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


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


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 […]

Captain’s report February 2018


Captain’s Report – February 2018 As I sit here and type out this report for February, sipping hot chocolate, in front of the fire, watching the snow gently falling for most of the morning and noon. It feels more like Feb rather than the middle of March. Right then, back to the business of report […]

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


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. […]

Ryde Harriers Cross Country Series 2018 By Sue Clerkin


I was told that the Ryde Harriers Cross Country series, had the tradition of running “proper” cross-country courses and described as a ‘mudfest’, and that this year’s new course out towards Nunwell House has already gained popularity compared to previous courses, with its interesting new feature ‘Screaming Woman Wood’ and some of the old favours […]

Captain’s Report – January 2018


January has been a rather busy and very muddy month. It started off with the Hampshire cross country championships and the league fixture at Prospect park, in which Les Cupis performed very well and came home with 1st Vet 55. We managed to field full teams for both events, but our numbers weren’t as high […]