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Captain’s Report – March 2019

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March has been a busy month with some top performances and quite a number of firsts. Alison Critchley, Pippa Sharp, Jake Brougham, Isabella Brougham completing Half Marathons for the first time, and Jake getting an excellent time as well. Charlie Metcalfe performed well in the Essex 20m, I (Trevor) was on top form for the […]

Captain’s Report – January 2019

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There was a rather chilly start to January with the Hampshire Cross-Country Championships, which saw Charlie, Les & Roger placing well in their age categories.   Stubbington 10km was very popular again this year, with 23 Harriers competing. The conditions were ideal for good times, and Les proved he was on top form by achieving […]

Captain’s Report – November 2018

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In November we had our annual dinner & dance, congratulations to everyone that won prizes. Results for Oakhaven Forest Half Marathon 4th November Catherine Young               01:47:40   Results for Off the Tarmac ultra 30m 10th November Les Cupis                             05:00:50 (8th overall) Results for Sugar Loaf Fell run 10th November Nigel Eldridge                    00:56:24 Jimi Eldridge                       01:03:13 […]

Captain’s Report – September 2018

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September saw the start of another HRRL season, with a good turn out to Overton 5m. A much smaller team also run the Solent Half Marathon, which is a surprisingly nice route and not too hilly, and a better run all round than Gosport Half with its seasonal bad weather along the sea front. The […]

Isle of Wight Fell Race Series 2018 By Oliver Cooper & Sarah Probert

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‘Endurance! Endurance! Endurance!’ was the name of the game across the weekend of 15/16 September as some of our more ‘hardcore’ members took on the infamous Ventnor Fell Runs. Ryde Harriers teamed up with the Ventnor Fell Running Association to put on the event which attracted 275 competitors from across the country, an increase on […]

Isle of Wight Half Marathon 2018

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  Isle of Wight Half Marathon 2018 – The Marshal’s Cut! By Sarah Probert Given that the famous IOW Half Marathon course is 13.1 miles of relentless hills, twists and turns (as all you mainlanders discovered!), it still managed to attract the interest of over 350 runners on its 34th outing on Sunday 19th August. […]

Captain’s Report – July 2018

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July has been hills, more hills, mountains, with even the road races being hilly. The month started will the traditional Harriers away weekend to the Brecon Beacons in South Wales, with two brutal, but very enjoyable, fell races over a hot weekend. Not content with just fells, 3 Harriers went off up to North Wales […]