Leeds Endurance Athletics Forum - the second meeting of LEAF

Will be held on Monday 8 September at 6:30pm at John Charles Centre for Sport

Note: LEAF is working closely with (and could be considered a subcommittee of) the Leeds Athletic Development Group (LADG) and the England Athletics Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Endurance Forum (YHREF). Latest minutes of meetings of both of these groups are on the LEAF website www.valleystriders.org.uk/leaf

Special Guests

        Mike Moss (Chairman, YHREF)

        Richard Szostak (Perfomance & Development Co-ordinator England Athletics - Yorkshire and Humberside)

        Leeds Parks Department



  • LEAF (Bob Jackson)
  • LADG (Paul Moseley)
  • YHREF (Mike Moss)


  • Club Contact List on the website please notify me of any changes (BJ)
  • Club mark for Clubs without junior runners (MM / BJ / Richard Szostak)
  • New Jog England Leaders Course (BJ)
  • Grants for coaches and equipment
    • Leeds Athletics Development Group (PM)
    • England Athletics Road Running Fund (MM)
    • Leeds Sports Federation (Sara Birkinshaw)
    • Lottery
  • Partnerships of clubs
    • LEAF discussion (Peter Rawnsley)
    • LADG discussion (PM)
  • Leeds 4 year plan (PM)
  • England Athletics club affiliation and competition licences (a.k.a. club registration) (BJ / MM)
  • Publicity / Promotion


  • Race Contact List on the website please notify me of any changes (BJ)
  • Race diary on the website 2009 dates required (BJ)
  • Event Organisation
    • Use of Leeds Parks (Leeds Parks department)
    • Police safety requirements
    • Highways costs
    • Other discussion
  • Shared equipment (clock, PA, stakes, bibs etc) on the website clubs to provide lists (BJ)
  • Grants for race equipment as for grants for clubs
  • New permit scheme (Race Directors Portal at run.britain.com) (MM)
  • UKA Road Race Officials Scheme (a.k.a. marshal accreditation) (BJ / MM)
  • Publicity / Promotion

Leeds Half Marathon 

  • 2008 review
  • 2009 date, support, etc (Sara Birkinshaw)

NB see related documents on LEAF website www.valleystriders.org.uk/leaf

  • Minutes from first LEAF meeting
  • Minutes of previous LADG and YHREF meetings
  • LEAF Club and race contacts lists
  • LEAF Equipment lists
  • Leeds 4 year plan
  • Various UKA documents, including Club Mark, Officials Registration etc