Athletics for youngsters

A NEW athletics initiative is being launched in the region.

North of Tyne Athletics Network (NOTAN) is holding an Athletics 365 course, aimed predominantly at eight to 15-year-olds.

It is a multi-event course aimed at enhancing knowledge and skills in athletics by introducing youngsters to the fundamental skills required to take part in the sport.

The event takes place at Sport Central, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, on Monday, June 27, from 6pm to 9pm, costing £15.

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