On 6th September ,12 young Chasers travelled to Newcastle’s Quayside to take part in the Junior and Mini Great North Run’s.

The Mini races off 1.5km were first with Kyle Taylor , Harris Ross and Laura Fuller taking part.In the boys race Kyle finished in a magnificent 3rd place and Harris in the top 20 both boys running with guts and determination.In the girls race Laura Fuller finished in a great 4th place with an equally determined run.

The afternoon races started with girls 9-10 year old in which Isla Taylor and Emily Martin ran in a longer race of 4km.Both the girls ran great races,Isla in a time of 19.19 in 28th place and Emily in 21.43. 68th place.Rachel Hudson ran in the girls 11-12 year old race and finished in 22.43 in 132nd pace.

Next up was the boys 9-10 age group race with Daniel Ross who finished in 18.08 in 118th place Charlie Stewart in 17.57 in 31st place and Oliver Stewart in 19th place in a time of 17.22 a great result for all these boys with 578 starters in the race.The next wave was the boys 11-12 year old in which Jamie Kinghorn finished in 25th place in a time of 16.25, a new PB, and Lewis Martin in 212th place in 21.08 the race had 450 boys starting.Joey Brown ran in the boys 13-14 year old wave and finished in a great 18th place in 15.02 also a new PB also Joey raised a magnificent sum of money for Huntington’s disease Scotland nearly £900.

Thanks to all the families and friends who travelled to Newcastle to support the children and to coaches Steven and Leeann for warming up the runners.


Well done  to all,missing is Jamie Kinghorn.

Well done to all,missing is Jamie Kinghorn.

Jamie finishing stongly.

Jamie finishing strongly.


Well done Kyle  3rd place

Well done Kyle 3rd place