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Marathon News


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 […]

Overton 5 Race Report by Sam Cleare


Sunday 6th September saw the start of the Hampshire Road Race League with the Overton 5 mile. Having only been a Harrier for 6 months, all these races still hold a certain novelty to me, with the urge to collect a medal from each race on the calendar still very strong! Having never been to […]

The Great West Fell Race


It’s been a while since we had a proper, serious running outing to do some fell running so, with the excuse of it being my stag do, I dragged Andy Keehn (a glutton for punishment), Dan Murphy (fell run virgin) and Andy Leal (grizzled veteran with a many a mountainous tale to tell) along with […]

Needles Half Marathon 7/6/15 by Ken Beak

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Thanks to Ken for this report. Today I did my first half marathon. I thoroughly enjoyed the run (with the possible exception of the last mile). I hadn’t run the course but knew what to expect in terms of gradient. I had run the distance on a couple of occasions in the previous month which […]