Boys 1500m Final U/13 Girls 1500m
2nd Kieron Mutch 4:50.58 2nd Olivia Katory 5.9.47 (PB)
8th Wesley Croom 5:15.24 (PB) 7th Amy Ellis 5.21.6 (PB)
9th Joseph Anderson 5:28.29(PB)
Boys 1500m Final U/13 Girls 100
Cheetham 4:47.74 (PB) Carys Purves 16.03(PB)
Men 1500m Final U/17 Men 3000m Final
Donald 4:30.38 (PB) 1st Patrick Donald 9-33-11(PB)
Girls 200m Heats U/13 Boys 800m Final
6th Carys Purves 33.29 (PB) 8th Wesley Croom 2-36-9(PB)
Girls 3000m Final U/15 Girls 100m Hts
4th Rebecca Wren 11:20.92(PB) 6th Emily Zibe 14.1(PB)
6th Georgia Anderson 12:13.18(PB)
Girls 800m Final U/13 Girls 1500m Final
Ellis 2:41.24(PB) 2nd Olivia Katory 5.9.43 (PB)
7th Amy Ellis 5.21.6 (PB)
Women 3000m Final U/17 Women 1500 Final
Purves 10:51.5 1st Rhian Purves 4.49.79
Girls 800m Final
Under 15 Boys 3000m Final U/15 Girls 1500m Final
9th Geordie Cheetham 10-19-43(PB) 9th Rebecca Wren 5-14-22(PB)
Congratulations to Rebecca Wren, Carys and Rhian Purves and Rachel Rees who represented the club at the National Cross country Championships at Donnington Feb 27th.
Rhian (pictured) came a fantastic 14th in the U15 girls.
The track season starts in April.
This year the club will take part in the North East Youth Development League (NEYDL) in a combined team with Wallsend Harriers
The meets are:
Sunday 1st May, Sunday 22nd May, Sunday 26th June, Sunday 17th July-
NOTE that we need to supply adult volunteers to rake the long jump pit, move the hurdles, measure the javelin etc and parents of competing juniors will be expected to volunteer.
In addition, there are 6 meets for juniors and seniors in the North East Grand Prix at Jarrow and Gateshead on Wednesday evenings
27th April - NEGP 1 @ Jarrow (inc NECAA/open 10000m Championships)
8th June - NEGP 2 @ Jarrow (inc 800m for Jimmy Hedley Cup)
29th June - NEGP 3 @ Gateshead (inc Mile for Stan Long Trophy)
20th July - NEGP 4 @ Gateshead
10th August - NEGP 5 @ Jarrow
24th August - NEGP 6 @ Gateshead
Well done to all the Gosforth juniors who represented the club at the Northern Cross country championships Blackburn Saturday 30th Jan. Some strong running despite the freezing conditions.
14 0:14:28 72 Olivia Katory
38 0:15:07 74 Rebecca Wren
173 0:16:03 83 Joseph Anderson
55 0:19:00 69 Rhian Purves
138 0:21:31 67 Georgia Anderson
153 0:19:16 54 Jack Anderson
59 0:22:11 44 Olivia Hanlon
33 0:26:56 17 Florence McPate
Some great runs from the junior harriers at Aykley Heads.
U13 girls won the day with fantastic runs from Olivia, Beanie and Rebecca.
Ben and Ethan stormed into to 3rd and 5th places in the U11 boys
Congratulations to all who competed. There are some photos of the runners below-sorry if I missed you (especially Olivia and Ben- just too fast for the photographer!)
Sat 26th Sep 2015 - Tanfield #1
Sat 10th Oct 2015 - Temple Park (Sherman Cup/Davidson shield) Includes Clubs own C.C.Champs.
Sat 21st Nov 2015 - Aykley Heads #2
Sat 28th Nov 2015 - Druridge Bay #3
Sat 12th Dec 2015 - Northeastern X-C championships, Sedgefield
Sat/Sun?9th/10th Jan 2016 - Newcastle Town Moor #4
Sat 30th Jan 2016 - Northern Athletics X-C Championships, Blackburn
Sat 27th Feb 2016 ECCA National X-C Championships
Sat 5th Mar 2016 - Alnwick #5
Sat 19th Mar 2016 - Wrekenton #6
Put them on the calendar now!
Well done to all the juniors who raced the Sparvarger mile (and 800m) Wednesday 15th July.
There were loads of pb's and the U13 boys and U15 girls mile records were smashed by Kieran and Rhian.
Winners were Ethan Bond (U11 800m), Amy Ellis (U13G), Kieran Mutch (U13B), Rhian Purves (U15G), Patrick Donald (U15B), Holly Willis (U17G). Full results are on the results page.
Carys Purves 200m U13G 34.1
Rachel Rees 800m U15G 2:36.9
Stephen Bennison 800m U15B 2:36.8
Mark Thomas 200m JM 26.3
well done to all. full results are here
Congratulations to those who competed in the Northumberland Schools AA and who represented Northumberland at the Inter counties championship
Northumberland Schools Athletics association 13th June
Junior Boys 800m final
7th Joe Ramshaw 2:17:11
Junior Girls 1500m final
1st Rhian Purves 4:47:40
Inter girls 1500m
2nd Holly Willis 5:08:47
3rd Chelsea Williamson 5:08:98
4th Olivia Hanlon 5:21:63
Inter girls Long jump
3rd Chelsea Williamson 4:24
Inter counties 20th June
Junior Girls 1500m
1 Rhian Purves 4:44.6
Inter girls 1500m
5 Holly Willis 5:13.20
Inter girls Triple jump
5 Chelsea Williamson 8.83
Congratulations to our junior medal winners at this year's North Eastern Counties AA Rhian, Sophie, and Patrick. Verified results so far from our Gosforth athletes below:-
U13W 800m heat 4th Rebecca Wren 2.40.06 pb
U13M 800m heat 4th Keiron Mutch 2.32.27 pb
U13M 800m final 7th Keiron Mutch 2:42.84
U13M 1500m final 5th Keiron Mutch 5.03.9 pb
U15W 1500m final 1st Rhian Purves 4:56.84
13th Sophie Mutch 5:43.67
U15M 1500m final 2nd Patrick Donald 10:04.67pb
U15W 3000m final 1st Rhian Purves 10.47.84 pb and NEW CLUB RECORD
3rd Sophie Mutch 12.02.70 pb
Patrick Donald celebrates his silver medal in the U15 boys 1500m at the North east counties championships at Gateshead.
Well done to all our competitors in the junior race at Wallsend. Ethan, Wills, Max, Ellie, Megan
Special shout out to Ethan Bond who was 2nd overall
Juniors, don't forget...
The next Start fitness track and field grand prix meet is on Wednesday 17 June (Gateshead Stadium)
Other meets are 22 July (Monkton stadium), 1 July, and 12 August (both at Gateshead Stadium). Race distances from 100m upwards. Field events as well. U13, U15, U17 categories. Check the programme for your registration times.
If you need a lift, let Colin or Gordon know
Time to dust off your spikes and put your winter training to the test. All runners are encouraged to compete. This is what it's all about!
Entry is £3.00 per event. see here for full programme
Mondays Bohemian's, South Ridge, Brunton Park, 6.00pm beginners
7.00pm improvers only
Wednesdays Churchill Playing Fields, Monkseaton 7.00 pm all
Saturdays Border Minstrel, Gosforth Park (racecourse) 10.00 am all
Sundays Border Minstrel, Gosforth Park (racecourse) 10.30 am improvers only
Improvers, if you are a regular and can't make it to a training session please let Colin know. Send him a text on 07861315748.
New juniors are welcome but please note that for safety reasons, junior numbers are limited- newcomers must please contact Louise Watson 07553 926655 and/or Colin Haggie on 0191 2372288 before turning up
Congratulations to all who took part in the Start fitness NE harrier league this season.
In the overall team competition U13 girls came 9th, U13 boys 4th. U15 girls 4th.
Patrick Donald was 6th U15 boy in the individual Grand Prix.