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Brecon Fans Weekend


Our club has a proud history of fell running – our former chairman Eddie Leal was a founding member of the Fell Running Association, scores of Harriers have run the infamous Ben Nevis race and the Edale Skyline even has a RH trophy as they recognised the insanity of a regular visit from a southerly […]

Captain’s Report – June


Early June saw the final race in the Hampshire Road Race League (HRRL) 2015-2016 season, D-Day 10k, where a big team of Ryde Harriers were able to pull off an outstanding last ditch effort. The ladies’ A team finished top of the 3rd division. They gain promotion to the second division next season. The men’s […]

Ryde Harriers First Begin Running Course Completed

Beg 2016

Congratulations to the 23 participants who took part in our first Beginners’ Running Course over 8 weeks in April and May. Despite the strong winds, they all wore huge smiles during their final 5k timed run along the sea front on 31st May 2016 – their finisher’s medal was well deserved. The course leaders were […]

Captain’s Report – May

May was quite a quiet month with regards to races only six competetive running events that were represented by Ryde Harriers. Les Cupis completed the Preseli ultra beast (32 mile & 6,000ft of ascent) well done Les! Linsey Brazier took part in the Hardway five mile a multi turrain race and she was 1st lady […]

IW Marathon – 60 for 60!


As part of the celebrations to mark the 60th year of the IW Marathon, the UK’s longest consecutively run marathon, we are attempting to get 60 Harriers to run this year’s event. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who has never run a marathon as we are aiming to get groups of similarly paced […]

Captain’s Report – April

2016-April-London Team_v3

It’s been Marathon season this month with Ryde Harriers participating in the Paris, Brighton & London Marathons, with some spectacular times recorded, well done to everyone. There have also been a number of local runs that have been well supported by Ryde Harriers, the Night Runner & Night Rider in aid of the Ellen MacArthur […]

The Lakeside road relay report by Nigel Eldridge


    The Lakeside Road Relays – Sunday 17th April 2016 This was to be my first mainland foray representing Ryde Harriers. The trip was expertly organised by our newly appointed men’s captain and fellow team member Trevor McAlister. I had agreed to take part after much prompting from my better half and it would turn […]

Captain’s report -March


This is my first report as Ladies captain sorry it’s a bit late!! March was a very busy month of races, we had the final cross country Arthur Biggs Handicapp, Larmer tree half marathon and the Larmer 20 miles , Salisbury 10 miles, Eastleigh 10k ,Fleet half marathon. Our Easter races Newport to Ryde and […]

Fancy Running At The 2017 Island Games?


The next Island Games event is being held in June 2017 on the beautiful Swedish island of Gotland. The  qualifying standards for the athletic events have been published so if you fancy representing the Isle of Wight (and Ryde Harriers!) at a brilliant international sporting event, here’s your chance. The standards are tough but it’s […]