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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 […]

Isle of Wight Half Marathon 2018

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  Isle of Wight Half Marathon 2018 – The Marshal’s Cut! By Sarah Probert Given that the famous IOW Half Marathon course is 13.1 miles of relentless hills, twists and turns (as all you mainlanders discovered!), it still managed to attract the interest of over 350 runners on its 34th outing on Sunday 19th August. […]

Captain’s Report – July 2018

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July has been hills, more hills, mountains, with even the road races being hilly. The month started will the traditional Harriers away weekend to the Brecon Beacons in South Wales, with two brutal, but very enjoyable, fell races over a hot weekend. Not content with just fells, 3 Harriers went off up to North Wales […]

St George’s 10 mile race report July 22nd 2018- By Sarah Probert

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St George’s 10 The 11am start of the St George’s 10 Mile Road Race lent itself well to allowing plenty of time for commiserating over the ‘unseasonal’ and ‘unsportsmanlike’ (is that a word??) heat of the day. An impressive turnout nonetheless, of anxious runners battling with the conflict of desperately needing to race it versus […]

Captains report for June 2018- by Rosie Eldridge

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Captain’s Report – June 2018 – Well what can I say about June, lots of races ,lots of Harriers, Brilliant performances by all…..well done girls and boys another spectacular month of teamwork and training. Results for Welsh 1000m Races 2nd June(20mile 5 Peaks Challenge) Les Cupis 06:31:00 (3rd overall, 1st Vet 40) (3 Peaks Fell […]

Round the Island Relay- By Sarah Probert

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Round the Island Relay 2018 by Sarah Probert Saturday 9th June saw the 3rd annual Round the Island Relay Run. This was a fun event (and not a race) organised by Cherry and Pat (WWRR) where teams of runners take on the 10 leg route around the Isle of Wight. Various Island groups and clubs […]