Track and Field 2015 Season

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  Now that cross country is over and you are at a loose end, wondering how you will get your kicks…. Your fairy godmother aka vice captain has the answer! Its track and field season folks!! Track and Field Season 2015 Information There are 2 main leagues that the club participates in, the details are below. Please put the dates in your diary now, particularly the 12th of July! We will be organising a number of informal track and field training sessions, to be held at Heaton manor school after Continue Reading →

Heaton Hill Series 2015

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Heaton Hills Series 2015: Current Champs 2014: Danny Routledge and Nina Cameron. Roman wall show : June 13 4.4miles Chevy Chase FR: July 4 20miles (Camping trip Wooler) Beacon Hill FR: July 9 5.75miles Powburn show FR Aug 1st 4 miles Forrest burn show race Aug 9 3.2 miles Whitfield show fell race Sept 13 4.7 miles Thropton show FR Sept 19 6.7 miles (Camping trip Thropton ) Alwinton show FR Oct 10th 3.1 miles Gisborough Moors race Nov 1st 12 miles

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. Finishing 59th and 64th respectively. First lady home was Sarah Lemon in a time of 1:09:03, 226th overall. Next home Continue Reading →

Birtley AC Junior Challenge 2015

Heaton took two girls teams and a boys team to the Junior Challenge organised by Birtley AC and hosted at Lord Lawson Academy. This annual sportshall competition for Under 11 athletes is open to both clubs and schools. There were 14 teams contesting the girls event while the boys field contained 10 teams. Everyone competed extremely well and there were some excellent performances. The girls B team, with 5 athletes, were unable to score in all events but did well with some good individual performances and finished 13th. The boys Continue Reading →

NEHL Alnwick: Senior Mens Report.

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So the chips were down at Alnwick, we were second from bottom and facing the drop with Low fell. The course had been fine tuned with the bottle neck on the first climb being removed and a wide gate substituted  further up.  Great route choice Alnwick, It made the route even more run able. The rest of the course was as previous years , except bone dry under foot. I was seriously worried about who would run after the flurry of injuries following the National XC championships. People started to Continue Reading →

NEHL Alnwick – Ladies Captains Report

The penultimate fixture of this season’s Harrier League at Alnwick was an important one for Heaton Ladies. We were slipping down Division 1 and needed a strong team performance to be sure of missing the relegation zone. The 10 ladies who turned up all ran hard and did us proud. Our counters this time were: Nicola, who, with her brilliant 12th place from the mediums, earns promotion to the fast pack for Wrekenton (at least there will be someone to keep me company at the start); next in was Laura: Continue Reading →

National Cross Country Championships 2015 – London

On Saturday 21st February, its was the English National Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London. After an early train journey, the Heaton clan all descended on Parliament Hill. Thomas Green was first to race in the U15 boys race. Thomas finished in an excellent 367th place in a time of 24 minutes and 32 seconds. James Green was next to race in the U17 boys race. James finished in speedy 270th place in a time of 28 minutes and 43 seconds. Well done to you both. Then it was the Continue Reading →

Club Handicap – 17th February 2015

  Pos Surname time handicap actual 1 Xena Marshall 28.04 -4.00 32.04 2 Gillian Johnston 28.14 4.20 23.54 3 Thomas Green 28.15 3.00 25.15 4 Caroline Billis 28.48 4.00 24.48 5 Andy Bell 29.00 11.40 17.20 6 Ian Sanderson 29.12 6.00 23.12 7 Steve Schubelar 29.15 10.30 18.45 8 J Copocci 29.21 7.00 22.21 9 Lewis Brown 29.22 4.00 25.22 10 Mark Best 29.23 8.40 20.43 11 Kevin Haddon 29.24 9.00 20.24 12 David Brignall 29.30 9.00 20.30 13 Alan Bell 29.33 11.00 18.33 14 George Nicholson 29.35 11.20 18.15 Continue Reading →

Heaton Harriers 125th Anniversary Dinner

Date:          Saturday 5 September 2015 Time:          7pm – 1am Venue:       Newcastle Marriott Hotel, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HN Cost:          £35 per ticket Black tie* dinner to celebrate our 125th anniversary Price includes champagne reception on arrival and three course dinner Guest Speaker Charlie Spedding  (1984 London Marathon Winner and 1984 Olympic Bronze Medalist) Live Music and Disco featuring Hip Operation Tables of 10 Tickets available individually or as full or part tables Open to members and non-members Book now to avoid disappointment! Other Information Continue Reading →

Jarrow and Hebburn A.C. Sportshall Athletics Competition

Our Under 11 boys and girls teams did extremely well in the annual competition for schools and clubs organised by Jarrow and Hebburn at Temple Park. In a field of eight teams, the girls won a silver medal finishing ahead of a strong Durham Schools Partnership team and only losing out to the defending champions, St Aloysius School. The boys were just edged into bronze medal position by the Durham team with St Aloysius once again proving to be the strongest. There were some outstanding individual performances in the field events while on the Continue Reading →