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  • Could this be my next favourite course????
  • DAGBC XC Champs results
  • Well, that went down well…
  • Lest we forget…13 November cos it’s the nearest Sunday to 11th
  • Christmas Raffle
  • Notts Indoor Competition Sunday 20th Nov
  • New Kit Catalogue & Order Form
  • October Athletics Camp
  • First Aiders Please
  • New kit sneak peek
  • Druridge Bay October 9th 2016
  • National 4 stage road relays
  • Well that’s the first one done…
  • What did you do this Saturday????
  • Farringdon Tri…
  • Watergate version 2016…Mr Nixon was unavailable…
  • Well run m’lud…
  • We won’t fall for that one again..
  • Angel View Run Results
  • No training available at club on June 30th
  • On a bicycle made for two…
  • A quick trip..to Newton Aycliffe
  • The wheels on the bus go round and round…
  • ‘Twas on the 7th of Joon…
  • What a weekend…
  • Harrier League AGM
  • 2017 London Marathon Club Entry Draw for members
  • Volunteer of the year awards
  • Parents/ Volunteers can you help on Tues/Thurs nights?
  • Weekend Roundup – UPDATED
  • NECAA Champs Info
  • 2016 Senior/Vet Road Race Grand Prix details
  • May the fourth be with you…
  • Calendar2016
  • Let it snow, let it snow…Neptune Relays Report by Phil Atkinson
  • So slow I even missed April fools day…
  • An Egg-cellent Elswick Event – The Good Friday Relays by YB
  • Mixed emotions about this one – Wrekenton Harrier League Report
  • Powerboat sessions
  • Alnwick report by YB – Bedsocks and broomsticks
  • (B)racing at Donington Park – YB reports on the National XC Champs
  • Two Birtley athletes have International Debuts
  • Northerns XC report by Tom Millmore – Birtley AC coach
  • Northerns XC Race Report by YB
  • Cancellation of Town Moor XC
  • Newcastle Half Marathon – report by Pat Kelly
  • Monkton Indoor Athletics Nov 11th – Results
  • Heaton Memorial Race Important Info
  • Evening Chronicle Wish Campaign
  • Award for Ed – updated with photo
  • Multiple successes for Birtley athletes!
  • Wet Wallington by Patrick Kelly
  • Summer Racing by Pat Kelly
  • London Marathon – club place(s)
  • Birtley Handicap
  • Coaching courses available
  • Pole Vault Camp
  • You take the high road and I’ll take… The Angel View Run 9/7/15
  • Parking at Lord Lawson
  • Well, in poor light…
  • May Race Reports from Pat Kelly
  • Results of election of officers for Birtley AC
  • I am on my way back :)
  • May fixtures
  • Coastal runs – report by Pat Kelly
  • Birtley Athletics Club AGM
  • Some dates for the diaries
  • Upcoming Races – details and entry forms
  • Wrekenton Harrier League Saturday 14th March
  • Thrills and Spills at Parliament Hil
  • Elswick Good Friday Relays April 3rd
  • Alnwick Harrier League – info
  • National XC Champs – General Info
  • Groundhog Day for Birtley at Signal Relays
  • Transped Blyth Valley 10k
  • Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k and Fun Run
  • Signals Relays Saturday 14th Feb 2015
  • Another successful weekend for Birtley AC athletes
  • Ever fancied trying pole vaulting? Here’s your chance!
  • Car Parking at Lord Lawson – reminder!
  • Birtley Northern stars at the XC Champs
  • Coach for Northerns
  • Anybody get a PB for Christmas?
  • Durham Cathedral Relays – The ladies win by a mile (well, a minute anyway!)
  • Northern XC Champs – Coach details
  • Parking at Lord Lawson
  • Gateshead Indoor Championships 14th/15th Feb
  • Club Treasurer required
  • 400:400 challenge – help required!
  • North Tyneside 10k Road Race 5 April 2015
  • Pontefract, Northern XC Champs, Jan 24th 2014
  • Endurance Training Sessions available Christmas – New Year
  • Durham Cathedral Relays 2015
  • Sainsbury’s Bag Pack
  • International Success for Lydia and another GB selection
  • Well , 10 weeks today since I last rode my bike…
  • Club weekend for the Nationals – URGENT
  • British Athletics Cross Challenge, Liverpool 29th November 2014
  • North Eastern XC Championships – Info
  • Mentioned in “Dispatches”
  • Wallington Hall Harrier League Sat 29th November
  • Aykley Heads Harrier League 2014
  • 6 Weeks On And How Are You Doin’
  • Northern XC, National XC and Durham XC Relay Entries
  • Aykley Heads Harrier League Saturday 22nd November
  • England Triumph for Lydia Turner at Spanish Cross
  • England Call-up for Lydia Turner
  • Heaton Memorial Races 2014
  • North Eastern XC Champs Entries – last chance!
  • Monkton Minors – November Results
  • National Cross Country Relays 2014
  • Officials Courses Available
  • Sherman Cup/Davison Shield 2014
  • DACBG Cross Country Championships 2014
  • Down but not out…
  • Northern Cross-Country Relays, Sheffield
  • Membership age raised to 8
  • I wonder if there is such a thing as unlucky…
  • Evening Chronicle Wish Token Campaign
  • Cramlington Harrier League Saturday 11th October 2014
  • Weekend round-up
  • National Road Relay Champs 2014
  • Redcar Half Report
  • For all of those who were worried…
  • Cross-Country Dates and Venues for 2014/15 Season
  • We’re moving house again!
  • Minors Cross Country Saturday 4th October Bedeswell Park Jarrow
  • Progress at last!
  • Club weekend in London for Nationals – anyone interested?
  • Great North Run Millionth Finish
  • Durham Summer Relays 2014 – Report
  • GNR Sponsorship
  • Sedgefield Serpentine
  • Gateshead Awards 2014
  • Fancy helping out with the GNR?
  • Endurance Training Weekend
  • Team Birtley excel at Northern Track and Field Championships
  • Well hello, how are you all doing?
  • Announcement
  • Farringdon Open XC Races 2014
  • Durham Summer Relays Mon 18th August 2014
  • Presentation night photos
  • Well, now what do I do?
  • It’s been a while…
  • Triathlon Triumph for Kate Waugh
  • Car Booty :)
  • Birtley AC youngsters get more active thanks to Sainsbury’s!
  • Durham Summer Relays Monday 18th August
  • Bronze for Turner at England Athletics Champs in Bedford
  • Hands up all those who enjoyed the presentation night…
  • The Blaydon Race – report by Val
  • Blaydon Blues
  • Senior League at Monkton – Timetable
  • Birtley Festival July 19th
  • Quote: “surely you haven’t developed some sense…
  • Last chance for presentation night tickets – don’t miss out!
  • Brian’s Blog
  • DACBG National Championships – CANCELLED
  • Pauline and Maureen to do Race for Life
  • Alison and family to run GNR for Macmillan
  • The Long Road to Recovery
  • Raby Castle 10k by Dave Coulson
  • Raby Castle 10k
  • After the Lord Mayor’s Party???
  • The North Easterns, from chump to champ in 3 days!
  • Sorry Guv I went the wrong way…
  • Weetslade Relays Wed 25th June
  • St Oswalds Kaleidoscope 5k July 6th
  • Lambton Run 29th June
  • Aycliffe 10k June 15th
  • Senior T & F League Match 1
  • John Donneky Senior Run June 3rd
  • Marathon + 3
  • BUCS Championships By Adrian Bailes
  • Trophies and Copies please!
  • Annual Subs Due
  • Report on the Vets’ Relays by YB
  • Birtley AC 2014 Awards Night
  • Important Track and Field Dates for your Diary 2014
  • Another busy (and successful!) week for Birtley
  • Birtley Festival Fun Run
  • Gordon Smith Relays Wed 14th May
  • Weetslade Relays Wed 25th June
  • Clive Cookson 10k Wednesday 21st May
  • Is there life after London?
  • London Marathon – a poem by Adrian Dadswell
  • A Very Good Friday – report by Tom Goulding on the Elswick Relays
  • What was all the fuss about – part two (the saga continues)
  • What was all the fuss about – it’s just a run!
  • AGM Report
  • Elswick Good Friday Relays Info
  • Sand Dancer 10k
  • Success at Shildon for Birtley
  • All London Eyes on Birtley at the Marathon
  • Run Fat Boy Run…
  • Birtley AC AGM
  • Birtley Success in the Blyth Transped 10k
  • Well this is it…
  • Sport Psychology Workshop
  • Club Conference
  • North East Masters Open Road Relay Champs
  • Strength and Conditioning Workshop
  • Birtley Ladies Win the League!
  • Brian’s Blogspot (It shouldn’t happen to a vet)
  • Coping with the (blood) pressure
  • Kate Waugh wins British Duathlon Championships
  • Is there a doctor in the house?
  • Team Gold for Kate Waugh at International Schools XC Champs
  • Car boot items needed!
  • Junior Challenge 2014
  • English Schools XC Championships
  • SportNewcastle Rising Star Award
  • Cross-Challenge/Intercounties XC at Birmingham
  • Monkton Winter Grand Prix Results
  • Coulson runs away with Bronze at Masters
  • Alnwick Harrie League – Junior Report
  • Alnwick Harrier League – Senior Report
  • Birtley in the news – again!
  • Success for Birtley at the Saucony National XC Champs
  • Two for the price of one
  • Monkton Grand Prix Report and Results
  • Wrekenton Harriers Junior Report
  • Making it count
  • Wrekenton Harrier League Report (Seniors)
  • Junior Challenge
  • Birtley young athletes do Durham proud at Essex
  • Making progress?
  • Birtley young athletes to represent Durham in Essex
  • Birtley girls in the Sunderland Echo
  • The Halfway Mark
  • Birtley Show Their Northern “Sole” at Liverpool
  • Slow Marathon Week
  • Living the dream
  • Monkey Business
  • Northerns at Knowsley – what you need to know
  • Help for Heroes Run
  • Evening Chronicle Features Lydia
  • Sports Hall Athletics for Birtley Girls
  • Marathon Diary Doodlings
  • Cathedral Relays Becoming Popular Again With Birtley
  • Birtley excel at Durham Schools XC
  • Edinburgh 1-2-3 for Team GB and bronze for Turner
  • Photos from Antrim
  • First Aiders Please
  • Brian’s Marathon Musings
  • U17 Success in Antrim
  • Success for Kate Waugh in Antrim
  • New Year Morpeth 11K Run + Resolution Run
  • Birtley at the British Athletics Cross Challenge
  • Week 7 – R&R?
  • Birtley on England Athletics Site
  • Northerns and Nationals – have you entered?
  • Sisters’ Success at Sheffield
  • If you go down to the woods today…
  • Happy New Year!
  • Aurora Boxing Day Run
  • Woohoo…only 2 more sleeps ’til Santa comes!
  • Birtley men at Saltwell 10K
  • Chronicle Wish Campaign
  • Christmas raffle and games night
  • Christmas/New Year Endurance Training Sessions
  • Banana bread recipe
  • Marathon diary week 5
  • Christmas holiday plans
  • North Eastern Cross Country Championships 2013
  • Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country 2014
  • Lydia Turner – photos from Belgrade
  • Brian’s marathon diary – week 4
  • Hays help Euro Gold medal athlete Lydia Turner
  • Minors Grand Prix at Monkton, match 2 results
  • Lydia Turner wins GOLD with Team GB&NI
  • Lydia Turner prepares for Eurocross Champs
  • Winter Newsletter
  • Christmas Raffle Prizes Needed
  • Juniors at Wallington Hall by Joanne Bell
  • Videos from Wallington Harrier League
  • Physio Visit to Club
  • Bedewell Park Harrier League Race Report
  • Tom Millmore – International coach
  • Juniors at Jarrow Harrier by Joanne Bell
  • Lydia Turner Euro selection success
  • Harrier League Jarrow & Norman Woodcock 5 mile
  • Euro success at Liverpool Cross Challenge
  • Chronicling Birtley AC’s efforts
  • Birtley Hub
  • Birtley at British Cross Challenge in Liverpool
  • Sweet Sunday for Birtley athletes
  • Harrier League News
  • Marathon Man
  • Heaton Race Report
  • Latest results from Heaton and Monkton
  • Birtley AC hits the news headlines
  • Evening Chronicle Wish Token Campaign
  • Aurora Harriers Charity Night
  • Gold for u17 ladies at National XC Relays 2013
  • Report on Junior Harriers, Shibdon Pond by Joanne Bell
  • Juniors at the Sherman Cup by Joanne Bell
  • Success for Birtley at British Cross Challenge Bristol 2013
  • Easy fundraising
  • Shoe appeal
  • British Athletics Cross Challenge
  • Birtley AC Newsletter
  • Parking during building work
  • New access arrangements during building work
  • Winter Grand Prix series at Monkton
  • DACBG XC Champs Oct 2013
  • DACBG Presentation Night at Ramside Hall
  • Sherman Cup/Davison Shield
  • Ending the season on a high note
  • Summer Relay Update
  • North East T&F Grand Prix Series
  • Birtley Sports Bags
  • Northern T&F Championships
  • Durham Summer Relays
  • New membership fees
  • Birtley athlete gains England vest
  • No smoking please
  • Important announcement by our Chairman
  • England Athletics membership fees increase
  • England Athletics regional council elections
  • A busy weekend for Birtley athletes
  • Crafty Christmas Caper
  • Heaton Memorial Races 2012
  • Marquis Motor Homes Sponsor Birtley AC
  • National XC Relays Mansfield 2012
  • DACYP Cross Country Championships 2012
  • Cramlington Harrier League 2012
  • Birtley athletes win gold medals
  • Minors Cross Country at Jarrow 6/10/2012
  • Ed Lown wins regional award
  • Evening Chronicle Good Neighbour Award
  • Ed Lown receives Services to Athletics award from England Athletics
  • Evening Chronicle Wish tokens 2012
  • Good turn out at Farringdon 2012
  • Great North Run sponsorship
  • Cardiac screening for athletes
  • Going for Gold – one big event
  • Sport Psychology Workshop and International athlete talk
  • NEAL 20/6/12
  • Training weekend at Rydal Hall Lake District 2012
  • Young Athletes League Sunday 17th June 2012
  • Club Presentation night 2012
  • Durham County schools trials
  • Planning for the summer
  • Angel View Senior Road Race 2012
  • Angel View junior event 2012
  • Angel View Races
  • NEAL Monkton 23/5/12
  • Club closures
  • Junior Manchester Run 2012
  • YAL Middlesbrough 20/5/12
  • Birtley AC now on Twitter
  • NE T&F Champs 12/13 May 2012
  • Northern league match 2
  • NEAL 2
  • YAL Match 2
  • Young athletes meeting 18/4/12
  • Northern league match 1
  • YAL match 1
  • Shildon Open meeting 22/4/2012
  • Birtley athletes in London mini marathon
  • Minors Indoor Grand Prix 4/3/12
  • McCain Cross Challenge Antrim 2012
  • The Day we went to Essex – report by Macey Bradshaw
  • Birtley athletes to put in the miles
  • Indoor Grand Prix 4/12/11
  • Liverpool McCain Cross Challenge Nov 2011
  • Leeds Abbey Dash 10k
  • Bristol McCain Cross Challenge 13th Nov 2011
  • National Cross Country Relays Mansfield 5th Nov 2011
  • Birtley AC bidding for Wish money
  • England Athletics (North East) website
  • CYP Cross country at Lord Lawson 2011
  • England Athletics Regional Awards
  • Charity man Chris does the triple
  • Chronicle Wish tokens are back
  • County Durham sports awards
  • A “Great” weekend for Birtley
  • Pentathlete Steph Hopkinson NE Champion
  • Memorial run for Harry Ramage Sun 11th Sept 2011
  • Teamwork produces a quality result
  • Turner showing her best
  • Grand Prix 4 Minor Athletes Gateshead Stadium
  • Minor Athletes Grand Prix (3)
  • Minor athletes Grand Prix (2)
  • Annual Awards Night 2011
  • A Relay great opportunity – Olympic flame 2012
  • British Milers Club Hexham 22/5/11
  • NE T&F Champs 14-15 May 2011
  • YAL Meeting 1 Monkton/a>
  • One down, three to go. Senior T&F league 2011
  • Gateshead Grand prix 1
  • Flurry of PBs at the first NEAL, Monkton 27/4/11
  • Val takes the plunge and runs her first Harrier league
  • Birtley’s Adrian Bailes leaves the very best until last. Prudhoe 26/3/11
  • Derby 10k 3/4/11 Michael Keenan
  • Senior track league 2011
  • Birtley AGM 11/4/11
  • CYP Durham County Champs 29/3/11
  • Northern mens 12 stage road relay champs 2011
  • Endurance squad suggested training and races March 2011
  • English National XC Champs Alton Towers 19/2/11
  • Tesco and Sainsburys vouchers
  • Evening Chronicle Wish campaign
  • Royal Signals Relays 12/2/11
  • Harrier League Town Moor 2011
  • Mud, Sweat and Tears Northern XC Champs 29/1/11
  • Gold rush for u15 girls at NE XC champs 8/1/11
  • Fundraising efforts from the boot of a car
  • DACYP National champs – Essex
  • NE XC Champs cancelled due to snow. Training session on the beach
  • Blaydon NEHL cancelled
  • Flat tyres in the dash to Leeds
  • Memorial road races 14/11/10
  • Stop Press – English XC National Champs
  • Harrier league Farringdon 30/10/10
  • Harrier league Cramlington 23/10/10
  • Marathon Man Darren, Kielder 17/10/10
  • Richmond Castle 17/10/10
  • Evening Chronicle tokens 2010
  • Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays
  • Results
  • Northern Athletics Road Relay Champs
  • Steph wins NE silver medal
  • Great North Run – big’uns race
  • Great North Run – a day at the seaside
  • Mini and Junior North Run
  • Training routes from Birtley
  • 3 Birtley youngster triumph in Grand Prix
  • North East track league success
  • Cumberland Ale 10 miler Sue Ramage
  • Farringdon Relays 2010
  • RELAY good night for Birtley sprinters
  • Watergate 5K
  • Birtley AC Photo 16/9/10/
  • Tynedale Jelly tea glee for Birtley
  • Bupa Great Yorkshire 10k Michael Keenan
  • Spofforth Gala Trail Race – bit boggy like
  • Coverage of some of the bank holiday weekend’s events
  • Northern Athletics Inter County Champs
  • Watch out for Watson
  • A charitable feat of endurance
  • Durham Summer Relays 25/8/10
  • Tartan Games Birtley AC results
  • Birtley AC supported through Gateshead athletics networks and England athletics
  • u11s race to be added to Harrier league
  • Darlington 10k 8/8/10
  • 2012 volunteers needed
  • New Birtley AC hoodie tops available
  • Success for seniors in York
  • E2B Relay 24-25th July 2010
  • CYP May 2010
  • Birtley AC AGM 14/4/10
  • Development – February bulletin
  • Ed Lown birthday boy
  • Gateshead Athletics Network officially launched
  • 2009 Saltwell Park races
  • Birtley AC athletes selected for NACYP
  • Durham Summer Relays 2009
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