Athletics: Thurrock Harrier Ruby represents England

Athletics: Thurrock Harrier Ruby represents England

THURROCK Harrier’s athlete Ruby Bridger, from Hathaway Academy, represented England in the Schools International Pentathalon held in Glasgow on Friday (10th ) along with U15G team members from Cheshire and Kent; the England U15G team won their competition proudly winning gold medals.

Thurrock parkrun celebrates second birthday

Thurrock parkrun celebrates second birthday

ON SATURDAY, Thurrock parkrun celebrated its second birthday. The 5k run takes place around Orsett Heath on a Saturday morning at 9am. You just register once on line, print off your barcode and off you go. Course director Liz Cox and her team work tirelessly to create a lovely atmosphere at the run. Before the […]

Athletics: Four Harriers compete at English Schools Champs

Athletics: Four Harriers compete at English Schools Champs

English Schools Track & Field Championships FOUR Thurrock Harrier athletes were selected to represent Essex in the English Schools Track & Field Championships held in Birmingham on 7th & 8th July; Theo Adesina, Funminiyi Olajide, Hayley Instance, and Ruby Bridger. Great performances in Long Jump saw two medals being brought home; Theo won bronze medal […]

Athletics: Khai grabs silver in UK Champs

Athletics: Khai grabs silver in UK Champs

THURROCK athlete, Khai Riley-Laborde produced an outstanding performance to grab a silver medal in the 110 metre hurdles at the British Championships in Birmingham on Sunday. The event was won by David King from Plymouth in 13.55. Khai, running for Enfield and Haringey clocked 13.71. Th event was also a trial for the World Championships […]

Athletics: Hundreds turn out for Horndon 10K

Athletics: Hundreds turn out for Horndon 10K

OVER 400 runners tackled the war conditions to compete the Horndon-on-the-Hill 10K on Sunday morning. The race takes place during the Horndon Feast and Fayre and is a favourite of runners due to the welcoming crowds. The winner was Braintree AC’s Tim Woulfe who ran in 33.47. First woman home was Thames Hare and Hounds […]

Athletics: Multi-event talent on display at Essex Champs

Athletics: Multi-event talent on display at Essex Champs

Southern Athletics League 21st May Sunday (21st) saw Thurrock travel to King’s Lynn for their 2nd round fixture of the Southern Athletics League competing against Royston Runners, Stevenage & North Herts, and Medway & Maidstone. Unfortunately due to other commitments it was a much depleted team but there were some great individual performances from both […]

Athletics: Hayley’s success at an Instance

Athletics: Hayley’s success at an Instance

BEST performance at the London Marathon didn’t come from the 26.2 milers but from under 15 Hayley Instance. Representing the Eastern Counties in the 5k race she recorded 17m 44s, an outstanding time for an athlete of this age. This is the crowning moment of a long and very successful winter.

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