KENT CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE – FIXTURE 3 (FOOTSCRAY MEADOWS)

 

Saturday 11th November saw Team S-Factor participate in the KCC League’s third fixture at Footscray Meadows in Bexley.

The day saw running conditions return to the more damp, cold and muddy environment we traditionally associate with cross country running –  perfect!    🙂

We formally welcomed a new addition to Team S-Factor,

MENTAL HEALTH AMBASSADOR

MENTAL HEALTH AMBASSADOR!

              

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT ADAM THOMAS IS NOW A MENTAL HEALTH AMBASSADOR REPRESENTING S-FACTOR ACADEMY as part of the England Athletics Mental Health Ambassador programme.

The England Athletics Mental Health Ambassador programme aims to establish a network of volunteer ambassadors in running clubs and groups across England to support people who are experiencing mental health problems to start running,

KENT CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE – FIXTURE 2

Saturday, 28th October saw Team S-Factor compete at the Kent Cross Country League’s second fixture at Somerhill School in Tonbridge.

Coach Rob reported that the team put in a great performance – even better than the first fixture a couple of weeks ago!   … and a special shout out to Robin who came in 15th out of 65 in her race!! 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

 

APPEAL FOR MINIBUS DRIVERS

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Could you spare a few hours once in a while to help out at S-Factor Academy?

We are particularly looking for anyone who could help with driving our athletes to fixtures and tournaments. We have a minibus and require an adult with a full driving licence who is willing to drive athletes to and from athletics meets (passengers would include at least one coach and usually one or two parents).

KENT CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE!

Saturday, 14th October ’17 marked the start of the annual Kent Cross Country League!

MEET TEAM S-FACTOR – Alan, Mo, Stefano, Sonny, Robin and Sam and Coach Rob! 😊
We will be competing in 4 fixtures in total!
Join us in wishing Team S-Factor the best of luck for the season.

S-FACTOR COMPETITION DAY – RESULTS!

The results of our very first intra-club competition day are now available! Many personal bests were achieved, many parents were made proud –  but most of all, lots of fun was had!  This is the first of many to come as we hope to hold these competition days once every 6 months. It’s a great way to track progress and for our 3 club divisions to interact. 

S-FACTOR ACADEMY COMPETITION DAY

ON THE SUNNY, FRESH SATURDAY MORNING of 7th October 2017,  S-Factor Academy held its first intra-club Competition Day at Ladywell Arena. Over 70 junior, disabled and senior athletes participated in a variety of sprint, middle distance and field events in a fun-packed day culminating in an explosive all-star relay race involving athletes, parents and coaches!

KHUWAYNE LINTON FOR LEWISHAM’S YOUNG MAYOR

S-Factor Academy is lending its support to one of our longstanding young athletes, Khuwayne Linton in his campaign to be this year’s Young Mayor.

Khuwayne, who did very well in his GCSE’s this year (congratulations :-)) joined us in early 2014 and has been a motivated athlete with consistent attendance and an enthusiastic competitor for the club ever since – often attending external competitions on behalf of the club where no other athletes are participating.

“TAYLORED” TO PERFECTION!!

S-Factor sends a huge congratulations to Alan Taylor, one of our star long distance runners, for attaining excellent A-Level results of A* and two As in Maths, History and Philosophy respectively! Alan has been a regular S-Factor participant at Kent Cross Country League and other competitions for the past few years. He’s a dedicated and consistent “squad member”

S-FACTOR’S PARALYMPIC STARS !

Our DISABILITY SUMMER BOOT CAMP came to a celebratory close last Thursday, 31st August with a PARALYMPIC COMPETITION DAY where our young stars were able to put their new skills into action.

 

We were joined by top GB shot put Paralympic Athletes Vanessa Wallace and Sam Ruddock, representatives from Lewisham Council,

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