17 Dec

Course Of Action

MicrophoneGlasgow based runners will be able to try their hand it being a race announcer at a new course organised by Scottish Athletics. The course will be held at the Glasgow Emirates Arena on Sunday 10 January and will be led by Geoff Wightman (co-stadium announcer during the Olympic Games, Diamond Leagues and other major events). 
The course is for track and field, road and cross country purposes, operating on a first come, first served basis. Attendees will learn how to create a vibrant atmosphere at an athletics meeting. It will be delivered in an interactive practical and lecture setting. Topics covered will be:
  • When to speak
  • When not to speak
  • What to look out for
  • What to say
  • How to say it
  • How to follow the flow of the meeting and keep it on track and to time
  • Other announcements you may have to make
For more details contact Shona Malcolm at Scottish Athletics shonamalcolm@scottishathletics.org.uk