Athletics: Silver for Toni at Essex champs

Athletics: Silver for Toni at Essex champs

THE final race of the Essex Road Running Championship (Sunday 22nd) brought success for Toni Radley, winning a county silver medal in the Wix 5 miles at Harwich. It’s been a another excellent year for Toni, winning a bronze and silver medal in her previous two Essex Road races.

Athletics: Thurrock’s Funminiyi impresses at National School Games

Athletics: Thurrock’s Funminiyi impresses at National School Games

Funminiyi Olajide on form at 2018 School Games THE School Games National Finals took place at Loughborough University between Thursday 30th August and Sunday 2nd September, with Essex’s Funmi Olajide, 16, contesting the girl’s long jump competition. The William Edwards pupil was part of the England South team and performed well, a leap of 5.98m […]

Two Grays athletes selected to compete in 2018 School Games

Two Grays athletes selected to compete in 2018 School Games

Two Grays athletes selected to compete in 2018 School Games TWO athletes from Grays have been selected to compete for the England South squad in the Athletics at the 2018 School Games – a national multi-sport event for the UK’s most talented school-age athletes taking place at Loughborough University from 30 August to 2 September. […]

Athletics: Theo and Funminiyi shine for England

Athletics: Theo and Funminiyi shine for England

FOLLOWING their success at the English School Track & Field Championships, two Thurrock Harrier athletes proudly represented England on Saturday (21st) at the Schools International Athletics competition held in Grangemouth, Scotland against the best athletes from across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Theo Adesina won Gold in the U17M Long Jump competition jumping a […]

Basildon Hospital nurse beats the heat to complete London Marathon

Basildon Hospital nurse beats the heat to complete London Marathon

HAVING battled with freezing temperatures and torrential rain during months of training, Simon Hicks, a nurse at Basildon University Hospital, heroically completed the hottest- on-record London marathon on 22 April. Simon was running his first 26.2 mile event to raise money to enhance care for older patients on Lionel Cosin ward. He set a fundraising […]

Athletics: Thurrock Harriers rain at the Essex 10K Champs

Athletics: Thurrock Harriers rain at the Essex 10K Champs

Little Bromley is a tiny village in North Essex, but, based at a picturesque but disused village church it hosted 600 runners for the Essex 10k Road Championship on Sunday (8th).

 Six Thurrock athletes made the trip and they came up with some great performances. Toni Radley led the charge by taking the silver medal […]

Athletics: Thurrock Harriers impress in Essex Cross-Country Champs

Athletics: Thurrock Harriers impress in Essex Cross-Country Champs

DAY 2 of the Essex cross-country championships that were held at Braintree on Saturday (6th) produced some pleasing efforts from Thurrock Harriers.

 Gemma Holloway, now based in Lincolnshire, returned to capture the bronze medal in the senior women’s race. She will be relieved to find this fine form in her first outing for some time.

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