For those of you doing the Blaydon Race this Saturday, don’t forget it is a 3pm start this year. Read more
Adam won the opening SGP of the season, coming home in a combined time of 17m20, with Kayleigh Dunn and Lee Pattinson completing the podium in 18m06 and 18m30 respectively.
Sam Charlton was the fastest male of the evening, equalling his own course record in 10m14. Not bad for supposedly taking it easy!
However the performance of the night goes to Erin Prior, who broke her own female course record of 12m40 with a tremendous 12m26!!! A brilliant effort indeed!
A fantastic turnout of 41 took part this evening. Full results are here.
Finally, a huge thank you to our event volunteers; Bill Todd, Mick Costello and Simon Williams for enabling the event to go ahead.
This Tuesday (17th April) sees the return of our Summer Grand Prix, with our first handicap race – a mere 2 miles, around the Rising Sun Country Park.
Have the handicap god’s been in your favour?
Can anybody catch last seasons Queen, Donna Thompson?
Let’s see you all at the Barking Dog for 18:30, with a 18:45 start, to find out how this season will unfold…
We need your help!
Don’t forget it’s the final WGP race of the season this Tuesday evening. We’ll be meeting for 18:30 at the West Allotment Country Park car park, opposite the Village hotel.
The racing will commence at 18:45 prompt!
Congratulations to our small but tenacious team of Wallsend veterans (what? Surely they can’t be veterans I hear you cry. I know, it’s hard to believe looking at this lovely bunch of fresh-faced, athletes) who traveled to Darlington for the NEMAA XC championship earlier this month:
Elaine Ashton was 12th lady & 5th V35 in a time of 26:52
Andrew Wigmore was 40th & 11th V35 in a time of 38:57
Keith O’Donnell was 44th & 7th V40 in a time of 39:44
A great and committed effort by you all. Well done from all of us.
Full results here.