Anita Nott Women’s 5k – entries suspended

Given recent Government advice and UK Athletics recommendations, Heaton Harriers have taken the decision to suspend taking new entries for the Anita Nott Women’s Race which is scheduled to take place on Monday 29 June 2020.  At the present time, we still plan to run the race on 29 June if it is considered safe and appropriate to do so. You will however appreciate that we are unable to say Continue Reading →

Club training is cancelled

Club training is cancelled, in response to the government’s recommendation that all non-essential contact with others should be avoided. We can expect that parkruns and upcoming races will now be cancelled, as it is recommended that mass gatherings do not go ahead and will not receive support from emergency services. I know how frustrating this is, particularly for people who have trained hard all winter for spring marathons. You can Continue Reading →

Grand prix update

Here’s an update to the winter 2019/20 grand prix, following the Northern XC Championships and the NEHL fixture at Alnwick. Name Wrekenton Monthly Mile Brampton Blyth Handicap Saltwell Northerns Alnwick Total Nina Cameron 5 0 8 10 0 10 0 5 38 Sharon Cook 5 0 0 0 0 8 6 5 24 Danielle Smythe 0 0 0 0 5 0 10 8 23 Hannah Shillitoe 10 0 0 0 Continue Reading →

March Monthly Mile

A great turnout for a cold night, with thanks as always to George, Les, Sam and Dennis for organising and supporting! Position Name Time HCap Actual 1 Mark Banks 7.12 2.00 5.122 Nick Lavin 6.25 1.00 5.253 Mark Best 7.05 1.30 5.354 Calum Mills 5.45 0.00 5.455 Marshall Leitch 7.21 1.00 6.216 Thomas Checkley 7.54 1.30 6.247 Laura Smith 7.30 1.00 6.308 Abi Timms 7.03 0.30 6.339 Ellie Clark 7.20 Continue Reading →

Rescheduled NEHL fixtures

The two Harrier League fixtures that were cancelled due to flooded car parks in 2019 have both been rescheduled, at the original venues, for March. 14th March 2020 – Lambton Estate29th April 2020 – Druridge Bay Full details of the venues, courses and parking are available on the Harrier League website.

New club kit – performance jackets

Kit update from Chris George : Orders are open for club performance jackets. These are lightweight running jackets available in two colours, green or white. The fabric will be wind and water repellent as well as breathable and quick drying. Concealed zip with chin guard Contrast mesh inserts on sleeve and to each side Vented back 2 side pockets Reflective rear transfer Elasticated cord to hem Available in 2 different Continue Reading →

January Monthly Mile

Results of Monday night’s monthly mile: Position Name Time HCap Actual1 Mark Banks 6.14 1.00 5.14 2 Jordon Cairns 5.16 0.00 5.16 3 Calum Mills 5.47 0.00 5.47 4 Libbie Read 6.26 0.30 5.56 5 Ben Collins 6.03 0.00 6.03 6 Dave Slater 6.39 0.30 6.09 7 Keith Hadden 6.36 0.00 6.36 8 Paul Inskip 7.20 0.30 6.50 9 Ellie Clark 7.05 0.00 7.05 10 Robert Cornell 7.35 0.30 7.05 Continue Reading →

2019/20 Grand Prix update

Here’s the update to the grand prix, to include points from the December Handicap and Saltwell Park 10k. The next race in the grand prix is the Northern Cross Country Championships at Bedale on 25th January – there’s still time to enter, just get your name down here. As usual, 10 points are awarded to the first Heaton finisher, 8 to the second, 6 to the third and 5 points Continue Reading →

December handicap results

Well done to all runners who took part in Thursday’s 5km handicap race, and thank you to everyone who came out to help. Pos Name time handicap actual 1 Lisa Boyd 27.45 2.00 25.45 (guest) 2 Lisa McGillivray 27.49 4.00 23.49 (guest) 3 Chris Checkley 28.16 7.40 20.36 4 Jack Shawcross 28.56 10.20 18.36 5 Dani Smythe 28.56 10.00 18.56 (guest) 6 Matt Hetherington 29.06 12.10 16.56 7 Jo Bell Continue Reading →

Christmas Handicap tonight

A reminder that tonight’s session is the Christmas 5k handicap. The meeting place is Rutland Road in Wallsend, not the Blue Flames. Please arrive before 7:20pm to register and warm up. The first runners will set off at 7:30pm. After the race, please join us at the Lindisfarne on West Street for a festive buffet and quiz. Feel free to come along, either to support the runners or just for Continue Reading →