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Athletics

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AT the Essex County Senior Cross Country Championship, at Basildon on Saturday, the ladies race was over 8k and the men 10k. In the Ladies Championships Harlow Running and Tri Club’s Lucy Barnes finished in an excellent 5th place out of 125 finishers in 31min…

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FIRST weekend of January 2022 and Innovation Multisport members are back out there achieving their goals already!  Saturday saw 19 members visit 5 different parkruns, all starting the weekend right, with 3.1miles leaving their working week worries behind them!  Sunday was the start of the…

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CROSS country returned to the fields of our town as Harlow Running and Tri Club hosted a four-way competition on Sunday morning. Starting from the Church Langley playing fields, the athletes from Harlow battled it out with Ware Joggers, Bishop’s Stortford Running Club and Saffron…

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OVER 170 runners started the new year in their stride by taking part in the Harlow parkrun. All 171 completed the 5k challenge through the town park in very mild conditions. For some people it was their first ever parkrun. We hope to see them…

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HARLOW Running & Tri Club has had a tremendous year with members achieving PB’s, taking part in different distances and disciplines and taking regular podium places.   It really is about the taking part though as Club Chair, Yasmin Gregory readily admits: “There are times…

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TWO of Harlow Wheelchair Racing Clubs members have received a welcome boost going into 2022. G Ggo and Matthew have been selected for the England Athletics Paralympic talent programme. A club spokesperson said: “Being identified and selected for their potential is a great achievement and we can’t…

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ARE you looking to start the Couch to 5k programme in the New Year? If the answer is yes, why not give the coached sessions with Innovation Multisport a go. They are offering a three month membership for a mere £5. This will include a…

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HARLOW Running Club member Terri Wiley claimed a Club Record in the Senior Female 5 Mile category  at the Witham Boxing Day 5 Mile race, last set in 2007. Terri finished in 45th place out of 264 finishers in a fantastic PB time of 33.57.…

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HARLOW Running Club members Terri Wiley and Sarah Walker both produced PB runs at the Run Through Olympic Park 10k. Terri finished in 34th place out of 216 finishers in 42min 55sec and Sarah was 187th in 63.26. At the same event in the 5k…

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A NUMBER of members of the Harlow parkrun community were acknowledged over the last few weeks. Robin Lozeau stood down as course director after a seven year stint. Robin was one of the founder members of Harlow parkrun and was highly praised for his dedication…

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HARLOW Running Club competed in the 1st round of the East Herts & West Essex Cross Country League on Sunday morning. The race at Bishops Stortford was over a 5 mile course which was very muddy after recent rain. Bishops Stortford Running Club, Ware Joggers…

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HARLOW runner Lee Wood produced an outstanding performance to grab the silver medal at the Goodwood Marathon. Lee, who only took up running two years ago, ran a personal best time of 2 hrs 37.49. This means he qualifies automatically for the London Marathon in…

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HARLOW Running Club members were in action at the Victoria Park Race Event.  In the Half Marathon race Kerry Mavris finished in 164th place out of 424 finishers and 2nd Female Vet 50 in a superb 1hr 45min 17sec. She was followed by Holly Nairn…

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HARLOW Running Club members Paskel and Fieke Blackwell escaped the cold UK weather to run in the  Ultra X 125 Azores race. This a multi-stage ultra marathon that takes place over two days on the volcanic island of São Miguel in the Azores. The 78…

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IT has been a challenging couple of years for Harlow Critical Care Nurse Sam Heaton. You can guess why. Over a year ago, Sam decided to try and run for every day in a month. Encouraged by her colleagues at ParkRunandBeyond, she went past running…

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HARLOW Running Club member Kerry Mavris completed the Orion 15 at the weekend. This is a tough 15 mile cross country race through Epping Forest with many hills and in places ankle deep mud. Kerry finished in 144th place out of 175 finishers in a…