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    1st Birtley Junior XC Relays

    By now you all know I am not a morning person, so when I said I would help, you know that most of the setting up has been done by the time I crawl out my cot. So, when I turn up eventually there were 9 cars parked at the kerbside and the gates were locked. I checked the clock on the car dashboard... Continue reading »

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    Birtley AC Junior XC Relays results

    Full results from today's XC Relays can be found at this link.  Full Results Summary of winners below. Continue reading »

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    North East Counties Summer Fixture List

    Click on the pic to download this season's fixture list.

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    3rd to 5th of March, what a weekend !!!

    The weekend for me started on Friday, I sat on the doorstep looking at my gleaming car thinking what it would be like after 200 miles down the A1. So we set off for Aylesbury to go and see no.1 son. I had a race on Sunday that I had done a lot of work preparing for, even to the point I bought a... Continue reading »

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    1st Birtley Junior XC Relays

    UPDATE Just to pre warn you that you need to move your Sunday dinner back to tea time tomorrow, as we have loads of refreshments for you to purchase! Tea, coffee, tuck shop and some lovely home baking. We also have some old style Birtley hoodies at a cracking knocked down price, not to mention the... Continue reading »

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    Royal Signals relays



    Well you know it is going to be a big race when Adrian tells you there are some good teams out, and then adds, I don't mean good runners, I mean teams full of good runners.

    Signals relays have always been popular. I remember running in them around the Team Valley since then... Continue reading »

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    Two 5 o’clocks in a day

    As the festivity passed and the cold winter month of January was cast upon us the inevitable arrived; I had to go to work. For me this meant 12 hours a day for 21 days on board an oil rig in the North Sea (a less than perfect marathon training environment).
    Continue reading »

  • 30th Anniversary

    New Kit Catalogue & Order Form

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

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by Rob Wilson

March 22, 2017

Thrunton Thriller 17 – Oh what a day!

I took this one, rainbow included while Lee ran off with some random group of ladies I was going to write a little review of this exciting trail run, Lee Drummond and I did at the weekend, with a few pictures thrown in…after all, it was a brilliant although extremely tough half marathon. Anyway, it... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

March 12, 2017

1st Birtley Junior XC Relays

By now you all know I am not a morning person, so when I said I would help, you know that most of the setting up has been done by the time I crawl out my cot. So, when I turn up eventually there were 9 cars parked at the kerbside and the gates were... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

March 12, 2017

Birtley AC Junior XC Relays results

Full results from today’s XC Relays can be found at this link.  Full Results Summary of winners below.   Well done and Congratulations to all athletes who competed.  A great day! U-13 Winners for Birtley AC, Scarlett, Tes... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

March 11, 2017

North East Counties Summer Fixture List

Click on the pic to download this season’s fi... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

March 10, 2017

3rd to 5th of March, what a weekend !!!

The weekend for me started on Friday, I sat on the doorstep looking at my gleaming car thinking what it would be like after 200 miles down the A1. So we set off for Aylesbury to go and see no.1 son. I had a race on Sunday that I had done a lot of work... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

February 23, 2017

1st Birtley Junior XC Relays

UPDATE Just to pre warn you that you need to move your Sunday dinner back to tea time tomorrow, as we have loads of refreshments for you to purchase! Tea, coffee, tuck shop and some lovely home baking. We also have some old style Birtley hoodies at a cracking knocked down price, not to mention... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

February 18, 2017

Royal Signals relays

Well you know it is going to be a big race when Adrian tells you there are some good teams out, and then adds, I don’t mean good runners, I mean teams full of good runners. Signals relays have always been popular. I remember running in them around the Team Valley since then there have... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

February 14, 2017

Two 5 o’clocks in a day

As the festivity passed and the cold winter month of January was cast upon us the inevitable arrived; I had to go to work. For me this meant 12 hours a day for 21 days on board an oil rig in the North Sea (a less than perfect marathon training environment). As I knew this... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

February 6, 2017

If Carlsberg did weekends…

Big day for us , erm, mature athletes. A trip to Wallsend for the Vets cross country championships. The event for some, was the first of two races as there was an adventure in the evening planned for the survivors. My first challenge for the day was actually getting there. I thought I knew roughly... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 23, 2017

Weekend roundup

Further International honours for Kate Waugh who once again represented her country this weekend at the Elgoibar International Cross Country near Bilbao Spain. Kate finished in a magnificent third place – well done Kate! At Barnard Castle, many of Birtley’s younger athletes were competing in the County School’s Champs, with several athletes qualifying to compete... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

January 22, 2017

Hedge-hope you survive this one! – Winter Wipeout Jan 2017

I can’t recall exactly why i signed up for this one.  I’d not done a proper fell race before.  I remember thinking it sounded interesting, but let it slip off the radar and then it sold out.  There was talk of more places becoming available and I looked again, then Lee said he had signed up... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 16, 2017

Remembrances of Jimmy Richardson

Our honorary member, Jimmy Richardson, unfortunately passed away in the QE hospital in the early hours of Friday 13th January. He was 65 and had been in hospital for only a few days. I am sure our longstanding members will all remember Jimmy and his remarkable achievements. For our newer members I will recap below.... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 15, 2017

Weekend of competition all over the place…

Well we haven’t seen Mark this year yet, but he came home to see us this weekend, but I wasn’t destined to see him much. He came home late Friday night, but earlyish Saturday morning I was heading down the A1 with Adrian and Chloe for the Northern indoor championships. When I say earlyish, we... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 14, 2017

Dave Does London (or Rigger to Runner)

Two 5 o’clocks in a day S... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 8, 2017

Making a habit of it? (Old Monk’s Race, Hartlepool 8th Jan)

So, as I am trying to get to a degree of fitness, following yesterday’s run, I abstained from the demon drink, and replaced my energy with a nice juicy steak, and a bottle of water…honest I did… No, really I did!!! Today was my turn to drive, as I travelled to Hart Village , just... Read more »

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Spring Track Relays @ Churchill Playing Fields
Apr 9 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Spring Track Relays @ Churchill Playing Fields | England | United Kingdom
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7:00 pm Birtley Athletics Club AGM @ Birtley Hub
Birtley Athletics Club AGM @ Birtley Hub
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Birtley Athletics Club AGM @ Birtley Hub | Chester-le-Street | United Kingdom
The club’s Annual General Meeting will take place at Birtley Hub (situated on the main road through Birtley, just opposite the Co-op) on Monday 10th April at 7pm. This meeting is open to all members[...]
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9:30 am Elswick Good Friday Relays @ Newburn Business Centre
Elswick Good Friday Relays @ Newburn Business Centre
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Elswick Good Friday Relays @ Newburn Business Centre | United Kingdom
A sign up sheet will be on the noticeboard or you can email me at val.baxter@yahoo.co.uk. Athletes and spectators will be made very welcome at our new cafe headquarters for awards and refreshments. Please join[...]

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