Lizzie Blundell

Weekly Round Up w/e 10th October

Up & Coming Events Yorkshire Marathon – 17th October NYSD XC Foxrush – 24th October NEYDL AGM – 12th November NYSD XC Croft – 14th November Croft 5k – 4th December 10:30 NYSD XC Summerhill, Hartlepool – 5th December Club Handicap – December TBC Jolly Holly Jog – 28th December NYSD XC Ormesby Hall – …

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Blaydon Races

Ah me lads, ye shudda seen us gannin’, We pass’d the foaks upon the road just as they wor stannin’; Thor wes lots o’ lads an’ lasses there, all wi’ smiling faces, Gannin alang the Scotswood Road, to see the Blaydon Races….that’s more than enough of that!! This 5.4mile race from Newcastle upon Tyne to …

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Harriers Have Fun In The Sun

We had a number of Harriers head to Sunderland to take on the Pier to Pier race. This is a fun race which starts and finishes on the beach and sees runners making their own way to the Pier which is around 6.8miles away. Simon and Maria Daniels were first and second Harriers home on …

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A Touch of Addison

Another race to take place last weekend was the Raby 10km race which forms part of our 10km league. Raby for those who haven’t ran this course is a very scenic but challenging course. It consists of two laps and a couple of climbs along the way but with some nice fast downhill sections. Colin …

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Six go to Derwentwater

As reported last week we had half a dozen Harriers competing in the Derwentwater 10 mile race, a race described as UK’s most scenic 10 mile race . Results are now in, Alison Matthews finishing first for the club ahead of former club champion Graham Hindmarsh and Richard Bowes with Linda Reeves, Lizzie Blundell and …

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Harriers at Haltwhistle Half

Last Sunday morning 3 L-adies took on the Haltwhistle Half marathon, a scenic run in the heart of Northumberland. The course follows the South Tyne Trail along an old railway line crossing the Lambley viaduct , then turns around, heading back downhill to the finish. Three great performances from our ladies, well done.

Off to the Castle

Last Sunday morning we had a number of Harriers at the Auckland Castle 5mile race. Starting at the Robinson Arch, the run takes runners past the Walled Garden, into the park where you will enjoy the scenic course as well as passing the Deer House. This race includes all terrain, trail and forest and can …

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Record turnout at Darlington

On Sunday morning on home turf, the Darlington Harriers were out in force as nearly 200 club runners pulled on their club vest to run in both the Darlington 3k and 10k races. Some fantastic performances on the day, many personal bests, some course bests and some first timers. You should all be very proud …

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Twas on the Ninth of June

We had a large number of athletes at the very popular Blaydon races, a 5.67m race from Newcastle City Centre to Blaydon, a race which always takes place on the 9th of June. Some fantastic performances on the day, Paul Allan first of the club runners across the line in 66th place in 32.15. Full …

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Sunderland Half Marathon

Today saw the return of the Sunderland City Half marathon, a road race which takes in the sites of the City, and there’s quite a few to see (different to those out on a Friday and Saturday night). Once again the club had a good turnout with some impressive results throughout. Full results can be …

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Washington Trail

We had a handful of runners at the Washington trail 10k race this weekend which is part of the Outlaw Trail Series. Some excellent results throughout the field with Barry Foster first Harrier home for the club. Full results can be found here

Branches and Bays

Part of the Urban Trails series of races by Trail Outlaws. Set in a beautiful and historic area of County Durham the Branches and Bays 10k promises to be a must do event in the running calendar. As a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) it is a route that Trail Outlaws have worked very …

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Durham City 10k

We had a small number of Harriers at todays Durham City 10km race, a race which takes runners around and through the city centre so not the flattest of races. Some great performances from the group tonight. Full results can be found here

Cook Sixth at Hadrians Wall

Sunday saw the Hadrians Wall half Marathon take place, a race which has pretty much everything. The race begins on path for a short stretch before taking runners across fields along Hadrians wall, crossing styles, gates and plenty undulation along the way including some hilly sections. Once off the hilly section, the course then takes …

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Blaydon Race

We had a big turn out on tonight’s Blaydon race, a 5.67mile race which takes place on the 9th of June each year. The Blaydon Race is an athletic race from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blaydon, following the famous 1862 Geordie folk song. Phil Teece was first of the group to finish in 32 minutes …

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Three at the Pier

We had three o our club members at the weekends Pier to Pier run. The Run starts besides the Pier at South Shields which after roughly a mile along the sandy beach the race moves to The Leas, here runners can choose any route apart from the road or footpath down to Souter lighthouse. On …

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Raby Castle 10km

Raby Castle was the destination this Sunday as huge turnout of Harriers tested their skills on the hilly and testing course around the grounds. Colin Taylor was first home in 10th place with Phil Teece 12th ahead of Simon Rogers in 14th, outkicking training partner Paul Cook in 15th. Jeff Miller and Andy park also …

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