Saturn Time Turner, 25th August 2019

Nina Jensen has sent this report about the Saturn Running events, and the latest one, the Saturn Time Turner at Durham, in particular: I’ve been meaning to write about the Saturn Running events for a while now as they are a great event for everyone regardless of their level of running. Similar to the North …

parkrun, 24th August 2019

Once again the Claremont ladies excel at their Saturday morning parkruns. Heather Steel was first female at Gateshead parkrun, while at “our” parkrun in Leazes Park, Sarah Kerr and Catherine Young were first and second respectively – Sarah is now the female course record holder! There were a few PBs too – Arthur at Keswick, …

Durham Cathedral Summer Relays, 21st August 2019

After some years further along the River Wear at Maiden Castle, cancellation last year and a trip to Birtley for the winter version of this relay race, it was a welcome return to a venue where you could actually see the Cathedral!  This is an interesting course with 2 laps, of approximately 1500m each, entirely …

Results, 18th August 2019

Claremont Road Runners were out doing a few different runs this weekend. As well as the results below, Clare McKitterick did a nice-sounding 5K at Rainton Nature Reserve in County Durham. Trail Outlaws Branches and Bays 10K 1:03:08 Nina Jentl 1:09:16 Julia Simpson Tynedale Jelly Tea 10 Miles 1:16:46 Mungai Wairia 1:33:41 Chris Gillie 1:33:49 …

parkrun, 17th August 2019

Leazes parkrun At last, it’s here! All Sumanth’s hard work came off with a highly successful launch of Leazes parkrun. It seems that all his efforts to keep the launch date secret worked too as the inaugural event wasn’t swamped as others have been.Sumanth even arranged for the sun to shine as the 136 runners …

Quayside 5K, 14th August 2019

17:54 Roberto Marzo21:33 Howard MacLennan22:27 Chris Gillie23:20 Nina Jentl27:00 Daisy Martin (pacemaker) Howard obviously ran, but I can’t see him in the results!

Try on the Tyne, 10th August 2019

Try on the Tyne was a new series of running and cycling events held on the Quayside. There were 10K and 5K runs, a junior 2K run plus two different duathlons. Clare McKitterick and Howard MacLennan ran in the 5K, with the McKitterick youngsters running the 2K course together. Distance Time Runner 5K 21:49 Howard …

Gateshead Trail 10K, 10th August 2019

Position Runner Time 9 Roberto Marzo 39:08 93 Heather Steel 45:03 147 Paul Hughes 46:54 242 Chris Gillie 49:04 676 Daisy Martin 57:10

parkrun, 10th August 2019

Newcastle parkrun 21:36 Gordon MacFadyen 21:59 Mungai Wairia 25:07 Nina Jentl Whitley Bay parkrun 21:02 Matt Kerry St Helens parkrun 20:44 Tom Tinsley Gateshead parkrun 19:55 Sumanth Nayak 21:56 David Lydall Riverside parkrun 23:56 Dave Wotton Lullingstone parkrun 25:43 Luke Woodend Rising Sun parkrun 22:42 Alasdair Wilson Craw

South Shields 10 Mile Race, 4th August 2019

Chris and Daisy are very busy running races at the moment – parkrun, this and then the Morpeth 10K! Position Runner Time 264 Chris Gillie 1:48:43 265 Daisy Martin 1:48:47