parkrun, 9th November 2019

Lots of people missed their parkrun fix this weekend as both Newcastle and Leazes parkruns were cancelled due to ice. Fortunately, some made it to Jesmond Dene and a few of us were out and about around the country. Edinburgh 20:58 Matt Kerry Prudhoe Riverside 21:18 Roberto Marzo St Helens 20:41 Tom Tinsley Whitley Bay …

The Middlesbrough Mile

Howard MacLennan was down on Teesside for a mile race: “A new event by Stride Out Events, using a purpose built cycle course at Middlesbrough Sports Village. Challenging night; being very cold, ground wet, but the rain just held off during my race. It wasn’t my fastest Mile, a couple of inclines didn’t help, but …

New York Marathon, 3rd November 2019

It was two of the elder Claremont Road Runners who crossed the pond to compete in the New York Marathon this year, Mungai Wairia and Joyce Archibold, and both did exceptionally well. Time Runner Age Category Position 3:36:35 Mungai Wairia 15th M65 5:30:36 Joyce Archibold 1st F80 Congratulations to both on enjoying excellent runs, but …

parkrun, 2nd November 2019

Harrow 20:42 Tom Tinsley Newcastle 20:00 Catherine Young 21:27 Gordon MacFadyen 23:29 David Devennie 25:38 Tara Hipwood (PB) 25:56 Dave Kear 27:03 Roberto Marzo 28:22 Susannah Orr Leazes 22:09 David Lydall 23:39 Alastair Wilson Craw 27:43 Alice Vialard (PB)

Autumn Handicap, 28th October 2019

Congratulations to Michael Teasdale and Clare McKitterick for winning the Handicap race and the Autumn Cup respectively. On a cold, but dry night without much in the way of wind, 36 runners assembled at the Copthorne for the quarterly handicap.  Michael Teasdale took full advantage of his generous handicap as he stormed past Alison Smullen …

Hexham 10K, 28th October 2019

Position Runner Time 136 Clare McKitterick 49:00 387 Dave Manners 62:08

parkrun, 26th October 2019

Another good week for the Claremont ladies. Congratulations to Clare McKitterick who celebrated her 100th parkrun with a Leazes Park PB, while our super-fast duo of Sarah Kerr and Catherine Young both got PBs as they finished 1st female at Leazes Park and Newcastle respectively. There were also PBs for Tara Hipwood (Newcastle) and Kat …

Pedro’s 10K, 20th October 2019

Pedro’s 10K is the new, and much friendlier sounding name, for the Hell Hole Multi-Terrain 10K. I’m sure that it is still as tough, so well done to Bill Milbourne in getting around in a time of 59:59.

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Ultra, 19th October 2019

Well done to Sarah Bowen for completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Ultra – 70 kilometres and an unbelievable amount of climbing! She describes it as “Another fun run out in beautiful scenery with friendly folk.” Sarah was 3rd lady and joint 17th overall in a time of 9 hours 47 minutes – amazing!

parkrun, 19th October 2019

Newcastle 18:58 Roberto Marzo 21:23 Gordon MacFadyen 23:28 Brian Hegarty 26:51 Tara Hipwood (PB) 28:19 Susannah Orr Coventry 25:55 Dave Kear Whitley Bay 23:51 Chris Gillie 27:17 Daisy Martin Jesmond Dene 26:12 Clare McKitterick Leazes 21:41 Mungai Wairia 23:27 Nina Jentl (PB) 23:40 Maria Duenas 24:13 Dan Edwards 26:07 Julija Stoniute 26:35 Bill Milbourne 28:31 …