Summer Grand Prix

A jam packed schedule of races covering the next three months, with prizes to be given out at the AGM in October. You have 14 opportunities to earn points between now and the end of August. As with the last grand prix, your best seven results will count toward your final score. 10 points will be awarded to the first finisher, 8 points to the second, 6 to the third Continue Reading →

Heaton Festival – volunteers needed!

On June 22nd the club will once again be participating in the Heaton Festival, offering activities in the Sport, Health and Wellbeing zone in Heaton Park (usually known as ‘the bit by the tennis courts’). This year, thanks to Alison Janes spotting an opportunity to apply for funds from Newcastle City Council, we’ll have lots of new equipment for activities and games. This is a busy day in the running Continue Reading →

Help us to reduce plastic waste at our events

There are now less than four weeks to go until the Anita Nott Race, so thank you for entering. There are still places so please let friends, club members and colleagues know as we don’t want anybody to miss out. Our aim at Heaton Harriers is to improve our races, year on year, and we are always looking at possible ways of making changes which will make our races even Continue Reading →

Winter grand prix update

Races included so far: December 5k Handicap, Sherman Cup/Davison Shield, Cathedral Relays, Club XC Champs, Northern XC Champs, NEHL Thornley, February 5k Handicap, National XC Champs, NEHL Alnwick and Blyth Valley 10k. Races left to go: Rington’s Cup 5k (April 11th), Elswick Good Friday Relays (April 19th). For most fixtures 10 points are awarded to the first HH finisher, 8 for second, 6 for third and 5 points for all Continue Reading →

Winter Grand Prix update

Races included so far: December 5k Handicap, Sherman Cup/Davison Shield, Cathedral Relays, Club XC Champs, Northern XC Champs, NEHL Thornley, February 5k Handicap, National XC Champs, NEHL Alnwick Races left to go: Blyth Valley 10k (April 7th), Rington’s Cup 5k (April 11th), Elswick Good Friday Relays (April 19th). For most fixtures 10 points are awarded to the first HH finisher, 8 for second, 6 for third and 5 points for Continue Reading →

Winter Grand Prix standings

Yet another update to the grand prix – those races are coming in thick and fast now! Well done to everyone who ran at the English National XC Championships in Leeds yesterday. Here’s how that race affected the standings, ahead of this weekend’s Harrier League fixture at Alnwick: James McKenzie 5 8 8 10 10 12 5 10 (68) Calum Mills 5 5 0 5 6 8 5 5 (39) Continue Reading →

Winter Grand Prix Standings

Winter grand prix update (edited to include February Handicap!) Races included in the grand prix as follows: Club Christmas 5k Handicap (December 18th) XC Sherman Cup & Davidson Shield (January 5th) Cathedral Cross Country Relays Relays (January 13th) XC HH Club Championships (January 19th) XC Northern Championships at Pontefract (January 26th) XC Harrier League at Thornley Hall Farm (February 9th) Club Handicap in February (February 19th) XC National Championships at Continue Reading →

February Monthly Mile

Next month’s Monthly Mile has been moved back a week to avoid a clash with Blaydon Race entries going on sale on the 4th. The Monthly Mile will now be held on 11th February 2019. As usual, arrive in ample time to register and warm up before the first runner starts at 7:30.

Royal Signals Relays – runners wanted!

The club will be entering teams to the NECAA Road Relay Championships (Royal Signals Relays) to be held at Hetton Lyons Country Club on 16th February 2019. If you’d like to be part of a team, a link is available in the recent club newsletter and in the Facebook group. Alternatively, speak to Scott or Ellen, who will be putting teams together for this event. Please let us know by Continue Reading →