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  • 30th Anniversary

    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... Continue reading »

  • 30th Anniversary

    New Kit Catalogue & Order Form

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

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    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... Continue reading »

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    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 have one. Ped has... Continue reading »

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    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... Continue reading »

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    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... Continue reading »

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    Thank you and good night….till next year.

    The Masters track GP season drew to a close tonight. The finale was a great couple of relays at the end. The last couple of events have, for one reason or another...normally work or injury ...been only Shannel and myself competing.

    Tonight we had eight athletes turn out, and even had... Continue reading »

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    Record Breakers!

    Sunday 24th June saw some record breaking performances from young Birtley athletes at the NEYDL league match. The match, the third in a series, took place at Monkton Stadium, and was hosted by Birtley AC, with catering being provided by Eve and Dillon as part of their fund-raising efforts. On a beautiful... Continue reading »

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    Masters Champs, Monkton June 17th

    Saturday was a great day for me. Always banging the drum for the masters league, but Saturday wasn't the league, it was a one off championship meeting, and although I only tend to do one event at the league meetings, this time I did two. It was a shame, that there was only Shannel and I competing... Continue reading »

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    What do Grangemouth, London, Madrid and Manchester all have in common?

    It’s a very rare occasion that we have a weekend pass without somebody pinning a number onto their vest to represent the club but this past week has really demonstrated the growing scope and ambitions of our great club. We had people competing across a whole range of events, in not one, but three different... Continue reading »

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 »

Posted in Uncategorized 3 months ago Permalink

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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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by Brian Bailes

August 1, 2017

Thank you and good night….till next year.

The Masters track GP season drew to a close tonight. The finale was a great couple of relays at the end. The last couple of events have, for one reason or another…normally work or injury …been only Shannel and myself competing. Tonight we had eight athletes turn out, and even had some travelling support. The... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 29, 2017

Record Breakers!

Sunday 24th June saw some record breaking performances from young Birtley athletes at the NEYDL league match. The match, the third in a series, took place at Monkton Stadium, and was hosted by Birtley AC, with catering being provided by Eve and Dillon as part of their fund-raising efforts. On a beautiful sunny day, all... Read more »

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by Brian Bailes

June 19, 2017

Masters Champs, Monkton June 17th

Saturday was a great day for me. Always banging the drum for the masters league, but Saturday wasn’t the league, it was a one off championship meeting, and although I only tend to do one event at the league meetings, this time I did two. It was a shame, that there was only Shannel and... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 16, 2017

Birtley Successes

Photo from last year’s championships Kate Waugh 2017 EUROPEAN TRIATHLON CHAMPION!! “Fantastic news for Kate who has been competing this afternoon in Austria at the ETU European Championships, she has been doing A Level exams this week she then traveled to Austria for her race, and a very worth while trip. Really pleased for you... Read more »

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by Brian Bailes

June 12, 2017

Trench foot? Worse than that!!!

It didn’t really fall well for me, I have had a few races lately, and it was the day after Blaydon races, but when I was telling Stephanie that the younguns were doing the THREE PEAKS OF YORKSHIRE, she just said. “Great, why don’t we do it as well?” And sometimes you just know there... Read more »

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