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Captain’s Report – September 2021

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Captain’s Report – September 2021 Overton 5m kicked off the HRRL 2021-22 season again, it’s good to get back to the regular races. There was also a good turnout from Ryde Harriers at the second HRRL race, Lordshill 10km, and excellent running conditions resulted in good positions. The IOW fell series saw a smaller field […]

Captain’s Report – August 2021

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Captain’s Report – August 2021 August has been a busy month for the Ryde Harriers race organisers, as they worked hard to deliver the IOW Half under Covid restriction, in quick succession after the rescheduled Brading 10km & Ryde 10m races in July. Well done to all those that took part. Our runners have also […]

Captain’s Report – July 2021

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Captain’s Report – July 2021 July has seen a return to some sort of normality, with Harriers attending a good number of races, with the majority in the latter end of the month seeing Covid restrictions lifted. Congratulation to Henry McLuckie for achieving Bronze in the European U20 Championships 1,500m.   Results for Goodwood Half […]

Captain’s Report – June 2021

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Captain’s Report – June 2021   Results for Needles Half Marathon, 6th June Gary MARSHALL                               01:19:11 (1st Overall) Andrew MCEWEN                            01:41:31 Peter WILMOTT                                01:48:26 Jodie WILMOTT                                 01:48:27 Trevor MCALISTER                           01:51:33 Ken OATLEY                                        01:53:49 BERNARD MERRY                             01:56:59 Sarah PEAKE                                       02:04:05 Claire ANGELL                                    02:04:07 Richard MELVILLE                             02:04:21 Diana SWYERS                                   02:05:53 Elizabeth PARKES                             02:08:09 Jo STEVENSON                                  02:10:25 Sally […]

Captain’s Report – May 2021

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Captain’s Report – May 2021 Races are getting back underway; with Harriers competing in races on the Island and on the mainland.   Results for Real Races 5km, Prestwold, 2nd May Callum Gillett                     00:15:37   Results for British Milers Club Grand Prix – Trafford 5,000m, 8th May Henry Mcluckie (2nd claim) 00:14:06.7 (9th overall)   […]

Captain’s Report – April 2021

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Captain’s Report – April 2021 With the relaxation of the lockdown rules in April we returned to the track, contact Rowland to book your place at the track. Braiding 10km is planned for 13th June 2021 and will be Covid safe, places are still available, closing date is 15th May. Ryde 10m has been re-scheduled […]

The Undulations of Motivation…

  We all run for many different reasons, but I imagine that most of us do it because we enjoy it.  What happens though on the days we’re just not that into it?  Does it then become an exercise in guilt?  A punishment?  A reason to feel ashamed?  Why is that?  I guess the answer […]