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... Continue reading »
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 would... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
Herrington Park 7th Jan 2017
Well, first things first,happy new year. I hope Santa was good to you but by now please... You must have your trees down!
Club reopened Tuesday after the new year, that is for those who didn't take advantage of the extra sessions put on by Tommy and Gary.. The first session we had was... Continue reading »
Just when you were getting comfy in front of the telly on a Tuesday night, it's time to work some of that Christmas pud off and start training again! Club resumes normal sessions Tuesday 3rd January - happy new year to all our members, we look forward to seeing lots of PBs and athletes on the winner's... Continue reading »
So, it begins…
I, David Lamond, have won the Birtley AC allocated number for the 2017 London marathon. After booking hotels and planning a fun packed family weekend in London it suddenly dawned on me I HAVE TO TRAIN FOR THIS, IT'S 26.2 MILE!! I set a date to start training, Boxing Day, 16 weeks before the main event... Continue reading »
Aykley heads… Part 2!
Most sincere apologies for this tardy little article, but unfortunately I work as well as running and sometimes that takes up a lot more time than I have. So, a brief detail about the results from Aykley Heads, and this only applies to the senior/vets race.
With the 'North Easterns'... Continue reading »
Attention, masters of
the universe athletics!
Come on, don't be shy - 35 and over is no age at all! The North East Masters Athletics Association (NEMAA) organise many events for the more mature athlete, where you can compete against people of your own age group, instead of the teenagers... Continue reading »
New Kit Catalogue & Order Form
The long awaited "new kit" is ready to order.
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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 »
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 »