Start Fitness NEHL 2015-2016 XC

Sad News

It is with regret and sadness that I inform you all of the death of life time member Norman Hall who sadly passed away on Monday.  Norman was an athlete within the club before passing his experiences on to others and becoming a club coach.  A sad loss to the club. His funeral will be held at 12pm on Monday 26th September 2016 at Newcastle Crematorium.

XC! You need to tell us if you want to take part!

XC season folks. This year we are not going to enter the whole club as its false economy as in reality only a handful actually run. Therefore you are required to complete this doodle poll if you think you may be able to run at least one fixture. Start Fitness North East Harrier League Cross Country Fixtures 2016-2017 dates, Sat 1st Oct 2016 – Wrekenton Sun 9th Oct 2016 – Continue Reading →

Heaton harrier hits the heights!!

    Now there are a few distance runners in the club, there are a few ultra runners, and there are a few fell/mountain runners . But how many people combine it and manage all?? For some of us, a marathon is a huge achievement. So whats  a couple of mountains and a few extra miles??  Caroline is not new to ultra running, she in fact regularly trots out 50 – Continue Reading →

Watergate 5km inc. NEMAA multi-terrain Championships 2016

Yesterday saw the annual Watergate 5km take place. It is hosted by Lowfell running club and up is set in the lovely scenic surrounds of Watergate Park, Lobley Hill. It consists of 2 laps of the park around the lake.  It was also incorporating the NEMAA multi terrain 5km championships. All week the weather has been lovely, fine and sunny…….until race day, when it rained most of the day.  This Continue Reading →

gosforth relays 14th august

well done everyone who ran gosforth relays this morning. heaton men fastest vets team, well doneJohn James Alexander John Moore, Jeremy Smith. also well done again John Jamesfastest MV60, andJenny Friend fastest FV50. good running by everyone.

Club Handicap results – Wallsend, August 9th 2016

Club Handicap results – Wallsend, August 9th 2016 (Next Handicap October 25th 2016) 1 Jessie Hetherington 28.07 6.10 21.57 2 Scott Mc Entee 28.36 9.00 19.36 3 Ian Sanderson 28.41 7.10 21.31 4 Cristina Tyley 28.45 5.00 23.45 5 Michael Bentley 28.49 2.20 26.29 6 James McKenzie 28.57 12.00 16.57 7 David Slater 28.58 8.50 20.08 8 Jennifer Hughes 28.59 5.00 23.59 9 Caroline Billis 29.00 5.00 24.00 10 Ken Continue Reading →

Heaton Harrier lifesaver

Heaton hero phil green ran the coastal run yesterday ,at the 13 mile mark  (about a half mile from finish )he stopped to help save a life , then finished the race .  ” I was in the situation today to use the skills i generally use in work during a race, i was part of a team that contained Graham Walton, Kate Mcentee, Scott McEntee,(both heaton harriers) Jon Heaney,Maurice Bourke, Continue Reading →