Sprint relays and throws fest Sept 17

On Wednesday evening 6th of September lots of people descended on Monkton stadium for the sprint relays and throws festival.  Rosie Rice competed in the shot, and the teams for sprint relays consisted of Lisa Boyd, Rosie Rice, Helena Walsater, Colette Whitfield, Janine Routledge and Suzan Dudink for senior women, and for senior men, Adam Nott, Aidan Batey, Stephen Schubeler, Antony Scott-Daglish, and Keith Rooney. both senior teams took part Continue Reading →

Results Monthly Mile (Sept)

Monthly Mile 4th Sept 2017 Time HCap Actual 1 James McKenzie 8.41 3.30 5.11 2 Liam Riley 8.33 3.00 5.33 3 Phil Green 8.47 3.00 5.47 4 Alan Langford 8.25 2.30 5.55 5 Andy Duguid 8.08 2.00 6.08 6 Chris Checkley 8.50 1.30 7.20 7 Lisa Boyd 8.29 1.00 7.29 8 Janette Kilgour 8.59 0.00 8.59 9 Reg Checkley 9.40 0.30 9.10

Cross country … what is it all about?

So you might hear in the next few weeks people asking you to sign up for cross country (XC)…. so whats it all about? Well, cross country is off road running over a 5-6 mile course for men and 4 miles for women. It normally is multiples of a 2 m loop.  The north east harrier league is the jewel in the crown of XC running, oft quoted as the Continue Reading →

Heaton keep on winning at Track and Field!

A small but strong green and white army travelled with purpose to Sheffield over the weekend, to compete in the North of England Track and Field championships. Stephen Shubeler achieved a massive PB in the 1500m, won gold in his age category and was 3rd in the race overall. John Moore continued his fantastic season with consistency, 1500m SB, and very close to SB in 400m and 800m, winning 2 Continue Reading →


HH Hcap August 2017 Pos Surname time handicap actual 1 Sophie Urquhart 27.02 3.00 24.02 2 Darren Jensen 28.55 10.00 18.55 3 Philip Morris 29.01 7.00 22.01 4 Pete Jobes 29.03 9.30 19.33 5 Mark Best 29.03 8.30 20.33 6 Danni Smythe 29.15 9.00 20.15 7 John Moore 29.22 11.40 17.42 8 Magnus McGillivray 29.23 11.40 17.43 9 James Meader 29.24 12.00 17.24 10 Lisa Harpin 29.33 8.50 20.43 11 Continue Reading →

Chris and Dan do the Bob. August 11/12th 2017

The Bob Graham Round is an increasingly popular ultra distance fell running challenge in the Lake District. Taking a circular route from Keswick it summits 42 Wainwrights over a distance of 66 miles with over 8000 meters of ascent and descent. It crosses a road at 4 points splitting it into 5 legs. Dan and I had spent months planning this joint attempt. We sat in the George Hotel in Continue Reading →

Another amazing long distance challenge. BGR

Following on from David Brighams Bob Graham success last year, Heaton harrier Chris Thain started out with friend Daniel Recce-Loram Friday evening at 1800 from the Moot Hall, Keswick. They were taking on the famous Bob Graham round to raise some money for the Great North Air Ambulance and Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team. Chris dad Phil suffered a heart attack on Haystacks, he was looked after by Cockermouth MRT and was transported to Continue Reading →


Monthly Mile August 2017 Time HCap Actual 1 Keith Rooney 8.02 2.00 6.02 2 Lisa Boyd 8.59 1.30 7.29 3 Janette Kilgour 9.45 0.30 9.15 4 Reg Checkley 10.39 1.00 9.39 5 George Routledge 10.32 0.00 10.32

Heaton wins Masters TNF

Heaton tidied up the Vets Track and Field tonight, well done to all who took part. Chapeau to Lisa and the Two Johns for all the organisation and cajoling. A tremendous team effort to achieve this double! Phil