The Castles Half Marathon – Bamburgh. Success for Team Elswick.

Team Elswick ventured north to the backdrop of Bamburgh and its famous castle. A typical late autumn Sunday day weather awaited Team Elswick and fellow competitors. A two lap, undulating course of Northumberland country side. What followed in the race of over 300 athletes was hard earned and success for Team Elswick.

For results go to > 2018 results Jude Nutt had a superb race and took first place in the women’s race (6th overall!) in 1.25.23 and took the title & trophy. Congratulations Jude!

Richard Houghton took a fine podium 3rd place (1.25.03) in the men’s competition. Congratulations to Richard – And together with Scott Brady (1.26.00 & 8th place) and Dave Armstrong (1.36.26 & 40th) were just edged out by NSP for the men’s team competition! Well done regardless gents! Below are the trophy photos: Jude & Richard. (Thanks to Scott for the news on the race). Well done to Jim, Karen and John for Team Elswick too…………… Keep it going!


Pos Name Club Race
Gender Gender
Category Category
Gun Time Chip Time
3 richard houghton Elswick Harriers 362 Male 3 Senior 2 01:23:05 01:23:02
6 judith nutt Elswick Harriers 465 Female 1 V40 1 01:25:23 01:25:18
8 scott brady Elswick Harriers 236 Male 7 Senior 5 01:26:00 01:25:57
40 david armstrong Elswick Harriers 209 Male 38 V40 9 01:36:26 01:36:22
205 john stewart Elswick Harriers 537 Male 164 Senior 78 02:02:13 02:01:55
273 karen routledge Elswick Harriers 504 Female 84 V55 2 02:18:28 02:18:07
279 jim ross Elswick Harriers 503 Male 191 V55 15 02:20:51 02:20:30

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