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Brecon Fans Weekend

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Our club has a proud history of fell running – our former chairman Eddie Leal was a founding member of the Fell Running Association, scores of Harriers have run the infamous Ben Nevis race and the Edale Skyline even has a RH trophy as they recognised the insanity of a regular visit from a southerly […]

IW Marathon – 60 for 60!

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As part of the celebrations to mark the 60th year of the IW Marathon, the UK’s longest consecutively run marathon, we are attempting to get 60 Harriers to run this year’s event. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who has never run a marathon as we are aiming to get groups of similarly paced […]

Fancy Running At The 2017 Island Games?

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The next Island Games event is being held in June 2017 on the beautiful Swedish island of Gotland. The  qualifying standards for the athletic events have been published so if you fancy representing the Isle of Wight (and Ryde Harriers!) at a brilliant international sporting event, here’s your chance. The standards are tough but it’s […]

Stubbington 10km 2016 Report from Ken Beak

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Thanks to Ken for these words on Sunday’s race. Stubbington 10K race. January 17th 2016. Getting up early on a wet and cold Sunday morning was made worthwhile with the company of a cheerful group of Harriers and a superbly organised Stubbington 10K event. Registration and baggage drop were improved this year and we were […]

Festive Season Events Guide

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There’s plenty going on at this time of year but there is also lots of great running to be had to maintain your fitness or shed the guilt of one too many ports. Here’s a guide to what’s coming up: Thursday 17th – Final Thursday night training session of 2015 – 6:30pm meet outside the […]

Awards Night 2015

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Saturday night saw sixty club members, friends, family and honoured guests squeeze into Yelf’s function room for our annual awards night. Winners of the four main awards were from across the club ranks with the second awarding of the Christine Law Trophy for Runners’ Runner going to Samantha Fancourt for her excellent improvements in the 2015, […]

Marathon News

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It’s been a very marathon-orientated last couple of weeks with the 59th IW Marathon last weekend taking place in lovely sunshine plus the annual postal disappointment of the London Marathon ballot results dropping on to doorsteps. So it seems an appropriate time to be making clear the rules for our annual club draw for the […]