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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Thirsk 10

Yesterday was the running of the 2015 Thirsk 10 Mile Road Race with a good crowd from Heaton present at the race. Helped by the race being on the Winter Grand Prix Series. The course is flat and fast (wind depending). Starts and finishes at Thirsk racecourse. First home for the club was Andy Bell in a time of 1:00:30, closely followed by Wayne Fuller in a time of 1:00:54. Continue Reading →