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

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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, […]

Races That Never Were – May 2020 (Part 2)

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Races That Never Were – May 2020 (Part 2) With no races in the month of May, Ryde Harriers members were asked to send in their tails of past races where they didn’t make it to the start, or didn’t finish. We received some great detailed stories, so detailed in fact, I’ve split it into […]

Races That Never Were – May 2020 (Part 1)

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Races That Never Were – May 2020 (Part 1) With no races in the month of May, Ryde Harriers members were asked to send in their tails of past races where they didn’t make it to the start, or didn’t finish. We received some great detailed stories, so detailed in fact, I’ve split it into […]

Strava Art Challenge – April 2020

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Strava Art Challenge – April 2020   Many thanks too Keith & Carolyn at ‘Thumbs Up Productions’ for setting the ‘Strava Art’ Challenge. Ryde Harriers members were challenged to use our allowed one exercise a day, to plan a run that when the GPS data is uploaded to Strava, the run will create a picture […]

Larmer Tree Half Marathon

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Larmer Tree Half Marathon by Trevor McAlister & Diana Swyers   2nd Place Overall by Trevor McAlister Having finished 5th in the Larmer Tree 10m race in 2019, I had been training hard in the run-up to the Larmer Tree, with the aim of trying to get on the podium this year in the Half […]

Captain’s Report – March 2020

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Captain’s Report – March 2020 Well what can I say, other than March has been a turn-up for the books. The month started off normally, Cliff Morley travelled up to London to race in the Vitality Big Half Marathon. Peter & Jodie Willmott even managed to get away to foreign climes, to run the Malta […]