Mission Statement

The object of New Marske Harriers is the promotion of community participation in healthy recreation for the benefit of the inhabitants of Redcar and Cleveland and it's neighbouring Boroughs by the provision of facilities for athletics. Registered Charity Number 1168578

New Marske Harriers Road Race Awards


Season dates

The season to run from 1st November to 31st October

Age Catogries

The athletes age as of the 1st November will dictate the age category. The athlete will remain in this category until the commencement of the following years season.

Junior - Age 15 to 19 both male & female.

Senior – Male 20 to 39, Female 20 to 34

Vet 1 – Male 40 to 49, Female 35 to 44

Vet 2 – Male 50 to 59, Female 45 to 54

Vet 3 – Male 60 to 69+, Female 55 to 64

Vet 4 – Male 70+, female 65+

Road Points Championship


Scoring will be by the use of NMH Road race scheme table

Scoring Juniors

Best 4* Races at certified distances upto 10k.

Scoring Seniors and Veterans

Best 5* races at certified distances upto marathon. 1 race must be 10 mile or over and 1 race must be under 10 mile. No more than 2 races at any one distance to count.

Awards will be made to the athlete with the highest points in each category. In the event of two athletes being tied, a joint award will be made.

*Minimum of 3 races must be completed to be considered for an award.

Best Overall

These awards (male & female) will be judged from the winners of the above categories, calculated on best average points score i.e. points total divided by 4 for juniors, and divided by 5 for others.

Most Improved

An award will be made to the athlete (male and female) who makes the greatest improvement from one season to next, based on his/her average score. To qualify the athlete must have a minimum of 3 scoring races in the first season and the full complement in the second season (5 Races). A member who wins or has previously won any of the individual road race categories defined above, is ineligible for this award.

Harry Burdett Memorial Award

Awarded for the best age related performance over any distance** during the season - using the WAVA calculator

**recognised on the points table

Harry Gamble-Thompson Marathon Award


Awarded for the best age related performance over the marathon distance during the season - using the WAVA calculator



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