Monday, May 25, 2009

SIRC Newsletter - Board of Directors

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Effective management is very important within your organization; a critical part of this is the board of directors. The board of directors is made up of volunteers elected because of their expertise. Their responsibilities are to assist and advise your sport organization on governing, managing and developing the organization. As the role of a sport organization is continuously changing and beginning to resemble more of a business model, organizations rely on members of their board in areas such as finance, human resources, technology and marketing. Finding the balance between the sport organization’s management and the board of directors is essential, it is important that the board knows what is expected of them and the sport organization

Thursday, May 21, 2009

SIRC Newsletter -Running

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Have you ever noticed that there always seem to be more runners when the warm weather hits? Whether you are just starting out, run for physical activity or are competitive, there are many things to you can do to keep motivated and running all summer. Injury, heat, boredom, and lack of motivation are just a few obstacles runners face. However, simple things like warming-up and warming-down, picking the correct time of day to run, and selecting the correct route and distance will all assist in making your runs more enjoyable and injury free. So lace up your runners and get out there!