ThunderRun 24h – 20th & 21st July 2019

Race Report by James Fishburn Over the weekend a group of Marsh House runners made the annual pilgrimage to Catton Park to take part in the Conti 24hr Thunder Run. The race consists of teams completing as many laps of a testing off-road 10k course as possible in 24 hours. There was a surprising result …

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Race Report – Aycliffe 10K – 16th June 2019

Race Report by James Fishburn The Aycliffe 10k acts as the curtain raiser for another jam-packed summer season of 10k road racing. Many runners use Aycliffe to set a benchmark for the following 10k races in Billingham, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Leeds (not summer but the undoubted finale of the season). As usual, a number of …

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Swaledale Marathon – Saturday 8th June 2019

Race Report by Darren Smith Saturated, Distressed and Elated! Two weeks ago, whilst waiting in the queue for the Wynyard 10k, I struck up a conversation with a lady from Hartlepool Burn Harriers about the Swaledale Marathon: her name eludes me; however, her final words left an indelible mark in my mind, “The weather is …

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Whitsun Woodland Trail Race – Sunday 26th May 2019

Race Report by Helen Hill This race has been going for a few years now, but it is the first time I’ve taken part. I’m familiar with different parts of the course from doing the Club handicap, Stockton Trail Series races and long Sunday morning training runs. The course is approximately 6.5 miles of trails …

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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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