WC Monday 4th November – Weekly Round-Up – HH Memorial Special.


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Monday – was the monthly mile, starting on West Street. See Monthly Mile post for the detail. Well done to all those that smashed it! Tuesday – was training night. It was an explosive night of 1 mile intervals at Balliol. Thursday – there were two offerings for training. Session 1 was a fartlek session at HM. Session two was 2-1-2 – 2 mile easy, 1 mile hard, 2 mile Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-Up – WC Monday 28th October.

Tuesday – Club session Killy Persuits. Tough but effective session. Thursday – Club Session 20 out and 18 back. However some did an alternative session – Lets find Lexi! FYI – she was found. Saturday – Well I made the decision to stay at home and cheer on the boys – c’mon England. With hindsight, perhaps I should have done parkrun and just sent positive vibes out into the universe! Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-up – WC Monday 21st October 2019

Well the weather put a spanner in the works again – but more about that later. Its a short round-up as I haven’t had much sent my way this week. Tuesday – 5k Club Handicap. Amazing record turnout and some brilliant running by everyone. A huge shout out must go to Ellie who achieved a mega 5k PB of 22:41. Fabulous motivation and encouragement by Rob Brown. Thursday two club Continue Reading →

WC Monday 14th October – Weekly Round-Up

Tuesday was a club session – Matthew Banks Hills – brutal but effective. Thursday saw a handful of Heaton Harries take part in the GRL on the Quayside. Later that day it was a club session – 400’s on Benton Lane (Cat & Dog Shelter end). Saturday and it was a busy parkrun day. 59 Heaton Harriers ran in 10 different parkruns – with a whole lot more volunteering. At Continue Reading →

Trick or Treat?

This is certainly a treat for one lucky person. We have secured a free place in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival next year. That’s right – one of you lucky Heaton Harriers has the opportunity to gain free entry into the EMF Marathon on May 24th 2020. The only requirement is that you are a fully paid up member of Heaton Harriers as of today (22nd October 2019). So if you Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-Up – WC Monday 7th October

Monday was the Monthly Mile. 14 runners made their way to West Street. More info available on the Monthly Mile post. Next Monthly Mile is Monday 4th November. Tuesday – club session. 1 k intervals at Balliol Wednesday – AGM and it was a special one as we made a well deserved presentation to our Club Chairman, George Routledge. George was awarded to George Routledge Award – ‘The Geordie’. This Continue Reading →

Heaton Harrier’s Christmas Shindig.

Thursday 12th December. Lezzet Restaurant. At Heaton Harriers we are as good at the social/fun stuff as we are at being awesome athletes.🏃🏼‍♀️ This years Christmas Shindig will be at the amazing Lezzet Restaurant. Lezzet is ideally located a shot put throw away from Blue Flames and less than a triple jump from Four Lane Ends Metro. 7pm meet for a 7.30pm meal. A tasty 3 course meal will cost Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2020

As our thoughts turn to next years running events, I thought I would highlight the Edinburgh Marathon Festival as one for your list. I know several of you have done this one before and all speak very highly of it. Take a look. https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/events/marathon/

W/C Monday 30th September – Weekly Round-up

Tuesday was a club session – Paarlauf session at Gosforth. Thursday’s club session was 20 out, 18 back. However earlier in the day, there had been the Great Run Local Quayside. I understand it takes place at 12.45pm outside the Pitcher and Piano. Although I am registered, I can’t see results as I didn’t actually run – so if you want shouts outs, you will have to let me know Continue Reading →

WC Monday 23rd September – Weekly Round-up

Monday started with a bit of glitz and glamour for a couple of our Harriers. On Monday Lisa Boyd and Jordon Cairns headed to Gateshead International Stadium to be awarded for their sporting achievements in this years North East Grand Prix. Jordon was awarded 3rd male and Lisa 4th female and 3rd female in the throws festival. Fabulous achievement guys! Tuesday was club training night – remember to wear your Continue Reading →