This month’s Wallsend Warriors!

mejulieAnother month another group of hardy Harriers are out on tour showing how it’s done!

Mark Summers completed his fifth (hilly) half marathon in Tynedale (the latest of 12 he hopes to complete this year) in an impressive 1:48:42. Well done Mark!

Our Green and Gold jewel Julie Collinson celebrated her 50th (I know, I didn’t believe it either) birthday by completing Ironman 70.3 Barcelona.

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Clive Cookson 10k Race Report

clivecooksonIt was muggy, there was a long hill and I’d never attempted it before. In fact, I worked out it had been almost three years since I had run a 10k race. It used to be my best distance but since embarking upon my nearby parkrun I’ve been all about the 5k. The thought of running just over six miles hard was quite daunting.

Luckily I had my Green and Gold contingent by my side (and scattered about the course supporting). A healthy turn out of 22 Wallsend Harriers made their way to the start line.

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York Track and Field Report

track8And here we go again. It was time for the return of Blyth and Wallsend to the northern track and field league; this time bigger and better than ever. In case you somehow missed the news, we were champions of division 3E last season, victors, the biggest fish in our little pond.

We achieved what had not been done in the club’s athletics history and secured promotion to division 2E of the league. So this year we find ourselves facing off against some serious competition.

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