• Chevy Chase Fell Race

     This race report comes from our man in the mire, Dave Johnson! Noreen : : An impressive eleven Poly members took part in this year’s Chevy Chase, the longest and toughest event in this year’s championship. The race began in a downpour which refreshed the famous Cheviot bogs, if not the runners. The sun did come
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  • Vomiting and Sunstroke at Tynedale 10K!

    On what was a very sultry night a small contingent of Poly runners gathered to run the Tynedale 10K.  The route begins in Ovington on a fast downhill section then follows the river to Wylam, up Hagg bank then back to Ovingham.  For the first half  the runners took the road to Wylam. There was  a slight
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  • Anita Nott Women’s Run-‘Undulating my Arse!’

    The above statement was shouted at a spectator by a woman runner near the end of the Anita Nott Race. Presumably the spectator-I’m guessing the runner’s ‘friend’ -had clearly sold the race on the basis that it was ‘Undulating.’  It is not, unless you count 45 degree hills as ‘undulating!’  Still, one woman’s hill is another one’s challenge and there were many women running the
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