2019 Good Friday Relays

Please find below and updated Version 2.0 of the Good Friday Relay Results. Thank you.

2019 GFR VER 2.0

A record turnout for competitors at our Good Friday Relays earlier today. After an early misty start, the fine morning sunshine added to the spectacle:  lots of spectators were treated to fine racing from the Under 11’s, U13’s U15’s The Womens and Mens Relays made for a great morning of competition.

A special thank you from Safety Officer Derek Nelson who had Club athlete Alex Harman in attendance at the sub-station marshal point. Alex was superb in marshaling the runners! 

To all of the event day help team, you were superb throughout, your a credit to your club.

Thank you to the officials team and to Denise and Adele at Gateway House. Thank you to all participants and spectators……we hope you enjoyed your racing: cheering on your teams and runners. 

EXTRA GOOD FRIDAY REPORT FROM KEN & JAN HESLOP.

It was great to see a record turnout for our Good Friday Races in this our 130th year. The weather first thing was a bit misty and chilly for the first Races but when the sun came out it was glorious for the many spectators but a bit warm for the athletes.

The results are as follows  for the Elswick juniors  U/11 Girls 1st Poppy Wilde 6.36- 15th Jessica  Robinson 9.02- 19th Hannah Waterhouse 9.24 U/11 Boys 5th Liam Coulson 6.38- 10th Jake Stroud 6.56. U/13 Girls 5th Poppy Old 9.45- 10th Lucy Milburn 9.54- 11th Imogen Bungay 9.54-16th Caitlin Flanagan 10.28- 22nd Lauren Stroud 10.37- 41st Sophie Henderson 11.43- 46th  Louisa Hamilton 12.09- 48th Olivia Emson 13.30- 50th Keira Bairstow 13.42- 52nd Evie Reed 13.51- 53rd Lucy Eldridge 15.07

U/13 Boys 28th Jake Robertson 10.07- 37th Callum Eldridge 10.31 38th Harvey Taylor 10.34- 40th Elliot Kelso 10.48- 48th Adam Robinson 11.25- 51st William Butterworth 11.30- 56th Tristan Davidson 12.26- 57th William Scougall 12.31- 60th Bailey Shore 14.32. U/15 Girls 25th Grace Ogilvie 11.26- 26th Aimee Bairstow 11.44- 31st Maelona Redhead 13.57. U/15 Boys 20th Will Brown 11.22. 

Well done to our juniors who ran in the senior races Suzy Fielding Hannah Tumia, Chris Mason and Jamie Styles.

Also out of interest the following senior athletes who ran in the senior race came through our junior ranks are Amy Fuller, Judith Nutt Justina Heslop, Steven Horn, Steve Robertson and Andrew Bell: An inspiration to our junior section. 

Well done everybody for turning up so early to represent your club. 

A big thank you to all the behind the scenes helpers and marshals and officials who give their own time to make these events happen and also a special mention to Graham Bell who has worked tirelessly to make sure this event happens. Cheers Jan & Ken.

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Graham Bell

Hello Paul,
Thank you for contacting the club. The admin team will look into this. I can’t at this moment in time, give you a specific date as to when this will be done:
The club is turning its attention towards another run event on the 12th of June (now around 8 weeks away) it hosts: The Newburn River Run, so folks in a voluntary capacity, are now busy with this event.

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