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    Christmas/New Year Training

    Club sessions at Lord Lawson will recommence on 9th January 2018. In the meantime... The following sessions are available to everyone, although please note these are endurance based sessions; if you need any further information let Tommy Millmore know or ask your coach for advice about whether it... Continue reading »

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    Monthly Magazine November Issue

    Apologies for the delay, the monthly magazine will now be going out electronically on the last day of every month and will be on the notice board as soon as possible after.

    Links relating to this months magazine.

    Coaching

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    YOUR NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE!

    The magazine is due to become a new monthly feature for the club. You can find the magazine on the website, Facebook, Twitter or the notice board within Lord Lawson.

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    North Area Officials Courses 2017-18

    Got some free time and want to help out at events? Why not become an official.

    England Athletics are running North Area Official courses starting in November. Courses range from £30-£70 per person and are typically provided over one day.

    Attached you can find an information leaflet... Continue reading »

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    New Kit Catalogue & Order Form

    The long awaited "new kit" is ready to order.

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by Val Baxter

February 24, 2018

Bronze medal for Chris Perkins in the National Champs!

Saturday 24th February saw the National XC Champs being held at Parliament Hill in London. This is an especially challenging course, with a huge entry field, but some of Birtley’s hardcore athletes made the journey down to London and took it on with style. Here are some of the younger athletes who took part today:-... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 22, 2018

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by Val Baxter

December 30, 2017

Northern/National/Durham XC

Northern XC Champs, closing date 12th Jan. National XC Champs, same closing date as above.  Durham Cathedral Relays, entries close 7th Jan.   If you’re interested in doing either of the first two events, there will be a sign-up sheet at club or you can email/message Val Baxter (birtleyribbons@gmail.com). The relay entries will be closing... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 22, 2017

Christmas/New Year Training

Club sessions at Lord Lawson will recommence on 9th January 2018. In the meantime… The following sessions are available to everyone, although please note these are endurance based sessions; if you need any further information let Tommy Millmore know or ask your coach for advice about whether it would be suitable for you. Saturday 23rd... Read more »

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by Kieran Reay

December 1, 2017

Monthly Magazine November Issue

Apologies for the delay, the monthly magazine will now be going out electronically on the last day of every month and will be on the notice board as soon as possible after. Links relating to this months magazine. Coaching Bobby Clay Sports Personality ... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

November 17, 2017

North Eastern Harrier League XC, Aykley Heads, Durham – IMPORTANT INFO

Important Information on Parking, Travel, Registration etc. Race Parking is at Durham County Hall car park only. It’s free and only 400m from the start – please do not park anywhere else, please do not try to park closer to the course as you will be charged, or worse, and we could lose this venue!... Read more »

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by Kieran Reay

October 13, 2017

YOUR NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE!

The magazine is due to become a new monthly feature for the club. You can find the magazine on the website, Facebook, Twitter or the notice board within L... Read more »

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by Kieran Reay

October 13, 2017

North Area Officials Courses 2017-18

Got some free time and want to help out at events? Why not become an official. England Athletics are running North Area Official courses starting in November. Courses range from £30-£70 per person and are typically provided over one day. Attached you can find an information leaflet and application pack. The pack must be sent... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

September 27, 2017

School Closure – training arrangements for Thursday 28th September

Due to the School’s Open Evening, we are unable to access training facilities at Lord Lawson on Thursday 28th September. This is a link to where the training sessions will be on Thursday for Gary and Tommy Millmore’s groups (next to St Robert of Newminster School). There’s ample parking on the road. Ed and Tommy’s... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

September 12, 2017

New Kit Catalogue & Order Form

The long awaited “new kit” is ready to order. Please see the catalogue and order form, which will be available both here and on the noticeboard at the club – they will also be emailed out to all members. The sizes are on the order form, and Lee Drummond will have some hoodie samples to... Read more »

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by Brian Bailes

August 30, 2017

30th August 2017

Big day in athletics today for a different reason. Today Gerard ‘Ped’ Murray crossed the finish line for the very last time. Adrian and I turned up at the crem in plenty of time yet still couldn’t get a space in the car park. When we proceeded to the crematorium building there was a queue... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

August 22, 2017

Gerard Murray’s Service

Message from Sarah Murray:- Hi just found out what date the funeral is for my loving dad, it’s next Wednesday 30th of August at the Crem in Dipton at 3.30pm and you can wear black and white or the different running club colours! Xxxxx Can everyone who is going to be coming to the funeral... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

August 22, 2017

Riverside parkrun for Pedro

Much pouring out of heartfelt tributes to our friend Ped this week who sadly died this week. We are inviting all north east runners to Riverside parkrun on Saturday for a lap of honour in Ped’s name. Please come wearing your 50 T shirt if you have one or your running club vest if you... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

August 21, 2017

Gerard (Pedro) Murray – a true legend

Yesterday was a sad day for North East athletics, as one of our most long-standing members, Gerard Murray, popularly known as Pedro, passed away after a short but brave battle with cancer. Gerard showed the same grit and determination in fighting his illness as he did in every race he ran, always giving it his... Read more »

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by Brian Bailes

August 13, 2017

Durham Summer Relays 10th August

Good job we talk at the club, I was expecting this to be round the course at the cricket ground, you know, past the band stand???? Got that one wrong, same place as last time at Houghall college, well Maiden Castle. Parking wasn’t any easier at this site as there were development works going on... Read more »

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