Rest In Peace

It is with great sadness that today we heard about the passing of club member, Robbie Livermore, who died yesterday.

Robbie joined our club in 2014 along with members of his family. He was a great runner and clubmate who represented the club across a range of distances.

Robbie was an immensely popular member of the club. He was funny, good company and a genuinely likeable person.

He will be sorely missed.

As a club our thoughts and prayers go out to Robbie’s family; especially Karen, Callum and Briony, at this sad and difficult time.

RIP.

‘Golden Oldie’ rolls back the years…

It was another fantastic turnout with 44 Green and Gold lining up on the Cobalt for our second Winter Grand Prix as our seniors took back the podium.
🥇 26:42 – Alan ‘Alf‘ Heslington
🥈 27:38 – Joy Blackburn
🥉 28:33 – Martin Ormston
On the evening Kevin Wilson was our fastest runner in 17:11, with Sarah Robson the leading lady in 20:51.
 
Thank you to Bill & Paddy for their help in organising the event.
Full results are here – next WGP is the Doug Bramley Cup on December 11th.

Young Guns flying high at the opening WGP handicap 🏁

A huge turnout with 48 runners crossing the line, with our juniors sweeping the podium.

🥇25:17 – Daniel Broderick
🥈25:25 – Alfie Short
🥉26:59 – Zara Ratcliffe 

In terms of fastest individual times, Danielle Hodgkinson was our leading lady in a rapid 17:32 and setting a new ladies course record in the process.
However the plaudits go once again to Sam Charlton who ran the 5k route in an astonishing 15:36 – a new PB for him as well as the WGP course record! Unbelievable that both records have been broken!!!

Thank you to Bill, Simon, Steve, Donna & Stephen for their support in making the event possible.

Full results are here – see you at the next one!

Great North Run 2018 Info

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that the Great North Run is an iconic North East event.
On Sunday prior to the race, it doesn’t matter if you’re donning our legendary Green and Gold colours, a charity vest or even fancy dress – if you’re a Wallsend Harrier you need to be in our GNR team photo.

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