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The Undulations of Motivation…

  We all run for many different reasons, but I imagine that most of us do it because we enjoy it.  What happens though on the days we’re just not that into it?  Does it then become an exercise in guilt?  A punishment?  A reason to feel ashamed?  Why is that?  I guess the answer […]

Captain’s Report – December 2020


Captain’s Report – December 2020 December has seen what we hope is a return of more races, if only the local ones, with the Chilly Hilly being both the first and last race of the year for some. Ryde 10m has been scheduled for 7th March 2021, but with entries limited to 200, make shore […]

Run Leader Small Group Sessions


Thankfully, we can return to running in small groups now that we are out of lockdown again. These can be arranged informally and should be in groups of 6 or less. In addition, many of our Run Leaders previously ran small group training sessions and we hope that they will do so again. To support […]

The Track Returns

The Track Returns

Following the end of the second lockdown period, the Club’s track sessions will resume on Tuesday 8th December. As before they will run from 6.00 to 7.00 and will be led by our coach Geoff Watkin. Attendance will again be strictly be by invite only and we will operate a rota system to ensure that […]

Captain’s Report – September & October 2020


Captain’s Report – September & October 2020 During September some of the Harriers have been able to get away to the very few races that are still going ahead. Then in October, Ryde Harriers hosted the IOW marathon abiding with the Covid 19 restrictions. The theme for all of these races seems to have been […]

The Track Is Back

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We are delighted to announce that Club use of the track at Sandown will restart on Tuesday 8th September. This has only been possible because of the excellent work undertaken by the Isle of Wight Athletics Club – and in particular Nick Groocock – who undertook the initial discussions with the Isle Of Wight Council […]

Captain’s Report – August 2020


Captain’s Report – August 2020 Though out July & August a group of Harriers have been competing in the Virtual Fell Running Championship. A big thank you to Nigel Eldridge for creating the fell race routes for these races, and for keeping us motivated for the last couple of months. With the easing of restrictions, […]