Grass Routes – breaking down barriers!

Flashes of orange now cut through the running community in Hastings. Grass Routes Trail Running and Outdoor Fitness CIC was founded this summer by director Aimee Whatford, the company aims to address barriers that different people face in accessing outdoor exercise – this includes but is not limited to refugees, BAME and LGBTQ individuals, people […]

Half marathon called off – there’s ‘no alternative’ say organisers

Hastings Half marathon has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. In a statement issued this afternoon Race Director Eric Hardwick said: “The Hastings Lions Club, organisers of the Hastings Half Marathon take the safety and health or all our entrants, helpers, spectators and suppliers very seriously. With this in mind, we have […]

Hastings Kickboxing Academy – giving a little guidance

Hastings Kickboxing Academy has been spreading its message to new audiences recently bringing the sport to the members of the 13th St Leonard’s Guides group. Chief Instructor Carl Denne and is team were invited in to deliver an hour long kickboxing and self defence seminar. Carl says: “They were a fantastic group of enthusiastic young […]

William Parker and Hastings Athletic club are back on track

Two of the country’s top athletes were in Hastings to celebrate the reopening of the athletics arena at William Parker. Ark William Parker Academy and Hastings Athletic club came together to celebrate the reopening of the high specification William Parker athletics facilities. Team GB elite athletes Adam Clarke and Charlotte Purdue officially declared the track […]