Forthcoming races – get your name down!

Sign up for Durham Cathedral Relays

The 2017 Durham Cathedral Relays will take place on Sunday 15th January.

It is a x-country event for teams of three runners, with each runner completing two laps of a fast, mainly flat, grass course. Each leg is approx. 3,000m (just short of two miles).

The event includes three races:

1. Vet men (35+)

2. Senior women/vet women (35+)

3. senior men


More information can be found here.

It’s a great event for the start of the year and we’d love to send as many teams as possible.

If you’re interested a list will be going on the board at the club this coming Tuesday but if you can’t make it to the club please send your name to Captain Simon Lyon by Thursday 5th January.

New Year’s Day Race

What better way to see off the xmas excesses and start the year as you mean to go on…

The all important New Year’s Day race (the next in the Winter Grand Prix series) takes place on Sunday 1st January (funnily enough). Maximum points for all who run. 5 miles for everyone.

Meet at Centurion Park (Wallend Golf Club, NE28 2SU) car park from 10am for a 10.45am start.

Juniors’ one mile race starts at 10.30am.


Kev’s informal post xmas runs (not curry induced)

Kev will be putting a couple of sessions on over the xmas period.

If anyone wants to join Kev and his posse they will be meeting in Whitley Bay on Tuesday (Dec 27th) at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start and Thursday (Dec 28th) 6pm leaving at 6.10pm.

Meet at the corner of the cross roads at Norham Road/Marine Avenue (by Monkseaton Metro/the road to the running track at Churchill Playing Fields). Message Kev if you’re not sure.


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