Brian Lee

Another Harrier legend of the 1980’s was Brian Lee.  Lee was a strong distance runner at the club who put in some fantastic performances from 1982-85 mainly but not exclusively in the longer events.

Here’s Brian in action at the Cleveland Marathon, Middlesbrough on 11th October 1982.  Brian finished 8th in 2hrs 31:16

another impressive performance

J Pollard, J Todd and A Little all putting in impressive performances alongside Brian Lee in 1982 at the Cleveland County Marathon

Brian Lee at one of the early Great North Run events

Brian Lee at one of the early Great North Run events

More strong performances from Darlington Harriers at the Gateshead road race in 1983

71:23 Half Marathon from Brian Lee

Not quite 10 miles but a superb 51:50 for the 9.75mile race

Superb running at the South Shields 20 mile race

Brian Lee finishing in 2:30:36 at the North Tyneside Marathon and the team taking the team title

Brian Lee again in action at the Great North Run 27th June 1982 finishing 70th in 73 minutes dead

Brian Lee being presented with the winners trophy with team mate Kevin Smith to his left

Brian Lee gives a big thumbs up despite the wet conditions at the Dalesman Half Marathon finishing 4th

Brian finishes 4th at Newcastle City marathon. 2:29:37

Brian Lee finishes the 1984 London Marathon is 2:25:40 for 132nd

A 71 minute Half Marathon at the Great North Run in 1984

Another sub 150 minute marathon as Brian finishes in  2:27:38

An impressive 54:20 for a 10 mile race

A superb 53:02 over 10 miles for Brian Lee

Brian takes 3rd place at Darlington’s Born To Run Half Marathon in 70:58.  Another Darlington runner Catherine Leroi in 87.4

A sub 70 Half marathon as Brian Lee finishes in 69:37

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