Cross Country Registration

Everyone please note that the closing date to be registered for the XC is Sunday 24th September.  Those who have not paid their subs, spoken to Graham Harrison regarding the payment of subs and/or have not filled out their membership form will not be eligible to be registered for the XC. Cross country training has […]

Cross Country Season 2017/2-18

The cross country season is nearly upon us again – below are the dates/venues:   30th Sept – Wrekenton 8th Oct – Druridge Bay 28th Oct – Sherman Cup – Temple Park (S/Shields) 18th Nov – Aykley Heads, Durham 6th Jan – Herrington Country Park, Sunderland 10th Feb – Thornley Farm, Durham 3rd Mar – […]

Bob Graham Round Blog 8

This is my final blog post before my round on Friday.   In my first blog I outlined the 4 main concerns I had so now seems like a good time to revisit them:   Conditions on the day Still a concern, but during my training I’ve ran in gale force winds, torrential rain and […]

Bob Graham Round Blog 7

It seems fitting to base this blog post on Iain’s successful round on 27th/28th May.   I drove over to the Lakes on the Friday afternoon and arrived at Denton House where we were all staying at around 7-30pm. We walked to Weatherspoon’s to have some food and met Bob who had left his car […]

Ronnie Walker

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I write to let you know that our Life President, Mr Ronnie Walker, passed away on Thursday.   Ronnie was 95 and as many of you would have known had failing health in recent years.  He died peacefully at home, in his sleep, surrounded by […]

Borrowdale Fell Race

Borrowdale Fell Race entry is now open. It is an iconic race in the lake district which takes in Scafell Pike and Great Gable.   The race is on 5th August and is one of the long races in the fell series – entries can be made by following the link below.   Borrowdale Fell […]

Bob Graham Round Blog 6

Well it’s been so long since my last post I’m not sure where to begin.   I’ll start with some negatives, mainly injury related. I’ve had a few problems – firstly my right thigh popped during the Rising Sun parkrun which made it difficult to walk nevermind run so a week out there and a […]

Carrock Fell Race Report

5.9 miles. 1640ft of ascent. Start point: Calebreck   Carrock fell is situated in the Northern Fells and on its summit sits an ancient hill-fort, though not many details are known about this. The fell itself consists of bouldery slopes surrounded by smooth grass and artificial mounds.   Sounds delightful doesn’t it?.. Well lets see […]