Weekly Round-up WC Monday 12th August (normal service is resumed)

Tuesday was club training night for many. Wednesday saw a ‘swarm’ of 33 Heaton Harriers head to the Quayside for the Gateshead Harriers Quayside 5K. There were some fantastic performances including both Nina Cameron and Elaine Waters coming first in their categories. I have also been informed that the following achieved PB’s: – Beth Lawry, Abi Timms, Mark Best, Aidan Batey, Laura Smith and Julie Ellis. Brilliant effort. James Meader Continue Reading →

Summer grand prix

Here’s the update to the summer grand prix scores, including the results from the Quayside 5k and the Tynedale Jelly Tea 10 miler. 10 points are allocated to the first finisher, 8 to the second, 6 to the third and 5 to all other participants. Your best 7 results count toward your total score. Laura Smith 6 0 0 10 6 0 6 10 0 8 0 (46)Nina Cameron 5 Continue Reading →

Summer grand prix update – again!

I’m back with the second update to the summer grand prix in a week. We added a lot of races to the summer schedule to give you plenty of opportunities to score points, with last night’s Morpeth 10k providing the third chance to do so in three days. There’s now a bit of a break until the next race, next week’s Quayside 5k. Apparently this is very speedy course, and Continue Reading →

WC Monday 29th July – Weekly Round-Up

Monday saw the last fixture of the season for NEEMA at Monkton. This series has been well supported by a few and those few who ran, jumped and threw for the club have done us proud. Throughout the series there has been some amazing individual and team performances with many achieving PB’s, records were broken and ultimately Heaton Harrier’s women finished 3rd in their league and the men finished 5th. Continue Reading →

Summer Grand prix update

We’re now eight races in to the summer grand prix, with members so far scoring points in the Anita Nott, Angel View, Tynedale 10k, July Monthly Mile, Sunderland 5k, Cock Crow, South Shields 10mile and August Monthly Mile. 10 points are awarded to the first Heaton finisher, 8 to the second, 6 to the third and 5 to all other participants. The best seven scores over the season count. The Continue Reading →

Results of the August Monthly Mile

Pos Name Time Hcap Actual 1 Jordan Cairns 5.13 0.00 5.13 2 James Meader 5.23 0.00 5.23 3 Callum Mills 5.38 0.00 5.38 4 Simon Jobe 7.56 2.00 5.56 5 Anna Kirk 6.41 0.30 6.11 6 Thomas Checkley 7.18 1.00 6.18 7 Laura Smith 7.21 1.00 6.21 8 John James 8.09 1.30 6.39 9 Jake Smith 7.12 0.30 6.42 10 Ellen Cole 8.15 1.30 6.45 11 Finley Smith 7.26 0.30 Continue Reading →


Starting at the junction of rutland road and west street .All participants can run an accurately measured mile.The first runner will start at 7.30 so it is advised you get there early to do a proper warm up. This is not a race ,it is basically a personal time trial to give you an indication of youre fitness level.

WC Monday 22nd July – Weekly ‘Rounders’ Up!

We start this week on Tuesday and boy was it hot. I bailed out of training which was Killy Persuits. I am pleased I did, as those that went said it was crazy tough in the heat – so much so that people’s body parts were falling off. YUCK! Elsewhere on Tuesday it was the Cock Crow 5K. A huge well done to everyone that raced in that heat, especially Continue Reading →

Fundraising for the Jameson family

Thank you to all club members, friends and family who took part in the raffle, quiz and other activities at the annual summer barbecue yesterday. The amount raised was £131.67, which the club has topped up to £250 to donate to the Help Buy Time for Dave fund, supporting the family of former Heaton Harrier Janine Jameson. There are a number of ways you can support the family’s efforts to Continue Reading →

Grand Prix standings

So far 92 club members have participated in the Summer grand prix, which has included the Anita Nott 5k, Angel View, Tynedale 10k, July Monthly Mile, Sunderland 5k and the Cock Crow 5k. Well done everyone! 10 points are awarded to the first finisher, 8 points to the second, 6 to the third and 5 to all other finishers. 5 points were also awarded to everyone volunteering at the Anita Continue Reading →