Ernie Blair is retiring as junior/youth handicapper for Border Athletics at the end of the season.
The former sprint champion from Wooler helped to launched the current BA calendar of events and was also adult handicapper before handing over the role to Don Campbell.
Blair says he will remain involved as BA’s treasurer and a committee member. His last event as handicapper is scheduled to be the Classic and Open Sports on August 24.
The association is looking for a replacement and anyone interested should contact the BA through its website – www.bordersathletics.co.uk.