So last week we trawled the archives to find the inspiring story of 10 Wallsend men on a mission to break the 100-mile relay world record. And this week we have the headline you’ve all been waiting for…
Following on from our update on Covid-19 guidance for runners, we are now pleased to announce the next phase in our return to coaching.
Us Wallsenders have always been a tenacious bunch. And this week’s Throwback Thursday pays tribute to none other than a world record attempt by Wallsend Harriers in Spring 2007! Read more
Here’s a fab blast from the green and gold past.
This article shows Wallsend Harriers Paul Morgan winning the Northern Cross Country junior title at Pontefract 27 years ago.
Surprisingly Paul didn’t get a medal in the North Easterns – he finished sixth – but a few weeks later he responded with a superb run in the Northerns, inspiration for all athletes!
We hope to see lots of juniors out on the fields when cross country is up and coming again.
Thanks to Bill McGuirk for the article.
For anyone who couldn’t make our first virtual AGM last night (it was great to see so many of you there), we’d like to formally announce that Paddy Dinsmore is now Chair of Wallsend Harriers. Bill will continue his close relationship with the club as President.
Bill Todd has been our chair for over four years and as most of you know, he is in much demand as a devoted grandad and he steps down from his position, in his own words, “not because something is wrong – quite the opposite actually, as so much is right!”
His full report is available in the AGM minutes but we thought you’d like to read his closing remarks: