Thank you to Jan and Ken for the report. Northumberland Schools was held 15th January 2019 at Temple Park South Shields. Cool but sunny, good running conditions, Elswick Harriers had a great turnout of juniors who represented their schools. All had previously raced to qualify for this XC representing different regions of the county. Well done for getting this far.
Minor Boys 24th Adam Robinson 11.55. 35th Aaron Ikwue 12.13. 54th Elliot Kelso 12.37. 84th Bailey Shore 14.37. Junior Boys 5th Zac Old 15.24. 52nd Charles Mason 18.39. Intermediate Boys 38th Kieran Dixon 23.33. Minor Girls 2nd Poppy Old 10.56. 7th Lucy Milburn 11.50. 19th Sophie Henderson 12.26. 27th Bella Russell 12.38. 52nd Katy Bullock 13.45. 53rd Ellie Winter 13.54.
Junior Girls 12th Zara Naughton 12.18. 13th Caitlin Flanagan 12.21. 30th Imogen Bungay 13.20. 58th Emma Robinson 14.38. Intermediate Girls 5th Suzannah Fielding 17.19. 8th Hannah Tumia 17.24. 13th Charley Lee 18.13. 16th Emily Allison 18.33. 31st Aimee Bairstow 20.46. Top 16 will qualify to represent Northumberland in the next round. Which will again be held at Temple Park on the 2nd February we will be competing against Cleveland, Cumbria, Durham and North Yorkshire. Well done to all that competed.
The third NEHL took place at a cold and blustery Gosforth Park it could have been much worse. A thank you to Gosforth/Heaton and Tyne-bridge harriers for setting up the course in awful conditions.
The Elswick juniors results are as follows –
U/11 Boys 8th Jake Stroud 5.45 – 31st Ethan Housego 6.21.
U/11 Girls 1st Poppy Wilde 5.30 – 15th Louisa Hamilton 6.25 – 25th Sydney Bungay 6.42 – 30th Lola wood 6.49 – 31st Jessica Robinson 6.49 – 33rd Hannah Waterhouse 6.52 – 41st Evie Reed 7.38 – 50th Keira Bairstow 8.09.
U/13 Boys 13th Adam Robinson 14.20 – 25th William Butterworth 13.10 – (fast pack) 34th Jake Robertson 13.48(fast pack) 53rd Elliot Kelso 15.41 – 55th Charles Mason 14.03(fast pack) 58th Henry Young 14.14(fast pack) 59th Bailey Shore 16.03. 5th Team.
U/13 Girls 16th Caitlin Flanagan 13.55(fast pack) 20th Lucy Milburn 14.13 (fast pack) 35th Imogen Bungay 14.38 (fast pack) 42nd Katy Bullock 16.44 – 49th Sophie Henderson 15.19 (fast pack) 51st Lauren Stroud 15.27(fast pack) 67th Jayden Morton 20.31.5th Team.
U/15 Boys 17th Kieran Dixon 13.52 – 20th Zac Old 12.00 (fast pack) 50th Will Brown 17.49 – 52nd Connor Shore 19.37 6th Team.
U/15 Girls 34th Aimee Bairstow 15.57- 41st Charley Lee 14.38(fast pack) 45th Grace Ogilvie 16.49. 10th Team.
U/17 Boys 33rd Chris Mason (fast pack)
U/17/20 Girls 6th Suzannah Fielding 19.39 (medium pack) 15th Hannah Tumia 20.07(medium pack) 27th Kerry-Anne Simpson 22.46 – 38th Marissa O’Rourke 25.35. 5th Team.
Great to see so many turning out well done to everyone. Next NEHL is 17th November Aykley Heads hope to see as many out as possible as the club championships are all up for grabs.
Thank you to Rob Wilson who kindly brought the club tent.
Tuesday 5th – 4×5 mins with 90 sec recovery at the Pylon.
Thursday 7th – 5×1 min/5x short hills 25 secs/ 5x 1min at Warburton’s.
The senior sessions week will be…..
Tuesday 22nd : 15 min warm up followed by 30 mins of half mile reps with 1 min recovery. Starting from 1st bench on riverside footpath after turning right at end of Warburtons road.
Wednesday 23rd : Clive Cookson 10k – one of our club championship races
Thursday 24th : 3 x 3mins, 3 x 2mins, 3 x 1 min with 1 min recovery on centre field
Saturday 26th : Tom is holding a track session on the centre field this Saturday. Meet at 10:30 for a two mile warm up and the the session will begin. Anyone who wishes to take part please see Tom on Thursday.
Tuesday 15th – 4x5mins at the pylon 2min recovery.
Thursday 17th – Station Bank 3x Long or 5x Short hills.
Also note to register this week with Tom for the 6 mile handicap on the 22nd, as start times will be shortly after 7pm for the first runners.
Tuesday 8th – will be 1.1 mile then 5 short hills with 1.1 mile to finish, this is approx. 5k starting at the club.
Thursday 10th – is on the field 3×3 mins, 3×2 mins finished with 3×1 min all with 1 min recovery.
Tuesday 18th – 5 min strides followed by 2x2k, then an additional 2k as an optional extra. We will start at the crescent again.
Thursday 20th – I am looking to get the track for the end of the session, 4x2mins, 4 short hills and then 4×400.
Tuesday 11th will be 10 mins strides followed by 2×1 mile, everything is starting at the seat mile marker.
Thursday 13th will be 20 min strides at the Plantation.
Tuesday 4th July, 4×5 min with 2 min recovery, this should start at the 3rd cut, not the Pylon or the next one, gives all runners the chance to get round the loop.
Thursday 6th July, 10x short hills 1.15 sec, this is the usual back road next to the allotments.