to 2002 Press releases
Currently there are so
many articles in the press on my performances it is hard to keep
up to date with this page.
17 Jul 2007, The Northern Echo
13 Mar 2007, The Northern Echo
claims new record
13 Mar 2007, Evening Gazette
2 Mar 2007, Evening Gazette
does the legwork to back schools partnership
7 Feb2007, Evening Gazette
Sharon wins award
1 Feb2007, Evening Gazette
17 Jan 2007, Herald & Post
13 Jan 2007, Evening Gazette
officially top of the world
12 Jan 2007, Evening Gazette
the world stage
13 Dec 2006, Evening Gazette
runs away with Local Heroes 2006 award
1 Dec 2006, Northern Echo
in cash plea
27 Sept 2006, Evening Gazette
climbs to new heights
shows her mettle
inside track to race success
prepares for Taiwan
Sharon hits back with 50-mile victory
so close to World selection distance
new peak for Gayter
It's all in a day's work
Sharon gears up for the 24-hour championships with 26-mile 'gentle
books her European slot
blow wont stop Sharon
Comfort – model friendship for Sharon, beaten by chill
meets the Czech test
Evening Gazette 03/11/2004
Sharon Gayter retained her British No.1 ranking in the gruelling
world and European 24 hr...
up from Sharon
Evening Gazette 21/10/2004
A broken thumb
will not prevent ultra runner Sharon Gayter from chasing a personal
best in 24 hours ...
Czechs in despite getting lost
Gazette 16/07/04 By Eric Paylor
Sharon Gayter has reached another milestone - by running seven marathons
on seven consecutive days. The
Guisborough star competed in the Moravian Ultra Marathon in the
Czech Republic and battled her way to victory as first female finisher
on aggregate time.
blow for ace
Evening Gazette 15/05/04 By Eric Paylor
A frustrating injury has forced Teesside's stamina
star Sharon Gayter to drop out of one of the world's most prestigious
Awards: Tees talent is cream of crop
Evening Gazette 03/04/04
Teesside's top sports talent went on parade at the
area's annual awards ceremony this week.
Awards: Simply the best!
Evening Gazette 31/03/04
Teesside's sporting best came under the spotlight
at a glittering awards ceremony at the eighth annual Teesside Sports
snakes her way in Taiwan challenge
27/11/03 By Eric Paylor
Sharon Gayter overcame intense heat and humidity, plus the threat
of huge spiders and venomous snakes, to make an impact in the world
100km championships in Taiwan.
still top Brit
Evening Gazette 21/10/03
By Eric Paylor
runner Sharon Gayter has retained her title as British No 1 following
a strong run in the world 24-hour championships.
of her life
Evening Gazette 10/10/03
By Eric Paylor
stamina star Sharon Gayter is preparing for one of the biggest races
of her life - with a far from ideal preparation behind her.
glad it's over!"
Evening Gazette 15/04/03
By Eric Paylor
Gayter today revealed her "relief and disappointment"
as she concentrated on settling back to normality following the
Flora 1,000 Miles Challenge...
Keep on running - Marathon finale for top athlete
Sunday Sun 13/04/03
Sharon Gayter will take today's London Marathon in her stride .
. . despite having just run 1000 miles in 1000 hours...
nears 900 mile barrier
Evening Gazette 08/04/03 By
Gayter is finally within sight of the finishing straight in the
gruelling Flora 1000 Miles Challenge.
Sharon is facing the stares
Evening Standard 01/04/03
five competitors in the 1000 Mile Challenge are still displaying
their sense of humours despite already completing 700 miles...
on course for epic event
Sunday Sun 30/03/03
North super athlete Sharon Gayter has passed the
halfway mark in her epic challenge to run 1000 miles in 1000 days.
Gayter seeking to clear
an effort to combat London's pollution, distance specialist Sharon
Gayter has started wearing a face mask as the five competitors approach
the 600 mile point.
Watson lifts runners at Challenge halfway mark
Daily Mail 24/03/03 by Cathy Wood
Former super-middle-weight Michael Watson was a huge
source of inspiration yesterday for the five remaining competitors
of the Flora 1000 mile challenge.
wishes keeping Gayter going
Evening Gazette 19/03/03 By Eric Paylor
Gayter has gained fresh impetus as she closes in on the 400th mile
of the gruelling Flora 1,000 Miles Challenge tonight - thanks to
the support of dozens of Evening Gazette readers.
Sharon upbeat as a rival drops out
Evening Gazette 17/03/03 By Eric Paylor
Guisborough stamina star Sharon
Gayter's opponents in the Flora 1000 Miles Challenge have been reduced
is good for ultra athlete Sharon
Evening Gazette 14/03/03 By Eric Paylor
Gayter has managed to fit in a trip to a whirlpool bath as she continues
her battle of endurance in the Flora 1,000 Miles Challenge.
750 miles left to go . . .
Evening Gazette 12/03/03 By Eric Paylor
star Sharon Gayter reaches the quarter way mark in the gruelling
Flora 1000 Miles Challenge at 2am tomorrow morning.
Sharon's ready for the next 800...
Gazette 10/03/03 By Eric
star Sharon Gayter revealed today that she felt "really, really
good" as she entered the second week of the Flora 1000 miles
Challenge: Strain starting to tell
Daily Telegraph 07/03/03 By Gareth A Davies
six competitors attempting to complete the Flora 1,000-mile Challenge
- one mile every hour, day and night, for 1,000 hours - reached
the 100-mile mark yesterday evening.
tackles 1,000 miles - it's the ultimate challenge
Echo 07-03-03By Mike Amos
whole new meaning to sleep walking, ultra athlete and former Teesside
bus driver Sharon Gayter has embarked upon the craziest event of
her life. This one endureth for ever.
six hit the 100-mile landmark
Daily Mail 07/03/03 By Cathy Wood
in the Flora 1000 Mile Challenge marched through their first major
psychological barrier last night as they crossed the 100-mile point
of their campaign.
My friend the supermodel
Evening Gazette 05/03/03 By
Barbara Argument The Evening Gazette
the amazing story of a cash-strapped Teesside athlete and the rich
supermodel who magically became her fairy godmother.
warms to her task
Evening Gazette 23/01/03
Sharon Gayter has supermodel Elle MacPherson to thank for
some valuable training Down Under as she prepares for the greatest
mental and physical test of her career.
goes for the 1,000
Northern Echo 18/01/-03
star Sharon Gayter faces the biggest test of her career when she
attempts to run 1,000 miles in 1,000 hours.
will be banned!
Running Fitness magazine, January 2003
Following Captain Barclays epic achievement
in 1809, the London Marathon organisers have decided to incorporate
a mightily similar event in this Aprils race.