Brian Lee

Another Harrier legend of the 1980’s was Brian Lee.  Lee was a strong distance runner at the club who put in some fantastic performances from 1982-85 mainly but not exclusively in the longer events.

Here’s Brian in action at the Cleveland Marathon, Middlesbrough on 11th October 1982.  Brian finished 8th in 2hrs 31:16

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another impressive performance

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J Pollard, J Todd and A Little all putting in impressive performances alongside Brian Lee in 1982 at the Cleveland County Marathon

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Brian Lee at one of the early Great North Run events

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Brian Lee at one of the early Great North Run events

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More strong performances from Darlington Harriers at the Gateshead road race in 1983

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71:23 Half Marathon from Brian Lee

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Not quite 10 miles but a superb 51:50 for the 9.75mile race

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Superb running at the South Shields 20 mile race

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Brian Lee finishing in 2:30:36 at the North Tyneside Marathon and the team taking the team title

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Brian Lee again in action at the Great North Run 27th June 1982 finishing 70th in 73 minutes dead

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Brian Lee being presented with the winners trophy with team mate Kevin Smith to his left

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Brian Lee gives a big thumbs up despite the wet conditions at the Dalesman Half Marathon finishing 4th

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Brian finishes 4th at Newcastle City marathon. 2:29:37

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Brian Lee finishes the 1984 London Marathon is 2:25:40 for 132nd

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A 71 minute Half Marathon at the Great North Run in 1984

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Another sub 150 minute marathon as Brian finishes in  2:27:38

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An impressive 54:20 for a 10 mile race

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A superb 53:02 over 10 miles for Brian Lee

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Brian takes 3rd place at Darlington’s Born To Run Half Marathon in 70:58.  Another Darlington runner Catherine Leroi in 87.4

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A sub 70 Half marathon as Brian Lee finishes in 69:37