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Athletics

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THERE may be many people who have taken up running over the spring and summer. Perhaps it was a post-Covid resolution. But suddenly, the clocks have gone back and now the streets are dark. The street lights aren’t as bright as they used to be,…

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HARLOW Running and Tri Club had six runners at the Hertfordshire Half Marathon at Knebworth on Sunday morning. Phil Middleton led the way in 112th place out of 900 finishers in a superb 1hr 40min 30sec in his debut at the distance. He was followed…

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HARLOW AC is delighted to announce three selections to national and international pathways: Bebe Jackson had already retained a place on the GB Paralympic pathway for the coming year and has now also been selected for the Youth Talent Pathway. The Youth Talent Pathway provides a…

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THE Princess Alexandra Hospital Charity is looking for keen runners to represent their charity in the 2023 TCS London Marathon. The charity currently has three open positions for participants to run, jog, or walk their way through the marathon which is due to take place…

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EVERY month, Harlow Running and Triathlon Club award a prize for member of the month. It is obvious that the members think a lot before casting their vote. Some months it is a no-brainer. Last month, Fieke Blackwell won after her achievements completing an Ironman…

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A FEW weeks ago, our editor noticed a participant at the Harlow parkrun wearing a Unigate Marathon sweatshirt. When we spoke to Tom Drady, we found out that he was a former Essex Steeplechase champion who actually organised the race from the mid sixties to…

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ON Saturday, Harlow resident, Rob Bright ran his 52nd parkrun. Anyone who knows Rob and anyone who runs with Rob knows that he gives it the proverbial 110%. Last year, Rob had what at the very least could be described as a health scare. At…

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Harlow Running and Tri Club member Laura Prime completed the Saharan Challenge over the weekend. This involves covering the marathon distance over each of two days. The UNESCO World Heritage Draa Valley in Morocco provides a dramatic backdrop for the double marathon distance challenge, across…

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ONE Tree Hill, near Thurrock, was the venue for the Essex Cross Country League on Saturday. Harlow had two teams in the U13 and U15 boys’ competition and several individuals at U15 level in the girls’ races. George Watkins led the Harlow team to fifth…

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HARLOW Running and Tri Club members completed the High Easter 10k on Sunday morning. Lucy Barnes was the outstanding performer on the day, finishing in 7th place out of 198 finishers and 1st Female in a fantastic 36min 31sec. This was a new Female Course…

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OVER 160 runners, joggers and walkers took part in the Harlow parkrun on Saturday morning. The parkrun is a 5k (3.1 mile) event through beautiful environs of the town park. This was the 347th running of the event that first began in November 2014. First…

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INNOVATION Multisport members took on not only the iconic 26.2 London Marathon but also virtually too. They also had 25 members volunteering and helping out along the route between mile 18/19 giving out encouragement,  high fives and hugs. Andrew Kitson ran an amazing time of…

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HARLOW’S George Watkins put in another impressive performance with a top ten finish at the London Mini-Marathon on Saturday afternoon. The mini-marathon is a series of races for school age athletes. In the past, Olympic athletes such as Laura Muir, Keeley Hodgkinson and Jake Wightman…

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INNOVATION Multisport’s Vicky Steadman has a had a busy, and very successful, couple of weekends! On Saturday 17th September she represented Great Britain at the European Sprint Duathlon Championships in Bilbao, Spain. Vicky is a strong runner and exceptional cyclist and she achieved her best…

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HARLOW Running and Tri Club member Laura Prime, in training for back to back marathons next month in the Sahara Desert, completed a slightly less arduous feat of a marathon on Saturday followed by a half marathon on Sunday. In the Zig Zag Running Lots…

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ON Friday 23rd September, three of Innovation Multisport’s members represented Great Britain at the European Age Group Aquathlon Championships in Bilbao, Spain. The 1km swim took place in the Nervión River; the tide led to some flattering swim times though the wind caused some unpleasantly…