Great North Run 16/09/12

Pos 152 437 1079 1644 1748 2327 2953 3213 3528 4017 5587 8507 8680 9046 9789 9790 12081 14054 16413 17250 18709 23454 Name Jonathan Clare Jeremy Smith Megan Murdoch Catherine Young Paul Robinson Jenny Kilcourse Saiful Abu Charlotte Spencer Sarah Kerr Nina Jensen Tracey Etherington Chris Hogarth Terry Welsh David Reay Dean O Brien …

Newcastle parkrun 15/09/12

Time      Name 20:26     Tom Tinsley 21:35     Jeremy Smith 24:34     Dave Kear Gateshead parkrun: Brendan McMillan 17:18, Sumanth Nayak 20:03

Burnsall Ten, 26/08/12

Here’s a brilliant race report by Terry Welsh on another one of those races in obscure places. In the little Yorkshire Dales village of Burnsall-in–Wharfedale they have held a sports day around the village green on a late August Saturday since the time of the first Queen Elizabeth. According to tradition, the Burnsall Fell Race …

Sunderland Cross Country Relays 8/09/12

Report by Bill Milbourne The historic Farringdon course has been condemned by the Harrier League as being too narrow and winding for the huge fields that the Senior Men’s Race is now attracting and there was a lot of confusion last year about the Junior Ladies, so it was good to have another run round …

Newcastle parkrun 8/09/12

Time      Name 18:56     Jeremy Smith 20:12     Tom Tinsley 24:18     Dave Kear 26:35     Sionna McCutcheon Riverside parkrun: Sumanth Nayak 20:18 Ran there and back again. Gorgeous conditions. Overcast in Newcastle as I headed out but very warm and sunny in Chester-le-Street. I don’t like multi-lap courses but this one, being relatively flat and in a beautiful …

Claremont RR in the news

Taken from the Chronicle Live website, CRR are mentioned in the Blyth Links 10k report: TWENTY-SIX years ago Claremont Road Runners invited members of Blaydon Harriers and Blyth Running Club for a friendly race around Newcastle Town Moor. Little did the Northumbria University-based club know then that it would grow into one of the most …

Tynedale 10M Jelly Race Report

By Graham Leslie This was a tough one. With temperatures of around 20 degrees by the finish and a few challenging hills along the 10-mile route, my legs felt like, well, jelly by the end. Run on quiet country roads and lanes between Hexham and Ovingham the race goes through Corbridge after three miles before …

Athletics Community Day Report

Report by Alasdair Wilson-Craw Fun running by name, running fun by nature Community Fun Running Event,  Town Moor, 22nd August 2012 On a slightly chilly but bright evening on 22nd August over 20 people ranging in age from 6 to 60 took part in a series of running challenges on the tracks and grass of …

Tynedale 10M Jelly Race, 2/09/12

Well done to Alasdair Wilson and Graham Leslie who were first and second in their age categories. Pos 94 99 156 258 Name Alasdair Wilson Craw Jeremy Smith Graham Leslie Ben Hull Time 1:08:47 1:09:39 1:14:59 1:23:07

Newcastle parkrun 1/09/12

Time      Name 23:41     Chris Hogarth 24:14     Dave Kear 25:47     Kenny McCormick Whitley Bay parkrun: Matthew Kingston 20:15 Sumanth Nayak 20:36 Fairly respectable times considering Matthew and I ran to Whitley Bay and back! Gateshead parkrun: Brendan McMillan 1st place in a new pb of 16:59 Dave Manners 28:22 Roundhay parkrun: Tom Oliphant 20:41