Club Sessions – Tuesday 28th and Thursday 30th July

It has been great to see even more people attending Club Sessions and enthusiastically participating safely!  We are now going to focus a little more on the quality of the sessions.   As we do this please maintain the excellent Covid19 Safe habits that you have brought to the Club Sessions.  Namely, social distancing, forming mini-groups of no more than 6 people and respecting the need not to appear as Continue Reading →

Anita Nott 2020

Given the current uncertainty and the various race cancellations that have been announced over recent weeks, Heaton Harriers have unfortunately made the decision to cancel the rescheduled 2020 Anita Nott Women race. This decision wasn’t taken lightly however we don’t want to take any risks whatsoever. All athletes who had entered the race should have now received an email advising of the cancellation and that a full refund is in Continue Reading →

Club Sessions – Tuesday 21st July & Thursday 23rd July

Hi folks, Firstly, it has been great to see so many of you back and running with the club.  Over the initial sessions we have had 60 different people attending at least one session. Secondly, thank you for observing the Covid19 Safety protocols that I hope has made not only you feel comfortable but also helped fellow runners, and members of the general public, realise that we are taking it seriously. Continue Reading →

We’re back! Will you be joining us?

We have decided to re-start Club Training Sessions from this Tuesday, 7th July.  We will seek to do this in as safe a way as possible by adapting sessions to meet with the current Covid19 best practices.   Sessions that permit maximum of 6 people per group with social distancing Sessions that have limited interaction with members of the general public First and foremost it is imperative that we each take personal responsibility Continue Reading →

Anita Nott Women’s 5k – entries suspended

Given recent Government advice and UK Athletics recommendations, Heaton Harriers have taken the decision to suspend taking new entries for the Anita Nott Women’s Race which is scheduled to take place on Monday 29 June 2020.  At the present time, we still plan to run the race on 29 June if it is considered safe and appropriate to do so. You will however appreciate that we are unable to say Continue Reading →

Club training is cancelled

Club training is cancelled, in response to the government’s recommendation that all non-essential contact with others should be avoided. We can expect that parkruns and upcoming races will now be cancelled, as it is recommended that mass gatherings do not go ahead and will not receive support from emergency services. I know how frustrating this is, particularly for people who have trained hard all winter for spring marathons. You can Continue Reading →

Grand prix update

Here’s an update to the winter 2019/20 grand prix, following the Northern XC Championships and the NEHL fixture at Alnwick. Name Wrekenton Monthly Mile Brampton Blyth Handicap Saltwell Northerns Alnwick Total Nina Cameron 5 0 8 10 0 10 0 5 38 Sharon Cook 5 0 0 0 0 8 6 5 24 Danielle Smythe 0 0 0 0 5 0 10 8 23 Hannah Shillitoe 10 0 0 0 Continue Reading →

March Monthly Mile

A great turnout for a cold night, with thanks as always to George, Les, Sam and Dennis for organising and supporting! Position Name Time HCap Actual 1 Mark Banks 7.12 2.00 5.122 Nick Lavin 6.25 1.00 5.253 Mark Best 7.05 1.30 5.354 Calum Mills 5.45 0.00 5.455 Marshall Leitch 7.21 1.00 6.216 Thomas Checkley 7.54 1.30 6.247 Laura Smith 7.30 1.00 6.308 Abi Timms 7.03 0.30 6.339 Ellie Clark 7.20 Continue Reading →

Rescheduled NEHL fixtures

The two Harrier League fixtures that were cancelled due to flooded car parks in 2019 have both been rescheduled, at the original venues, for March. 14th March 2020 – Lambton Estate29th April 2020 – Druridge Bay Full details of the venues, courses and parking are available on the Harrier League website.

New club kit – performance jackets

Kit update from Chris George : Orders are open for club performance jackets. These are lightweight running jackets available in two colours, green or white. The fabric will be wind and water repellent as well as breathable and quick drying. Concealed zip with chin guard Contrast mesh inserts on sleeve and to each side Vented back 2 side pockets Reflective rear transfer Elasticated cord to hem Available in 2 different Continue Reading →