THERE are hopes that Harlow Junior parkrun can restart in the new year. The Harlow Junior parkrun was a very popular event on a Sunday morning attracting a growing number of participants between the ages of 5 to 14. The 2k run took place on the Harlow Showground area of the town park. The national […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
EVERY Saturday, from November 2014 to March 2020, participants traversed the 5k (3.1 mile) course around the Harlow Town Park.
HARLOW Running Club member Laura Prime ran the Skull Runner Halloween Special race at Dorking, completing 16.4 miles of the off road trail race in 2hrs 49min 23sec.
HARLOW Running Club members Kelly Burgess and Sandra Webber completed the off road and hilly Beachy Head Marathon at Eastbourne
HARLOW’s Harry Tennison was planning to run the London Marathon this year for his chosen charity, the MS Society. But as well know, Covid-19 put paid to that. Harry has deferred his entry until next October but in the meantime he wanted to continue his fundraising, and so on Sunday, he ran 13.1 miles around […]
HARLOW Running Club had five ladies competing at the off road and hilly Beachy Head Half Marathon at Eastbourne.
HARLOW Running Club member Laura Prime completed the Newhaven Harbour to Brighton Marina 15 Mile Trail race on Sunday morning finishing in 8th place out of 15 finishers and first female in 2hrs 31min 59sec, just 14sec outside her PB. Tweet
DESPITE appalling running conditions and no crowds to cheer him on, Special Inspector Andy Jamieson completed his first London Marathon for eight years, raising £350 for a very special charity.
A HOST of Harlow runners took part in a virtual version of the London Marathon on Sunday.
A PLANNING application for a world class sports performance institute has been submitted to Harlow Council.
GOOD luck to all the Harlow runners who are set to take on the London Marathon.
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 […]
HARLOW Running Club had 18 runners at the Lee Valley 10k race at Waltham Cross on Sunday morning. Martin Westley was first home in 15th place out of 402 finishers in an excellent 36min 28sec. He was followed home by Tom Wheatley, in his debut at the distance, in 61st place in 40.36, Lee Webber […]
IN the biggest youth triathlon in the UK and worldwide, Jasmine Hall from Old Harlow took part in her first ever triathlon Tri One for ages 9/10 year olds.
THERE was disappointment for hundreds of Harlow park runners as the planned restart of the Saturday 5k run across the country has been postponed.
MEANWHILE at the Race the Chilterns Duathlon (10.5k run, 78k bicycle, 20k run) Kerry Mavris finished in 4th place out of 7 finishers in 6hrs 11min 25sec.
HARLOW Running Club had a great turnout at the St Clare Hospice 10k with 44 runners helping to raise much needed funds for the hospice. The race took part on a warm Sunday morning on an undulating course at Hastingwood, just outside Harlow, that was quite windy in places.
A TOTAL of 212 athletes took part in St Clare Hospice’s 10k 2020 race on Sunday (13September) as the popular annual sporting event celebrated its 26th anniversary, after being rescheduled from April 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
HARLOW Running Club member Pas Blackwell completed the Bedford Box End Standard Triathlon (Swim 750m, Bike 37.4km, Run 10km)
THE weekly mass participation Parkrun events are set to resume in England by the end of October.
HARLOW sprint star, Shem Bolzidar produced a seasons best at the British Athletics Champs on Sunday afternoon.