August 2019



What’s coming up in August


As from Thursday 25th July until 3rd September can all athletes please pay over the counter at the Riverside reception.
£2.40 or £2.05 if you have a Thrive card.

As the holiday season is upon us and numbers fluctuate we have cancelled our track hire to save the club money . Thanks

Upcoming Track and Field Meetings

August 7th

North East Grand Prix – Meeting (6) Gateshead
Individual athletes to enter events themselves. Please remember to bring your numbers if you have competed in previous NEGP events in 2019.

August 10th

North of England Track and Field League Match (4) Hexham
This is the fourth one of the season and is open to year 10 right up to veterans. Please contact Margaret Smith if you can commit to any events. Again, this is a Chester le Street A.C. team event so the more that give it a go the merrier & includes all events.

August 11th

This meeting is for athletes in the U15, U13 and U11 age groups. There will also be a free lollipop event for young athletes that are Year 3 or younger. Pre-entry has now closed however advanced entries are accepted on the day up until midday, (£5 an event or £12 for 3 events). There are no entries on the day for the Pentathlon and you do not need to register for the lollipop event. Further information, the timetable and a list of pre-entries are available below:

August 14th

Quayside 5k Entry: Wed 14th August 2019

Gateshead Harriers & AC are proud to announce the Start Fitness Quayside 5k Road Race event on Wednesday 14th August 2019. The race route is out and back on a very flat and fast course along the River Tyne from the Newcastle side of the Millennium Bridge to Newcastle Business Park, under the famous Tyne Bridge and returning to cross the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge to finish in Baltic Square.

There will be a Junior Quayside Run over approximately 3km added to the program this year along with two 5k races split by a sub-20min entry standard for the A-Race.

Quayside 5k A-Race (Sub 20min) – Based on 2018/19 SB and realistic target time of sub 20mins.

Quayside 5k B-Race – Featuring ‘Pacers for PB Chasers and a great atmosphere with tons of support for runners of all abilities.

The event will be Chip Timed with Live Results provided by our partners

Entries £17 England Athletics Affiliated / £19 Non-Affiliated
Junior Race Entries £10 England Athletics Affiliated / £12 Non-Affiliated

Online Entries Link


August 15th

Run Jump Throw Series Sheffield – Meeting 4

Online entry: £6 entry, £3 per additional event the day entry: £9 entry, £4 per additional event Cheques payable

Online entry: £6 entry, £3 per additional event

On the day entry: £9 entry, £4 per additional event Cheques payable to City of Sheffield and Dearne AC


August 18th

NOTAN Summer Quadkids Grand Prix – Meeting (5) Whitley Bay
Open to years 3,4,5 and 6 and you can enter online or on the day, Running since 2010, the NOTAN Summer Grand Prix is an athletics competition for young athletes who would like to take part in running, jumping and throwing. Open to all athletes, whether non-affiliated or part of a club, there are 6 meetings in total with participants’ top five meeting scores going towards the overall rankings. The top three girls and boys in each age group will be awarded trophies at end of the series.

August 26th

Tartan Games Open Athletics – Meeting Gateshead 

Tartan Games Open Athletics – Meeting Gateshead Para Entry

U11 – Sen/ On-line ENTRIES CLOSE Wednesday 14th AUGUST 2019 £5.00 per event (Late entries will be accepted on the day at a cost of £7.00 per event)

August 26th

Quadkids (Minors) Young Athlete Open Series- Meeting (5) Incorporated into the Tartan Games
Gateshead open to year 3,4 and 5. Entries can be made on the day. The events include a sprint, howler & standing long jump.