• Poly Prize and Presentation Night

    The Poly held its annual Prize and Presentation at Percy Park Rugby Club on Saturday 28th November. The event was organised by club chairman Ian Woodward, and Natalie Thorburn. International race starter Alan Bell was guest speaker and presented prizes to over eighty athletes of all ages from under 13s to over 70s. Alan was
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  • Aykley Heads-Mud and Guts at the Cross Country!

      ‘Mud, Mud glorious mud’ goes the song, ‘nothing quite like it for cooling the blood.’  At the NE Harrier League XC at Aykley Heads cooling was the last thing everyone needed.  The slightly delayed start of the Senior/Vet women’s race meant standing around while a gale from Siberia whirled round our shoulders. We joked that if
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  • Barrowburn-a bog standard Duathlon?

    This race report comes courtesy of Gemma Thompson.  The cake and bacon sandwiches mentioned sound amazing! Not sure about the event!!! Noreen High Fell Events: The Barrowburn Blast Off Road Duathlon Sunday 18th October 2015 So I entered this quite naively to be honest.  My partner Paul had already entered and I thought the Cheviots would be
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