A trio of North East titles for Dani

On Sunday, Dani Smythe achieved a decisive win in the Redcar half marathon. This would be a cause for celebration in its own right, but extra recognition is due – and not just because the weather was so miserable. Redcar is the North East Counties Half Marathon Championship so, combined with her wins earlier in the summer at the Bridges of the Tyne and Tynedale Jelly Tea (both NECAA Championship Continue Reading →

August Handicap Results

Here are the results of the 5km handicap race on 27th August 2019. Thanks as always to George Routledge for organising, to Les Venmore for timing, and everyone else who helped on the night. Pos Name Cat Time Hcap Actual1 Jenny Foster 26.57 0.00 26.572 Mark Best 28.25 8.00 20.253 Jordon Cairns 28.43 11.20 17.234 Laura Smith 28.47 8.20 20.275 Stuart Kelsey 28.50 8.20 20.306 Claire Dadswell 28.59 2.00 26.59 Continue Reading →

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 →

Results of the 2019 Anita Nott 5k

Very well done to all 482 competitors who took part in our annual women only 5k race. A fabulous turn out on a muggy evening on what we know is a challenging course! Prizes as follows: 1st place – Dani Smythe (Heaton Harriers)2nd place – Katie Francis (Birtley AC)3rd place – Gillian Manford (Gateshead Harriers) Age category winners: V35 – Gillian Manford (Gateshead Harriers)V40 – Becky Coleman (North Shields Polytechnic)V45 Continue Reading →

Help us to reduce plastic waste at our events

There are now less than four weeks to go until the Anita Nott Race, so thank you for entering. There are still places so please let friends, club members and colleagues know as we don’t want anybody to miss out. Our aim at Heaton Harriers is to improve our races, year on year, and we are always looking at possible ways of making changes which will make our races even Continue Reading →

Royal Signals Relays – runners wanted!

The club will be entering teams to the NECAA Road Relay Championships (Royal Signals Relays) to be held at Hetton Lyons Country Club on 16th February 2019. If you’d like to be part of a team, a link is available in the recent club newsletter and in the Facebook group. Alternatively, speak to Scott or Ellen, who will be putting teams together for this event. Please let us know by Continue Reading →

Elswick Relays: 25th March 2016

see here for more details http://www.elswickharriers.org.uk/elswickharriers/… Road Relay approx 2.2miles each leg. having to collect names now as deadline for team number entry is 15th march. We can put teams in as follows: WOMEN teams of 3 needed in seniors and vets o35. and o50’s. MENS teams of 4 needed in, seniors, vets o40, vets o50. As ever COMPLETE THE DOODLE POLL! click on link. highlight gender and age category. it Continue Reading →