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Saltwell Harriers fell race, Heaton hills Series race three.

This is a classic race which has been going 21 years, a tough midweeker with a thousand feet of climb in 6 miles. It has some rough moorland terrain and some upland grassy meadow and some gnarly riverside traversing. A great all round race.  Heaton had a Les Bellis, Alan Langford, George Routledge, Sharon Cook and Myself , all resplendent in Myrtle Green. Keith Wood of Saltwell did the safety Continue Reading →

Fell Update: Chevy Chase FR

This weekend saw the 60th running of the Chevy chase fell race. It was well supported by the myrtle bog trotters with 16 harriers taking part . Conditions were decidedly better than last year, with a warm and breezy day for the race. The outward route to mighty Cheviot was into a strong breeze which became a strong wing the higher we got.  The ground was quite wet underfoot , reflecting the Continue Reading →

David Brigham completes Bob Graham Round

David Brigham completes the Bob Graham round this weekend, after starting on friday night, he traversed 42 peaks in the English Lake district in under 24 hours (23.30). I am sure he will kind enough to write a piece for the website once he recovers. It is one of three grand rounds of fell running in the United Kingdom and only one in three succeed on a first attempt. The Bob Continue Reading →

Athletics track facility proposal in Heaton

Heaton Harriers have been in regular discussion with a charity recently set up – Newcastle Athletics Development Association (NADA) , that has put together a proposal to have an athletics track and field facility built at the commonly known area ‘city stadium’ . this is an exciting proposal, as it is aimed to have the facility open for use by multiple running clubs, community groups and schools. it is proposed Continue Reading →

Heaton Harriers bi-monthly 5km Handicap – 7th June 2016 RESULTS

Lisa Boyd first passed the post , official winner was young thomas Stutt  . 1 Lisa Boyd 26.45 1.30 25.15 2 Thomas Stutt 27.14 4.20 22.54 3 Paul Stutt 27.14 4.20 22.54 4 Paramjeet Bhogal 28.26 3.00 25.26 5 Chris Dennison 28.30 8.30 20.00 6 David Slater 28.41 5.30 23.11 7 Colin McEntee 28.54 5.30 23.24 8 Chris Checkley 28.55 8.20 20.35 9 Richard Arnott 28.55 8.00 20.55 10 Ken McEntee Continue Reading →