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Whats going on...

Well further to comments at the AGM I'm having a play to try and make this page more of a current news "what's going on" for Harwich Runners. So far I've added a Twitter feed & facebook is sitting in the background. A short version of the events calendar is on its way....

Upcoming events

DateNameDistanceVenue
18-11-18Hadleigh 1010miles
25-11-18Harwich5 miles
09-12-18Great Bentley 10 mile10 milesBromley, free to enter
16-12-18Club Winter 5 mile Handicap Race5 milesLawford
13-01-19Ipswich5 miles

Tuesday training

DateTraining Description
20-11-186.30 Stinger 8.00 tbc Coach Miranda

Event reports

Date04-11-18
EventWitham
ReportThe second race in the NESS cross country series took place at the weekend with over 300 runners descending on Great Notley Country Park in a race hosted by Witham. The Men’s team performed well finishing 5th overall. Rob Reason was the first black and white vest home in 8th place. Stephen Peck was 22nd, just ahead of Graeme Knott and Mark Lloyd. Matthew Friend was again amongst the scoring 8, taking 54th place. Archie Barrington, Robin Brookes and a returning Sam Gooding-Matthews completed the scoring team with all 8 runners finishing within the first 70 places. There were strong supporting runs from Simon Day, Charlie McCarthy and Chris Payne as well as a debut for Craig Robinson. The ladies team was led out with a good run from Ellie Burke who finished 29th overall. Nicola Challis made her first appearance of the season, taking 44th and the scoring quartet was completed by Carrie Hook and Anne Herbert. There was a first cross country run for Jacky Lingley. The combined team effort again placed the team 6th in Pool A. There was also a junior race. Three boys and five girls from Harwich took part. Michael Knowles ran in the MU15 group and was 19th overall. Jamie Carter ran well again, finishing third in his age group (MU11) and Jack Manley ran his first cross country for the club. Daisy Ward finished an impressive 11th in the girls race and 4th in her age group. Jemima Garner went well in the FU11 category with Dalia Jaballah, Eleanor Newman and Isabella Ward also appearing in the black and white vests. After two races the juniors sit 5th overall out of 11 teams. The next race in the series takes place on November 25th and is a home fixture for Harwich Elsewhere trying something different, Friday Fright Night 5 mile at Great Notley near Braintree, Sarah Roxby-Clarke (42m 58s) and Andrew Thorn (44m 21s) were among the 122 finishers

Whats happened to the old running man, well he's still going but now hidden away here