The Pentathlon Parent

Never before has there been a sport where the Parent has to be so much. In no particular order: coach, trainer, logistics, fun provider, secretary, taxi, chef, buyer, psychologist, support crew, clothing provider, financier, physiotherapist, timekeeper, groom, armourer, safety pin collector, water supplier, sleep protector, tutor, game keeper, scorer, analyst, researcher, nutritionist, parent… Modern Pentathlon… Read more

Leon Taylor, Olympic Diver talks diving and hyperactivity


It’s a long way from being over excited at trying yet another new sport to being an Olympic medallist, but as my old friend Leon Taylor tells me every journey starts somewhere and for him it was a way his parents could channel all that energy into something positive after the doctor told them they… Read more

Register to win a bobble!


Parents4sport have some bobble water bottles to give away. Register now on Parents4sport for the chance to win a bobble! bobble’s eco-friendly water bottle with it’s iconic design is now available in three tri-colour options, perfect for stocking up before the back to school rush. The back to school bobble holds 550ml, ideal for carrying with… Read more

Parents4sport talks to…David Moorcroft

What sports were you involved in as a kid? As a child I played football and cricket and was a member of the Coventry Swimming Club before I became an athlete. Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? I chose running because I made the school cross country team… Read more

Find a race


As we know kids learn by example, so if you are looking for a Challenge for yourself or want to have active fun as a family, check out  It covers a huge range of Events, nationwide so definitely worth a look.