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Victory 5, Christmas Trees, XC & Fells!

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December 2018 arrived in style with an inflatable reindeer called Brian and a fair bit of rain for the Harriers last weekend (1st, 2nd) as we were spread far and wide across the country. Saturday saw club cross country runners Nat Rose and Ken Beak compete in the HXCL Popham Airfield Race, while Sunday brought […]

Gosport Half Marathon 2018

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Gosport Half Marathon – 18/11/2018 Alarms went off at ‘You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me’ o’clock (or 05:45) on Sunday 18th November when dedicated members of our beloved running club dragged themselves out of bed to travel across the water for the 13.1 miles of the notoriously cold and breezy Gosport Half Marathon.       […]

The 62nd Isle of Wight Marathon 2018 – A collaboration of participants

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  Aaron McGrath – Wootton Bridge Runners Co-Ordinator: Wootton Bridge Runners, known locally as WBR, had a run away success at the 62nd Isle of Wight Marathon. An early morning with heavy rain and the knowledge that the medals (bling) wouldn’t be available at the finish line, didn’t dampen the spirits of the 7 eager […]

Calculation of Handicap Target Times.

Several members were asking how the Handicap calculations work, so I thought I would type up a little explanatory note. If a member has never run the Handicap previously, they will be given a target time based on their pace achieved in other club runs: After running the Handicap for the first time, the time […]

Captain’s Report – October 2018

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Captain’s Report – October 2018 Well done to everyone that took part in events during October!!  Here are the results xxxxx   Results for Nettlestone 5km / 5m 7th October Well attended by Ryde Harriers Jake Brougham was 1st in the 5 miles Trevor McAlister was 3rd in the 5 miles Results for Chester Marathon […]

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 […]