2020 is kicking off, Race Report Fans! And - whilst it is a painfully British thing to say - who isn't relieved to finally have some cold, crisp, sunny weather?! I hope that all those who weren't racing this weekend enjoyed some time out of doors soaking up the Vitamin D.
Good Evening, Race report Fans, and welcome to what feels like the first 'meaty' Race Report of 2020 with results from Cliveden, Country to Capital and Cebu (and Race Report HQ merrily rocking out to some slightly dubious Indy classics from the noughties).
Happy New Year, Race Report fans! May 2020 bring you happiness, health and running success (in that order).
It's actually quite a quiet one to kick the year off. A number of Harriers were competing in county cross country championships over the weekend (Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire). Report to follow by Steve Perkin. There was also a great turnout for last week's Pednor 10 by Arctic 1. Results are available here.
Good evening, everyone. First of all, a big congratulations to all who were competing in cross country yesterday, Saturday 7 December, either at the Chiltern League or in the English Schools’ Athletics Association national final. No doubt a report will follow from Steve Perkin, but (spoiler alert) there were great results from Harriers at both events.
Good Evening Race Report fans! I hope you are keeping warm on this chilly December evening.
It’s a quiet week from a Race Report perspective. In parkrun news, there were first placed finishes for Ali Young (19.50 at Ricky) and Neil Turner (18.47 at Wycombe Rye) yesterday, Saturday 23 November. Steve Mayes earned himself an all-time PB of 21.12 at Ricky, as did Kara and Michelle Gorman (25.09 and 25.13, respectively). Finally, there were course PBs for: Adam Day (16.52 at Black Park); William Barnett (21.47 at York); Nick Gleeson and Mark Mayfield (22.44 and 23.09, respectively, at Ricky) and Beth Lang (22.45 at Wycombe Rye).
Good evening to you from Race Report HQ.
It’s been a busy weekend of racing for Chiltern Harriers. We’ll kick things off with parkrun. Yours Truly earnt herself a course PB at Wycombe Rye yesterday (20.42), whilst there were all-time PBs for Joanne Murray (26.35 at Rickmansworth) and Kody Gilbody (20.42 at Telford).
It’s a quiet Race Report this weekend, with much of the action coming from the Chiltern League and the English Schools’ regional cross country events yesterday. Keep an eye open for Steve Perkin’s report.
Let’s look back to last weekend. Due to the time difference, the results of the New York City Marathon came a little late for Race Report last weekend, but I am delighted to day that there was not one, but two Harriers pounding the streets of the Big Apple on Sunday 3 November. Mike ‘Tiny’ Turney completed the iconic event in 3.20.13, followed in by Angela Hughes, with a PB of 4.33.48. Well done, both!
I hope this finds you well on this blustery November evening, Race Report fans. It’s been yet another active weekend for Harriers.
We’ll kick things off with parkrun. Yesterday, Saturday 2 November, was a day for family successes. In Telford there was a first placed finish for Zoe Gilbody (19.55), and a course PB for her brother Kody (21.34). In Galston, Australia, Jason Trimmer came home victorious in 19.35, whilst there was a course PB for his son Ethan (22.32). Kara and Michelle Gorman both earnt themselves all-time PBs at Rickmansworth (26.11 and 26.15, respectively). Ian Chapman achieved a course PB of 26.31 at Warwick Racecourse. Finally, Frazer Peterson had his parkrun debut at Rickmansworth (21.22).
Moving on to today, Sunday 3 November, Paul McCarthy and Michael Bailey both completed the Marlow Half Marathon (1.37.09 and 1.44.38, respectively). Joanna Warfield took on the 7-mile race, completing it in a time of 1.01.26. In London Alastair Stuart took part in the November edition of Mornington Chaser’s Regents Park 10k series, coming home on 44.10. On the trails in Wendover Woods Ben Hetherington, Matt Channer and David Saul all finished the 10 mile race as part of the Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running. Their respective times were 1.18.00, 1.31.56 and 1.44.12 for the undulating course. Meanwhile, on the far side of the pond Mike ‘Tiny’ Turney and Angela Hughes have both been in action in the iconic New York marathon. Results to follow in next week’s edition. Well done, all!
COMING UP LOCALLY: Chiltern Cross Country League Match 2, Herbert’s Hole Challenge, Bedford Harriers Half Marathon. Check out the Club Calendar for more.
Race Report 26 - 27 October: 24 Hour World Championships, Bedford Autodrome Running Grand Prix, Ricky Road Run and more
It’s spoooookkkyyyy how well Harriers have been running this weekend, Race Report fans! (And shameful how bad the puns are going to get.)
But Let’s Do The Time Warp Again, because I managed to forget (“how?!” I hear you cry) the Tring Ridgeway Run on Sunday 13 October. There were two Harriers in action on the hilly course, David ‘Dastardly’ Saul and Mark ‘Fearsome’ Fry, who finished in 1.22.24 and 1.30.43, respectively. (I blame the Chiltern League on 12 October, and Angela Hughes’ birthday Prosecco, for befuddling my brain.)