To help the club develop further we are keen to engage with more volunteers from both within the club and indeed the wider community. Please note no athletics knowledge is needed for most of the roles and full support and training will be provided. In particular we are looking for further help with communications and … Continue reading DO YOU HAVE A MINUTE……
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Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 we weren’t able to host our AGM as normal last year. However, all club members and family are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 21st April 2021 on Zoom commencing at 7.00pm. Please confirm if you will be attending the virtual meeting by completing the form at this … Continue reading Wednesday 21st April 2021, 7pm
We are delighted to say we have two competitions available. Granted they are small, but they will be a great way to ease back into competing or even take part in your first event. Of course we will have guidance to follow (further info to follow) and for some there are also age limits and … Continue reading COMPETITION TIME!
Happy International Women's Day to all the amazing women at Corstorphine AAC - athletes, coaches and volunteers!
Dear Member/Parent When starting the post in April no one could have foreseen the problems Covid was going to cause, however I would just like to update you on the progress to date. Please note the progress has been thanks to many contributors within CAAC, so many thanks to all. Policies & Procedures. These are … Continue reading UPDATE FOR CAAC MEMBERS AND PARENTS
We have been working hard at getting all the Juniors back to training two sessions per week. However, considering the number of members we have, balanced against our coaching resource, the numbers guidance we have to follow, and the fact we are having to share Saughton each night means we are very close to the … Continue reading
CAAC Seniors returned to training on Tuesday the 1st of September. You can only come to training if you have read the guidance AND completed the acknowledgement form. Guidance Acknowldegement You MUST complete the acknowledgment before you can come to training. We will meet in the car park in Saughton Park at 7pm. We will … Continue reading CAAC Seniors Training
Training: In line with the new guidance we should be able to increase the numbers at training - although it is nowhere near pre lockdown levels. The club's exit strategy has been updated and viewable here please take a moment to read this and follow the links to the revised guidance.T&F and Cross Country Friendly with Harmeny: Although again they will be different we … Continue reading CLUB UPDATE
We are delighted to announce training will resume at Saughton on Aug 11th. Mails are being sent to our members with further info, so please check your inbox and spam folder. Update Monday 3rd - the links in the original mail have now been deleted by SA and replaced with this: Athlete Guidance View the return to training plan here. Please … Continue reading Return to training
Many of you will have heard the tragic news regarding James Harrison. James was involved in an accident while cycling to work on Thursday and did not survive his injuries. James was a massive influence on our club in recent times as an athlete, team manager, official , committee member, role model, teammate and friend. … Continue reading AGM Postponed
My name is Harry Baird and I stay in Stenhousemuir near Falkirk. I am married to Beth who is a Health Visitor, we have two kids, Emily 26 and Fraser 24, well we still call them our kids! I got involved with athletics fourteen years ago when Fraser joined Falkirk Vic’s. I joined their committee … Continue reading Meet Harry our new Club Development Officer
Dear CAAC members. As our training is currently suspended we have taken the decision to suspend training fees. Please cancel your standing order with immediate effect, we have no control over cancelling standing orders - so your attention to this matter would be appreciated. We will not be issuing refunds where standing orders are continued to be paid … Continue reading Cancel your standing orders!
In light of recent developments we are cancelling club training nights until the position becomes clearer. Accordingly there will be no club training tonight. Please look out for further information here or on Facebook and Twitter.The updated advise from Scottish Athletics recommends "that all formal club/group training sessions be cancelled for the time being but … Continue reading Coronavirus Announcement
Unfortunately tomorrow’s talk is cancelled due to illness. We’re delighted that former Olympian Freya Ross has offered to do a talk to club members at 7pm on evening of 11 March about race prep, training, diet and have a bit of a Q&A. The talk will last around an hour. It will take place at … Continue reading Freya Ross talk postponed!
Well done to all Corstorphine athletes competing in last week's Scottish Schools Athletic Association Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Glasgow Emirates. Georgia won O16G 1500m gold and 800m bronze – both with new indoor PBs. There were also new indoor PB’s: 1500m - David (O16B - 9th in final) & Olivia (U16G – … Continue reading CAAC continues to impress indoors
Congratulations to the Corstorphine men’s team of Moray Anderson, Ally Brockie, Malcolm Laing & Tom Ferrington who won silver in the 40/45 category at this weekend’s Lindsay's Scottish Athletics National Masters XC Championships at Johnstone.
My Dad, Fred Norwood, joined Corstorphine Athletics Club with me in January 1987, just after my 9th birthday. He would admit that he was never an outstanding runner himself, either in his prime for Queens University (Fred is the dashing young man third from the right in the second row) or for CAAC in his 50s, … Continue reading Fred Norwood
Please share & help spread the word about this fantastic opportunity. Closing Date: 21st February 2020 https://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/vacancy/club-admin-development-officer-corstorphine-aac/
CAAC has been awarded £17,000 of National Lottery cash over the next four years thanks to sportscotland’s Direct Club Investment funding programme. CAAC will use the funding to employ a ‘Club Together Officer’ who will help improve our policies and procedures. This will help build sustainability in coaches, membership and partnerships. The role will also … Continue reading CAAC awarded lottery funding for Club Together Officer