Clive Cookson 10K, 18th May 2022

Thanks to Howard MacLennan for this report of the Clive Cookson 10K, where he and Sarah Kerr were the Claremont representatives: “We arrived at the very outstandingly designed Monkseaton High School, and at that time the conditions appeared fair and reasonable. The field of elite Club runners was stacked, especially new and old wanting to …

GU36 – The Guernsey Ultra, 15th May 2022

Nina Jensen and Marie Slack have been on a trip to the Channel Islands to have a run around the island of Guernsey. The GU36 is described on the website as: “The circular route starts in the picturesque town of St. Peter Port before leading on to 16 miles of beautifully rugged cliffs. From here …

Pier to Pier, 15th May 2022

A decent contingent of Claremont Road Runners headed to the seaside for this very scenic race down the coast from South Shields to Roker. For me, this event is one of the highlights of the North East racing calendar and it was good to be back for the first time since 2019. As I was …

Gordon Smith Relays, 11th May 2022

We had a decent turnout of 8 teams at this year’s Gordon Smith Relays, 5 in the women’s race and 3 in the men’s. It was great to see a number of relay debutants, including Couch to 5K graduates. I hope they enjoyed it and come back for more (even though, in my opinion, this …

Sunderland 10K & Half-Marathon, 8th May 2022

It was glorious day for running in sunny Sunderland by the sea for this year’s Sunderland City Races., where Claremont had runners in the 10K and half-marathon. The 10K started first with Heather Steel and Martin Jobling wearing the Sky Blue. Martin had a good run, but it was a very emotional occasion for local …

NEMAA Relays, 4th May 2022

It was a successful night for Claremont at the North East Masters Relays with a gold medal winning performance from the Ladies “A” team of Nicki O’Brien, Sarah Kerr and Catherine Young. Congratulations, ladies! The race is on tarmac paths in Bedewell Park, Jarrow with each runner completing 2 laps of 1500m each. It is …

parkrun, 30th April 2022

The Town Moor benefited from an influx of Claremont Road runners this week as there was no Leazes parkrun due to another event in the park, There was also a good spread of Sky Blues around the North East and some excellent performances. Catherine Young was 1st lady on her first outing at Cotsford Fields …

Longhorn 50K, 24th April

For her latest ultra-running escapade, Nina Jensen went down to Sherwood Forest to run in the Longhorn 50K. In Nina’s words, “The Longhorn is a great event with something for everybody, with races from 5K to 60K. There was also Canicross racing (running with your dog) and Nordic Walking.” Nina completed finished the 50K event …

North Tyneside 10K, 17th April 2022

The North Tyneside 10K is a very popular event and a core part of many runners Easter weekend plans, being traditionally held on Easter Sunday. There was a decent turnout of Claremont Road Runners on a pleasant day for running, and some very strong performances. Kris Axon finished in an impressive 7th position and Sarah …

Boston Marathon, 18th April 2022

With a hip injury that made it painful even for him to walk, Mungai Wairia still travelled to Boston determined to run in the marathon.  In his words “Jogged and walked due to hip injury.  Couldn’t achieve my target for 5 hours. Literally dragged my feet for the last 12k.” – but he did it …

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