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14 Apr 2010

Lacrosse, volunteering, getting fit, free training for GM Run

Andrew called up for England squad

Andrew Ellison, Sport Development Officer, has recently been named as one of the 23 members of the England Men’s Lacrosse squad, which will be competing in the Lacrosse World Championships at our very own Armitage Centre from 10 to 24 July.

You can buy tickets now at:

Volunteers needed for Boat Race

We are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles over the next few months. We have opportunities at the World Lacrosse Championships 2010, the Two Cities Boat Race and the weekly Park Runs.

For more information, please visit:

Get in shape for the summer with a NEW programme of fitness activities

Check out the new programme of health and fitness activities which start after the Easter break.

For a full programme of classes:

Get Walking Keep Walking

For information on the FREE programme of campus walks starting 27 April 2010:

Register for Parkrun and receive 10% discount at Sweatshop

South Manchester Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at Plattfields Park, Fallowfield. The run is ideal for complete beginners or club runners and you can build yourself up every week to try and achieve your personal best.

For information on Parkrun and how to register, please visit:

FREE training and advice for the Great Manchester Run

If you are currently in training, or need to get in training, for the Bupa Great Manchester run then Race Ready are running a number of FREE preparation runs, in conjunction with Nike and Powerade. The training sessions will take place at 10am every Sunday morning for the next four weeks, starting Sunday 18 April, outside University Place on Oxford Road.

For more information and to register a place, please email: