Cross-country fixtures announced

The dates for the 2019-20 North East Harrier League have now been announced. For those who have not competed before, the Harrier League is a series of 6 inter-club cross-country races at various venues (some scenic, some not so much!) around the North East. There is a 7th event – the Sherman Cup / Davison …

NEHL Alnwick Photos, 2nd March 2019

We had a lot of photographers on the course at Alnwick – so thanks to Howard, Gill, Sarah B, Tara and myself for the photos which are now on our Flickr feed: We celebrated the end of the cross-country season at Antico’s in Jesmond – photos also on Flickr:  

NEHL Alnwick, 2nd March 2019

U13 Girls 75 Lucy McKitterick 21:27 Ladies 29 Sarah Bowen 33:34 107 Catherine Young 35:12 Fast pack, actual time 30:12 111 Sarah Kerr 35:15 Fast pack, actual time 30:15 120 Nina Jensen 35:23 128 Mandy Herworth 35:31 Medium pack, actual time 32:51 189 Julie Cross 36:24 202 Tara McCully 36:36 223 Lucy Dunbar 36:57 Medium …

Thornley Hall Farm Report, 9th February 2019

Mud, hills, howling gale – what more do you want in a cross-country meeting? How about winning a medal? Couldn’t even dream of it? Well Hannah Mainprize can – and not just any medal at that, Hannah took gold with a superb performance from start to finish. Well done, Hannah! Thornley Hall Farm is a …

Thornley Hall Farm Photos, 9th Feb 2019

Thanks to Mary and Gill for our photos – and I have also pinched a couple from the excellent Stuart Whitman photography page as w ehad to have the one of Gill “Bandido” Milne. Click on the image to see the album in our Flickr page.

NEHL Thornley Hall Farm, 9th February 2019

Well done to all competitors on a tough course in very windy conditions. Report and photos to follow. Position Runner Time U11     39 Grace Scott 08:48 U20 10 Victoria Moore 21:47 Ladies 2 Hannah Mainprize 29:42 Gold medallist – 1st place was  a guest! 109 Catherine Young 36:04 Fast pack, actual time 31:04 …

Sherman Cup/Davison Shield, Temple Park, 5th January 2019

Although part of the North East Harrier League season, this is a one-off event with the prizes going to the club that has the best overall performance in all races from Under 13 upwards – the Sherman Cup for men and the Davison Shield for the women.  As Lucy McKitterick was our sole representative in …

NE Harrier League, Aykley Heads, 17th November 2018

  U11 Girls 51 Grace Scott 07:17 U13 Girls 63 Lucy McKitterick 22:15 Ladies 80 Sarah Bowen 35:22 107 Mandy Herworth 35:53 Medium pack, actual time 33:08 126 Sarah Kerr 36:13 Fast pack, actual time 30:58 145 Clare McKitterick 36:44 198 Lucy Dunbar 37:33 Medium pack, actual time 34:48 234 Nicki O’Brien 38:26 Medium pack, …

NEHL Gosforth Park October 2018 Photos

Thanks to Alice for some great photos of the men’s race, the good and, of course, the Claremont babies! Click here to see the full set of photos on our Flickr stream.

North East Harrier League, Gosforth Park, 27th October 2018

It was not a promising start to the day when we woke to sleet and rain battering the windows, but the cross-country weather Gods looked down on us and brought out the sun for the afternoon.  In fact, it turned out to be a quite a pleasant day for a run around Gosforth Park.  This …