Posts in Uncategorized

  • Coming Down Off The Fells

    1 October, 2017 No Comments Uncategorized

    Interest in fell running continues to grow at the Poly, and according to Dave Johnson’s report below, the younger Poly members are making a name for themselves in fell running circles.  Here are the 2017 Championship results and a brief summary of the season. This year’s fell Championship winners were Will Robson and Suzanne Lewis-Dale. So two
    Read More →

  • A Class Field for the Quayside 5K

    25 August, 2017 No Comments Uncategorized

    A small but select group of 9 men and 10 women turned up to run the Quayside 5K.  The race route is along the Quayside on the Newcastle side from the Pitcher and Piano.  The turn is somewhere in Scotswood and the route takes you back down the Quayside and over the Millennium Bridge to
    Read More →

  • Northumberland Schools County Track & Field Championships/Inter-Counties Throws results

    23 June, 2017 No Comments Uncategorized

    As you know athletes at  ‘The Poly’ cover a range of athletic disciplines.  You may not know that as well as running there are also the field sports-throwing and jumping.  So, this report about our success in throwing comes from Peter Atkinson-Noreen  On an extremely wet and windy Saturday, Gateshead International Stadium played host to
    Read More →

  • Jon nails the Bob Graham Round

    13 June, 2017 No Comments Uncategorized

    I’m in awe of Jon Heaney’s recent achievement in completing the Bob Graham round within 24 hours and, so claiming a place in the exclusive Bob Graham Club.  David Johnson explains the origin and rules of the Bob Graham while Jon himself gives his report of the Herculean event (below)-Noreen The Bob Graham Round is probably
    Read More →