Great North 10K, 7th July 2019

Position Runner Time 53 Roberto Marzo 38:48 365 Christophe Duhaut 44:27 417 Mungai Wairia 45:13 445 Maria Duenas 45:30 838 Nina Jentl 49:39 998 John Bell 51:15

St Cuthbert’s Way 100K Ultra, 1st July 2019

A very well done to Dave Wotton who completed the St Cuthbert’s Way Ultra on a very hot day this weekend.  This is a very scenic route from Holy Island to Melrose.

Beer Mile, 28th June 2019

Running with your friends from the club … pleasurable!Drinking beer with your friends from the club … pleasurable!Running and then going for a beer with your friends from the club … pleasurable!Drink beer, run, drink beer, run, drink beer, run, drink beer, run … really? The 3rd annual Claremont Road Runners Beer Mile, organised by …

Hannah Mainprize, Superstar

In her first outing as a senior in the North East Harrier League, Hannah Mainprize left the rest of the field behind to claim 1st place and a gold medal at Thornley Hall Farm yesterday. Hannah’s time of 29:42 meant that she was 27 seconds ahead of second place – a great achievement on a …

Mungai Wairia, Superstar

  Our very own Mungai Wairia was presented with the Male Parkrunner of the Year award at Newcastle parkrun yesterday. A very well deserved award – is there anybody as entusiastic and encouraging as Mungai at any parkrun, anywhere? Well done, Mungai.

Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2019!

Claremont Road Runners at the Newcastle Foot Clinic

We were offered a free talk by Newcastle Foot Clinic and a number of us attended after training on Monday. Dave Kear summarised it in the following report: After a brief introduction from Craig Burton, Evelyn McGee proceeded to give a very interesting talk to 14 Claremonters who were sat around in a cosy ring …

Kenny McCormick, England International

Kenny McCormick became our latest (only?) England international when he competed for England in his age group at the Chester Marathon on Sunday 8th October.  Kenny had earned his England call when coming third in his age group at the York marathon. Even though he was disappointed with his run and time at Chester, we …

Season’s Greetings

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year!

G’day from the Slacks

Marie and Richard have sent this photo from the St Peter’s parkrun in Sydney, one of a few runs they are planning while down under. They promise us race reports, but for now there is just this photo to make us jealous. Richard says that the parkrun is on the site of an old brickworks, …