Darren Stockdale

Weekly Round Up w/e 1st May

The Weekly round-up of club activities covering all disciplines and age groups. This report will not provide you with a detailed account of each event but should give you enough information about what’s occurred the previous week, who’s participated and links to photographs and results. We encourage all members, parents and anyone associated with the …

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Hobbling Around

Darren Stockdale and Julian Pinkney were literally hobbling last Sunday morning as they competed in the Heartbeat Hobble, a 7 mile off road race which forms part of the Esk Valley series of races. On the day Darren finished 99th in 73.47 with Julian hot on his tail (oo’er) in 101st in 74:07. Great work …

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Darren Comes From Good Stock

Darren Stockdale was once again the lone wolf at Esk Valley’s Commondale Becon fell race, a race out in the North Yorkshire Moors and part of the Winter Fell Series. This race is another tough one (aren’t they all) which includes 300m of ascent in the 13km route. Darren, who is an excellent fell runner, …

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Daz Down In The Woods

Darren Stockdale was in his element today running in the Guisborough woods race. An event consisting of three laps for the competitors, taking them winding through the woods. Plenty of mud around the course to keep everyone interested which definitely ticks the box for Darren. On the day, Darren finished in 137th position in 63:26. …

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When The Fun Stops….

Darren Stockdale and Julian Pinkney were in a gambling mood today as they competed at the Gormire Gamble. An event of around 6 miles featuring muddy trails through hilltop woods, running around the gorgeous Gormire Lake which is embedded in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Joined by former Harrier Neil Embleton (who needs dressing …

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Daz Doorstep Challenge

Off road specialist Darren Stockdale headed to Pickering on Sunday morning to take on the challenge of the Saltersgate Gallows Trail Run. This event is over a 10.6mile distance which includes elevation of 430 metres. Starting at Levisham Village, the race takes in some stunning views, even on days such as this one when the …

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Miles ahead in class

On Friday Evening, the club held it’s Mile Night at Shildon Athletic stadium, an event masterminded by Club Chairman, Mark Tallon. The weather couldn’t have been better for the nights graded races making racing great for all competitors.The atmosphere was superb on the night with many spectators coming along from a variety of clubs in …

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Who said it’s long?

Last Saturday morning the club held the Croft 5km event at the named racing circuit on the outskirts of town. After the anomalies had been ironed out the results have now been published on Racebest. Croft race circuit is always a little controversial as people run a variety of distances depending on the route taken …

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Solo team at the NYMAC relays

One of the popular events on the race circuit is the NYMAC relays (Tom Wall Relays) at Stewarts Park. Normally the Harriers would flood the park in White and Blue but due to the clash of events with the Move Festival we only had one team, made up from Matt Capsey, Mark Tallon, Darren Stockdale …

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Ain’t no Mountain High Enough

Two weeks ago we reported that Darren Stockdale and Mark Milner were in action in Cumbria’s Anniversary Waltz, a tough 11.5mile race with 3600 ascent. Well results are finally out! Well done lads, great times.Mark Milner 392nd 3:05:05 Darren Stockdale 441st 3:27:46

NYSD starts at home

On Tuesday evening at Eastbourne the first meet of the NYSD took place with a small number of Harriers taking part. Richard Bowes was first to kick off the action for the seniors in the javelin throwing 20metres 10 for 6th place. The other two eventsto take place werethe 1500m’s and 200m’s with Colin Taylor …

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Eureka, you’ve got it!

Another race to take place last Sunday was Eskdale’s Eureka, a 8mile race Castleton, near Guisborough a race with over 1500 ft of climb along the way. Results as follows Massive shout out and respect to David Aiken who sacrificed his own race to help a pensioner who was stuck waist deep in a freezing …

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Duo at Harrier league

The third fixture of the North East Harrier XC League took place at Temple Park in South Shields on Saturday. Temple Park hosts many 5k races during the year and the XC course hosted the North East championships four years ago. Darren Stockdale completed the course in 41:24 and Mark Tallon in 43:32. The Harrier …

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Darren Gambling?

Another Harrier in action last week was Darren Stockdale who was tackling the Gormire Gamble, one of the Esk Valley Fell races, a 11km run from Sutton Bank visitor centre. Darren completed this tough little run in 57:08. Well done Darren.

Trio at NE Harrier League

The second fixture of the North East Harrier XC League took place a the picturesque Druridge Bay Country Park on Sunday October 8th, taking in the long hills on the North shore of the lake which runners would normally circumnavigate on the weekly Parkrun course. Darren Stockdale completed the course of log drawnout hills in …

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NE Harrier League

The first fixture of the North East Harrier cross country league took place at Wrekenton, just outside of Gateshead on Saturday afternoon. A massive 583 men finished the 9.52k senior course which features an innovative three pack start (slow, medium & fast), chip timing and a league system for competing clubs. Competing as a guest …

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