Two Heaton Harriers Pass Away
Start Fitness NEHL 2015-2016 XC

Gordon Smith Relays

Relays are coming thick and fast now people. The next one up is the Gordon Smith Relays, hosted by Wallsend Harriers on Wednesday 11th May. It is a 2 mile ‘flat/fast’ course around the cobalt. It is teams of 3 and 1 member of each team must be a vet (v40 male and v35 female). If you would like to be part of a team, either male or female, please Continue Reading →

Club Membership 2016 & England Athletics 2016-17 registration fees

All senior members who renewed their club membership for 2016 have had their England Athletics (EA) registration renewed for 2016-17 (the EA registration year starts on April 1st) and payment of the EA fee is about to be made. Club membership (and EA registration) for anyone who has NOT renewed for 2016 has therefore now lapsed (but all are welcome to rejoin the club at any time). For any membership Continue Reading →

NE Masters Road Relay Championships

Spring has sprung so there is the chance to get in some midweek races. Teams are needed for the NE Masters Road Relay Championships at Bedewell Park, Hebburn (opp Monkton Stadium, Jarrow). Races are on Wednesday 4th May. 3km distance per runner. Women and Men O65 start at 6:30pm, Men 35-64 starts at 7:15pm. Teams of 3 for categories O35, O45, O55 & O65. You do not need to be Continue Reading →

Race numbers responsibility

We see offers and requests of unused numbers before races across the running community. Some races allow name transfers by a certain deadline, some do not allow this practice at all which can perpetuate the practice of running under someone elses name. Heaton Harriers committee needs to make it extremely clear that the practice of running under some one elses number is not acceptable. There is a risk if this Continue Reading →

2016 Heaton Harriers Fell Championships.

Myrtle and white bog trotters, I have prepared this years selection of fell races for your delectation. Some you will be familiar with and others will be new and challenging. The rules are simple, start and finish a race and long as I see you name in the results you count. Most of the fell races are under 6 miles long and are manageable by club members. You may need Continue Reading →

End of XC season 2016

A season of mixed fortune is probably the best way to describe this year’s cross country for Heaton. The results are the women’s team are relegated to division 2, and after an impressive right to the wire performance yesterday the men’s team managed to stay in division 1. It has to be said that the women’s relegation is not in any way a reflection on the people who ran. Even Continue Reading →

Raising Money In Memory

For anyone wishing to donate to raise money for cancer research click on the link.

Two Heaton Harriers Pass Away


Just to let members know of the passing this week of Eric Appleby and former Heaton harrier Billy Best.  Eric was 83 and Billy was in his early 60’s.They will both be greatly missed. Billy’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 16th march a St. Marys in Howdon, Eric’s funeral has been arranged for 1.30pm on 21st March at Preston Cemetery Walton Avenue North Shields NE29 9NJ. There will be a Continue Reading →

Elswick Relays: 25th March 2016

see here for more details… 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 →