead to further benefits to AAAC and its members.

6-Question Survey

 

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Coaches: Anti-Doping Research

Dr Lucas Fairs, a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant at the University of Hull, is working on the European Union-funded Anti-Doping Values in Coach Education (ADVICE) project. Currently, he is inviting coaches who work with amateur athletes between 14 and 21 years of age to participate in a study examining changes in attitudes and knowledge of doping. If you like to obtain more information or are eligible and would like to participate in this study, you may find the survey here.

You may contact Dr Fairs at l.fairs@hull.ac.uk with any questions or concerns.

Aberdeenshire Sports Council Newsletter

Please find the latest Aberdeenshire Sports Council newsletter here and note mentions of Aberdeen AAC members, Kenny Lyon, Lewis Clow, Robbie Farquhar, and Miller Mathieson for their nominations at the annual awards event.

 

SAVE THE DATES!

New/novice/potential volunteers:
The club Officials Coordinator and her team are again planning taster sessions to orient volunteers to the various duties and activities at competitions, leading up to the Assistant Officials Course.
They will be held on Mondays at 5:30PM for ±1 hour (except the Assistant Officials Course will be ±3 hours) starting 3 June through 1 July.
To voice your interest or ask questions, speak to Emma or email her at Officials@AberdeenAAC.co.uk.

Scottish Veteran Harriers Club

Inter-Area Track & Field Challenge

Your country needs you!!!

On the 6th July, there will be a representative track and field competition in Coventry. Scotland, Wales, Ireland and various English regional clubs will be doing battle over a full track and field program. The different teams will be Men and Women in the following 4 separate age groups:  35-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

Events:  100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 2000m walk, 80/100/110 hurdles, 4 x 100m relays, HJ, LJ, PV, TJ, SP, HT, JT, DT

In order to be eligible for selection, you need to be:
1. Paid up member of the Scottish Veteran Harriers Club;
2. UKA registered.

If you would like to be considered for selection, please email Eddie McKenzie at eddiemc@mighty.co.za or Clare Barr at clarebarr@yahoo.co.uk with your preferred events, as well as your vest and shorts size. Once we get numbers together, we can formulate detailed travel plans. SVHC will make a financial contribution towards travel and accommodation.

AAAC Welfare Officer

Aberdeen AAC members:

If you have the opportunity, please thank Nicola Crawford for her service to the club as Welfare Officer.

Also, please welcome Ben Nelson to the role.  You may find his details and other information about the club’s safeguarding efforts here.

Used Spikes and Vests

Aberdeen AAC members: if you have any SPIKES or CLUB VESTS that no longer fit, but are still in fair, useable condition, please drop them off to Ruth on club nights for others to use.