Trophy for major race now on permanent display in hall

Jim Alder and Mike Bateman from Morpeth Harriers and Morpeth Mayor Nic Best with the cup.
Jim Alder and Mike Bateman from Morpeth Harriers and Morpeth Mayor Nic Best with the cup.

This is a new addition to the Town Hall treasures.

Morpeth Harriers presented the trophy for the Morpeth to Newcastle Road Race, which ran from 1904 to 2004, for permanent display.

Five-times winner Jim Alder and Harriers’ member Mike Bateman handed it over to Morpeth Mayor Nic Best.