RECENTLY, member so the Harlow Wheelchair Racers (WCR) had great success at an international meeting in Switzerland. Top of the list was Paralympian, Richard Chiassaro, who broke the T54 World Record for 800 metres. YH went down to training on a warm June evening to speak to a number of the athletes. 1. Richard Chiassaro […]
HARLOW Running Club member Craig Segal finished the Southend Half Marathon in 25th place out of 2053 finishers in an excellent personal best time for the distance (PB) of 1hr 23min 12sec. He was followed by Carinne Jay 265th and 3rd Female Vet 45 in 1.39.12, Nick Ryley-Warren 352nd in 1.41.54, Laura Prime 875th in 1.56.35 and Dave Goosetree 1072nd in 2.00.50.
HARLOW parkrun is set to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday.
HARLOW enjoyed their most successful Youth League match for many years at Basildon on Sunday. They were up against five much larger clubs and yet managed to claim fifth place.
SUPER Harlow wheelchair athlete Richard Chiasarro has smashed the world T54 800 metre record.
HARLOW’S Richard Chiassaro has been in fine form as he has broken the European record for the T54 not once but twice.
HARLOW Running Club had a fantastic turnout for the first race of four of the East Herts / West Essex Mid Week Road Race League Division 2 with a total of 59 runners.
HARLOW Running Club members Paul and Wendy Schroder competed in Liverpool’s Rock ‘n’ Roll running weekend. On Saturday they ran the 5k race, Paul finishing in 121st place out of 3771 finishers in 21.19 and Wendy was 524th in 25.14.
HARLOW secured a remarkable third place finish in a six team match at Peterborough in the latest round of the Southern Athletic League. It was remarkable as like many small clubs Harlow relies on Under 17 athletes to fill spots in the senior team.
HARLOW Running Club member Rich Hynes completed the Shakespeare Marathon at Stratford-Upon-Avon, finishing in 12th place out of 486 finishers in an excellent 3hrs 04min 57sec and Michael Houlihan was 209th in 4.01.16.
Championship Cheer for HAC THE past weekend was the designated County Championship competition weekend right across the country for athletics. Harlow had athletes competing at Peterborough for Cambridgeshire, Watford for Hertfordshire and Chelmsford for Essex. Katie Lee missed out on a place in the U13 long jump cut for the top eight athletes but did […]
Harlow’s Young Athletes fare well at Ware. WODSON Park, Ware, was the venue for the second round of the Eastern Young Athlete’s League. The team ended the day fifth overall but notched a notable milestone by winning an age group, the first time this has occurred for a number of years. The Under 13 Girls […]
HARLOW Running Club members were in action at the Milton Keynes Marathon Weekend. On Sunday Dave Goosetree ran the Milton Keynes 5K Rocket finishing in 544th place out of 1911 finishers in 25.20. On Monday he completed the Keynes Marathon in 1201st place out of 2028 finishers in 4.57.55. Also running were Martyn Coulter 343rd […]
IN amateur athletics, athletes from small clubs may be selected by larger clubs in events that the smaller club do not participate in. Harlow AC’s Leo Chashchin has come to the attention of Enfield and Haringey and he was selected as ‘second claim’ for their first British Athletic League match in Wigan this weekend.
HARLOW Running Club had two runners at the Chelmsford Viper 15 Mile Trail Run. Andy Bradley finished in 8th place out of 83 finishers in 2.07.49 and Sean Flynn was 20th in 2.16.13. Meanwhile at the Rock’n’Roll Nashville Half Marathon Andy Kinney finished in 10,519 place out of 14,959 finishers in 2.45.43. At the Great […]
THURROCK was the venue for this year’s combined events championships, that served as both an open and county championship event. Harlow had three athletes competing at three different age groups; Leo Chashchin took part in the U20s, Grace Iyinbor in the U15s and Mia Rowan in the U13 competition.
A Harlow couple raised over £3500 for charity after they completed the London Marathon on Sunday.
HARLOW Running Club were represented at the 38th Virgin Money London Marathon by 13 runners amongst the 40 thousand plus finishers. On what was reported to be the hottest day in the history of the event it was not surprising that there no PBs set on the day.
HARLOW began the EYAL junior season in decent fashion at Watford as the small squad of twenty-nine athletes, across the three age groups, scored over 300 points. In this particular match they were up against three of the bigger teams on the circuit, making their task all the more difficult.
HARLOW’S 2018 senior season began with a ‘home’ match at Lee Valley on Saturday 14 April. Conditions were perfect for a good day’s athletics and Harlow’s athletes took full advantage, coming second to a strong Woodford Green side; a side that included some of their British Athletics League squad.
HARLOW Running Club member Andy Bradley smashed his marathon PB by over 12 minutes at the Brighton Marathon, finishing in 2022nd place out of 19,787 finishers in 3hrs 47min 39sec. Sam Carter, in his second marathon in as many weeks, was 2442nd in 3.52.23 and Debbie Smith 7144th in 4.44.01. Meanwhile at the off road […]
AS PART of the build up to the Lonsdon Marathon on Sunday, we are saying Good Luck to a Harlow runner each day. Today, we say “Happy running” to Harlow’s Hazel Thomas. Hazel said: “I took up running three years ago at the age of 53. I am running for PhabKids. I do not belong […]
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WE hope you have all been cheering on Harlow representatives in the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia. Andrew Osagie, Richard Chiassario and Jo Harten have all flown the flag in the England vest. But forty years ago, Sue Mapstone (now Collins) won a silver medal in the Pentathlon at the 1978 […]