Taylor Glover and Ellie Coxon were the respective winners of the
Morpeth Harriers Under 15 Boys and Girls Road Championship
races held on Lancaster Park on Monday 28th September 2015,
sponsored by Linden Homes.
Glover completed the 1.2mile circuit, posting an excellent time of 7m21s,
winning by a mere four seconds from Daniel Dixon,
who prior to the event had doubts of completion, due to feeling unwell.
Third place in the Boys race went to Joe Dowd,
who was a further two seconds adrift of Dixon.
In winning the Girls event in an equally excellent 8m46s,
Coxon was four seconds clear of second placed Gracie Hufton,
who can also feel well pleased with her finishing time.
Third place in the Girls event went to Ailsa Jones, who clocked 9m05s.
All six of these athletes will receive respective Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards
at a special presentation event to be held at the end of November.
Further Results from the event were as follows
Connor Marshall (4th) 7m32s,
Ross Charlton (5th) 7m37s,
Jordan Hedgecock (6th) 7m52s,
Alex Cunningham (7th) 7m54s,
Brad Brown (8th) 8m20s,
Daniel Melling (9th) 8m20s,
Mark Booth (10th) 8m39s,
Sam Bradley (11th) 9m10s,
Lewis Eke (12th) 9m17s,
and Tom Berry (13th) 12m04s.
Eve Smith (4th) 10m21s.
The annual awards presentation for the Start Fitness North Eastern Grand Prix
was held at Gateshead Stadium on the evening of Monday 28th September 2015.
Awards were presented to the top six athletes in all age groups,
plus there were additional Athlete of the Meeting Awards
covering all six meetings throughout the season.
Former World Mile Record Holder, and BBC commentator
Steve Cram was on hand to make the presentations.
Four Morpeth Harriers were amongst the worthy recipients.
Kieran Hedley was fifth equal amongst the Under 17 Men’s section.
Daniel Moore was fifth in the Senior Men’s section.
Scott Beattie and Holly Peck each received awards for their
respective performances at the fifth meeting on 22nd July.
Beattie clocked a very impressive 4m04.4s in the Under 17 Men’s 1500m,
and Peck had posted an equally impressive 5m04.5s in the Under 13 Girls 1500m.
Very well done to all.
The first in the current series of Morpeth Harriers Young Athletes Road Championships, this year being officially supported by the club’s mainline sponsor Linden Homes, took place on Lancaster Park on the evening of Monday 21st September 2015.
20 of the club’s youngest age group, the Under 11’s,
lined up to contest the 1.2mile circuit,
with twelve taking part in the Boys event,
and eight in the Girls event.
Thankfully the pleasant autumn weather continued,
and conditions proved to be relatively ideal.
The Boys race was won by Jack Livingstone in a time of 9m09s.
Second place went to Tom Wales, who clocked 9m31s,
with third place going to Dan Dixon, who came home in 9m47s.
As a direct result of their achievements,
all three are due to receive respective Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards
at a special presentation night, scheduled to take place in late November.
Orla Callaghan won a much tighter Girls event, coming home in 10m38s.
Second place went to Laura Melling in 10m54s,
narrowly squeezing out Sophia Cunningham,
who was given the same time by the timekeeper.
Again all three are due to receive respective Gold,
Silver, and Bronze awards for their achievements.
Further results were as follows,
Evan Logan (4th) 11m00s,
Sam Parker (5th) 11m09s,
Joe Oliver (6th) 11m28s,
Coban Teasdale (7th) 11m52s,
Euan Eaton (8th) 11m53s,
Joseph Nicholson (9th) 12m13s,
Ben Thorpe (10th) 12m30s,
Oliver Hill (11th) 12m31s,
Corban Cryer (12th) 12m51s.
Lauren Garrett (4th) 11m00s,
Lucy McConnell (5th) 11m36s,
Antonia Tall (6th) 12m24s,
Ellen Turner (7th) 12m24s,
Alice Heaton (8th) 12m26s.