Calderdale Relay 2014 – Report

By Chris Roberts A few months ago we decided to enter a team for the 6 Leg, 12 person fell relay around the circular 50 mile Calderdale Way around Halifax. Despite a few dropouts we managed to find a dozen hardy Harriers willing to brave the mud and heavy rain to compete with some of the best fell running clubs in the country. All legs were successfully recced before hand and I wasn’t taking part so we were confident going into the race that nobody was going to get lost. Leg 1 – Simon … [Read more...]

Reeth 20k Trail – Report

By Jim MacDonald This 20k trail race takes place in Swaledale and is a circular route mostly on good bridleways with about 1,800 feet of ascent. Its difficulty rating is described as moderate to hard in Trail Running magazine so I approached this one with trepidation! Although not a stroll in the park, it turned out to be easier than expected. For some reason I find it much less tiring running uphill when off road and in the midst of such beautiful and peaceful countryside than when on … [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...]

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