Kielder Marathon and Half, 12th October 2019

Well done to everybody completing the half and full marathons at Kielder. Kielder is a beautiful setting to run in, but a tough one- I’d like to see Kipchoge try to run this in 2 hours! Half-Marathon 1:57:51 Hazel Juggins 1:58:05 Clare McKitterick 2:03:16 Julija Stoniute Marathon 3:50:02 Mungai Wairia 6:08:52 Julie Dumpleton

Kielder 10K, 11th October 2019

Very well done to Catherine Young in finishing 2nd lady in the Kielder 10K this weekend in a brilliant time of 40:56 on what must be a very tough course.

Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race

Two of our keen fell runners, Richard Slack and Dave Wotton, were running in the Lake District this weekend. Richard sends this report: Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race – 12 October 2019 Another of the Lake District long fell runs and following on from The Three Shires Race in September. Langdale is another step up from …

parkrun, 12th October 2019

Another sunny parkrunday and another grand turnout from Claremonters at Leazes, both running and volunteering. Many thanks! It was also the inaugural event of Jesmond Dene parkrun nearby. There are now three very different parkruns in Newcastle within a couple of miles of each other. This time ten years ago when Sunderland parkrun (the first …

Jersey Marathon, 6th October 2019

Well done to Nina Jensen for completing the Jersey Marathon in 4 hours and 11 minutes. Looks like the weather was slightly better than on the mainland!

parkrun, 5th October 2019

Thank you to the huge Claremont contingent that volunteered at our parkrun in Leazes Park. Newcastle 18:56 Roberto Marzo 21:24 Gordon Macfadyen 23:28 Brian Hegarty 25:04 Dave Kear 29:16 Susannah Orr Gateshead 31:16 Dave Manners South Shields 21:01 Simon Lowe Telford 20:03 Dan Edwards Fell Foot 23:00 David Devennie Leazes 20:27 Stephen Huntley 20:58 David …

NEHL Wrekenton, 28th September 2019

Well done to everyone for getting through the season opener. It actually looked like a decent day for running. There were some excellent performances from Harrier League debutantes and veterans alike. Position Name Time 19 Madeleine Day 28:13 27 Catherine Young 28:33 (27:18 actual) 50 Maria Duenas 29:26 67 Mandy Herworth 29:48 78 Sarah Kerr …

Spadeadam Half Marathon, 22nd Sept 2019

Dave Lydall reports on a unique race popular with Claremonters in recent years. The Spadeadam half marathon, organized by the Trail Outlaws, is a little too long! Its about 14 miles and occurs on “a Royal Air Force station in Cumbria, close to the border with Northumberland.  It is the home of the 9,000 acre …

Race for the Cure 10k, 29th Sept 2019

Well done to Nina for taking part in this 10k race in a warm Athens. No word from her on what exactly the cure was for. Marathonitis perhaps!

Shildon Track Marathon, 28th September 2019

Chris Jones writes about running in circles… I was inspired to try this after Mungai did the Hexham version last year. 105 and a half laps of Shildon 400m track. Surprisingly, it was mentally easier but physically tougher than I was expecting, not helped by strong sun and a stiff breeze on the back straight. …