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Captain’s Report – April 2017

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Its spring again, there’s bird song in the air, and the groans of weary marathon runners. Adam & Andrew started the month off with outstanding performances at Manchester Marathon both getting under 3 hours, with Andrew’s time resulted in him being selected to run for England at the Chester Marathon in October. There were also […]

Captain’s Report – February 2017

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February saw the final two races in the Harriers cross country series, with the weather having softened up the course a little bit since the first race the going was a bit more challenging. Its great to so many having a go at cross country for the first time, perhaps we will see more of […]

Captain’s Report – December

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December brought surprisingly good weather, with both the Chilly Hilly and the Abnormal Snowman races not being accompanied by conditions that match their names, although both were deferentially hilly. There was a good turnout for the boxing day run, including Jess Martin (Andrews) and with hubby Dan Martin (international cyclist). Results for Popham (HXCL) 3rd […]

Captain’s Report – October

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October has been a very busy month for both runners and race organisers, a big thank you to all those that marshalled and supported the IOW marathon. The month started off with the Queensgate 5k and 10-mile race through the grounds of Osborn house, with those doing marathon training using it as the last training […]

Captain’s Report – August

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August has been all about distance running, with most of the Harriers doing some serious mileage in preparation for the 60th IOW marathon that is fast approaching. But some of us have just been frolicking around. September sees the first race in the 2016/17 Hampshire road race league, we need to try and get full […]

Captain’s Report – June

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Early June saw the final race in the Hampshire Road Race League (HRRL) 2015-2016 season, D-Day 10k, where a big team of Ryde Harriers were able to pull off an outstanding last ditch effort. The ladies’ A team finished top of the 3rd division. They gain promotion to the second division next season. The men’s […]

Captain’s Report – April

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It’s been Marathon season this month with Ryde Harriers participating in the Paris, Brighton & London Marathons, with some spectacular times recorded, well done to everyone. There have also been a number of local runs that have been well supported by Ryde Harriers, the Night Runner & Night Rider in aid of the Ellen MacArthur […]