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Weetslade Relays

Race Report by Diana Weightman Thank you to everyone who took part in the virtual Weetslade relays. Even though we didn’t have the hill to contend with it was still a tough 4K solo run! 186 teams took part and … Continue reading

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Greener Miles Virtual Challenge: The Even Bigger One PLUS next week’s challenge…

A huge effort from runners across the North-East this weekend saw a combined 16,064 miles run in 24 hours!! 337 miles came from Alnwick Harriers, placing us 25th out of 41 teams. Well done MIKE TELFER, who topped the distance … Continue reading

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3 Peaks – Greener Miles Virtual Challenge

Report by Caro Fentiman This week’s virtual challenge was a tough one: run the total height of Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell, a whopping 11,135 feet. Team members agreed that this was a brutal event. MIKE, OLLIE and FINLAY TELFER … Continue reading

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Virtual Weetslade Relays

Message to Alnwick Harriers: The Weetslade Relays are coming up later on this month on the 20th June. Alnwick Harriers have usually managed to submit a few teams. This year Claremont Road Runners are organising a virtual event, but distances … Continue reading

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Greener Miles, Points Win Prizes and next week’s virtual challenge

Race report by Caro Fentiman This week’s Greener Miles Challenge required strategic thinking, as competitors had to run as high and as far as they could in 30 minutes. It quickly became clear that elevation was the point winner, so … Continue reading

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Coached Group Training Sessions

You will all know that we can now meet outside for exercise with 5 people from different households. This is great news but we have to keep the 2 metre social distancing rule at all times. We are now waiting … Continue reading

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Greener Miles, Boomerang Challenge

Report by Caro Fentiman Another week, another Greener Miles Challenge, this time requiring team members to run 4 miles as fast as they could but starting and ending in the same place. This was to try and reduce any advantage … Continue reading

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Greener Miles 24 Hour Challenge, The Big One

Report by Caro Fentiman The Big One! 18 hardy harriers took part in another virtual running event organised by Greener Running Miles this weekend. The challenge was to run for 24 hours within 24 hours, with the winning team being … Continue reading

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Greener Miles Running Virtual Lockdown Challenge: 50K Time Trial

Race report by Caro Fentiman I stumbled across Greener Miles Running on Strava – an environmentally friendly trail running event company based in Gateshead that has been organising weekly lockdown events attracting almost a thousand runners across the North-East. This … Continue reading

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Northumberland Coastal Run 2020 – Final Call for Refunds

Notice from Laura McLean, Northumberland Coastal Run Race Director: A final reminder to anyone who requires a refund for the 2020 Northumberland Coastal Run, the closing date on all requests is Thursday 30th April 2020. If you require a refund … Continue reading

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