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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

27-01-19Hadleigh 2012 Legacy 10k10kHadleigh Country Park
10-02-19Hadleigh5 miles
17-02-19Halstead5 miles
24-02-19Tarpley 10/2010 and 20 milesThurston College
03-03-19Roding Valley Half Marathon13.1 milesAshton Playing Fields

Tuesday training

DateTraining Description
22-01-196.30 Intervals 8.00 Paarlauf

Event reports

ReportThe 4th race in the North Essex Cross Country league took place on a mild grey morning last Sunday on the outskirts of Ipswich. The race saw the biggest attendance of runners at any of the races this season with 332 adults completing the main 5 mile course. Harwich Runners had an excellent turnout of 41 runners and produced their best combined position so far in the series. The men’s team was led home by Stephen Peck in 9th place overall, 4 places ahead of Graeme Knott. Josh Newlyn was thankfully available for a second successive race and took 29th ahead of Mark Lloyd in 37th. There was another good performance from Matthew Friend in 41st with Simon Day, Robin Brookes and Archie Barrington completing the scoring 8 for the club inside the top 75 places. Useful support runs from Sam Gooding-Matthews and Mark Rutter helped the men to a 3rd place finish. There were welcome debuts for Andrew Williamson and Trevor Lewis. In the ladies race, Harwich had a seasons best 11 runners completing the distance. Ellie Burke was the first black and white vest to finish in 22nd place, just ahead of Madeline Lewis and Rachel Jarvis, who was making her first appearance at a cross country for several years. Victoria McCrea completed the scoring quartet for the ladies team in 42nd and there were strong supporting runs from both Hannah Jarvis and Nicola Challis. The ladies finished 5th to give the team a 4th place combined placing There was also a Junior run. Daisy Ward was the first girl home for Harwich, finishing 4th in the U13 category and 13th overall. Jemima Garner was 5th in the U11 group for the girls where there were also good performances from Eleanor Newman, Isabella Ward, Eryn Lewis and Sophie Cripps. Dalia Jaballah represented the club in the U15 category. Harwich also had Charlie Newman and Jack Manley running in the boys U11 group and Michael Knowles was the highest placed finisher for the club in 21st overall. The remaining two races in the series is at Hadleigh on 10th February and at Halstead the week after.

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