Ringtons Cup and Presentation Night: Tuesday 11th April

The annual cup 5k is the second Tuesday in April, this year its the 11th. Its a scratch race run over the West street 5k handicap route and is open to all paid up club members. Registration at seven as usual. The race is followed by a presentation night and buffet at the Lindisfarne club. There is no club session at Blue flames on the 11th.

English XC championships 2017: Race report.

This year the Nationals made a return to the Midlands and Wollaton park, Nottingham. It was last held here in 2014 and we were back for more. The journey down was good. Rob the driver was his usual canny and helpful self, having driven us here there and everywhere over the last few years.  The crack and banter were flowing before the Tyne tunnel. Wollaton, coach parked, and the tent Continue Reading →

February club handicap 5k

Pos 21st February 2017 Hcap H Cap Actual 1 Colette Whitfield 28.59 6.00 22.59 2 Matthew Crawford 28.59 6.00 22.59 3 Mark Best 29.02 7.30 21.32 4 Mark Banks 29.16 12.20 16.56 5 Anthony Steel 29.18 2.20 26.58 6 Steve Hussain 29.23 7.10 22.13 7 Adrian Batey 29.26 7.30 21.56 8 Stephen Schubelar 29.27 12.20 17.07 9 Alex Harrison 29.35 5.10 24.25 10 C Landers 29.39 3.10 26.29 11 Marnie Continue Reading →

Monthly Mile

Pos Monthly Mile 6th Feb 2017 Time H Cap Actual 1 Lizzie Riley 7.45 1.00 6.45 2 Marie Bennet 7.52 0.30 7.22 3 Marnie Brennan 8.26 1.30 6.56 4 Keith Hadden 8.46 2.00 6.46 5 Mark Best 8.47 2.30 6.17 6 Scott McEntee 8.57 3.00 5.57 7 Callum Mills 9.37 3.30 6.07 8 George Routledge 9.46 0.00 9.46 9 Liam Riley 9.52 4.00 5.52 10 Chris George 10.32 4.30 6.02 Continue Reading →

North East Masters XC championships 2017

This weekend saw Heaton hosting the NEMAA XC champs. It was based at the Rising sun country park with race HQ at the Barking Dog.. Many club members helped set up and direct traffic and marshal and then take down the course. Thanks to Danny and George Routledge for an excellent course. Routledge and son rule! The women and v65+ men were off first with a two laps of the Continue Reading →

INFORMATION FOR ALL about Harrier league: Herrington THIS Saturday.

Its free and filthy! You have until lunchtime tomorrow (Friday) to register to run. Cast aside memories of podging round a school field in the sleet and replace it with skipping like an antelope over the trimmed verdant grasslands of Nether Sunderland.  Ok that night me pushing it but its fun and theres generally cake for afterwards. Both lads and lasses from all groups are needed, just as long as Continue Reading →


December 2016 Results Heaton Handicap 20th Dec 2016 Pos Surname R1 time handicap actual 1 Sam Topping 26.58 -2.10 29.08 2 Jenny Dover 28.34 3.00 25.34 3 Paul Stutt 28.50 8.30 20.20 4 Margaret Dover 28.58 3.00 25.58 5 Ian McKinnon 29.01 7.30 21.31 6 Alan Langford 29.05 9.40 19.25 7 Ellen Roberts 29.07 8.50 20.17 8 Paul Inskip 29.13 9.10 20.03 9 A Daglish 29.24 5.20 24.04 10 Holly Continue Reading →

Northerns and Nationals…reminder

  Your Captains have issued the rallying cry! Entries are still open till the 8th of Jan for the Northern Cross Country Championships to be held in Liverpool on 28th January 2017. Get to run with the Brownlees…. Also the ENGLISH Cross Country Championships to be held in Nottingham on 25th February 2017. Run in the biggest XC race in the country…The ground shakes when the race gets underway and Continue Reading →

Morpeth road race 2017

Several of us made the trip up the A1 for the Morpeth road race. Ken and Colin McEntee, Les Smith, Nina Cameron and myself were racing,  Mr Les Venmore  was there as race referee.   The course is  point to point , starting on the Mitford road and finishing on the riverside.  It is flat till Mitford before two miles of climb to the high point on the Whalton road. Continue Reading →

Club Fell Championships 2016 and races for 2017

This year saw 28 club members competing in the fell champs.  Les Bellis and Sharon Cook were the champions for 2016. The 2017 season will see us racing in Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Durham,  the Lake District and Scotland. Brough Law ,  AS, Northumberland  March 12 Coledale Horseshoe, AM, Lake District, April 8th*** Gisborough Moors race, BL, North Yorkshire, 23 April Roman Wall show race, BS, Northumberland, 10th June Windy Gyle, Continue Reading →