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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

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

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