Hexham Half-Marathon, 14th July 2019

There were two routes for this year’s Hexham half-marathon (and apparently much confusion amongst the runners!). Mungai Wairia chose the hilly one and finished in 73rd place in a time of 1:42:20.

Cross-country fixtures announced

The dates for the 2019-20 North East Harrier League have now been announced. For those who have not competed before, the Harrier League is a series of 6 inter-club cross-country races at various venues (some scenic, some not so much!) around the North East. There is a 7th event – the Sherman Cup / Davison …

parkrun, 13th July 2019

Once again there was no toonrun due to an event on the Town Moor, so a little bit of tourism for the sky blue parkrun community. A trip to Rising Sun earned Kat Truong a course PB, and Sumanth Nayak finished in 5th place at Tyne Green parkrun in Hexham. Well done, everybody! Whitley Bay …

Sunderland 5K, 11th July 2019

Howard MacLennan was the only Claremonter to head to Sunderland on a Thursday evening for this 5K. He finished in 144th place in a very good time of 21:52.

White Wolf Run, Castle Eden, 9th July 2019

Tara McCully and Ay Okpokam went to Castle Eden with our old friend Emma Crowley for this 5K trail run and report that it was a very enjoyable race! Position Runner Time 54th Tara McCully 27:49 70th Ay Okpokam 29:31

Great North 10K, 7th July 2019

Position Runner Time 53 Roberto Marzo 38:48 365 Christophe Duhaut 44:27 417 Mungai Wairia 45:13 445 Maria Duenas 45:30 838 Nina Jentl 49:39 998 John Bell 51:15

Chevy Chase, 6th July 2019

Richard Slack is well into his fell running these days!  On Saturday, he took on the Chevy Chase and sends us this report: Four Claremonters represented the club this year at the 63rd running of the Chevy Chase, a 20 mile fell race over the Northumberland moors and fells with The Cheviot as the high …

parkrun, 6th July 2019

parkrun returned to the Town Moor after a 2 week absence for The Hoppings, and there was a good turnout of Claremonters and a new PB for Maria Duenas. Elsewhere there were PBs for Chris Gillie at Whitley Bay and Roberto Marzo at Prudhoe Riverside. Newcastle parkrun Time Runner 19:21 Sumanth Nayak 20:13 Paul Robinson …

Bridges of Tyne 5M, 2nd July 2019

31:11 Catherine Young (6th lady)35:24 Howard MacLennan38:03 Luke Woodend

St Cuthbert’s Way 100K Ultra, 1st July 2019

A very well done to Dave Wotton who completed the St Cuthbert’s Way Ultra on a very hot day this weekend.  This is a very scenic route from Holy Island to Melrose.