Relays Relays Relays

Club relays are now coming thick and fast, with three in short succession at the end of April and the beginning of May.

If you’d like to get involved in any or all of the races below, please get in touch with Pip McDonald or Sue Tate ( for the women’s teams, and Michael Dixon ( for the men’s teams, or contact us through the Strollers Facebook page.







Wednesday 26th April – Neptune Relays, Sedgefield

This one is trails and paths around the Serpentine and the lake of Hardwick Country Park, Sedgefield.

It’s teams of four, running 1.7 miles each.

There’s a staggered start this year, with the men going off at 6.45pm and the women at 6.55pm.

Wednesday 3rd May – NEMAA Road Relays, Jarrow

Two laps of approximately 1.5k each on tarmac paths.

This one is teams of three and it’s for 35’s only; sorry young ‘uns.

6.30pm: V35 women and V65 men

7.15pm (approx.): Men 35 – 64

Wednesday 10th May – Gordon Smith Memorial Relays, Wallsend

This one is also teams of 3, running 2 miles each around a fast, flat course at West Allotment Country Park, with a combined start at 7.30pm.

One runner per team must be a vet (V40 for men and V35 for women in this case).


So, ladies and gents, get in touch and get signed up!

PS: Thanks to Christine Holliday for the featured photos.

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