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Captain’s Report – November 2017

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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

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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

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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 […]

Captain’s Report – June 2017

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June has been a busy month filled with some fantastic races. The month was started off with the festival of running, where the popular Needles half was joined by the 5k & 10k on the Saturday, and the Needles marathon on the Sunday. There were some excellent times recorded for these races, on what is […]

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 […]