March 2019 archive

Spring Track Relays – Churchill Playing Fields Track, Monkseaton – 10-3-19

(IP – There’s a special addition at the end so do keep reading to the bottom.) On turning up at the track, there were sighs of disappointment from the usual mud-larks who were missing cross country already, as early on it was 15°C with bright sunshine and no wind. This turned out to be an …

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Birtley Relays – Lord Lawson School 10-3-19

Getting to the course early and setting the tent up seemed a little pointless, as conditions were dry with no wind at all. This later proved to be a very sensible decision, as the weather got progressively worse throughout the morning, with the final U15/U17 race 3rd leg being run in driving wet snow, so …

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NEHL 6 – Alnwick Castle 02-03-19

With only the Birtley relays to go, this was the penultimate XC fixture for the juniors in the 2018-19 season. Much warmer than the previous year with the wind picking up a little for the later races, overall the conditions were very dry. The unexpected and unwelcome addition of many tonnes of hardcore to the …

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