Transvulcania 2014 – Going Bananas on Isla de la Palma

  Transvulcania 2014 – Going Bananas on Isla de la Palma. 73Km / 4415m of climbing. Report by Giles Hawking Sometime last year I saw a youtube video of an Ultra-marathon race that looked amazing . The film's images of runners streaming up a hill in the dark, headtorches glowing like a sinous river of twinkling lights, the sun rising above the Atlantic at dawn, the rays of light filtering through the trees,immense and spectacular scenary, the determination of the runners and the … [Read more...]

North Lincolnshire Half Marathon – report

North Lincolnshire Half Marathon, 4rd May 2014  Still only in it’s third year, the North Lincolnshire Half Marathon has quickly earned an astonishingly good reputation. Curious to see how a race so young could get it so right, a group of Harriers entered to find out for themselves. In the months leading up to the race the organisers kept in regular contact with runners through emails and social media. We were given detailed plans of all of the  … [Read more...]

Great Start to Summer League @Pocklington 10k

Well done to all of the 90 members who ran Pocklington Summer League on Tuesday.  ( Results ) We had a great success especially as the Male and Female winners where Knavesmire Harriers. WELL DONE TO JASON HIGGINS AND EMMA YATES. In the overall race,  first place went to  Jason Higgins with a time of 36.12,  followed by Lindsay Toulson at 36.15 and Neil Stabbs came 4th with 36.41. The women's race was won by Emma Yates after a sprint for the line with team mate Andrea Lancaster. Anwen … [Read more...]

Anniversary Waltz – report

Anniversary Waltz - Newlands Valley Horseshoe, Lake District - 19 April. report by Tony Heron. Fantastic spring conditions for the first of the big Lakeland fell races of the year - the Anniversary Waltz (11.5m/3,500ft) and Teenager with Altitude (15m/7600ft). Having done the Teenager the last two years, I opted for the Waltz this year with one eye on the Three Peaks at the weekend. The Waltz has the virtue of not only being shorter, but involves less than half the amount of climbing and, … [Read more...]

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