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  • 2016-06-19 22.01.08

    A quick trip..to Newton Aycliffe

    ...does that rhyme?...anyway, by the time i'd written this, my very first report, it became apparent the pro's had already beaten me to it.

    Still not to be outdone, here's my perspective on my 1st Aycliffe 10k...

    With no numbers sent out, the day started early and slightly overcast,... Continue reading »

  • 2016-06-19 22.01.08

    The wheels on the bus go round and round…

    So the Birtley tour bus this week travelling southwards. Saturday to Bedford for the national track and field championships. Tour guide was Tommy, and the tourists were Ade on Saturday, and Chloe and Sophie on Sunday. Am sure Kieran must have been the one walking round with the umbrella shouting ... Continue reading »

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    ‘Twas on the 7th of Joon…

    Oh no, that was my birthday

    Hang on..."I went to Blaydon races was on the 9th of Joon"...

    Yep that's it, 'Twas on the 9th of Joon!

    Right that's the title sorted...

    It was Thursday night, club night, and the club had a good turn out. I had played my substitute... Continue reading »

  • 2016-06-16 11.23.14

    What a weekend…

    It's been a busy old weekend for Birtley AC, so busy I have just found time to give my version of what has gone on.

    Friday evening was presentation night, arranged and prepared by Joanne and Kaley. A pleasant evening of recognising performance and achievement. The event went smoothly, was... Continue reading »

  • 2016-06-11 09.38.20

    Harrier League AGM

    NORTH EASTERN HARRIER LEAGUE NOTICE OF AGM

    The League AGM will be held at Jesmond Road, St. George's Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2DL on Friday 22 July 2016, starting at 7pm. (Beware of parking restrictions in the area).

    CONSTITUTION & RULE CHANGES
    The... Continue reading »

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    2017 London Marathon Club Entry Draw for members

    logo.9ba41baa1cd2 The 2017... Continue reading »

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    Volunteer of the year awards

    The north east regional council are looking for nominations for the following groups of volunteers:-

  • Club of the year
  • Coach of the year (we usually get lots of nominations for this award)
  • Official of the year
  • Run England group of the year
  • Services to athletics
  • Project... Continue reading »

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    Parents/ Volunteers can you help on Tues/Thurs nights?

    This is a request for Parents/ Volunteers to please help us with weekly signing in sheets for 10-15mins on either Tuesday or Thursday nights. We simply need help manning the new subs station outside the meeting room.

    As you know the £2 weekly subscription is paid either... Continue reading »

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    Weekend Roundup – UPDATED

    Once again Team Birtley members are out and about at various events throughout the Country and Europe this weekend.

    Chris Tiffen is in Nottingham doing a Half Iron Man Triathlon, Rob Wilson is in Liverpool for the Rock and Roll... 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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    • 2016-05-05 17.02.15

      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 »

    • 2016-05-04 16.43.31

      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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by Rob Wilson

June 19, 2016

A quick trip..to Newton Aycliffe

…does that rhyme?…anyway, by the time i’d written this, my very first report, it became apparent the pro’s had already beaten me to it. Still not to be outdone, here’s my perspective on my 1st Aycliffe 10k… With no numbers sent out, the day started early and slightly overcast, we needed to reach Newton Aycliffe... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 19, 2016

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

So the Birtley tour bus this week travelling southwards. Saturday to Bedford for the national track and field championships. Tour guide was Tommy, and the tourists were Ade on Saturday, and Chloe and Sophie on Sunday. Am sure Kieran must have been the one walking round with the umbrella shouting ‘scuse me’ and ‘follow me’…... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 16, 2016

‘Twas on the 7th of Joon…

Oh no, that was my birthday Hang on…”I went to Blaydon races was on the 9th of Joon”… Yep that’s it, ‘Twas on the 9th of Joon! Right that’s the title sorted… It was Thursday night, club night, and the club had a good turn out. I had played my substitute for the evening, and... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 16, 2016

What a weekend…

It’s been a busy old weekend for Birtley AC, so busy I have just found time to give my version of what has gone on. Friday evening was presentation night, arranged and prepared by Joanne and Kaley. A pleasant evening of recognising performance and achievement. The event went smoothly, was well received, and a credit... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 11, 2016

Harrier League AGM

NORTH EASTERN HARRIER LEAGUE NOTICE OF AGM The League AGM will be held at Jesmond Road, St. George’s Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2DL on Friday 22 July 2016, starting at 7pm. (Beware of parking restrictions in the area). CONSTITUTION & RULE CHANGES The following changes will be proposed by the League Committee: CONSTITUTION 1st... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

June 8, 2016

2017 London Marathon Club Entry Draw for members

The 2017 London Marathon will be on Sunday 23rd April. Birtley AC have 1 club place available which will be decided by way of a draw. If you would like to be considered for the club entry place in next years London Marathon, you will need to register your interest by Sunday 19th June 2016.... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 7, 2016

Volunteer of the year awards

The north east regional council are looking for nominations for the following groups of volunteers:- Club of the year Coach of the year (we usually get lots of nominations for this award) Official of the year Run England group of the year Services to athletics Project of the year The details of the forms to... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

June 1, 2016

Parents/ Volunteers can you help on Tues/Thurs nights?

This is a request for Parents/ Volunteers to please help us with weekly signing in sheets for 10-15mins on either Tuesday or Thursday nights. We simply need help manning the new subs station outside the meeting room. As you know the £2 weekly subscription is paid either on a Tuesday or Thursday night. The signing-in... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

May 29, 2016

Weekend Roundup – UPDATED

Once again Team Birtley members are out and about at various events throughout the Country and Europe this weekend. Chris Tiffen is in Nottingham doing a Half Iron Man Triathlon, Rob Wilson is in Liverpool for the Rock and Roll Marathon (track him in real time here), Tracy Millmore is at Edinburgh for the Edinburgh... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

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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by Val Baxter

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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by Val Baxter

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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by Val Baxter

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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by Val Baxter

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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NEMAA T&F League Meeting #4 of 6 @ Monkton Stadium
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NEMAA T&F League Meeting #4 of 6 @ Monkton Stadium | United Kingdom
This is a very friendly, low key meeting, designed to encourage the more “mature” athletes” to have a go at track and field disciplines instead of the routine road and cross-country races they usually compete[...]
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6:30 pm Birtley AC Handicap Races @ Princess Anne Park (parking off Sedling Rd)
Birtley AC Handicap Races @ Princess Anne Park (parking off Sedling Rd)
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The evening will consist of a 1k,a 2k race and a 5k handicapped race. All club members are encouraged to attend as there will be minimal coaching (if any) taking place at the club. We[...]

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