Weekly Round-up – WC Monday 16th September

Tuesday was club night and was at Heaton Park. Thursday was club night and was a tempo run on the 20 out, 18 back route. Saturday had lots going on and we will start with parkrun. 39 Heaton Harriers ran at 8 different parkruns on Saturday and for a change, they were all in the UK! We had a Heaton Harrier presence at Leazes Park, Herrington, Blyth, Oakhill, Whitley Bay, Continue Reading →

WC Monday 9th September – Weekly Round-up

So I am guessing that Monday was a recovery run day for a lot of people. Tuesday was club training – probably our last evening session at Rising Sun as the nights are getting darker sooner. Huge turnout with many wearing their well deserved GNR t-shirts; we did Figure of 8’s. Tough after GNR! Thursday was club training again. Saturday was parkrun day – that said, I didn’t run but Continue Reading →

WC Monday 2nd September – GNR Special

Monday saw 13 runners head to West Street to complete the monthly mile – see separate post for more info. There was a slight amendment to the start time to allow runners to frantically sit in a cyber queue to secure places in the Brass Monkey road race. Well done to all those who were fortunate enough to get a place. Tuesday was club training – 400’s at George Stephenson Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-Up – W/C Monday 26th August

Bank Holiday Monday – what a lovely day for a run. A group of us met at Rising Sun for a 5 mile social run, with a few also gathering afterwards for a coffee. Running, conversation and coffee are a perfect match. Can not believe that was over a week ago. Over at Gateshead Stadium there was the Tartan Games taking place. Representing the club was James Meader, Calum Mills, Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-Up. WC Monday 19th August.

Tuesday was the Club’s 3k time trail. Starting at Crossling’s Corner. Great turnout and a strong effort by everyone. Wednesday was Durham Relays – unfortunately I do not have any info other than a few pictures. Thursday – Club training night. Saturday and we headed to parkrun to swelter in the sun. 59 Heaton Harrier’s ran in 11 different parkruns, with many more volunteering. This week we were active at: Continue Reading →

Weekly Round-up WC Monday 12th August (normal service is resumed)

Tuesday was club training night for many. Wednesday saw a ‘swarm’ of 33 Heaton Harriers head to the Quayside for the Gateshead Harriers Quayside 5K. There were some fantastic performances including both Nina Cameron and Elaine Waters coming first in their categories. I have also been informed that the following achieved PB’s: – Beth Lawry, Abi Timms, Mark Best, Aidan Batey, Laura Smith and Julie Ellis. Brilliant effort. James Meader Continue Reading →

WC Monday 29th July – Weekly Round-Up

Monday saw the last fixture of the season for NEEMA at Monkton. This series has been well supported by a few and those few who ran, jumped and threw for the club have done us proud. Throughout the series there has been some amazing individual and team performances with many achieving PB’s, records were broken and ultimately Heaton Harrier’s women finished 3rd in their league and the men finished 5th. Continue Reading →

Summer Grand prix update

We’re now eight races in to the summer grand prix, with members so far scoring points in the Anita Nott, Angel View, Tynedale 10k, July Monthly Mile, Sunderland 5k, Cock Crow, South Shields 10mile and August Monthly Mile. 10 points are awarded to the first Heaton finisher, 8 to the second, 6 to the third and 5 to all other participants. The best seven scores over the season count. The Continue Reading →


Starting at the junction of rutland road and west street .All participants can run an accurately measured mile.The first runner will start at 7.30 so it is advised you get there early to do a proper warm up. This is not a race ,it is basically a personal time trial to give you an indication of youre fitness level.