Tag Archives: Slider

Black Moutains Ultra – Saturday 28th March 2015

Still2

Our resident ultra-running nutter Les Cupis has been at it again…here’s his report of 40 miles of mountainous craziness. The Weather forecasters were warning of high wind and rain. They were not wrong.  Gale force gusts and energy sapping hills made for a tough route over the Black mountains in Wales.  Taking in some of […]

Thursday Night Training

10421976_10154288321390093_2523957855670613278_n

Our Thursday night training sessions have been going for two years now and if you haven’t ever given them a try then maybe now is the time. After six months or so of pounding round the canoeing lake or up East Hill Road we’re all looking forward to spreading out onto different training surfaces and […]

Easter Race Series 2015

Easter

There’s just under a week to go before the first of our popular Easter Race series – the Newport To Ryde. This multi-terrian race of around seven miles was for many years run as a road race but shifted to the fields, woods and trails between Newport and Ryde as traffic made the road route […]

The Hampshire Cross-Country Season 2014/15

cross-country-harriers-featured

Ryde Harriers have been represented by a ladies and mens team in all of the Hampshire cross country league fixtures this season. The overall results show the men’s team finishing 3rd in division three.  Individual results show Tom Blackwell in 44th position, Les Cupis in 60th, Andy Keehn  in 98th and Andy Leal 103rd position […]

All-Island Running Club Meet-Up

all-island-featured

Ryde Harriers had the honour of hosting the most recent of the All-Island running club meet ups with 56 runners from a host of clubs across the Island meeting at Ryde Rowing Club to show the unity and friendliness of athletics. A specially designed course of twenty minutes out-and-back saw the horde of fluorescent, lycra-clad […]

IW XC Championships 2015

IW-XC-Championships-2015-featured

Fifteen ladies braved the cold, wet weather to run in the Isle of Wight Cross Country championships on 22nd February. Sarah Kavanagh led the ladies home followed by Tracey Dillon who was first in her age category.  Cheryl Frampton put in a great performance taking first position for the V55 category and Clayre Brown didn’t […]

Hampshire XC League Fixture 4 – Reading (10.1.15)

IMG_2929

There’s been some beautiful conditions for the previous three fixtures in the Hampshire Cross Country League but Saturday didn’t look promising as the Island contingent met in gale-force conditions. A week previously a much bigger group had travelled to Eastleigh for the championships and it looked as if these efforts had taken their toll on […]