Left geordieland 5 p.m. friday on ferry to amsterdam. myself (sam) Les Smith, Simon Jobe, and George Routledge (marathon) not much to do for 16 hours so original plan to stay off the beer until doing the bizz on sunday soon went out the window. Played cards and drank beer till time for bed.We were travelling with Sunderland Strollers who had arranged bus to take us straight to the hague Continue Reading →
It’s great news for Heaton as the club are presented with the Clubmark Certificate by John Stacey, England Athletics Club and Coach Support Officer. Heaton Harriers has achieved England Athletics Accredited Status and is duly recognised as a safe, effective and member friendly club.
Results (Position/Name/Net Time/Handicap/Run Time 1 Graham Burdon 27.00 0.00 27.00 2 Alan Rowan 27.27 6.00 21.27 3 Lucy Mortimer 27.50 4.00 23.50 4 Bryn Taylor 28.18 4.00 24.18 5 Fiona Barber 28.46 3.00 25.46 6 Janette Kilgour 29.05 0.30 28.35 7 Jeremy Smith 29.12 10.30 18.42 8 C Swart 29.15 4.00 25.15 9 Gary Pattison 29.20 10.50 18.30 10 Michael Coppen 29.28 10.20 19.08 11 Andy Burdon 29.32 11.20 18.12 Continue Reading →
This has been a very eventful and exciting year for Heaton in the track and field season. Firstly in the Northern League, our joint team with Tyne Bridge was demoted to division 4 last year, and it was felt that this could be an opportunity to build our own team, so we agreed to part company with Tyne Bridge, and compete in division 4E as Heaton Harriers alone. I am Continue Reading →
2 WEEKS TO GO – TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!!!!! 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 Continue Reading →
NewcastleGateshead hosted the British Transplant Games this year for the first time since 2000, and two Heaton Harriers collected seven medals between them. The Games are held annually on behalf of Transplant Sport, and aim to raise awareness of organ donation and encourage transplant recipients to get active and be healthy. Representing Newcastle Adults, John Moore, in his third BTG, won gold medals in the M40-49 5km, 1500m and 800m, Continue Reading →
It was excellent to see 57 juniors at Paddy Freeman’s park last night for the annual Junior Ringtons Cup races. In sharp contrast to last year the weather was kind and there were some excellent performances. Very well done to everybody who ran and a big thank you to the volunteers for all their help. Results (1200 m approx) Under 9 Continue Reading →
It’s been a while since there has been a report, and so much to write about! However this one has been prompted by match 3 of the Northern League held on 12 July, which was hosted by Heaton Harriers at Churchill playing fields. Last year Heaton was in a joint team with Tyne Bridge. After last season we agreed to go our separate ways, Heaton really wanted to focus on Continue Reading →