Dean Newton

Virtual Relays

Event organisers have had to get their thinking caps on over the last few weeks on how to provide a ‘virtual’ version of their particular event, rather than cancelling it altogether.  Basically, competitors would run the event locally, adhering to all the social distancing guidelines required, then submit their results to the organisers for comparison …

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Harriers 1-2-3?

Wednesday saw the first Middlesbrough Mile (Stride Events) event take place at the Sports Village. This event is new on the racing calendar but definitely one which would be good to see happen on a regular basis to test everyone’s top end speed-endurance. The races are graded based on your own prediction which makes each …

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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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Local Heroes

On Thursday evening at Wynyard Hall some of our club members werein attendance to see Ian Barnes and adopted member Karen Harland compete for the Northern Echo Local Heroes Awards. Although Ian and Karen didn’t win their respective categories, both absolutely deserved to be in the Top three. Congratulations to you both, you both deserve …

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Gibson M.I.A

One of our runners, Caroline Gibson was missing from last weeks report as the club was not registered against her name in the results making it a little trickier to find. Caroline smashed her previous best taking over 30 minutes of her old time finishing in 5:53:00. In addition to this, 2nd claim Dean Newton …

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PB’s galore at Redcar Half

Once the 10km race was underway, the half marathon runners set off on the figure of eight course. This years course was slightly amended with the race starting and finishing just off the coast road which resulted for a fantastic day for many runners within the field with many achieving New personal bests. Second claim …

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Foster at the double

As reported last week Andy Campbell-Critchley was amongst the runners at the Acorn 5km race as he finished 6th behind 2nd claim runner Dean Newton.Results have now been confirmed, Dean taking the win in 16:55, Andy 20:18. Also amongst the runners were Ian Morris, who finished 26th in 24:22 and Janice Foster who finished 43rd …

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Handy Andy Sixth as Newton takes the win

We had some athletes at this weekends Acorn 5km trail race at Acklam Grange. Andy Campbell-Critchley took sixth place with Dean Newton repeating last years result, taking the win.Full results have yet to be released so this will be confirmed next week

Bos gets his leg over

At Tuesday’s NYSD meet at Eastbourne we had a number of athletes in action in the 800m, 1 mile, Steeplechase and 200m events. Some great performances on the evening including Sue Phillips who broke the ladies V55 800m record which had stood for 30 years taking this from Emily Lennox (Annie’s sister).Well done Sue and …

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Atkins PB diet?

A popularrace on the racing calendar is the Marina 5miler at Hartlepool, an out and back event along the coastline. This event is completely flat for runners taking them 2.5miles out, around a cone and back to the start point. Flat and fast and known for producing good times. With London marathon only a week …

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