National XC Relays 2019, Mansfield
Some of the lads enjoying the weather at Mansfield. Pic courtesy of Karen Gunn Up Bright and Early for a 6:45 meet, all the Competitors arrived at the Metro Station where the bus waited. Outside,…
National Road Relay Championships, Sutton Park, 6th October
A small but merry (and very enthusiastic and talented!) squad of NSP young athletes travelled to Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield to compete at the ERRA National Road Relay Championships on October 6th. The plan was…
North Shield Poly Awards 2019
More than 300 North Shield Poly members turned up for the clubs annual award night. This celebrated the success of our athletes young and old, once again showing the depth of talent in across the club….
Slaying the Welsh Dragon – Snowdon Trail Mountain Running Challenge (Ultra)
It’s the week before the Snowdon Trail Mountain Running Challenge (Ultra) and I’m dreading it. I have been looking forward to this like a kid in a sweet shop for months but the weather gods have…
The NS Poly Ingram Hills Race 15 September 2019
Race Report Results Here In a lonely Northumberland field two flags were flying defiantly in the teeth of a cold brisk north westerly. Up above battleship grey stratus clouds that had been threatening rain all day,…
Success – NSP Secure Grant Funding!
Thank you Postcode Community Trust and R W Mann Trust! We are delighted to announce that North Shields Poly has been successful in securing grant funding of £7,450 from the Postcode Community Trust. The project will…
Northern Road Relay 2019
Benjamin Maley has written an excellent report on the Poly’s recent successful trip to the Northern Road Relays in Manchester. An Early Start beckoned as the North Shields Poly Junior Competitors met at Monkseaton Metro Station,…
The Frog Graham
Alison Smith has provided an excellent report on the recent Poly ‘Frog Graham’ round. Photos courtesy of Kerry Swindon. But what’s this Frog Graham business, you ask? Fill your teapot up with tea, and read on….
NSP wins two golds at the English Schools Track and Field Championships
It couldn’t have passed many of our members attention that just a few weeks ago the club celebrated arguably our best ever English Schools Track & Field Championships, held at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on 12th and…
International Appearances for Poly Athletes
North Shields Poly has seen two of the track and field athletes compete in their first England vests this week, both heading to Wales to compete on the international stage. James Wordsworth, coached by Neil Ellerby,…
English Schools Update Day 1 – We have a champion!
Well done James Wordsworth. ENGLISH SCHOOLS DISCUS CHAMPION. Day 1 update: A great first day for our athletes. Holly Waugh ran a very solid 800m heat in a very competitive field. In the 800m, Zac Old…
Charlotte Penfold – 1st Sunderland 5k 11th July 2019
Congratulations to Charlotte Penfold who came first in the ladies race at the Sunderland 5k with a time of 17:40. Charlotte was followed in by Becky Coleman in a time of 20:01. Well done! In in…
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