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 […]
THURROCK Harrier’s athletes competed in the Eastern Championship held in Cambridge on Saturday 24th June. Fantastic performances brought home 4 Gold, 8 Silver and 4 Bronze medals and a host of pbs.
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 […]
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 […]
IN a tightly fought SAL match at Croydon on Saturday, the Harriers seniors again had to settle for 4th and last place. The scores: Croydon 198, Serpentine 193, Ipswich 178 and Thurrock 168. These statistics tell the whole story.
THE second meeting of the Eastern Youth Athletes’ League (EYAL) saw Thurrock Harriers travel to Cambridge on Sunday (4th) to compete against Nene Valley, West Sussex, Cambridge & Coleridge, Woodford Green, Team Norfolk, and Waveney Valley.
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 […]
A fantastic start to the Eastern Youth Athletes’ League (EYAL) for Thurrock Harriers.
THURROCK Harrier’s young athletes were well represented in the Essex County Combined Events Championship held on Bank Holiday Monday at their stadium. Achieving success on the podium athletes won two gold, two silver and two bronze medals against opposition from all over the county.
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.
ARE you from Thurrock and running the London Marathon on Sunday? If so, let us know. The Virgin London Marathon website has a facility that enables us to track all the runners. . Each runners split times from 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon and all the way up to 42K comes up on the website. […]
c2c is providing extra, longer trains and free travel for runners to celebrate the 2017 London Marathon.
THURROCK Harriers’ female athletes competed in the Alpha Beta Trophy which was held at Lee Valley on Sunday 9th April. With individual season and personal bests achieved the U15G team came third in the U15G competition and the Senior Women team came sixth.
Athletes from Thurrock Harriers competed in some of the first events of the outdoor season at the weekend. At the Lee Valley Open on Saturday 8th April Funminiyi Olajide (U17G) jumped an impressive LJ of 5.67m, ranking her 1st in Essex and East, she also ran 200m in 26.92m. Other results at Lee Valley include […]
SPORTS Quest LTD held their first annual 10k run event which saw 60 runners take part on a blustery day at Blackshots field. Many runners had a lot of interest in the event due to it’s community feel and local area.
Sunday 26th March 2017 U13 &U15 Lee Valley Open & Pentathlon Boys U15- Pentathlon First place to Daniel Ogutuga with 2436 (pb), pb also in Hurdles (9.58) Oreo Adepegba came 10th with 1748 (pb) pbs in Shot (9.72), High Jump PB is 160 and a SB in Long Jump with a jump of 4.32m Daniel […]
CHAFFORD Hundred Running Group had a good turnout at the Brentwood Half Marathon. Results Eddie Colman at 1 hour 50 minutes Ron Obodai 2 hours 1 minute Nicola Holland Lewis at 2hours 19 minutes Caroline Crofts at 2hours 11 minutes Catherine Njoroge at 2hours 02 minutes Mary Mcloughlin at 2hours 11 minutes and Jackie Johns […]
THE FOUNDER of the Thurrock parkrun, Trevor Rawson is moving away from the borough. Without Trevor, there probably would not be a parkrun in Thurrock. In case you don’t know, a parkrun is a 5k timed run that takes race at 9anm every Saturday. Thurrock’s takes place on Orsett Heath. For some, the parkrun has […]
THE Essex Road Relays for seniors and veterans grow in popularity year on year. The 5k course on Dovercourt Esplanade is always breezy but popular with the athletes and this year 97 teams, men’s and women’s, toed the start line on Saturday. These included 4 teams from the Harriers.
For the U17B , Theo Adesina in his first year as U17B did us all proud in the indoor heptathlon coming a very good 4th over hall with a PB of 4468 points which now ranked number one in Essex, East and England
AT the Lee Valley Indoor Open – 5th March – Thurrock Harriers AC Athlete Oreofe Adepegba moved to East of England No1 U15b in HJ on his first outing of the season with a SB 160cm Jump =PB moving him also into =15th in U.K. this with a further two pbs in both rounds of 60m with best Time of 10.01s.
Minithon at Lee Valley Many young Thurrock athletes got their first taste of an athletics competition this weekend by competing at this years indoor Minithon competition at lee Valley. yr3 boys Daniel brown – youngest thurrock harrier competing, had his first taste of a competition at Lee Valley this weekend, other competitors include: yr 4&5 […]
Success at the Masters Marek Kowalski’s medal success at the South of England & Eastern Masters indoor championships, Lee Valley, 12th Feb 17 He won gold in the V45M long jump with a pb 5.08m and a silver in the V45M 60m sprint with a time of 8.15 sec Endurance Toby Draper was delighted with […]
Essex Cross-Country League THE last round of the Essex Cross-Country League was held at Basildon on Saturday and among the plethora of statistics some great performances from the Harriers emerged. Leon Wheeler dominated the under 15 boys’ race to win the individual title for the season and led his quartet to the team title. Henri […]