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Captain’s Report For January

Cross country

A busy start to 2016 for team Ryde Harriers with several cross-country races and a great turn out for the Stubbington 10km with a load of PBs. Well done to everyone who has raced so far this year, February is already looking like a busy month with the Ryde 10 been and gone and the […]

The Hampshire Cross-Country Season 2014/15


Ryde Harriers have been represented by a ladies and mens team in all of the Hampshire cross country league fixtures this season. The overall results show the men’s team finishing 3rd in division three.  Individual results show Tom Blackwell in 44th position, Les Cupis in 60th, Andy Keehn  in 98th and Andy Leal 103rd position […]

All-Island Running Club Meet-Up


Ryde Harriers had the honour of hosting the most recent of the All-Island running club meet ups with 56 runners from a host of clubs across the Island meeting at Ryde Rowing Club to show the unity and friendliness of athletics. A specially designed course of twenty minutes out-and-back saw the horde of fluorescent, lycra-clad […]

IW XC Championships 2015


Fifteen ladies braved the cold, wet weather to run in the Isle of Wight Cross Country championships on 22nd February. Sarah Kavanagh led the ladies home followed by Tracey Dillon who was first in her age category.  Cheryl Frampton put in a great performance taking first position for the V55 category and Clayre Brown didn’t […]

IW Marathon 2014

Mens IW Marathon winners

With the advent of ultra-running and the like, marathon running may not now be the ultimate challenge for an athlete but the 140 runners who completed Sunday’s IW Marathon can rest assured they all pushed themselves to the limit of human endurance in their quest to complete the 26.2 miles of country lanes, paths and […]

Hampshire XC League Fixture 4 – Reading (10.1.15)


There’s been some beautiful conditions for the previous three fixtures in the Hampshire Cross Country League but Saturday didn’t look promising as the Island contingent met in gale-force conditions. A week previously a much bigger group had travelled to Eastleigh for the championships and it looked as if these efforts had taken their toll on […]

Club night news (12.12.14)

Les Wye Valley

Headwinds are one of the things runners fear the most but it is a truism that where there’s a headwind there’s a tailwind somewhere else. This was little consolation for the hardy souls who ventured out into blustery conditions for the club’s latest Tuesday night nominated run. Being blasted in the face for the first […]