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Weekly Round-up w/e 27th August

How do I?… Club Championship rules and competitions can be found here and points will be populated here Our club was formed in 1891, but how did the club become Darlington Harriers? Who were the people that founded the club?  Read about some of the great athletes that have graced our club, Olympians George Butterfield, …

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Cross Country is Back!

It’s been a while, but at last, our Junior Harriers enjoyed some cross country action once again, in an inter-club competition on Sunday. Hosted by our friends at Allerton Junior Athletics Club, Knayton Park, near Thirsk was the setting for the DHAC v Allerton showdown as the two clubs battled it out. Most of our …

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Harriers Get the Bronze out

Saturday saw a number of our athletes at the Royal Signal Relay event at Hetton Lyons Country Park, Sunderland; an event which sees ladies in teams of 4 and men 6. The course itself is 2.2 miles and consists of two laps on a very undulating course to ensure that all athletes work. The ladies …

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Northern Schools Inter Counties Cross Country Championships

Hundreds of young athletes took another step towards competing at the English Schools Cross Country Finals at the Northern Schools Inter Counties Cross Country Championships. Having gone through Town, then County, stages, it was now time for the Inter-County Championships where teams from Northumberland, Durham, Cleveland, Cumbria and North Yorkshire battled it out for place …

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North of England XC Championships

Plenty of Junior Harriers travelled to Bedale for another big event on the cross country calendar – the North of England XC Championships. For the first time, the event was held within the magnificent grounds of the Camp Hill Estate, which proved to be the perfect setting for such a big competition. Hundreds of athletes …

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Trotters Independent Traders

Sunday saw the annual McTaggart Trot, an event which sees runners placed in teams of three (one 3.7mile runner, a medium paced 7.5mile runner and a longer distance runner covering 11 miles) who have to run through each checkpoint together, losing one runner at each point leaving the longer distance to the finish. This event …

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NECCA Cross Country Championships

Juniors Excel At North Easterns Photos courtesy of Stuart Whitman Photography The picturesque Northumberland countryside was the setting for one of the major events on the North East XC calendar last weekend. The 114th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships were this year hosted by Alnwick Harriers with a difficult course looping round Alnwick Pastures, …

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Back To Fox Rush For Round 3

Photos courtesy of New Marske Harriers Under 11 Girls There were no U11 boys competing this week so it’s straight on to the girls, with two of them in action today. Regular Lottie Graves put in another strong performance to produce her third top 10 finish in a row. This was her best to date …

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English Cross Country Relays

Juniors Take on The Best At National Relay CompOur Junior Harriers stepped up a level last weekend when three DHAC teams entered the English Cross Country Relay Championships. It’s one of the biggest events on the cross country calendar, with over one thousand teams, young and old, taking part. The venue was Berry Hill Park, …

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Northern XC Relays – Juniors

Nine of our top junior cross country runners travelled to Sheffield today for the Northern Cross Country Relay Championships. Two Under 13 teams and an Under 17 team battled it out against hundreds of other North of England athletes around Sheffield’s biggest parkland area. The teams were made up of three athletes, with each member …

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Autumn Road relays

Top Team Spirit From JuniorsWe’re now in that transition period between the end of the Track & Field season and the start of the Cross Country season, and you’ve probably heard about the various relay events on offer. Just recently we reported on the NYMAC relays at Stewart Park; the annual Thirsk Flatts relays have …

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Juniors Turnout For Their County

Hundreds of junior athletes competed in one of the major events of the English Schools’ Track & Field calendar recently. Gateshead International Stadium played host to the young hopefuls who have already achieved great things by representing their County, but wanted to go one step further by doing the same at the English Schools’ National …

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