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by Val Baxter

March 28, 2017

Birtley AC 30th Annual Presentation Night – Friday 2nd June

Our Annual Presentation evening is to be held this year at the The Tythe Barn Club on Friday 2nd June. A change of venue this year, but hopefully it will be just as successful as last years event. Plus, this year the club will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary!, so please come along and make... Read more »

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by Rob Wilson

January 22, 2017

Hedge-hope you survive this one! – Winter Wipeout Jan 2017

I can’t recall exactly why i signed up for this one.  I’d not done a proper fell race before.  I remember thinking it sounded interesting, but let it slip off the radar and then it sold out.  There was talk of more places becoming available and I looked again, then Lee said he had signed up... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

December 29, 2016

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 you are forced to compete against at other races! There are... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

June 30, 2016

No training available at club on June 30th

Tonight (June 30th), almost the entire club will be at the Angel View races, either running, coaching or supporting. Members of Tommy’s group are invited to run from the school to the race venue, with the offer of a hill session for those interested, to support the athletes competing in the run. As there will... 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

March 6, 2016

Powerboat sessions

Durham Association of Boys and Girls Clubs are now offering young people the thrilling experience of Powerboating. Delivered by qualified Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors and with all equipment and waterproofs provided, this is an opportunity not to be missed. A certificate of participation will also be issued. Young people must be aged between 11-19... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

February 16, 2016

Two Birtley athletes have International Debuts

Birtley coach Tom Millmore has been in the enviable position of having two of his young athletes selected for international competition within a month of each other, Kate Waugh and Sophie Burnett. This is a fantastic achievement for any coach, but for a small club like Birtley it is really impressive, and shows the quality... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

September 20, 2015

Evening Chronicle Wish Campaign

Here we go again! Birtley AC have again been invited to take part in the Evening Chronicle “Wish” campaign. This involves collecting tokens each night from the newspaper and the more tokens we collect the more money we get. Over the last 5 years we have raised over £2000.00 for club funds which has helped... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

September 4, 2015

Award for Ed – updated with photo

In July, our junior coach co-ordinator Ed Lown was recognised for his service to school sports – he was presented with his award at Gateshead School Sports Awards night. I’m sure we all agree Ed thoroughly deserves to be officially recognised for his major role in attracting young people into athletics – we... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

July 24, 2015

London Marathon – club place(s)

Any members interested in applying for the club’s London Marathon entry for 2016, please let me know as soon as possible – email me at val.baxter@yahoo.co.uk before 1... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

May 16, 2015

Upcoming events

Please check out our calendar, which is now in working order and will be updated as quickly as possible with upcoming event... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

May 11, 2015

Presentation Night June 5th

Our annual awards night will take place on June 5th at Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground. Tickets are priced at £5 for members and £10 for non-members, and are available from Joanne Bell at the club. There is a hot buffet, raffle and quiz, with the club heavily subsidising the cost of the tickets to... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

April 27, 2015

Northern League Match 1 – May 3rd at Whitley Bay, Churchill Playing Fields

NORTHERN LEAGUE 3E – WHITLEY BAY Sunday May 3rd TIMETABLE FIELD 11.00 Warm up for throws 11.30 Hammer Men, Long Jump Women, Pole Vault Men and Women 12.30 Hammer Women 13.00 Long Jump Men 13.30 Discus Men 13.45 Shot Women, High Jump Men 14.00 Triple Jump Women 14.30 Discus Women 15.05 Shot Men 15.20 Javelin... Read more »

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The North East Masters Athletics Association (NEMAA) or Vets League 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[...]
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