Training Schedule wc 8th June 💚💛

From our wonderful friends at St Oswald’s

What a week it’s been with our GSR fundraising clearing the £1300 mark for St Oswald’s, holding our first Virtual AGM and a new Chairman!
Congratulations once again to Paddy and a HUGE thank you to Bill for his stewardship over the last 4 years, who is now our honourary president.
The training doesn’t stop so here is our plan for next week; remember if you do train together, then please remember to keep your (social) distance.
If you aren’t able to get together then fear not, you can always drop by Strava or our other social media channels.

As always, let us know if you’ve any feedback or questions.

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Wallsend way back when…

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.

From one great to another…

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:

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