November 2016

Scholarship Pass

Falkirk Community Trust Sports Scholarship Pass

The Sports Scholarship Pass is a scheme supported by Falkirk Community Trust to provide free access to Trust sporting facilities such as Circuit Clubs, Sports Halls, Fitness Rooms, Athletics Track, Weights Room, Swimming Pools & Squash Courts for athletes who meet the following qualification criteria.

Jim Dingwall Bursaries

These bursaries are supported by the family of Jim Dingwall to whom we are extremely grateful for their continued support to the club. They are designed to support our athletes during further education by providing financial assistance to those who remain committed to the club and show continued athletics improvement during their studies.
The criteria are.
  • Fully paid, first claim member of FVH for at least two years.
  • In full time further education during the preceding year.

FVH Funding Policy

This document will help explain the different types of funding that are available to our members, how to apply for them and outline any criteria. Most importantly none of these funding streams are awarded automatically – they must be applied for using the relevant forms. Forms can be found on the club website within the funding section.
There is also useful info at the bottom of this document on how to get funding or discounts from non-club sources.

World Masters Perth Final Report - Janette adds to her tally of medals

It was a busy final weekend for the Vic's at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth, Western Australia. Friday was the qualifying rounds of the 1500m with Alex Bryce running a controlled race to qualify in 4 min 49.75 secs. Caroline Lawless ran well in the hot windy conditions to qualify with a 6min 19. 63secs clocking. Janette Stevenson was in one of several of the ladies age groups to have a straight final on the following day.

More News From Australia

Brendan Lynch ran a fine race is in his first World Masters Championship final. Despite recent injury troubles Brendan had qualified in style and made a fantastic start to his M65 100m final. This obvious inspired previous world champion and multiple age group world record holder Bill Collins as the American used the tailwind to power to a new world record of 12.17secs which was only 0.06secs slower than Britains multiple world champion and record holder Steve Peters ran in the younger M60 age group final.

Another medal to add to Janette's collection!

It has been a busy few days for the Vics at the World Masters T&F champs.  Janette Stevenson added to her medal collection with another brilliant performance in the 5,000m. In hot windy conditions Stevenson was up against two Americans one of whom, Kathleen Martin has recently set the world best road performance. With no love lost between the Americans they ran shoulder to shoulder for the opening two miles and occasionally exchanged elbows  during surges as they battled for the lead.