South Park 20, 4th September 2021

The South Park 20 is a 20 mile race in Darlington’s South Park.  In fact it is 20 laps of the Darlington South Park parkrun course! The race is for teams and individuals, but Jonathan Gilroy and Catherine Young chose to run it as individuals as preparation for marathons next month.  Although the official results …

Try on the Tyne, 21st August 2021

The Try on the Tyne is a series of events, comprising a triathlon, duathlons and running races. It was a successful day for the two Claremonters taking part. Clare McKitterick ran the 5K in 25:14, winning her age category. However, special praise must go to Nina Jensen for being first lady home to win the …

Beer mile, 27th August 2021

Rose reports on the beer mile race she organised and won! Gather round everyone and I’ll tell you the story of the beer mile!  On a warm August Friday evening the Runners gathered after a long week of work to celebrate a long weekend. The ‘runners’ were gathered waiting for a sign from the Beer …

parkrun, 28th August 2021

It was a sunny and warm day in the North East, much warmer than the days before or afterwards. Many from Claremont enjoyed the conditions and ran or volunteered at local parkruns.  Some were running further afield, with Kris and Maddie getting course PBs down in Cornwall.  Leazes was cancelled again, so the biggest turn-out was on …

3 parkruns, 3 countries

Julie Cross has been touring around parkruns. I am not a parkrun bagger, not even close, only clocked 31 to date, but I can lay claim to 3 in 3 countries – the first in each of those countries post lockdown. Is that a record? I’ll take it if so.  Parkrun  no. 1: Leazes Park, …

parkrun Saturday 21st August 2021

It was wet and drizzly Saturday morning.  But it was quite warm and not too windy, so not the worst day for a parkrun.  Leazes parkrun was cancelled because triathletes were swimming round the pond and it’s holiday time, so our runners were spread far and wide.  It was a good PB day – Laurie Johnson, Izzy Neatrour, …

parkrun, 14th August 2021

Well, who would believe that Sumanth’s baby is already 2 years old? It was the second anniversary of Leazes parkrun and Claremont Road Runners were out in force to help mark the milestone. As well as the 13 runners, Rose Hawkswood, Ari Hodgson, Hazel Juggins, Serpil Bulut, Chris Jones and Terry Welsh were all volunteering. …

Gateshead Trail 10K, 14th August 2021

There was a good turnout of Sky Blues for this scenic 10K on the Derwent Valley trails. Congratulations to Sarah Kerr on a fantastic run to finish 2nd lady. Position Runner Time 37 (2nd female) Sarah Kerr 40:51 255 Elizabeth Denyer 49:50 257 Laurie Johnson 49:56 1064 Nina Jensen 68:29 1065 Julie Dumpleton 68:29 1070 …

Quayside 5K, 11th August 2021

This is a fast, flat 5K along the Quayside that is actually two races – an A race for the speedsters and a B race for those not quite as quick. Catherine Young and Anthony Liddle went in the first race, with Howard MacLennan and Clare McKitterick in the second. Following her frustrating 19:01 PB …

Isaac’s Tea Trail Ultra, 7th August 2021

Claremont’s ultra-running nutters enthusiasts, Nina Jensen, Sarah Bowen and Richard Slack took on the Isaac’s Tea Trail Ultra run at the weekend.  An excellent achievement by all three!  Richard sends us his usual detailed report: Isaac’s Tea Trail Ultra – Saturday 7 August. Set in the North Pennines, the home of multiple former lead mining …

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