Hexham report by Ken & Jan Heslop. The penultimate track & field meeting was held at Wentworth stadium Hexham. Mediterranean temperatures awaited all comeptitors. Elswick Harrier juniors teamed up with South Shields. So many athletes to mention individually: please view the provisional results > results
Some fantastic performances, with some athletes making their debut. There was some interesting styles in the long jump, but the girls really enjoyed it. A brilliant turnout of supporters parents and grandparents, great to see they all enjoyed it ,the beautiful weather did help….. photos from the day: Some of junior Team Elswick & The ‘Home Stretch‘ . Zac Old was 1st in 800m under 15 and Poppy Old was 1st under 13 800m. Zara Naughton was 3rd under 13 1500m and Caitlin Flanagan was 5th under 13 1500m.
The next and final track meeting of the NEYDL is on Sunday 15th July at Churchill playing fields Whitley Bay. Elswick and South Shields will be the hosting clubs for this event.We will need as many athletes & parents as possible to get involved to help out and make this last event as successful as possible. A special mention to Judith and Kerrie for their driving determination to make sure these track events go ahead. Again a big well done to the juniors who all did their best with determination and all had big smiles they were all brilliant. Jan & Ken.
Tuesday leave the centre at 7.15 pm for a warm up. Tom Hanson to advise. Session is the 5 mile handicap run.
Thursday leave the centre at 7.15 pm for a Blayney Row warm up. Then 1,2,3,5 mins on playing field / then short hill reps / Then 1,2,3 mins with recovery recovery on the field. Then everyone off to watch England v Belgium!