And the nominees are…

With only 10 days to go until the big night and only 3 days left to purchase your tickets its time to announce the nominees for 2016’s prestigious Ohwards Annual Celebration.

Nominees are:

Best New Oh Lady – Lisa Duncan, Kirsty Lemare-North, Denise Hill, Rachel Andrews, Catherine Ried and Aanjla Sengupta

Most Improved Oh Lady – Louise Sopp, Milena Nuti, Zoe Clark, Jan Haydon, Denise Hill, Aanjla Sengupta and Rachel Andrews

Perseverance of Oh – Mandy Tait, Melanie Lynch, Kirsty Lemare-North, Tracey Ede and Catherine Ried

Runner of the Year and Runner-up Runner of the Year – were unanimous  so will be revealed on the night!

Fastest 5k, 10k, half and full marathons will also be announced on the night.

Huge thanks to all our Oh Leaders who have been great leaders and are not eligible for the above Ohwards as they get to choose them!  Thank you to Sarah Bailey, Sarah Badger, Kim Brewer, Amy Brunt, Andrea Halliwell, Emma Knight, Paula Mummery and Donna Staughton O’Toole.

If you would like to become an Oh Leader in Running Fitness there is a local 1 day course coming up which the club can fund – we always need more leaders so please get in touch at oh@ohladies.co.uk for more information or to book your place.

Thank you also to the Committee members who make the Ohwards Celebration Evening happen so we can celebrate our achievements and continue to inspire, enable and support women.  Family, partners and friends are very welcome to attend our celebration evening.  Please support the club and your felloh runners by purchasing your tickets for our celebration event.

January 27th at Mill Green Golf Club @ 8pm.  Reception drinks, buffet & dancing.  Tickets £18 per person.

Please transfer payment to Bank Account 43553817 and sort code 20-92-54 with Oh awards as your reference.   On receipt of payment your e-ticket will be sent to you.  Last date for ticket purchase is Friday January 20th.

Many thanks and see you on the night!

2017-01-17T10:02:19+00:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Oh Ladies win Club of the Year in East Region Volunteer Awards

Oh Ladies have won Club of the Year in the England Athletics East Region volunteer Awards 2016 and now go forward for consideration for the national title.

“Wowowow!!” said an ecstatic Oh Ladies chair Carrie Hudson, “This is a very prestigious award for a relatively small club like ours. Everyone is welcome to come along to the presentation in Bedford so it should be fun”.

The award will be presented on Sunday August 28 at Bedford International Athletics Stadium during the England Athletics u15 and u17 National Championships.

Mick Shortland, Chair, East Region Council England Athletics said, “Your nomination was felt to be the best of a strong field of nominations and on behalf of the East region councilors; you are to be congratulated on this significant achievement”.

Details of the presentation to follow.

2016-11-13T08:35:50+00:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

East Region Club of the Year nomination

Oh Ladies have been nominated for Club of the Year in the England Athletics East Region Volunteer Awards 2016.

“This is a big deal for our club” said Oh Ladies Chair Carrie Hudson, fresh from picking up Sports Coach of the Year at the recent Hatfield Sport and Community Awards. “It’s recognition of everyone’s hard work and commitment to making Oh Ladies, the friendliest most supportive club in the area”.

The winner will be announced in Bedford on August 28 at the u17/u15 National Championships.

Mick Shortland, Chair of the England Athletics East Region Council said, “We just wanted to congratulate you and thank you for all the hard work you put into making our sport a success”.

Being nominated for an award is a wonderful way for others to show their gratitude for everything you do and I hope that you will find this recognition gratifying… so fingers’ crossed!

2016-11-13T08:35:50+00:00August 8th, 2016|Categories: News, website|Tags: , , |