From Tom Hanson: Kindly note: This Tuesday will see the start of extending the sessions (for those who can only get there for 7.30pm). So, leaving the centre at 7.15pm & heading towards the pylon on the river side of the footpath ONE. Pylon Location. Session: 3 x 1 mile, with 2 min recovery. For runners getting there late we will be extending the number of miles up to 5 if required.
Thursday: Station Bank session. Leave the centre at 7.15pm. ‘Blaney Row warm up’ & continue to head out along the cinder path. Turn right at the 1st “farmers gate”. Meet at bottom of the hill – opposite the houses on the left. Session: 3 x long hill (and 5 x 3 mins). The long reps can be extended to 4 to let late arrivals catch up on their training.
RIVER RUN helpers & marshals – unless you have been contacted by the club directly then:
please all meet in the crèche room at the centre for 6.15pm. Thank you.
A superb turnout by Team Elswick for the Blaydon Race. 74 members took part. Over 4000 took to the start line on a warm & breezy Friday evening. Photos enclosed along with results and web link from results base. Thank you to Iain Hardy who was the” clubs official Iphone 3 photographer! 🙂 on the evening. Winner of the 2017 race was Peter Newton from Morpeth A&C in 27.47. The winner of the womens race was Sonia Samules from Sale Harriers in 29.46. First home was Elswick Harriers was Tadele Mulugeta in 14th place in 29.32. First home from the ladies contingent was Gina Howorth in 36.47. Well done to everyone competing on Friday evening, keep it going Team Elswick! Many thanks to all the officials and volunteers on the evening. Finally, congratulations to Blaydon Harriers for hosting this sell out historical race. Continue reading Blaydon Race 2017 (Photos & results) – A grand evening for the club!