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The above Relays were held at Hetton Lyons Country Park on a traffic free fast but testing course, in all the races each runner ran 2 laps covering a distance of 2.2mile in total. The afternoon Racing started with the Womans and Vets Woman plus O/50 Vets Men all combined into one race with each…

Gateshead Harrier athletes came away with a total medal haul of 16 Gold, 10 Silver and 6 Bronze medals plus a championship best performance by Jason Nicholson, breaking his own record in the U20 60m Hurdles. It would have been even better if the event hadn’t clashed with BUCS and the British Champs in Birmingham…

The penultimate harrier league fixture of the season was held at Thornley Hall Farm on 10 February. Although the weather stayed reasonably fair, the demanding course, over rough farmland, was treacherous underfoot. In the under 11 girls, Holly Asquith, newly turned 9, did well to finish 29th in her first race for the club. In…

It is with great regret that the Club has learnt of the death of one of its former members and Chairman Ronnie Blackett. Ronnie was a Club committee member for a number of years and became Chairman in the early 1990’s. He worked very closely with the Club treasurer David Brown and between them they created…

Upcoming Events


North East Harrier League

8:00 am — 5:00 pm

Last Harrier League cross country race at Alnwick Castle.  Go to Harrier League website for further details or Fixtures page on the website.


Jumps Workshop

11:00 am — 2:30 pm
Gateshead International Stadium

The workshop is aimed at Coaching Assistant and Athletics Coach level.  The format will be a 1.5 hour theory based session on physical preparation and planning and a 1.5 hour practical session, the practical session will have an event specialist (triple / long / high) to help solve common faults faced when coaching your athletes…


Coach Development - Physical Prep

8:00 am — 5:00 pm

Focussing on how athletes can improve mobility, movement and therefore athletic performance, this workshop builds on the content in the England Athletics Movement Skills workshop. This workshop looks at movement assessment and interventions including use of foam rollers, hurdle mobility and coordination drills and strength training progressions. Details on England Athletics website

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