Cross Country Presentation Postponed

On behalf of the cross country sub-committee of Isle of Man Athletics, we sadly have to announce a postponement of the presentation evening for the Law Trust Cross Country League and Championships. This was to have been held on Saturday 21st March at the Claremont Hotel in Douglas.

Although the measures announced today by the Chief Minister in response to the coronavirus crisis did not include a ban on public gatherings, we feel that in the current circumstances it would be inadvisable to bring together a large group of people in a small area. Further, Andy Fox – who heads the cross country committee and was to compere Saturday’s event – is currently stranded abroad, and along with everyone else entering the island from tomorrow will have to self-isolate for 14 days on his return.

At the moment it is impossible to say when the event will be rescheduled. Apologies to everyone who had been looking forward to this event but we hope you will understand the decision to postpone.

David Griffiths

Presentation Evening for the 2017/18 Cross Country League and 2018 Championships

The Presentation Evening for the 2017/18 Cross Country League and the 2018 Cross Country Championships, both sponsored by Microgaming, will take place on Friday 23rd March at the Claremont Hotel, Loch Promenade, Douglas.

As in previous years, the evening will be split into two parts. The presentation of awards to the U9, U11 and U13 athletes will take place from 7pm. The presentation of awards for age groups from U15 upwards will begin at 8.30pm.

Entry is free and a light buffet will be provided. The bar will be open. We hope to show footage from this winter’s events throughout the evening.

A list of all prize winners will be published nearer the time. We look forward to seeing you all on the 23rd March!

 

Chimp Management Workshop: Improving Performance by Understanding the Mind

The CGA is holding another Chimp Management workshop on Saturday 8th July at the Sports Institute from 9:30 – 12:30.

This workshop would be useful for any team managers, coaches, athletes and support staff working towards Gold Coast 2018. Those working with athletes who have the potential to reach future Commonwealth Games may also find it useful.

If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact Richard Sille (headofperformance@iomaa.info) by Friday 7th July.

Improving Performance by Understanding the Mind:
An opportunity to learn how to optimise the performance of yourself, your team or organisation through the powerful mind management model that has helped support the success of Olympic and Professional teams and athletes. The Chimp model is a mind management model based on the neuroscience of the brain. The workshop will aim to develop insight into the human mind and demonstrate skills to manage your own mind more effectively to improve sports performance and quality of life

Microgaming Cross Country Presentation Photographs now available

Congratulations to everyone who won prizes in the 2016/17 Microgaming Cross Country League and Championships.  Photos that Murray Lambden took at the prize presentation are now available here.

The raffle at the presentation made £264 for the Island Games Fund!

Thanks to everyone concerned.