Claire Shipley

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Pier to Pier 2019 – 19-05-19

Race Report by Gary & Sally Dack The race starts on the beach at South Shields and follows the coastline down to Roker Beach at Sunderland. It’s a point to point race with no fixed route for parts of the race (runners are not allowed to run on the pavement or the road) on mixed …

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Raby Castle 10K – 12-05-19

Race Report by Brian Rose Sunday 12th May 2019 and it was the 17th annual Raby Castle 10K hosted by Teesdale AC. A warm late spring day offered ideal conditions for strapping on the running shoes and getting miles in the legs. Judging by the number of families and clubs represented across all four races …

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Guatemala Impact Marathon – 09-03-2019

Race Report by Stefan Kostrzewski “Lava!”  “What? Where?” “Lava!!!!” You know you’re in for a race like no other when you arrive and are greeted by a glowing stream of lava snaking down the mountainside. I guess I should have expected it when during the race briefing the night before we were told “things to …

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Sophie Quinn – National Schools X-Country – 23-03-19

Race report by Mike Quinn (Father of Sophie Quinn) The National Primary Schools cross-country races were held at Pestwold Hall in Leicestershire on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Many people within the Tees Valley area will not be aware of these races as the Tees Valley don’t send a team unlike other regions (eg Yorkshire & …

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Dishforth Dash 10km

Race report by John Gray Race InformationThis was the 2nd running of the Dishforth Dash 10K event which was held at the recently decommissioned MOD Airfield near Ripon North Yorkshire in support of the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF). The event offered a fantastic opportunity for runners of all abilities to run on this former WW2 …

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Thirsk 10-mile road race

Race Report by Mike Robbins It was a chilly and breezy morning In Thirsk, but the sun shone brightly. We arrived early to collect our race numbers and have a brief warmup. It is a couple of minutes walk across the racecourse to the start line and after a short briefing, the gun went and …

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