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How is lockdown impacting women’s sport in the news? We revisited our #SeeSportyBeSporty newspaper statistics a month into lockdown

April 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the UK’s official Covid-19 lockdown in a televised address to the nation at 8pm on Monday 23rd March 2020. From then on, by virtue of the social distancing rules, there has been no sport played (at least

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Our Kickstarter Project Is Live

April 2020

14th APRIL 2020 ----- OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE ------

ATHLETES LAUNCH GIRLS AND SPORT POSTER CAMPAIGN ON KICKSTARTER

Former Team GB Olympians and runners Jenny Meadows and Emily Freeman have today launched a new initiative aimed at inspiring

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WE HAVE A NEW DIRECTOR!

March 2020

It’s time for some good news, so here it is! Team Totally Runable are super excited to announce that we have a new Director joining the team, and it is none other than international superstar athlete, Olympian, World and European medallist, and all

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We've been shortlisted! Starting the New Year with a bang...

January 2020

We're excited to finally be able to announce that our Directors Natalie Jackson and Emily Freeman have been shortlisted for a Northern Power Women Award for Innovation. In fact, Nat and Em are the only Yorkshire-based names among the 8 individuals

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Sport England stats show Gender Sport Gap of 8%

December 2019

Statistics from Sport England's 2018/19 Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, published last week, show an increase in both boys' and girls' activity levels, but still show an alarming gap of some 8% (319,200 children) between the number of

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Students win Adidas award with campaign using Totally Runable research

October 2019

Helen Giles and Remi Hardy, students at Bucks New University, have won a prestigious award thanks to their pitch for a campaign using photographs of female athletes on London buses, and Totally Runable's research.

The pair entered the AD&D New

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7 ways to start the school year more gender neutrally

September 2019

It’s the start of the new school year and our Co-Founder and Director Natalie Jackson has 7 ways to start the new year more gender neutrally in your school;

 

  1. Don’t split classes or groups up by boys and girls – it sends the message that
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Rugby renames “the Women’s World Cup” “the World Cup”, and why that is awesome news

August 2019

World Rugby has done something this week that no other major sporting federation has done, and in the process resolved one of sport’s most obvious markers of inequality; gender marking.

Gender marking is any situation where, either verbally or

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Olympics Days are a hit!

July 2019

With an Olympian in the team an annual Olympics Day is a no-brainer, and for the second year running we held our Olympics Days at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield last week.

420 children from 16 primary schools took part in 2 days of

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Charity Run Day Raises £898.88 For Local Children

June 2019

The pennies have been counted and the final total for our fundraising Ultra Challenge Run Day is...... •••drumroll•••.... £898.88!!

Thank you again to everyone who was a part of the day and such a fantastic fundraising effort!

We made the

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Our #UltraChallengeRun Day was a hit!

May 2019

 

BUSINESSES TAKE TO THE TREADMILL TO RAISE MONEY

FOR LOCAL CHILDREN’S HOSPICES

Local businesses downed tools last week to take part in our “Ultra Challenge Run Day” at our offices at The Business Village in Barnsley. 66 runners and

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Tri-golf Competition is a Multi Academy Trust Family Affair

May 2019

120 pupils from 10 Primary Academies in the Astrea Academy Trust competed last week to be crowned Astrea Active Tri Golf Champions 2019. The event was organised by Totally Runable as part of our ongoing “Astrea Active” project, heading up Astrea’s

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PE and Sport Premium funding set to continue for 2019-20

May 2019

The Department for Education has this week confirmed that it will fund the Primary PE and Sport Premium, at the doubled rate of £320 million nationally, for another academic year.

This will come as welcome news for Heads and Governors of Schools

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Meet our chosen charities - Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

March 2019

 

Totally Runable have partnered with two local hospices as our Charity Partners. Our chosen charities are Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, the two hospices serving children across West and South.. Read more

We've reached 1000 supporters on our #SeeSportyBeSporty Campaign Petition

October 2018

Thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign so far! We've had a really exciting week at #SeeSportyBeSporty HQ, Totally Runable.

Our little campaign has had lots of attention this week, with national support from the Association for PE,

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We've launched our #SeeSportyBeSporty Campaign Calling For Sport In The Media To Be More Gender Equal

October 2018

 

LESS THAN 3% OF SPORTS PHOTOS IN

NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS ARE OF WOMEN

 

Our research, published today reveals that less than 3% of photographs of sport in the newspapers show women playing sport. We are 33 times more likely to see a man

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Big News - We have our first national ambassador!

September 2018

 

Olympian and former 800m runner Jenny Meadows

 

NEWS RELEASE - BARNSLEY BUSINESS ANNOUNCES 

FIRST NATIONAL AMBASSADOR

 

6th September 2018 

South Yorkshire business Totally Runable has joined forces with former 800m

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Want to work in the Totally Runable office?

August 2018

We're hiring! Do you know someone with office admin experience who'd like to be a part of Team Totally Runable and help keep our office running smoothly? Send them our way. Our Office Administrator role is a part time, term time only position based

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Study shows Yorkshire primary schools need to boost girls' sporting confidence

May 2018

We're really excited to finally be publishing our findings from some of the work we've been doing with Astrea Academy Trust, funded by the Laurel Trust...

NEWS RELEASE - Wednesday 2nd May 2018

STUDY SHOWS YORKSHIRE PRIMARY SCHOOLS NEED TO

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11 Top Tips for Awesome Impact Reporting on your PE and Sport Premium Spending

February 2018

Schools receiving the PE and Sport Premium must publish information about their use of the premium on their school website by 4th April 2018. For a lot of schools, this falls during the Easter Holidays so you’ll need to get in ahead of the deadline

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