June 2010

Ossy Oiks Report and Results

At the start there were four away with Nigel Tait soon moving to the front. Ian Wellock Elliott Jackson and Charlie Stead were in pursuit with a group of about ‘8’ behind them. Once they were approaching Black Hambleton Charlie was able to move up to joint second. On the return there were a few minor navigational errors but as they came into the last half mile it was a battle between Charlie and Nigel. Charlie just got passed before the line but a good battle overall. In the Women’s... Read More

Sunderland 5k Road Race

We have race entry forms in store for the Sunderland 5k Road Race, organised by Sunderland Harriers. This race takes place on Wednesday July 21st, with a 7.15pm start at Silksworth Sports Complex. The course at Silksworth is very flat and is one of the fastest in the whole of the United Kingdom, so ideal if you are w…anting to set a personal best for 5k. Cost of entry is £6 for club runners, £8 for unattached runners.

Gibside Fruit Bowl Trail Race

The 14th Fruit Bowl Trail Race, organised by Blackhill Bounders, takes place on Sunday 7th November, and we have race entry forms in store. It’s a six mile race, on good tracks, paths and estate roads, and follows a scenic route passing all the estates landmarks such as the monument, octagonal ond and Gibside Hall. P…rice of entry is £12 for UKA club registered runners, and £14 for non-affiliated runners. Proceeds from the event go to the Friends of Gibside Restoration Fund. Come on in to our store for an... Read More

Sunderland Sport in Parks Races 2010

There are some “Sport in Parks” races taking place in Sunderland, organised by Sunderland City Council, and we have race entry forms in store for them. The first is at Herrington on Wednesday 7th July at 7.15pm, and is a 5k multi-terrain race. £6 entry for UKA club members, £8 for unattached runners. The closing dat…e is 30th June. There is also two runs at Hetton Lyons on Wendesday 4th August 2010. The first is a 2430m fun run with a 6.30pm start, which will cost £2 to enter. If... Read More