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Ryde Harriers Cross Country Series 2018 By Sue Clerkin


I was told that the Ryde Harriers Cross Country series, had the tradition of running “proper” cross-country courses and described as a ‘mudfest’, and that this year’s new course out towards Nunwell House has already gained popularity compared to previous courses, with its interesting new feature ‘Screaming Woman Wood’ and some of the old favours […]

Captain’s Report – January 2018


January has been a rather busy and very muddy month. It started off with the Hampshire cross country championships and the league fixture at Prospect park, in which Les Cupis performed very well and came home with 1st Vet 55. We managed to field full teams for both events, but our numbers weren’t as high […]

Captain’s Report – November 2017


November has been a busy month with the 2nd HXCL fixture, two HRRL races, and a host of other races. Peter Young performed very well in the Leeds Abbey Dash 10km again this year, clamming 1st Vet 70, and even beat the time of the 1st vet 65. There was a record turnout of 16 […]

61ST I.O.W Marathon 2017 by Terry Smith


I have been asked by our club captain to share my experience of the IOW Marathon. So, how did my race all come about? The good old fashioned new year’s resolution had struck on this one. The resolution was to lose weight, I was a fairly hefty 96kg in January this year, which is a […]

Captain’s Report – August 2017


Peter Young started off the month with an outstanding performance in the European Masters Championship Half Marathon, bring home the gold. Peter has been training hard at the track for over a year and it has certainly payed off, it just goes to show you are never too old to be fast. Myself and Rodney […]