Head Coach at ParkRunandBeyond is an Active Essex Hero

Head Coach at ParkRunandBeyond is an Active Essex Hero

THE Head Coach at a popular running group in Harlow has been awarded an Essex Active Hero Award. The awards were organised by Essex County Council in partnership with Active Essex. In 2019, Adrian Fell, along with Sharon Wright and Alex Smith started ParkrunandBeyond (PRAB). It was for those runners who had got into running […]

……but what about help for Athletics?

……but what about help for Athletics?

WE have just received a press release where Harlow MP Robert Halfon has welcomed a £300 million financial package for sports organisations. We noted that there was not any mention of athletics. As there are a number of athletics organisations in Harlow. Harlow has Harlow Athletics Club, Harlow Running Club, Harlow Wheelchair Racers, Harlow parkrun, […]

Athletics: Harlow’s Olympic Paralympian retains place on World Class Programme

Athletics: Harlow’s Olympic Paralympian retains place on World Class Programme

BRITISH Athletics has confirmed the 117 athletes who have been offered membership to the 2020/2021 Olympic and Paralympic World Class Programme (WCP). Among the athletes is Harlow’s Olympic Paralympian, Richard Chiassaro. A spokesperson for British Athletics said: “Due to the challenging circumstances brought by the Covid-19 pandemic this year, and the impact this has had […]

Outcry as Harlow Wheelchair Racers training session cancelled as Harlow Running Club “wanted to use track”

Outcry as Harlow Wheelchair Racers training session cancelled as Harlow Running Club “wanted to use track”

A HARLOW paralympian was incensed that his team of wheelchair athletes were left in a car park and not allowed to share a running track with able-bodied athletes. Paralympian and world record holder, Richard Chiassaro told YH that his team of wheelchair athletes turned up to train at the Mark Hall Sports Centre (MHSC) off […]

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