MANY Harlow Running Club members eased into the festive season by completing 5k parkruns on Saturday morning. At Harlow parkrun there was a total of 70 HRC members including the first four finishers; Martin Westley was 1st finisher out of 222 finishers in 18min 07sec, Danny McCree 2nd in 19.38, Kevin Smith 3rd in a PB time of 19.43 and Ryan Smith 4th in 20.01. There were also PB times from Lix Coxall 122nd in 30.52, Annabel Moeser 127th in 31.01 and Amanda Martin-Hose 159th in 33.36.
IN a curiosity brought about the Olympic cycle, the Southern Counties Indoor Championships were brought forward to December.
AT the Victoria Park Half Marathon Lee Webber finished in 70th place out of 724 finishers in an excellent PB time of 1.28.50, Nick Goff was 343rd in 1.50.25(PB) and Vincent Martin 591st in 2.06.25.
AT the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K Kevin Smith finished in 20th place out of 331 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in 39.03, Laura Prime was 81st and 2nd Female Vet 40 in 48.15 and Davina Smith 229th in 1.01.57(PB).
HARLOW Running Club member Robin Lozeau chose the Spanish city of Valencia for his marathon debut on a mild Sunday morning, finishing in 17,924th place out of 21,224 finishers in a comendable 4hrs 26min 52sec.
HARLOW Tri Club (HTC) is pleased to report that five of its members have qualified to represent Great Britain in the 2020 European Triathlon Union Age-Group Multisport Championships in Walchsee, Austria, next June.
A THANKFUL dad is repaying the emergency team who brought his baby back to health, by taking on the London Marathon.
BACK in March, we caught up with the newly-formed Parkrun and Beyond.
HARLOW Running Club had 15 runners travelling to Spain to compete in Sunday morning’s Benidorm 10K. First home was Martin Westley in 19th place out of 836 finishers in an excellent 36min 37sec.
ONE OF Harlow’s most promising athletes put in a very promising performance in Liverpool on Saturday.
MEANWHILE at the Fulham 10K Robin Lozeau finished in 1789th place out of 5560 finishers in 50.05, Vincent Martin was 2538th in 53.29, Jacobus van der Poel 2709th in 54.13(PB), Yasmin Gregory 5456th in 1.20.51(PB) and Pauline Weirich 5464th in 1.22.00(PB).
THIS Saturday, Harlow Running Club will be taking over Harlow Parkrun. Come along and meet your local running club. They’ve got over 30 years of running knowledge and experience to share plus they have a rapidly expanding Harlow Tri Club .
HARLOW’S Paralympian. Richard Chiassaro won a Bronze medal at the World Parlympics Championships in Dubai.
HARLOW parkrun celebrated its fifth birthday on Saturday.
HARLOW Running Club had 14 members competing at the Stebbing Rememberance Day 10 Mile race on Sunday morning which also doubled as the Essex 10 Mile Championships. Star runner on the day was Kerry Mavris, finishing in 194th place out of 505 finishers in 1hr 20min 57sec, which earned her the Female Vet 45 Essex Bronze medal.
HARLOW resident Robin Lozeau does a hell of a lot for the running community in our town. He was one of the founders of the Harlow parkrun and is one of Harlow Running Clubs most enthusiastic of members. He is about to undertake the Valencia Marathon and we would like to encourage you to sponsor […]
HARLOW Running Club had two representatives at last weeks Frankfurt Marathon. Brendon MacLean finished in 246th place out of 8192 finishers in an excellent PB time of 3hrs 03min 35sec, and Andy Ramage was 728th in 3.44.16, a PB by over 16min.
HARLOW Running Club members were in action at various distance events at the weekend.
LAST YEAR, Essex County Council launched the This Girl Can sports ambassador scheme.
HARLOW Running Club member Rich Hynes had an excellent run at the Chelmsford Marathon on Sunday morning finishing in 20th place out of 614 finishers in 2hrs 57min 03sec. Paul Dixon was 253rd in 3.57.31, Matthew Austin 273rd in 3.59.29 in his debut at the distance, Kelly Burgess 304th in 4.07.54 and Janice Page 451st in 4.43.10.
STUDENTS from Pemberley Academy were so impressed by a visit from Junior park run course directors that they went along to take part on Sunday.
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.