Marathon efforts by green and gold contingent

marathonMore awesome achievements to report from our green and golds on tour…

Terry’s tenacious spirit was definitely in the air on Sunday as our trio of London ‘Marathoners’ crossed the finish line! Gez Davidson in 3:15.14, Sean McIntyre in 3:27.47 and Alan Moses in 4:18.31.

They were joined by Wallsend friends Kenny Chambers Neil Banks and Kerry Reed. Huge congratulations to you inspirational lot.

davecMeanwhile the courageous Collinsons took on Stockton Duathlon. It was Dave’s first time as an over 50s and he finished 11th in his age group in the Sprint Duathlon (5k/20k/2.5k) in a time of 1:09.59 (a PB by 6 mins 28 secs). Julie completed the standard Duathlon (10k/40k/5k) in a fantastic 2:45.50. And Don also took on the gruelling Sprint Duathlon and came fourth in his age group with an awe inspiring 1:21.30. We salute all of you.



The Race HQ for number collection and on the day entries is the Spud & Lettuce on the Cobalt (Silver Fox Way) NE27 0QJ.

Parking at Cobalt 23

Senior race starts at 10am and on the day entries close 30 minutes beforehand.

Junior race starts at 10.45am and last entries will be taken at 10.15am.

Full information about the day available here.


Anyone planning on running on Sunday please give Becki Newman (either at the club, by text or on Facebook) your name and date of birth by 1pm on Friday (22nd April).

Druridge Duo complete tough half marathon

markandandy_druridgehalfCongratulations to Mark Summers and Andy Wigmore on completing Druridge Bay Half Marathon on Sunday (April 17).

This is Mark’s third half marathon this year, and his first off road. He is aiming to complete an epic 12 by the end of the year (next stop Sunderland on May 1). He finished in a great time of 1:55. Well done to Andy who finished in the early 1:30s (awaiting official time) and cheered Mark through the finish.

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