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Silver medals for Morpeth U17 team at Northern Road Relay

The gold medal won by Morpeth Harriers U17 boys was the highlight of the Northern Athletics Young Athlete and Senior Road Relays held in Manchester on Saturday.

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Hudspith first Morpeth Harrier home in the Great North Run

Hudspith first Morpeth Harrier home in the Great North Run

Morpeth Harriers were well represented in events over the Great North Run weekend, with some 26 runners taking part in Sunday’s half-marathon and another 19 taking part in the previous day’s Junior Races on the Quayside.

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Elia Viviani, right, and Edvald Boasson Hagen, centre, at the finish in Blyth. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Tour of Britain: Drama as original winner of Northumberland stage penalised

Team Sky’s Elia Viviani was awarded victory on stage two of the Tour of Britain after Edvald Boasson Hagen was stripped of his win in a controversial finish in Blyth.
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Caled Ewan on his way to the stage victory in Kelso. Picture: SW Pix.

Tour of Britain: Aussie wins opening stage

Caleb Ewan started the 2017 OVO Energy Tour of Britain off where he ended the previous edition, standing atop the podium as a stage winner, having taken the victory at the end of the 190-kilometre opening leg between Edinburgh and Kelso in the Scottish Borders.
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Bamburgh Castle

Grab a bird's eye view of the Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain cyclists will be riding through Northumberland on Monday - and Bamburgh Castle is offering visitors a chance to see them from on high.

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Mark Cavendish

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2017: Mark Cavendish returns from injury to join Tour

Mark Cavendish will take part in the OVO Energy Tour of Britain as he makes his comeback from injury after fracturing his scapula in the Tour de France, it has been announced.

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The winner crosses the line at Blyth. Picture by Helen Smith

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2017: Key Northumberland timings and road closures

With just days to go until Northumberland is alive with the sights and sounds of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain, spectators are being urged to arrive in plenty of time to catch the action.
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Action from the Tour of Britain

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2017: ITV4 is to screen every minute of the race

Cycling fans will be able to watch every moment of the Tour of Britain live, as ITV4 will be screening all eight stages from start to finish, in their entirety, for the first time.

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Geraint Thomas

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2017: Famous faces set to compete in the race

Among the star names who have already been confirmed for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, which begins on Sunday (September 3), are the recently crowned European Champion Alexander Kristoff; World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin; and Team Sky’s Michal Kwiatkowski; plus multiple British Time Trial Champion Alex Dowsett.

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Double defeat for Morpeth as Birkett hits 131 runs for Tillside

Double defeat for Morpeth as Birkett hits 131 runs for Tillside

There was a double defeat for Morpeth 1sts and 2nds in the Northumberland and Tyneside Senior Cricket League on Saturday.

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Cricket stumps.

Defeats for Morpeth and Ponteland

Morpeth Cricket 1sts went down to a heavy nine wicket defeat at the hands of Bates Cottages in the Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League on Saturday.

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Morpeth pair win national competition

Morpeth pair win national competition

Morpeth golfers David Clark and Martyn Jobling are the 2017 PGA Fourball Champions.

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Griffiths takes gold to defend her Northern U17 javelin title

Griffiths takes gold to defend her Northern U17 javelin title

Four Morpeth Harriers were in action at the annual Northern Athletics combined Under 13/Under15/Under17 Track and Field Championships, held on Saturday and Sunday, at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester.

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The picturesque Kielder Marathon.

Places for Kielder Marathon races are filling up fast

Places for Britain’s most beautiful races during Kielder Marathon weekend are filling up fast.
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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Harri Baker and Heolrhedyn Element after winning the 90cm championship.

Title success for Harri and Heolrhedyn Element

An equestrian rider from Morpeth is celebrating after a major title success.

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SGR Racings Tom Oliver in action at the Pirelli National Superstock 600 championship at Thruxton circuit in Hampshire. Picture by Tim Keeton

Oliver secures third place finish after dramatic race

SGR Racing’s Tom Oliver finished the eighth round of the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship in a hard-fought third place at the ultra-fast Thruxton circuit in Hampshire.

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Athletics competition.

Excellent performances from Harriers in league

Twenty-five athletes, 14 men, and 11 women, were in action for Morpeth Harriers in their fourth and final Northern Athletics League Division 2 fixture, held at Middlesbrough Athletics Village, on Saturday.

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Morpeth 10k road race winner Ian Hudspith. Picture by Jane Coltman

Hudspith denies Avery hat-trick with Morpeth 10k Road Race win

Course record holder Ian Hudspith of Morpeth Harriers returned to the scene of his triumph of 20 years previous to claim again a handsome victory in the annual Morpeth 10k Road Race.

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A graphic of the 20 team jerseys for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

Teams announced for 2017 Tour of Britain

The 20 teams for the 2017 OVO Energy Tour of Britain have today been announced, in a line-up that will feature 10 UCI WorldTour teams, plus a further three squads that have competed in one of the two Grand Tours so far in 2017.

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