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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 […]

Hampshire Road Race League 2017/18 Season Roundup

Hampshire Road Race League 2017/18 Season Roundup June also saw a small team compete in Eastleigh 10km the penultimate of the HRRL races, unfortunately the last race in the season Lordshill 10km clashed with the Braiding 10k so we didn’t have any runner at this race, but the good news is that there won’t be […]

Captain’s Report – May 2018

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Another month of excellent performances of speed and endurance, with Richard, Simon, Sasha & Matthew taking on the IOW Challenge Ultra. Peter Young beating the rest of his age category yet again at the 10km international masters, and Adam Tuck achieving sub 3 hours for Liverpool marathon. Strong teams took part in both the Alton […]

Manchester Marathon 2018. Flat PB heaven! by Sam and Elaine

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A superb marathon and weekend away. So Saturday morning bright and early with a few snacks (not mentioning excess baggage!!) off the Harriers went to Manchester. With well organised transport arrangements and seamless links (thanks to Mr Warren), we arrived in the northern capital. Hotel check in completed and baggage unloaded, we made full use […]

Captain’s Report – March 2018

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March has been unpredictable weather wise as usual, with snow days causing the Eastleigh 10km to be postponed, and then almost spring weather the following week. Despite the weather lots of harriers have managed away days on the mainland, some even as far away as Paris and Cyprus. We actually did some running while we […]

Running The Paris Half Marathon by Kate Young – March 4, 2018

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Running a half marathon for charity is challenging enough, but add travelling in a severe snowstorm with many services cancelled and you can understand why my first overseas race was so memorable. The challenge began innocently enough last September- my husband and I were comparing bucket lists and discovered neither of us had been to Paris. […]