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Aug
20
Thu
Durham Summer Cathedral Cross Country Relays @ Durham University Cricket Pavilion
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm
This is a senior/vet event only, no juniors, sorry.

The event takes place at the Race Course, Green Lane, Durham with Race HQ being at the Cricket Pavilion. All races are for teams of 3, each runner completing 2 laps of a fast, mainly flat, grass course of approx 1500m.

  • Race 1 6.30pm Senior Men and Women
  • Race 2 7.05pm Vet Men (35+) Vet Women (35+) and Mixed Team


  • Prizes

  • 1st ,2nd and 3rd Teams in – Sen. Men, Sen. Women, Vet. Men, Vet. Women, Unattached, Mixed team.
  • Fastest leg Sen Male & Female & Vet Man and Vet Woman prizes.
  • Additional spot prizes


  • Full info can be seen here and a map of the course is shown below (click to enlarge). The entry sheet will be on the noticeboard from end of June.

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    Jan
    17
    Sun
    Durham Cathedral Cross Country Relays @ Durham University Cricket Pavilion
    Jan 17 @ 10:15 am
    Durham Cathedral Cross Country Relays @ Durham University Cricket Pavilion | Durham | United Kingdom
    This is a senior/vet event only, no juniors, sorry.

    The event takes place at the Race Course, Green Lane, Durham with Race HQ being at the Cricket Pavilion. All races are for teams of 3, each runner completing 2 laps of a fast, mainly flat, grass course of approx 1500m.

  • Race 1 10.15am Veteran men
  • Race 2 10.55am Senior and vet women
  • Race 3 11.35am Senior men




  • Full info can be seen here. Parking is free along Old Elvet and Green Lane, also near HMP Durham, though as always, please car-share where possible to avoid congestion.
    May
    10
    Wed
    Gordon Smith Relays (plus 1 mile fun run for juniors) @ West Allotment County Park, Silverlink
    May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Gordon Smith Relays (plus 1 mile fun run for juniors) @ West Allotment County Park, Silverlink | England | United Kingdom
    NEW Location: West Allotment County Park, Silverlink North (fast, flat course)
    Registration (from 6pm): Spud and Lettuce Café (Silver Fox Way) NE27 0QJ
    3×2 miles. £15 per team. 7.30pm start

    and approx. 1 mile Fun Run – 6.50pm for U16 and 7pm for U13s and parents. Race medals for all finishers. (£3, all ages welcome, pay on the night but please register interest at info@wallsendharriers.co.uk giving names and age on day U13 or U16). Race numbers will be at registration for pre-registered juniors. Entries on day accepted.

    Gordon Smith was a former chairman of Wallsend Harriers and made a distinctive mark on the club. He and his good friend Terry O’Gara (also a former chairman) both had an acute sense of the social and communal benefits of sport and possessed the famous Geordie values of ‘work hard, play hard’.
    This popular relay event is held annually (usually the second weekend in May) over a largely traffic-free course.
    Registration, presentation and buffet after the race (please note: no changing facilities available)

    Combined start (7:30pm)
  • A largely traffic-free course.
  • Safe for all runners.

  • It is a 3×2 mile race (approx.) and there are three categories:
  • Men’s – min. age 16 (teams of three at least one of whom must be a veteran (40 or over) )
  • Women’s – min. age 16 (teams of three at least one of whom must be a veteran (35 or over))
  • 1mile (approx.) Fun Run (for all ages) Register by 6.15pm. All finishers receive a goody bag.


  • There are prizes for:
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd men’s team
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd women’s team
  • Fastest senior, fastest veteran man
  • Fastest senior, fastest veteran woman
  • Aug
    10
    Thu
    Durham City Harriers Summer Cross Country Relays
    Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm
    Durham City Harriers Summer Cross Country Relays @ Durham | England | United Kingdom
    This is one of two open events that Durham City Harriers hosts each year, the other being the Cathedral Relays in January. The Summer Relays is a cross country relays event that takes place each year on a weekday evening either before or after the August Bank Holiday. Each team is made up of three athletes who each run two laps of a fast, largely flat, grass course. There are races for Seniors, Veterans, Mixed Teams and Unattached Teams. A new junior relay event will be included in the schedule this year, giving 14-16 year olds a chance to take part.

    See DCH website for more details.

    Map of course here

    The prospectus and details of prizes, age categories etc. can be downloaded here.

    As usual, Birtley AC will cover the cost of this event for our participating athletes – there will be a sign up sheet on the noticeboard at the club, courtesy of Shannel, or you can email me at birtleyribbons@gmail.com if you aren’t likely to be at club for a while.

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