The competitive achievements of athletes and efforts of
coaches and officials were celebrated in fine style,
at Morpeth Harriers Annual Presentation Night,
held once again at Marabini’s Italian Restaurant in Morpeth,
on the evening of Sunday 22nd November 2015.
Special Guests of Honour were Foster Innes, and his son, also called Foster,
who attended as official representatives for Linden Homes,
who are the clubs current main sponsor, and who had supported the evening,
and the Club Road Championships,
where respective medallists received their awards during the proceedings.
In addition to the Championship Awards,
Foster Junior, also presented Club Awards to the following.
SPORTING MORPETHIAN TROPHY -
(Best Performance by a Male Athlete Under 13/Under 15)
BOUTFLOWER CUP -
(Best Performance by a Male Athlete Under 17/Under 20)
GRE PLATE -
(Best Track Performance by a Male Senior)
NORTHERN KNOCK OUT TROPHY -
(Best Field Performance by a Male Senior)
BELLERBY TROPHY -
(Best performance by a Female (any age)
GRE PLATE SHIELD -
(Best performance by a Female (any age) Track & Field)
DODDS CUP -
(Most improved athlete Male or Female any age, or event)
CECIL MITCHELL PLATE -
BELLERBY SHIELD -
(Service to the Club)
MILLENIUM TROPHY -
(Raising the Club Profile in the Local Community)
The following awards were chosen by the Morpeth Harriers
Young Athletes Track & Field Team Managers,
Paddy Paulsen, Mark Brown, Steve Garrett and Janet Peck.
WOOLWORTHS TROPHY –
(Contribution to Under 17 Men’s squad 2015)
DES SLOWEY TROPHY -
(Contribution to Under 13/Under 15 Boys squad)
UNDER 17 WOMEN -
UNDER 13/UNDER 15 GIRLS -
Also selected for special additional awards for their services
to the Morpeth Harriers Young Athletes squad were.
MALE - ADAM SHEWRY
FEMALE - HANNAH BROWN
The following awards were presented in honour of former club stalwart Bill Woods,
who had sadly passed away in August 2014.
(Best Overall contribution by a Male or Female athlete
for the Northern Senior Track & Field squad during 2015)
(Most improved Young Athlete during 2014-15)
Many thanks must go to Paddy Paulsen for once again organising a truly splendid evening,
and to MC Paul Kelly, who once again fulfilled his role well with his usual penchant of wit and humour,
and to Marabini’s for their excellent cuisine and attention shown by their staff,
and to resident Singer Lola, who kept everyone entertained by her excellent vocals.
Following the Presentation a Prize Raffle was held,
with eventual proceeds to go to Morpeth Harriers,
who would firstly wish to thank their sponsor Linden Homes
for their attendance and continued generosity,
plus the following, for very kind donations of raffle prizes.
Marks & Spencer,
Morpeth Leisure Centre,
Bassu Hair Design,
Sack's Hair Design,
Manzil Indian Restaurant,
Shambles Bar/ Restaurant,
Michelle Fowler Photography,
Rutherford’s Dept Store,
Weatherspoon's Electrical Wizard,
Central Bean Coffee House,
The Original Factory Shop,
Mountain Wear House,
and Bin 21.
Also many thanks family and friends of Morpeth Harriers & AC
who very kindly donated some of the prizes.