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Long makes an immediate impression

In his first outing in a Morpeth Harriers vest, and his first track 10,000m race, new club acquisition Mark Long certainly made himself known, not only to his new club colleagues, but also the north east athletics fraternity, as he carved out a superb win over 25 laps at Monkton Stadium on Wednesday evening, to clinch the area championship.

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Ross tops the podium after triumphing at tetrathlon

Ross tops the podium after triumphing at tetrathlon

Morpeth’s Ross Charlton triumphed on Saturday at the British Under 17 Boys Tetrathlon, held at Bath University.

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Medal success for Laura in Commonwealth 5000m

Medal success for Laura in Commonwealth 5000m

Despite feeling a little unwell over recent days, Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman, still managed to pull out all the stops to claim a superb Commonwealth Games bronze medal for England in the Women’s 5000m.

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Morpeth Harriers hit by late call-offs for 12-stage Relay event

Morpeth Harriers hit by late call-offs for 12-stage Relay event

Despite last minute key withdrawals, Morpeth Harriers Men still managed to get 12 runners to compete at Saturday’s annual English Road Running Association 12 Stage Road Relays.

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Morpeth Harrier Floyd runs off with the easter 10k on Tyneside

Morpeth Harrier Floyd runs off with the easter 10k on Tyneside

Posting a finishing time of 33m12s, Ross Floyd became the sixth Morpeth Harrier to win the annual North Tyneside 10k on Sunday, which was being run for the fourteenth occasion.

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Avery stars with England in Home Internationals

Avery stars with England in Home Internationals

In his very first appearance for England, Morpeth Harriers Northern Cross-Country Champion Carl Avery performed well, to finish forty seconds behind English National winner Adam Hickey of Southend, when he finished second, accompanying Hickey in a superb country team triumph in the Home Countries International at Nottingham’s Wollaton Park on Saturday.

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Emphasis on fun at cricket roadshows

Emphasis on fun at cricket roadshows

All Stars Cricket roadshows have begun, and they have been to schools across Northumberland, giving fun sessions to students aged five to eight.

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Avery gets Encland call for x-country

Avery gets Encland call for x-country

The superb form shown since the turn of the year, has resulted in Morpeth Harrier Carl Avery being selected to run for England for the first time in the Home Countries International Cross Country, due to be held at Nottingham’s Wollaton Park, this Saturday, March 24.

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Four end-of-season victories for Harriers as League draws to close

Four end-of-season victories for Harriers as League draws to close

Organisers of the North Eastern Harrier League breathed a huge sigh of relief on Saturday, as they managed to complete the season’s fixtures at a wintry Alnwick Castle.

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Pippa the golden girl at regional finals

Pippa the golden girl at regional finals

Morpeth girl Pippa Smith (aged 9) was competing at the North of England WA Regional Gymnastics finals at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy at the weekend.

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Leonard ‘Lion of Loughborough’ after guiding U17 men to victory

Leonard ‘Lion of Loughborough’ after guiding U17 men to victory

Recent wintry weather, accompanied by heavy overnight rain on Friday, gave way to the inevitable mud-bath for all athletes competing at the annual UK Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships.

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Amy is Scottish Indoor Champion at 60m

Amy is Scottish Indoor Champion at 60m

Amy Lott, of Morpeth Harriers, is the new Scottish U15 Girls 60m Hurdles Indoor Champion.

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Morpeth swimmers take the plunge at area championships

Morpeth swimmers take the plunge at area championships

Morpeth ASC swimmers recently competed at the Northumberland and Durham County Championships.

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Rory Leonard (Morpeth Harriers) wins the mens under-17s 2018 Northern Cross Country Champs., Harewood House, Leeds. Photo: David T. Hewitson/Sports for All Pics

Leonard gets the call to run for England at World Schools’ XC

Morpeth Harrier Rory Leonard has been selected to run for England in the highly prestigious ISF World Schools Cross Country Championships.

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Race team are set to step it up a gear

Race team are set to step it up a gear

Morpeth based SGR Racing is thrilled to announce it is stepping up to the hugely competitive Dickies British Supersport Championship, with the very talented Tom Oliver from Colchester.

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Morpeth Harrier Knight putts his way to top of UK rankings

Morpeth Harrier Knight putts his way to top of UK rankings

Morpeth Harriers’ U17 Shot Putt specialist Andrew Knight continued his excellent indoor season at Sheffield Arena on Sunday, by adding the English title to his Scottish, Northern and North East titles won in recent weeks.

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Morpeth men retain road relay title for fourth consecutive year

Morpeth men retain road relay title for fourth consecutive year

Morpeth Harriers enjoyed medal success at the North Eastern Counties Athletics Association Indoor Championships, which were held at Gateshead College.

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Morpeth runners to the fore in NE cross country at Peterlee

Morpeth runners to the fore in NE cross country at Peterlee

Recent rainfall made running conditions extremely heavy for all competitors who took part in the fifth and penultimate NE Harrier League Meeting, held at Thornley Hall Farm, near Peterlee, County Durham on Saturday.

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Ashington karate girls   are selected for England

Ashington karate girls are selected for England

Four students from Ashington Karate Club have been successful in being selected for the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) England Squad for 2018.

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Four selected for England karate

Four selected for England karate

Four students from Ashington Karate Club have been successful in being selected for the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) England Squad for 2018.

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