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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
10-10-21Colchester Stampede Half marathon 13.1 milesColchester Zoo
10-10-21Tiptree 10 10 milesTiptree
17-10-21Capel 5 mile5 milesCapel St Mary Sports Pavilion,
17-10-21Chelmsford Marathon26.2 miles Central Park, Chelmsford
24-10-21HR Winter Handicap (provisional date) 5 miles Lawford

Tuesday training

DateTraining Description
28-09-21Stingers at 6.30 and 8pm A great preparation or replacement for racing with a tempo run, hills and a finish push to round off. There will also be a 5k Social Run at 6.30pm for those wanting an easy session ahead of the London Marathon.

Event reports

Date18-09-21
EventParkruns
ReportThis week Harwich Runners had the top three finishers at Harwich parkrun. Matthew Friend was first in a time of 17 minutes and 19 seconds. He was closely followed by Sean Smith who set a new personal best of 17:33; 23 seconds faster than his previous best time set on the 14th August. Max Stapleton was third in 19:34. Karen Stapleton was the first lady to finish in 22:02, and Nicola Challis was second in 23:26. Kim Pretty set another new PB of 21 minutes exactly. He also had the highest age-graded mens’ score and was first in his age category. Claudine Benstead had the highest ladies’ age-graded score and finished first in her age category; in 25:34. Two other club members set new PBs; Ben Tovey ran 26:02, over a minute faster than his previous best, and Katrina Olive ran 32:5, a four-second improvement. Several other ladies also finished first in their age categories: Mathusha Thirukkumaran (in her first Harwich parkrun), Valentina Burley, Ann Piercy and Martha Spooner. Out of Harwich: Rachel Jarvis and Amos Seddon were at Colchester Castle parkrun. Rachel was 5th lady to finish in 24:22, and Amos (of course) broke another age-category record finishing in 29 minutes and three seconds. Nicola Reason was at Felixstowe where she finished as 7th lady overall in 26:12. Sarah Roxby-Clarke was at Highwoods parkrun where she was the 8th lady to finish in 29:58. Victoria McCrea was in Glasgow at Queen’s parkrun (30:44) and Sally Gillam was in Paris where she also finished 8th lady in 26:28.

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