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    Presentation Night – last chance for tickets!

    Birtley AC's presentation night takes place on June 10th at the Emirates Cricket Ground in Durham. Thursday 26th May is the last day to buy your tickets (£5 for juniors, £7 for members and £12 for non-members) - this includes a lovely buffet and the chance to win a fantastic prize draw. Golden tickets... Continue reading »

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    NECAA Champs Info

    Important information

    Amended timetables can be downloaded here:- Saturday and Sunday.

    NB... Continue reading »

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    2016 Senior/Vet Road Race Grand Prix details

    Apologies in the delay getting this list published, better late than never...

    Below is a list of this seasons summer grand prix fixtures.

    How does it work?
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      May the fourth be with you…

      National Star Wars day...May 4th be with you.

      I love the relays and the vets leagues even better, great craic and I don’t have to run against Adrian, Tom, Conna and Kieran which means at least we are competitive and don’t look stupid!

      The down side of it is that the fulltime... Continue reading »

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      Calendar

      You may not have noticed, but our calendar is now up and running again - please check it out regularly, all important dates (track and field meetings, Harrier league dates, national champs etc.) will be updated as soon as possible, and useful info will be... Continue reading »

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      Let it snow, let it snow…Neptune Relays Report by Phil Atkinson

      Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow……..we must be off to Sedgefield! It was decided some weeks ago at training that we would try and rustle up a couple of teams for the Neptune Relays at Sedgefield, Rob Wilson pushed and pushed to get some Birtley teams together, but in the end got just 4 hardy... Continue reading »

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      So slow I even missed April fools day…

      This is such an unlikely tale, you would never be able to write this as a script, but hey, am gonna try!

      I don't remember how it all started, not sure if it was Tommy, or Adrian who discovered that the 12 stage was going to be local this year, being hosted by Sunderlands running club at... Continue reading »

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      An Egg-cellent Elswick Event – The Good Friday Relays by YB

      You must be getting sick of my version of the events by now.

      Never mind here we go, it all started when.....well for me it started at 9 o'clock when Shannel texted to ask about one of the names she was going to register. Am guessing it started a lot earlier for the Curtis family cos... Continue reading »

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      Mixed emotions about this one – Wrekenton Harrier League Report

      I still have a fat foot, but feel I am starting to get a bit fitter, although I did struggle in training on Thursday, took it easy back, so I would be OK for the last harrier league at Wrekenton. I was really looking forward to this one.

      Once again we arrived at the course to find the... Continue reading »

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      Alnwick report by YB – Bedsocks and broomsticks

      This was much better than last week *smiles*. Started better on Friday night when I could turn the alarm clock off, then a good night sleep in my cot and woke up , warm and refreshed at the crack of 8:00, and snuggled back in cos there was no bus journey this time.

      It was a big day for... Continue reading »

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      (B)racing at Donington Park – YB reports on the National XC Champs

      I could start this little yarn the same as the northerns, it was early, dark, not very warm and again the heating wasn't on yet. This time it was worse though, Chloe wasn't here so I had to make my own sandwiches.

      The bus arrived promptly, thanks to Joanne Bell for organising that. While... Continue reading »

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      Two Birtley athletes have International Debuts

      Birtley coach Tom Millmore has been in the enviable position of having two of his young athletes selected for international competition within a month of each other, Kate Waugh and Sophie Burnett. This is a fantastic achievement for any coach, but for a small club like Birtley it is really impressive,... Continue reading »

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      Northerns XC Race Report by YB

      It was one of those mornings when you just didn't want to get up.....it was cold, 6:00am, and the heating hadn't come on yet. Apart from that we had been at no 1 sons girlfriends 21st on Friday night, and I was minging with garlic!!!

      6:45 and Stephanie turned up bright eyed and bushy... Continue reading »

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May 25, 2016

Presentation Night – last chance for tickets!

Birtley AC’s presentation night takes place on June 10th at the Emirates Cricket Ground in Durham. Thursday 26th May is the last day to buy your tickets (£5 for juniors, £7 for members and £12 for non-members) – this includes a lovely buffet and the chance to win a fantastic prize draw. Golden tickets are... Read more »

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May 10, 2016

NECAA Champs Info

Important information Amended timetables can be downloaded here:- Saturday and Sunday. NB The timetable for some of your events has had to be altered due to some technical difficulties Saturday U15B & U17M TJ moved to 1300 start U20W Javelin is moved to 11:30 Sunday U20M & SM Long Jump starts at 11:30 U17M Javelin... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

May 6, 2016

2016 Senior/Vet Road Race Grand Prix details

Apologies in the delay getting this list published, better late than never… Below is a list of this seasons summer grand prix fixtures. How does it work? Points will be awarded against 10 races (2 of which will be the club entries for Elswick Road Relays (complete) and the Angel View).   Individuals may choose any other... Read more »

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May 5, 2016

May the fourth be with you…

National Star Wars day…May 4th be with you. I love the relays and the vets leagues even better, great craic and I don’t have to run against Adrian, Tom, Conna and Kieran which means at least we are competitive and don’t look stupid! The down side of it is that the fulltime workers (pointed remark)... Read more »

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May 4, 2016

Calendar

You may not have noticed, but our calendar is now up and running again – please check it out regularly, all important dates (track and field meetings, Harrier league dates, national champs etc.) will be updated as soon as possible, and useful info will be given for most of the dates. There will also be... Read more »

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May 3, 2016

Let it snow, let it snow…Neptune Relays Report by Phil Atkinson

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow……..we must be off to Sedgefield! It was decided some weeks ago at training that we would try and rustle up a couple of teams for the Neptune Relays at Sedgefield, Rob Wilson pushed and pushed to get some Birtley teams together, but in the end got... Read more »

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by baxter

April 2, 2016

So slow I even missed April fools day…

This is such an unlikely tale, you would never be able to write this as a script, but hey, am gonna try! I don’t remember how it all started, not sure if it was Tommy, or Adrian who discovered that the 12 stage was going to be local this year, being hosted by Sunderlands running... Read more »

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by baxter

March 26, 2016

An Egg-cellent Elswick Event – The Good Friday Relays by YB

You must be getting sick of my version of the events by now. Never mind here we go, it all started when…..well for me it started at 9 o’clock when Shannel texted to ask about one of the names she was going to register. Am guessing it started a lot earlier for the Curtis family... Read more »

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by baxter

March 21, 2016

Mixed emotions about this one – Wrekenton Harrier League Report

I still have a fat foot, but feel I am starting to get a bit fitter, although I did struggle in training on Thursday, took it easy back, so I would be OK for the last harrier league at Wrekenton. I was really looking forward to this one. Once again we arrived at the course... Read more »

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March 6, 2016

Powerboat sessions

Durham Association of Boys and Girls Clubs are now offering young people the thrilling experience of Powerboating. Delivered by qualified Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors and with all equipment and waterproofs provided, this is an opportunity not to be missed. A certificate of participation will also be issued. Young people must be aged between 11-19... Read more »

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March 6, 2016

Alnwick report by YB – Bedsocks and broomsticks

This was much better than last week *smiles*. Started better on Friday night when I could turn the alarm clock off, then a good night sleep in my cot and woke up , warm and refreshed at the crack of 8:00, and snuggled back in cos there was no bus journey this time. It was... Read more »

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February 28, 2016

(B)racing at Donington Park – YB reports on the National XC Champs

I could start this little yarn the same as the northerns, it was early, dark, not very warm and again the heating wasn’t on yet. This time it was worse though, Chloe wasn’t here so I had to make my own sandwiches. The bus arrived promptly, thanks to Joanne Bell for organising that. While I... Read more »

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by baxter

February 16, 2016

Two Birtley athletes have International Debuts

Birtley coach Tom Millmore has been in the enviable position of having two of his young athletes selected for international competition within a month of each other, Kate Waugh and Sophie Burnett. This is a fantastic achievement for any coach, but for a small club like Birtley it is really impressive, and shows the quality... Read more »

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February 2, 2016

Northerns XC report by Tom Millmore – Birtley AC coach

Northern XC Championships 30th January 2016 – Blackburn. A very big well done to everyone from Team Birtley who raced on what is one of the toughest courses in the country, add to that snow, hail, wind and of course mud, and you’ve got a very big test of fitness and guts. All results are... Read more »

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February 2, 2016

Northerns XC Race Report by YB

It was one of those mornings when you just didn’t want to get up…..it was cold, 6:00am, and the heating hadn’t come on yet. Apart from that we had been at no 1 sons girlfriends 21st on Friday night, and I was minging with garlic!!! 6:45 and Stephanie turned up bright eyed and bushy tailed,... Read more »

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Birtley AC Presentation Night @ Emirates Durham Cricket Ground | United Kingdom
Thursday 26th May is the last chance for buying tickets to this great event. The evening includes a lovely buffet and the chance to win a great prize in our ticket draw. A golden ticket[...]
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