As the most recent athletics club to complete the Scottish Athletics Foundation Award. Check out the full report on the Scottish Athletics website.
Corstorphine Athletics Club has become the latest club to complete the scottishathletics Foundation Award as recognition that they are a club promoting a safe and effective club environment.
The award also acknowledges that Corstorphine AAC are a forward-thinking and proactive club committed to implementing and sustaining a strong club structure.
The club were presented with the award at their recent Annual General Meeting.
Corstorphine Athletics Club has gone from strength to strength in recent years and has a membership of more than 170 athletes across all disciplines and age groups.
In the Club’s 25th Anniversary Year they have had particular success throughout the Cross Country Season with the Senior Men clinching the East District League Title for the first time in their history.
Corstorphine were also promoted to Division 1 in two of the Track and Field leagues they compete in and their Senior Men competed for the first time in the English National 12 Stage Road Relay Championships finishing a highly credible 13th place and also second Scottish Club.
The Club have become only the second Athletics Club in Edinburgh to be presented with this award.
Particular recognition must go out to President Bryan Clark and Secretary Chris Peggie alongside other Club coaches and volunteers for their hard work, professional approach and continued commitment to club development.
On receiving the award, Bryan Clark commented: ‘Corstorphine Athletics Club (and our new club mascot Andy Pandy, look out for him) are delighted to be accredited and recognised in this way by scottishathletics.
‘We cater for athletes of all standards and our aim has always been to provide a family friendly environment for athletes to train, compete and socialise.
‘We have produced some excellent results over the years but the last year has possibly been our best ever and I would like to take this opportunity to say well done to everyone involved with Corstorphine and keep up the excellent work.’