The Harewood House 10K trail race was held on Sunday 6th the April.  It is one in a series of Age Uk’s Wrap Up and Run which helps to raise money for the Spread the Warmth campaign which was launched to help support older people to stay healthy throughout the winter.   Although the race was wet, muddy and hilly, Mark Wade from Aycliffe Running club was delighted to finish in 18th position in 41:09.
Manchester Marathon.
On Sunday 6th April three members of the Club joined 7000 runners for  the Manchester Marathon which is advertised as being the flattest and potentially, fastest marathon course in the UK.  Starting and finishing at Old Trafford, Rob Nicholson completed the course in 4:16. Although Julie Nisbet and Craig Robinson did very little marathon training, Julie crossed the finish line in 4:48 and Craig in 5:03
Preparations are now underway for the annual Aycliffe 10K and Fun Run which is to be held on Sunday 15th June.  Online and postal entry forms are available at