Yes! Finally, a proper cross country! We had to wait until the end of October but it was the beautiful Lambton estate that delivered a good old mud-filled, hill fest that delighted as much as it appalled. Just the way it should be.
Well this year’s Great North Run took on a very different tone this year, after the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. With the Great North 5k and both Mini and Junior Run postponed out of respect, it was touch and go whether GNR 2022 would even go ahead. But with tens of thousands of people turning up and millions being raised for charity, GNR announced it would remain in place in honour of her memory.
The second friendly Junior Quadrathlon took place on a very wet September evening. The event was put together with our friends at Blyth to ensure youngsters had the opportunity to compete during the summer months.