Weetslade Relays will be 22nd June 2022

The Weetslade Relay is the event that Claremont organised every year from 2010 to 2019 and which grew from eight teams when it was first run to over 100. We had to change it to a virtual event in 2020 and 2021 but we are delighted to be back to holding a ‘real’ race in …

Team Captain’s Award, 2021-22 Season

The Team Captain’s Shield is a new club award to acknowledge participation in relays and cross-country, i.e. representing Claremont Road Runners in inter-club competition. It  is presented each year to somebody that the Team Captains deem to have made a great contribution to the club. This could be by performance, consistency (i.e. running in most …

Au Revoir, Alice

Alice Vialard will soon be off to start a new chapter in her life “down under” when she emigrates to Sydney, Australia. There was a great turnout for last Monday’s club run with most joining Alice for a farewell drink at the North Terrace afterwards. Saturday marked her final Leazes parkrun – with coffee afterwards, …

The club tent challenge

Laurie Johnson took this video of Gill giving an object lesson (assisted by Tom) in how to roll the club tent at the end of the day’s running. On seeing the video, Gill declared “Think that’s Girl Guides (me & Catherine Robson) 2 – The Army 1 on getting tent plus poles into the same …

NEHL Trophy Presentation, 30th September 2021

It has been a long wait, but last night the prize giving ceremony for the 2019/20 North Eastern Harrier League took place at Start Fitness in Newcastle city centre. Sarah Kerr and Catherine Young represented the club at the event and collected the 3rd Division championship trophy on behalf of our successful ladies team. Sarah …

Land’s End to John O’Groats, September 2021

Congratulations to Vicky Moore who has just completed cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Vicky was part of a team of University Royal Naval Unit (URNU) members who completed the 900 mile route in just 9 days. They have also been raising money for charity, and you can donate here. Well done, Vicky and …

Claremont’s new base

As of Monday, 26th July, Claremont Road Runners will have a new base for our Monday and Wednesday training sessions – the brand new, well-equipped Sports Centre on the Newcastle University campus. Yes, after months of meeting at the bandstand, we will once again have use of changing rooms, lockers, showers and toilets! The Sports …

Weetslade Relay 2021 will be virtual – details out soon

The eleventh Weetslade Relay was scheduled for June 23rd 2021. The current Government Road Map led to the hope of removing all coronavirus restrictions on June 21st. However, as this was not possible, Claremont Road Runners have taken the decision to cancel the race. It would not be possible to hope to hold a traditional …

Spring Handicap, 26th April 2021

Even if we couldn’t run the handicap as usual, it was nice that we could run in groups of up to 6 and a number of us took advantage of this to start together and have an element of competition over the hills on the “real” Town Moor course. Others chose their own 5K route …

Blind Date, Claremont Style, March 2021

For our latest, and perhaps final, lockdown amusement, we had a bit of fun with blind dates! Our Cilla (aka Nina) and our Graham (aka Tom) drew random pairs of runners to on a “blind date”. The idea was that each person would run 2 miles as quickly, turning the blind date into a speed …

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