Yankee doodle came to England , to run the heaton road race. Ken Rawn was that yankee doodle guy. Ken had no ties with heaton harriers, one day while browsing the world wide web he came across the heaton harrier web site.He liked the name and loved the club colours , he had to come to England and run the annual heaton memorial 10k.He did just that and was welcomed Continue Reading →

NEHL Aykley Heads: This Saturday (17 Nov)

This is the next fixture, a great course and not one that could be described as flat. As always a team event, where everyone who takes part helps the team from the fastest to the steady runners.  Club stalwarts it would be jolly good to see you there, and anyone who fancies trying it, speak to Ellen or Scott to get registered. Autumn is a reflective time and what better Continue Reading →


Monthly Mile 5/11/18 Pos Surname R1 time handicap actual 1 James McKenzie 9.04 4.00 5.04 2 Jordan Cairns 8.25 3.00 5.25 3 Phil Jamieson 9.02 3.30 5.32 4 Jack Shawcross 9.22 3.30 5.52 5 Danny Routledge (a.m.) 6.32 0.00 6.32 6 Marshall Leitch 8.51 2.00 6.51 7 James Sturman 7.34 0.30 7.04 8 John Sturman 7.34 0.30 7.04 9 Megan Turner 8.34 1.30 7.04 10 John James 9.35 2.30 7.05 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.

Membership renewal for 2019

For most members your current club membership fee covers you until the end of December 2018. Membership fees for 2019 were decided by members at the last AGM and will increase by £1.00, due to an increase in the England Athletics (EA) club affiliation fee. Renewal can be made anytime between now and the end of March 2019. The renewal rates for 2019 are as follows, including a discounted fee Continue Reading →

Christmas dinner.

Our previous organiser Mr Ted Baty has retired from the role of chief organiser after many fantastic years. The committee is looking for someone else to volunteer to fill this role. email the Sec

NEHL – Junior Cross Country Race Report from Aaron.

NEHL Race 1 – Wrekenton – Saturday Sept 29th With a number of our regular runners unavailable for the first fixture of the season it was left to the under 11’s to fly the flag for the juniors at a dry but breezy Wrekenton course. First up was Jackson Bennett in the under 11 boys race, finishing in 82nd place. A fine sprint down the home straight ensured Jackson just Continue Reading →