Knavesmire’s Summer of Fell Running Gathers Pace

Report by Neil Stabbs. The NEHRA summer series continues on apace, with 3 races in the last 5 weeks, plus the Ravenscar Rumble organised by the National Trust . As ever, there’s been some good Knavesmire performances, some new runners trying out the fells and many more bottles of wine won. The recent races started off with the Carlton Midsummer Meander, a short loop above Carlton in Cleveland including a couple of tough climbs up Cringle Moor/Drake Howe. By the time we reached the … [Read more...]

Saltburn Trail Half Marathon and 10k – Report

Report by Nik Vogan On a sunny summer evening in Bishop Wilton, a group of us Harriers deciding that a trip to the seaside was in order for a bit of running, some fish and chips, an ice cream and an afternoon at the seaside. However the appearance of hurricane Bertha put paid to the afternoon on the beach and made the running that extra bit harder. Having experienced this Hardmoors' race before (which for those of you who don't know lead to Stef Durkin running a 19 mile half marathon), … [Read more...]

YKH social night: High-flying Harriers

The latest YKH social event took place at the high-wire "Web Adventure Park" in York. A team of brave Harriers challenged themselves to scale new heights and face old fears. It was terrific (and occassionally terrifying!), and brilliantly organised by the club's Social Secretary, Rich Tarrega. To celebrate our survival we closed the evening with a healthy round of tasty pizzas. Happy Harriers all round!   NEXT EVENT: Exclusive late afternoon tea, 27 August Our recent club survey called for … [Read more...]

Thunder Run – report

Report by Sarah Attwood. Last weekend saw my second Thunder Run (TR24), a tough, hilly 24 hour off-road relay race. You can enter this race as either a solo runner, as a pair or as a team (of either 3-5 or 6-8). Last year I was entered in a team of 8 with some friends I met at the runnersworld bootcamp, this year we met back up (in bigger numbers) and ran as several teams of 5. You can set up camp from friday mid day so we headed down to Catton Park, Derbyshire in the afternoon. We arrived … [Read more...]

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