Tag Archive: northern cross country championships

Feb 01 2017

2017 Northern Cross Country Championships: Race Report

Alison Dargie reports from last weekend’s Northern XC Championships.   Northern Cross Country Championships, Knowsley Safari Park: Saturday, 28 January 2017   I’d never run a cross country at a safari park before and was picturing something like that bit in the Hunger Games where they throw the mutant wolves into the mix for a …

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Jan 30 2016

2016 Northern XC Championships

A simple ‘well done’ doesn’t seem appropriate when writing about the members who took part in the 2016 Northern Cross Country Championships (Saturday, 30th January) as appalling weather conditions made the course around Witton Park, Blackburn, more challenging than usual.   As well as ankle deep mud and several steep ascents, competitors also had to …

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Feb 01 2015

TBH Member of the Month: January 2015

Many congratulations to January’s Member of the Month Alison Dargie. Not only is Alison continuing to get better and better, but her terrific form is also earning her recognition from her peers, more of which later.   The month began at the Durham Cathedral Relays, where Alison was a member of the Silver medalist V35 …

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Jan 25 2015

2015 Northern Cross Country Championships

Well done to everyone who competed in this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships (held at Pontefract race course – Saturday, 24th January). A short report by DD With Louise Rodgers supplying a constant flow of sweets, it’s little wonder we arrived in Pontefract in fairly high spirits. Sadly, they weren’t to last long. From the …

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Jan 26 2014

“Northerns” Race Report

Lindsay Walsh reports from Saturday’s Northern Cross Country Championships. After such a day as today…there would surely be a fight to write a race report?  It had the makings of an epic…the camaraderie, the fighting with guide ropes, the mud, the trees falling, the hobo kidnapping, the mud, the dubious music taste of the driver, …

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Jan 28 2013

Northern Cross Country Championships: 26th January 2013

A very special well done to the 7 Tyne Bridge members who travelled to Knowsley Park, Liverpool, on Saturday to take part in this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. The recent poor weather meant the decision to hold the race wasn’t actually confirmed until the early hours of Saturday morning, which no doubt contributed to …

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Jan 09 2013

Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships 2013

            The Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships 2013 will take place on Saturday, 26th January at Knowsley Park, Liverpool and Tyne Bridge Harriers will be sending teams down to compete in this event. The first SIX in the Senior Men’s race and first FOUR in all other races will be a club’s scoring counters. The race schedule …

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Jan 25 2012

Northern XC Championships: Travel Arrangements & Info

The Northern Cross Country Championships takes place this Saturday (28th January) at Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, WF8 4QD. Tyne Bridge Harriers have two 17 seater mini-buses traveling to the event. The buses are due to depart from The East End Pool & Library, Byker at 09:30. Could all Club Athletes who are traveling on mini-bus please arrive at the pool no later than 09:15

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