The final event in the Summer Tees Trail series took place at Newham Grange Farm, Coulby Newham, on Wednesday September 6.
It was a fine but cool evening and with the dark nights drawing in the light was poor in the wooded areas.
First home for the club was Dez Fielden, 7th overall in the time of 18:15, he was followed by John Burnside, 38th in 21:22 and Cyd Denise, 48th in 22:34 and 1st in her category of female over 55. Jane Burnside competing in her first Tees Trail race coped well and was 1st Female over 60 and 87th overall in 30:01. Finally Ray Todd finished 93rd in the time of 33:40. John Burnside and Ray Todd won their age categories for the series.
Aycliffe Club runners also competed in the Great North 5k on Saturday 9 September and the Great North Run on Sunday 10 September. John Burnside completed his 37th Great North Run having participated and completing it every year since it started in 1990.
Two Aycliffe runners competed in the Great North 5K. Lisa Dowel was first home completing it in 28.18. She was followed by Jane Burnside in 30:01.
First home for the club in the Great North Run was Tommy Scott in a time of 1h 34m 05s, followed by John Burnside in 1h 51m 42s, Richard Holland in 1h 51m 43s and Andrew Lumley in 1h 58m. The came Lisa Dowel, who also competed in the 5K the day before, in 2hr 16s 48m, Susan Clark 2h 22m, Lindsey Brown in 2h 24m 23s and Eve Doe in 2hr 39min 29sec. Lisa Mc ran as the 2 hour 35 minute pacer and completed it in 2:34:32.
• Pictured (above): Eve Doe, Lindsey Brown, Julie Nesbit, Susan Clark, Warren Raine, Joe Collins and Jane Quigley. Eve and Lindsey raised money for dogs for the blind and Jane for Arthritis research.