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.

Are you running the 2017 London Marathon?

Are you running the 2017 London Marathon?

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. […]

Athletics: Harriers shine at Essex Road Relays

Athletics: Harriers shine at Essex Road Relays

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.

Athletics: More success for Theo

Athletics: More success for Theo

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

Athletics: Gemma Holloway grabs silver at National X-Country Champs

Athletics: Gemma Holloway grabs silver at National X-Country Champs

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 […]

Athletics: Success at the Masters

Athletics: Success at the Masters

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 […]

Athletics: Hayley wins Cross-County in an Instance!

Athletics: Hayley wins Cross-County in an Instance!

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 […]

Athletics: Power cut cuts short Indoor Champs

Athletics: Power cut cuts short Indoor Champs

SEAA Essex and Eastern indoor Championships at Lee Valley 2017 Due to a area wide power cut on day 2 of the Essex indoor Championships, many athletes were left disappointed to have had to miss out on winning a medal for their county. Some athletes were fortunate however to get a chance to compete before […]