Tags: Women and Girls
parkruns all over the world are joining in a celebration of female participation by hosting a special event on Saturday 7 March 2020, ahead of International Women's Day the following day.
We would love you to join in the celebrations by bringing along a female friend, colleague or family member and walking, jogging, running or volunteering at your local parkrun. You could even just come along to watch... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:31
The film shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising
This Girl Can is back with a brand-new TV advert to inspire more women and girls to take part in sport and physical activity.
The advert, which will premiere nationally this Friday, shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising in whatever way that works for them.
Lisa O'Keefe, Sport England director of insight, hopes the advert will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10:51
Fit Got Real is the latest phase of This Girl Can. It's a celebration of all the ways real women actually get active all over the country. You may or may not have full time jobs and full time kids, but everyone has full-on schedules.
So, when you exercise, get active in clever ways that fit into your busy life. It might be cycling to work. It might be taking the dog for a run. It might simply be getting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:05
Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!
England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:
- become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
- gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05
A review of the most up-to-date evidence from the Centre of Wellbeing at the New Economics Foundation suggests that building the following five actions into our day-to-day lives is important for mental well-being. All five actions have coaching through them like a shiny sparkly thread; building connections, being active, reflecting on achievements, volunteering, challenging ourselves, learning something... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:55
Get ready to celebrate phenomenal women everywhere – This Girl Can is returning to our TV screens.
And what better time for the ad to make its return than on Monday, the start of Women's Sport Week.
Sport England have been busy creating lots of new content and ways for us to help women everywhere find the right activity and sport for them.
Snapchat filter - On 22 July, Sport England's Snapchat... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:29
As part of the final celebrations for IRONMAN 70.3 UK, organisers have confirmed that they will also be staging a 5km IRONGIRL run event.
Keen to encourage people of all ages and levels of fitness to be able to take part in racing over the weekend, the 5km IRONGIRL run event will take place in addition to the IRONKIDS run on Saturday 24th June followed by the IRONMAN 70.3 UK triathlon event on Sunday... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:44
Social Rounders Leagues, Last Man Stands Cricket and Social Netball leagues are all now taking entries for the summer season. There will be mixed Rounders in Taunton and Yeovil, Last Man Stands Cricket (can be mixed if you want!) in Taunton, Minehead and Bridgwater and Ladies Netball in Taunton. All of these projects focus on enjoyment and taking part, so why not raise a team from your workplace, your... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:51
Its back! The new This Girl Can Campaign is finally here!
The pictures and stories we have seen and that women have shared with us have been amazing! Real women in Somerset getting out there and doing their thing! Whether it's getting off the couch and having the confidence to run around your local park or challenging yourself to something new and scary! Believe in yourself, get out and do it and let... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:14
The 2017 Somerset Young Coach Academy is in full swing with 14 students from varying schools across Sedgemoor having attended a twilight session in January as well as a daylong session in their half term. Delivered by Tom Chambers, Director of Sport at Bridgwater College Academy and Nancy Murdoch, Somerset School Games Organiser, the young coaches have made major improvements in their coaching over... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:14