It is with regret that the club announces the death of Gordon Surtees, (82). Gordon coached many of Gateshead Harrier’s athletes to International honours in the 1970/80’s and contributed greatly to the Clubs Road & X-Country National successes within that period.

He coached all distances from 800m to Marathon, producing athletes to National and International standard and was GB National Coach for many years, a number of his athletes represented their country in all the major Global Championship.  He was still a part of the local & national athletics scene, a pure gentleman who will be greatly missed.

Gordon’s Funeral is on Wednesday 13th September at Teesside Crematorium  @ 1-00pm.

   
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