Norman Woodcock Memorial Road Race
Since 1974, the 10 km road race took place around Westerhope, in memory of Norman Woodcock who kept the club afloat after the Second World War.
In 1989 and due to Metro rail line extension work, the course was moved to Gosforth high park.
Due to road closure difficulties, the course was recently moved again, to inside Gosforth race course race course. This now five-mile road race that is flat and traffic – free. New for 2017 is a trial run of a 3 person team relay event, which is also open to un-attached runners. Each runner now runs 1.66 miles per lap.The race over it’s history has had many famous winners including Brendan Foster, Steve Cram, Paul Davies-Hale, and Elswick’s GB international athlete and Olympic track star, Mike McLeod who has won it on no less than 10 occasions!
Look out for entry form on club noticeboard and add your name should you wish to enter
Please send cheques (payable to: Elswick Harriers) & entry form to: M. Coleman, 13 Falcon Terrace, Wylam, Northumberland. NE41 8EE
download entry form here
New Marske Harriers are set to host the 112th Annual North Eastern Counties Athletic Association Cross Country Championships. With the support of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council the championships will be held at Redcar Race Course on Saturday 9th December 2017. Championship races start at 11am with U11 open races starting at an earlier time of 10:35am. NECAA U11 Open Run
Athletes must be 9 or 10 on the day of the race to enter the U11 races.
Entries close on Friday 10th November. Entries can only be submitted by team managers or club secretaries, so please keep an eye on the notice board or let your coach know you want to run.