‘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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Hamilton storms to victory in season opener

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.

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