Fairfield Horseshoe 2012 – 9m/3000’ (14.5km/914m)

A bright clear day saw Matthew Kingston and Sarah Bowen negotiate a stunning course along a popular walking route in Cumbria. 199 104 Matthew Kingston Claremont Road Runners M40 2.04.21 225 95 Sarah Bowen Claremont Road Runners L 2.10.02   Full results can be found at http://www.amblesideac.org.uk/Fairfield_2012_results.htm.

Newcastle parkrun 02/06/12

Well done to Yincent Tse on a new personal best. Time      Runner 20:37     Ashley Ritchie 22:45     Chris Hogarth 23:55     Luke Woodend 26:10     Yincent Tse Elsewhere, Luke Bryant finished 5th at Albert parkrun Middlesbrough in a new personal best of 17:45. Well done Luke!

George Ogle Memorial Race 2012

Well done to Brendan McMillan for winning the George Ogle Memorial Race in a blazing fast time of 32.32.

Allendale 8 2012 – Race Report

By Sumanth Nayak The Allendale 8 is, despite the name, a 7.7 mile undulating road race through the very picturesque Northumberland countryside. It’s organized by Allendale Striders, one of the friendliest running clubs (after us of course) in the region. The Allendale Fair takes place on the same day. Typical for a bank holiday weekend, …

Newcastle parkrun 26/05/12

Well done to everyone for a fantastic turnout on an absolutely gorgeous day. A profusion of vests to match the clear blue skies! I hope I’m wrong but we probably won’t get conditions like that for another year so I hope you all enjoyed it. Congratulations to Paul Robinson for recording a new personal best. …

Clive Cookson 10k 2012

Pos Time Name   38 53 90 102 125 126 196 197 278 38:33 39:17 41:59 42:44 43:53 44:04 48:19 48:21 56:16 Jeremy Smith Luke Byrant Paul Robinson Megan Murdoch Graham Leslie David Saunders Chris Hogarth Tom Oliphant Sionna McCutcheon PB PB SB SB SB

Newcastle parkrun 19/05/12

Congratulations to Yincent Tse on a new personal best, beating his previous best by 14 seconds. It felt great to run again after two months of volunteering, although it was a real struggle in that wind. Matthew came flying past me on the gravel path behind the museum but I just about managed to keep …

Pier to Pier 2012

Sunday 20th May 2012 No repeat of Brendan’s victory from a year ago, but a very commendable 8th place and some good times from other Claremont runners.  Nina Jensen provides this race report: “This was my first time doing this race and I had heard reports from previous years of strong headwinds and driving rain …

Newcastle parkrun 12/05/12

It was a gorgeous day with bright sunshine and not a cloud in the sky, a welcome relief from all the rain during the past week. Conditions underfoot were a bit tricky with the huge puddles at gate 2 and on the gravel paths. There was a stiff breeze as usual but it didn’t seem …

Gordon Smith Relays Report

This report submitted by Graham Leslie: Wallsend Harriers have been hosting the Gordon Smith Relays since 1996 in memory of their long-serving chairman. Once run on a course at St Peter’s Basin they now take place nearby what was Swan Hunters shipyard, using a combination of footpaths and pavements. The race HQ used to be …