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Chris Payne: A ton of parkruns

66 weeks ago, on Saturday 25th August 2018, Goalball UK launched a campaign to get members more active by encouraging them to take part in a weekly 5 kilometre walk, jog or run at their local parkrun event. ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ carried the idea that members of Goalball UK could combine their individual [...]

2019-11-28T15:46:16+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics update

Our virtual journey towards Tokyo continues. We have now covered 4455km so are almost halfway there. Thanks to everyone who has taken part so far – this includes members from the following clubs as well as some Goalball UK staff and volunteers: Cambridge Dons Croysutt Warriors Derbyshire Ducks Glasgow London Elephants North West (NI) [...]

2019-10-29T10:29:50+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Here we go!

The 2019/20 Goalball UK season is about to begin - the 1st round of tournaments are as follows: Saturday 21st September Novice and Intermediate (Region South and East) @ Stanground Academy, Peterborough Saturday 12th October Novice and Intermediate (Region North) @ EIS, Sheffield Saturday 19th October Novice and Intermediate (Region South and West) @ [...]

2019-09-12T14:48:25+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics – 1 year to go!

Saturday 24th August 2019 marked the first anniversary of Goalball UK’s ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ campaign. Here is a reminder about what parkrun is and how to get involved with the challenge - http://goalballuk.com/parkruns-to-the-paralympics/. So far we have collectively covered 3370km so are well over a third of the way there. This is fantastic [...]

2019-09-04T09:32:15+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics update

We are continuing to make steady progress (from Sheffield towards Tokyo) with our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge. The current total stands at 2880km. There have been 50 opportunities to add 5k since we launched the challenge on Saturday 25th August 2018 and, amazingly, Chris Payne from the Derbyshire Ducks Goalball Club has done [...]

2019-08-22T14:01:48+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK Conference – Grow OUR game

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September at York St John University The conference is open to everyone in the goalball family - coaches, parents, officials, activators, players, etc. A combination of talks, demos and an opportunity to develop and grow your knowledge of goalball. Experienced Goalball UK staff, coaches, players and officials will be [...]

2019-07-12T17:00:49+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Summer Goalball Camp

Goalball UK are bringing a Summer Goalball Camp to the summer holidays in 2019! This camp is aimed at 10 - 14 year olds and will be a fantastic opportunity to work with experienced Goalball UK coaches, learn new skills, improve goalball knowledge, make new friends and compete against players from other clubs across [...]

2019-06-21T11:44:29+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

‘Sport Village’ at Sight Village Central

Goalball UK will be at Sight Village Central, the largest VI exhibition in the UK, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July. In addition to having an information stand to answer all your questions about goalball, we will also be delivering some taster sessions as part of 'Sport Village' which is organised by British [...]

2019-06-21T11:20:26+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics update

There have been 38 opportunities to parkrun since we launched our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge back on Saturday 25th August 2018. This has included a number of cold, wet and windy mornings, plus Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, as well as various clashes with goalball tournaments and training sessions but, [...]

2019-04-25T13:05:22+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments