Samantha Stanley

Passports at the Ready

Sunday saw a number of our Harriers head over the border as they took on the Cross Border 10km annual race, which this year saw runners run from Gretna to Carlisle in wet conditions. Barry Bell was first over the line in 43:08 in 123rd place ahead of team mates Hamish Laishley 263rd and Iain …

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Mitchell takes Honours

Mermaid 10km is a very popular race on the local circuit due to it’s flat course profile and a real chance to get a personal best early in the season and for some this delivered. Adam Mitchell was first Harrier home after sitting on team mate Paul Allan’s shoulder for most of the race before …

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L.A Woman

Last weekend we had two of our ladies in half marathon action, this time all the way out in Los Angeles at their Rock N Roll event. A run through Downtown Los Angeles certainly beats a run around the streets of Darlington! Laura Sawyer finished her race in 2hrs 44:11 with Samantha Stanley in 3:20:33. …

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Justin Time in York

With an early alarm a number of Harriers headed to Selby, York to take on the Vale of York Half Marathon. The course starts on a runway and is pretty fast and flat although a little exposed to the elements which runners will have felt on their return run back to the finish. I believe …

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Harriers Move against

On Thursday evening, Paul Cook organised the Move Festival in support of the Move Charity which helps young people who have had cancer, get active through sport. The founder of the charity, Gemma Hillier-Moses kicked things off with a warm up with the kids in the 1 mile run while husband Lewis was the man …

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What a load of cobbles

Another race to take place this week was the Durham 5 and 10km events on Wednesday evening. The World Heritage Site provides the stunning backdrop to this exciting event that chases through the narrow cobbled streets and along the beautiful River Wear with the imposing 900 year old Cathedral always beckoning. Tony Winward was first …

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The Magnificent Seven

This Sunday saw Seven Harriers head to Washington to take on the annual Trail 10k. Washington Trail 10k winds its way around the wonderful James Steel Park and picks its way around woodland trails along the banks of the River Wear. With birds from the Washington Wildfowl Wetland Centre and the resident otter family around …

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Moses wins

On Good Friday at New Marske, Darlington Harriers were once again out in force with the biggest club representation. On a cool day with a small amount of wind there was some excellent performances amongst the club right the way through the field. Lewis Moses was in supreme form leaving the field standing as he …

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Gabby Runs For Gavin

Hundreds of runners lined up for the second annual Gavin Duffy Memorial Five Kilometre Race last Sunday. Gavin, a well respected runner and fundraiser from Billingham Marsh House Harriers, died in a tragic road accident whilst holidaying in Dubai in November, 2013. This event, run in Gavin’s memory, has become part of the Stockton Winter …

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McAllister makes the Front Page

On Sunday saw the return of the Great north run, an event which Grows in popularity year on year and now sees 57,000 entries Although many of these will be deferred it still has in excess of 40,000 year in year out which is fantastic for the North East. Through inside knowledge from organisers, Darlington …

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Harriers show huge Pride

On Sunday morning at Middlesbrough, another large contingent of Harriers (over 80) were contesting the Tees Pride 10k, a one loop course known for it’s fast course so always PB potential. Another excellent turnout by the club, great work!

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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Northallerton 10km

Today saw the first ever Northallerton 10km race so the club seniors headed to the town to show their support with some excellent results. The course starts and finishes in the town with a climb up the top then a really fast finish back down towards the finish. Colin Taylor was first home for the …

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