Information for Minors Cross Country


• All numbers to be collected from the clubhouse. We do request one person per club/ school collect all of their team numbers.

• Toilets and changing facilities are available in the clubhouse at Monkton Stadium.

• Maps of the course will be available on the day.

• Please use the car park where you can. If you do park in the surrounding streets please be courteous around driveways and narrow parts of the village.

• Bedeswell Park is across the road from Monkton carpark. Take extra care crossing the road to the entrance of the park.

• First race will start at 11am year 4 girls and each race will run as soon as all competitors are through the finish line and results have been collated.

• Medals for the top three in the race will be presented at the end of the race. School medals will be presented to the schools along with the Shield next week.

• Results will be published as soon as they have been checked

• Don’t forget your pins and most of all enjoy your run!!

Jarrow and Hebburn AC Club Presentation Evening 2018

Jarrow and Hebburn Athletic Club invites our members and guests to the annual Club Presentation Evening, which takes place on Saturday 10 November 2018 at Hedworth Hall in South Shields.

The evening is to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our athletes, and show appreciation to our dedicated coaches and volunteers. It is also a rare opportunity for club members of all ages and from all training groups to meet, chat and socialise.

Tickets are available from your club coaches, priced at £8 for full members and £5 for mini athletics. Buffet dinner is provided. Places are limited and will be issued on a first come, first served basis, so please don’t leave it until the last minute to get yours.

Award nominations are now open online and will close at midnight on Sunday 28 October. Please follow this link to the nomination form.

Please read the instructions at the top of the nominations page. Only nominate one person per category and only write the person’s name; not the reason for nominating. If you want to include quotes to support your nominations, please email them to and we’ll include them on the night. Paper nomination forms are also available from coaches.

Please can all winners from last year’s awards return their trophies to the club as soon as possible to allow us to get them engraved. All trophies must be returned by Thursday 18 October 2018.

It promises to be a fantastic evening. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Start Fitness North East Harrier League 2018/19

Bring on the mud!!!

The Start Fitness North East Harrier League starts tomorrow, here are the fixtures in full for the coming season, along with some other useful info for club members.

Fixtures 2018-2019

Saturday 29 September 2018 – Wrekenton

Sunday 7 October 2018 – Druridge Bay 

Saturday 27 October 2018 – Gosforth Park

Saturday 17 November 2018 – Aykley Heads, Durham 

Saturday 5 January 2019 – Sherman Cup – Temple Park, South Shields

Saturday 9 February 2019 – Thornley Hall Farm, Peterlee

Saturday 2 March 2019 – Alnwick Castle


Jarrow and Hebburn AC will pay the £3 Harrier League registration fee for each participating club member, with the following conditions:

  • Club members must register at the start of the season. Please inform team captains Claire Simpson or Brendan McMillan if you are interested in competing.
  • Club members must run in at least one Harrier League fixture or the Sherman Cup in the 2018-19 season.
  • If club members lose their number during the season, it is up to them to pay the £5 replacement fee.

You can find out more information at the Harrier League website and the pack you are in for the 2018-19 season here 

Please check this as soon as possible. Do not wait until race day if you think there’s a mistake. Please contact your team captain straight away.


Other Cross Country Fixtures

Minors Cross Country – for children in years 4, 5 and 6 of school

Sunday 14 October – Campbell Park / Bedeswell Park, Jarrow

North Eastern Cross Country Championships

Saturday 8 December 2018 – Wrekenton

Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships

Saturday 26 January 2019  – Pontefract Racecourse

2019 Saucony English National Cross Country Championships

Saturday 23 February 2019, Harewood House, near Leeds



A couple of races you may be interested in

Ray Harrison Memorial 10k

The final race in the Run Billingham Series, Billingham Marsh House Harriers present the 32nd Ray Harrison Memorial 10k. The course is essentially flat with some mild undulations due to two railway bridges which are crossed twice each. The road surface is tarmac on semi rural roads. The course consists of 7.5 km lap which is run 1.25 times together with start and finish sections.The last 500m is on tarmac pavement on the RHS of the road. On the day entry will be available however a t-shirt cannot be guaranteed.


More info here



Elvet Striders 24-Hour Charity Relay Event


Elvet striders and DKMS are organising a 24Hour relay event at Aykley Heads on 23rd to 24th June. You can run as individual but it would be great if we could get a team together  up to 8 runners per team.

Start time is 12:00 on Saturday 23rd June running laps of 5k until 12:00 on Sunday 24th June.

More info here 




Whitsun Woodland Trail Run

The second of three races that form part of the Run Billingham Series in 2018. A 6.5 mile trail race around the beautiful Wynyard Woodland Park. The Park started life as a working railway carrying freight to ports along the River Tees. Now it provides visitors with miles of flat footpaths, numerous circular walks and a fantastic landmark play area.


More information and entry can be found here

Lambton Run 2018

Entries for Lambton Run 2018 are now open.
Both Runs Will Take Place on Sunday 24th June 2018
The 10k race is a mixed terrain, rural, and undulating course taking in countryside scenes from BBC drama The Paradise, including the magnificent Lambton Castle. The race is a fantastic challenge for club runners and recreational runners alike!
Minimum Age: 15 years
Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Senior Men, Senior Women, Veteran Men (40+) and Veteran Women (35+) | 1st place only for Veteran Plus Men (55+) and Veteran Plus Women (50+)
Race License ID: 2018-35400
A 3k course less challenging than the 10k, suitable for runners of all mobility and experience.
Minimum Age: There is no minimum age for the 3K run, however under 9s must be accompanied by an adult.
Fancy Dress: Run in your team colours
Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd finishers in the Under 17s category.