XC! You need to tell us if you want to take part!

XC season folks. This year we are not going to enter the whole club as its false economy as in reality only a handful actually run. Therefore you are required to complete this doodle poll if you think you may be able to run at least one fixture. Start Fitness North East Harrier League Cross Country Fixtures 2016-2017 dates, Sat 1st Oct 2016 – Wrekenton Sun 9th Oct 2016 – Continue Reading →

durham relays sunday 17th january

Durham relays this sunday: if there is another woman willing to run please let me know asap!!   All races are for teams of 3, each runner completing 2 laps of a fast, mostly flat, grass course of 1500m (wheel measured). Race Time Event 1 10.15 Veteran men* 2 10.55 Senior women/Veteran women* 3 11.35 Senior Men   therefore we need to be there by 9.30 at the very latest Continue Reading →

heaton harriers 125 trail race

The Heaton Harriers 125 Trail race is multi terrain run taking in the beauty of the Rising Sun Country Park. It is free to all club members and takes place on Sunday 27th December. Parking and registration from 12pm at The Barking Dog Sports Bar, Kings Rd North, Wallsend. Junior race to start 1pm and senior race at 1.25pm. Presentation, drinks, buffet and kiddie crafts back at Barking Dog after Continue Reading →

durham cathedral relays sunday 17th january

who is in? GET YOUR NAMES DOWN NOW PLEASE! i am coordinating all teams so let me know if you are able to run. lets get as many teams out as possible!! http://www.durhamcityharriers.org.uk/events-fixtures/cathedral-relays   please let me know by completing the easy doodle poll. http://doodle.com/poll/uknc2zf2u5a6namh thanks,  lisa      

Start Fitness NEHL 2016-2017 XC

Cross country dates for your diary! Sat 1st Oct 2016 Wrekenton, Sun 9th Oct 2016 Druridge Bay, Sat 19th Nov 2016 Sherman Cup Temple Park, Sat 26th Nov 2016 Thornley Hall Farm Peterlee, Sat 7th Jan 2017 Herrington Park Sunderland, Sat 11th Feb 2017 Thornley Hall Farm Peterlee, Sat 4th March 2017 Alnwick Castle.  

NEHL Alnwick: Senior Mens Report.

So the chips were down at Alnwick, we were second from bottom and facing the drop with Low fell. The course had been fine tuned with the bottle neck on the first climb being removed and a wide gate substituted  further up.  Great route choice Alnwick, It made the route even more run able. The rest of the course was as previous years , except bone dry under foot. I Continue Reading →

National Cross Country Championships 2015 – London

On Saturday 21st February, its was the English National Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London. After an early train journey, the Heaton clan all descended on Parliament Hill. Thomas Green was first to race in the U15 boys race. Thomas finished in an excellent 367th place in a time of 24 minutes and 32 seconds. James Green was next to race in the U17 boys race. James finished in speedy Continue Reading →

Northern Cross Country Championships 2015

On Saturday was the annual running of the Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships. This year held at Pontefract Racecourse. It was a heavy course in parts and testing. No major hills of note but a good tester for future cross countries this season. It was a good turnout from the club and excellent performances. Even before we left Heaton picked up Kelly Dodds from the Parkrun to ensure her monumental Parkrun streak Continue Reading →

Durham Cathedral Cross Country Relays: Sign Up Now!

Durham Cross Country Relays will be on Sunday 11th January. If you would like to run, please let your captain, Nina Cameron or Phil Green know by the end of December. It’s a flat grassy course with one little uphill bit. 2 laps of 1500m. 3 per team. Further details on Durham City Harriers website. http://www.durhamcityharriers.org.uk/…/Final-2015-CathRels-…  

North Eastern Counties Cross Country 2014 Report

A fantastic showing at the weekend by Heaton on what was a testing course on the town moor for the North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championship. Some standout performances from Hannah Shillitoe who managed a fantastic 23rd in the Women’s Race with 4 Women making the top 50. Lucas Longman was 35th in the men’s race, breaking the top 40! Below are all the Senior Men and Women’s Results. Well done Continue Reading →