Race report – St Oswald Way

  Race report bt Sarah Attwood; St Oswald Way 20th Sept 2014 After every marathon that I have run, ive always thought at the end "im never running an ultra". Earlier this year however I received an email informing me of a new event...St Oswald way ultra. There were three distances to choose from, a 50k, a 100k and a 100 mile option. Intrigued about this new ultra I read on...not only did it start on the magical island of Lindesfarne, it also ran along the St Oswalds way … [Read more...]

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 8

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 8  Bingley Tuesday 12th August Two challenges in one with this race - the short but tough course is hard enough but getting to the event proved to be an event in itself. Straight uphill to start the heart and limbs were racing from the off. Undulating woody and tricky pathways give way to open moorland with the chance to admire the view if you dared! A short canal stretch with time to catch your breath follows before another steep climb and finally a real … [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...]

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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