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by Val Baxter

January 16, 2017

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 recap below.... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 15, 2017

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... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 8, 2017

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... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 8, 2017

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 just... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 2, 2017

We’re back!

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... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

January 1, 2017

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’ traditionally being used to decide... 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

December 24, 2016

Christmas Training

Training sessions over the Christmas and New Year break. Everyone welcome. Saturday 24th December Shepherd and Shepherdess Beamish 9:30am – Hills Boxing Day Run Beamish 10:30 – Eden Car Park Tuesday 27th December Silksworth 10:45am – See Gary’s post on FB Wednesday 28th December Riverside Football Fields Chester le Street 9:30am – Grass Session Friday... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

November 20, 2016

DAGBC XC Champs results

Results you have been waiting for… DAG&B Clubs County Champs @ Lord Lawson 13th November. Apologies but they came to Ed in paper form and only for Birtley AC athletes; u/11 girls Eva Williams 6.36 5th Maggie Graham 7.47 18th Gemma Batey 8.14 21st Daisy Graham 8.18 22nd Chloe Kindon 8.56 25th Karen Williamson 9.55... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

November 20, 2016

Well, that went down well…

I don’t know quite what to expect cos I have increased my mileage lately (the last couple months) and run quite often now with two of our, maybe faster lads once or twice a week. The race this week has an overall result, and is measured over every age group performance so, you score extra... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

October 23, 2016

Christmas Raffle

We’ll be holding our traditional Christmas raffle again this year – all donations welcome, please see Val at the club with anything that may be suitable (the usual suspects – wine, toiletries, gift items, sport gear and equipment, sweets, stationery sets etc.) We will also be holding a chocolate tombola as this proved to be... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

October 23, 2016

Notts Indoor Competition Sunday 20th Nov

Entry form and details for EIS Notts Comp indoor competition Sun 20th Nov 2016 can be downloaded by clicking here This is an Open Graded comp where athletes compete in mixed age group and gender against athletes of similar ability based on predicted pe... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

October 17, 2016

October Athletics Camp

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by Val Baxter

October 11, 2016

New kit sneak peek

To mark Birtley AC’s 30th anniversary next year, we are introducing a fab new kit, consisting of colour co-ordinated hoodies, training tops and waterproof jackets. This kit will be available to order very soon, and will be offered at an introductory price with 20% off initial orders. Further details and an order form will be... Read more »

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by Val Baxter

September 4, 2016

Farringdon Tri…

Saturday 3rd of Sept. I could feel the pressure, first proper X country of the season. That is on a great testing course, if not a bit narrow, but great for relays. It was Saturday, and we had managed to get a sprinkling of showers organised to break us in for the harrier league season... Read more »

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