Strategic Aims

Lordshill Road Runners – Strategic Aims Sept 2015 – Sept 2016

A Club Management Committee Working Document

  1. Provide the best training possible for our members, taking into account all abilities.
    1. Take steps to increase our coaching provision
    2. Continue to increase the number of trained, active Run Leaders on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
    3. Improve the structure of Thursdays to become more inclusive and cater for all abilities.
    4. Investigate opportunities for increasing our track usage and introducing strength training for members.
  2. Cater for the local community’s running needs wherever possible. This involves continuing to put on 4 races during the year.
    1. Pursue a change of course for our 2016 10mile race to accommodate housing developments that compromises the existing route.
    2. Carry out an annual members’ survey and, where possible, address common suggestions.
  3. Encourage more member engagement and participation in the running of the club, its races and social events.
    1. Promote succession planning for future events and committees.
  4. Ensure that day to day management of the club is as sustainable as possible to facilitate its continued growth.
    1. Find a sustainable solution for the storage and distribution of club clothing to members.
    2. Find a sustainable solution for the storage of race equipment.
    3. Improve outgoing communications to the membership ensuring they are secure and consistent (i.e. use of Mailchimp)
    4. Improve handling of incoming correspondence to ensure timely and appropriate responses.
    5. Increase provision of information available on the website to reduce queries.
  5. Continue with preparation for an application to become Clubmark accredited. This will involve (amongst other things):
    1. Development of a three year action plan
    2. Development of a Welfare Policy (including grievance procedure)
    3. Completing the England Athletics Inclusive Health Check
    4. Providing each Run Leader with a basic first aid kit