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...]

Knavesmire’s Nick Griffin Runs the Race to the Stones Ultra Marathon.

Race to the Stones Race - report by Nick GriffinOn Saturday 19th July I completed my first ever Ultra-marathon with my brother Steve. We wanted to do something really challenging and raise some money for charity as we knew we would only do this once? This was an experience like no other. I laughed. I cried. I believe I may have even reached some kind of higher plane at moments.   The thing about going longer than a marathon is that speed becomes almost irrelevant (for most) so as a regular … [Read more...]

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