NEHL Alnwick

Saturday 3rd March 2012 Conditions for the Harrier League races this season have been excellent and Alnwick, a new addition to the calendar, was no exception.  Excellent weather and fine views across to the castle made for one of the more pleasant cross-country experiences.  The challenging route consists of three laps around a field across …

NEHL Wrekenton

11th February 2012 Full results can be found at

North East Cross Country Championships 2011

10th December 2011 The North East Championships took place at the same East Cramlington venue as the opening Harrier League race.  However this time the course was longer and much muddier.  It also differs from the Harrier League in that it is a mass start with no handicapping (so the only time I see the …

NEHL – Shibdon Pond, Blaydon, 26th Nov 2011

Saturday 26th November 2011 Another good turn out for the men, once again led by Brendan MacMillan with a commendable 29th place finish starting from the medium pack.  The ladies were brought home by Tracy, also having to power through the field from the medium pack. 33:10 Brendan MCMILLAN 35:34 Jeremy SMITH 35:48 Matthew KINGSTON …

NEHL – Farringdon, Sunderland

Saturday 29th October 2011 The second race of the season saw a much improved turnout for the men’s team with 10 runners taking to the field.  Farringdon is an undulating course with a muddy stream to cross but perhaps the defining factor is the narrow paths that cause congestion early on in the race.   Conditions …

NEHL – East Cramlington Nature Reserve

Saturday 8th October 2011 The cross country season started with a dry day, good conditions underfoot and a good performance from the Claremont Ladies, with Megan Murdoch having a particularly impressive run.  Running from the medium pack, Megan came home in 7th position recording the 6th fastest time.   Unfortunately for Megan this means a promotion …