MEANWHILE at the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens, Mark Bentley finished in 1617th place out of 15,875 finishers in 1hr 45min 37sec, Michael Houlihan was 2040th in 1.52.06, Mick Maddams 3463rd in 1.54.28, Tracie Cook 5560th in 1.57.53, a PB by over 14min, and Alison Walker 13,495th in 2.28.12.
TWO members of the Harlow junior parkrun core team were busy last week visiting three primary schools in Harlow to spread the word about how wonderful Harlow junior parkrun is!
HARLOW Running Club members were in action at several events over the wet weekend at distances ranging from 5K up to 50 miles.
ON any given Thursday night, the chances are you’ll share Harlow’s pavements and cycle tracks with runners belonging to the town’s 30-year-old flagship club.
HARLOW Running Club member Kelly Burgess was the star of the weekend, completing an exhausting two marathons on what is still an unseasonal warm period.
HARLOW Running Club members were at the Pleshey Half Marathon, near Chelmsford, on a very warm Sunday morning. Martin Westley finished in 38th place out of 377 finishers in an excellent 1hr 21min 23sec. He was followed by Colin Moody 171st in 1.46.00, John Tennant 212th in 1.52.14,
DAVID Chennells has successfully completed a sponsored walk in Harlow town centre for the past two years, and plans to do the same this year.
HARLOW Running Club had four members present at the Great North Run, the biggest half marathon in the world with over 57,000 runners taking part, and once again won by Sir Mo Farah. Leigh Brown finished in 9608th place in 1hr 57min 40sec, Dave Goosetree was 15,328th in 2.08.07, Pushpa Mistry 19,984th in 2.16.27 and Lindsey Pearson 30,734th in 2.38.39.
REPRESENTATIVES from Harlow Tri Club, Harlow Running Club and Parkrun and Beyond took part in a “fun” Aquathlon on Tuesday night at the Lee Valley Whitewater Centre.
HARLOW Running Club were represented at the Bedford Half Marathon on Sunday morning by 11 runners. First home was Kirk Crudgington, in his debut at the distance, finishing in 191st place out of 2532 finishers in a superb 1hr 34min 21sec.
HARLOW athlete Danny Raymond earned a hard fought fourth place in the under-15’s 800 metres at the National Championships in Bedford.
HARLOW Athletic Clubs Shemar Boldizsar made it to the final of the British AAA Championships at Birmingham on Sunday afternoon.
HARLOW Running Club member Michael Woodruff finished first in his age group at the Mersea Island 5 Mile race finishing in 6th place out of 96 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in 34min 10sec on what was a very warm Sunday morning.
STEWARDS Academy student, Danny Raymond struck gold after coming first in the Under-15s Southern England Championships 800 metres.
STEWARDS Academy student Danny Raymond is making a great impression as he makes his way up the British rankings for 800 metres.
HARLOW Running Club member John Bull completed the Stour Valley Path Ultra 50K (roughly 31 miles) finishing in 40th place out of 164 finishers in an excellent 5hrs 55min 53sec, a PB by an incredible 35min.
HARLOW Running Club offer Novice Running Course. Full details on poster.
WE think it would be fair to say the Vicky Calver is the Queen of Harlow park run.
AT the Trifarm Triple Crown Sprint Distance Triathlon (800m Swim, 18k Bike, 5k Run) at Chelmsford Ben Usher finished in 28th place out of 71 finishers in 1.17.14, Gail Nicholls was 43rd and 1st Female Vet 50 in a superb 1.23.13, Paul Lawes 52nd in 1.29.55and Wendy Schroder 58th in 1.34.17.
HARLOW Running Club had a good turnout at the Ten Fest at Lee Valley, where you could run a 10 mile or a 10K race. In the 10 Mile race Martin Westley finished in 2nd place out of 193 finishers in a fantastic 1hr 00min 10sec, just 7 seconds outside his PB for the distance.
THE 2k run for children aged up to 14 years of age takes place at 9am every Sunday morning around the showground area of the town park.
HARLOW’S sprinting sensation, Shemar Boldizsar, has been called up to the senior relay squad for European Team Championships next month.
HARLOW Running Club members were in action at the Felsted 10K race on a very warm Sunday morning. First home was Rob Lowe in 9th place out of 468 finishers and 2nd Vet 40 in a fantastic 36.04. He was followed home by Carinne Jay 81st and 3rd Female Vet 45 in 43.53, Mark Bentley 100th in 44.50,
HARLOW sprinting sensation, Shemar Boldizsar clocked another personal best as he made his debut in the Diamond League at the London Olympic Stadium on Sunday afternoon.