By Dami Adewale LAST MONTH prolific 400m hurdler Hayley McLean returned to action after more than a year without competing. Athletes have had to be innovative in finding new ways to train because of the restrictions imposed during lockdown. For McLean, she credits her coach Chris Zah for helping her navigate such a difficult period. […]
THURROCK Council is delighted to confirm that Thurrock Community Leisure (also known as Impulse Leisure) have been successfully awarded a grant of £416,776 by Sport England as a result of the submission made by the council in partnership with TCL.
THE Horndon Feast and Fayre Organising Committee reviewed the Government roadmap for a phased return to ‘normal’ from Covid restrictions, together with the warnings from their scientific advisers that any flare up of infections, or failure to meet any of the milestones, would delay these target dates.
THERE was disappointment for hundreds of Thurrock park runners as the planned restart of the Saturday 5k run across the country has been postponed. An update on the planned restart in England from parkrun Global Chief Executive Officer Nick Pearson. Sadly, after significant consultation and discussion, circumstances outside of our control have dictated that parkrun […]
THURROCK athletics star produced the performance of the season to grab a bronze medal in the 400 metre hurdles at the British Athletics Champs.
THE organisers of the Horndon on the Hill 10K race have started to organise giving refunds to runners as the race has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
TWO members of staff at South Essex College are taking part in the Brentwood Half Marathon to raise funds for charity.
HORNDON on the Hill Feast and Fayre’s annual 10K event is always a popular and fully subscribed affair but this year one athlete is planning to make it even more special, by running the course continuously for 24 hours!
SATURDAY 4th January saw Thurrock Harrier athletes compete in the Essex County Championships in Basildon.
THE 10k road race takes place during the annual ‘Feast and Fayre’ in the historic village of Horndon-on-the-Hill. Whether you are a ‘Serious Athlete’, Jogger or Fun Runner this is the event for you.
SATURDAY 14th December saw Thurrock Harriers compete in round three of the Essex Cross Country League race at Writtle.
EXCITEMENT all round as the season approaches its close at Thurrock Harriers for both the Youth and Senior teams.
AFTER the recent successful sponsorship deal with British Superbike rider Ben Currie, John F Hunt Power is proud to announce its latest sponsorship. The temporary power supply business is now supporting Javelin champion Louise Lacy.
EVERY finisher was a winner in their own right in Sunday’s (30th) Horndon 10k. They had beaten the scorching heat to cross that finishing line.
ESSEX County School Championships were held in a windy Chelmsford on Saturday 8th June 2019. Many Thurrock Harriers athletes competed with the following gaining podium positions:
OVER 150 runners took part in the Thurrock park run. On a lovely June morning, 155 runners, joggers, walkers completed the 5k course on Orsett Heath.
AT the Essex Multi championship held at the Blackshots track in Thurrock, the following Harriers achieved medals and personal bests.
MARTIN Leslie, head of upper school at Beauchamps High School in Wickford, raised £3716.75 by completing the London Marathon in 4hours 38minutes.
STANFORD-le-Hope residents Aron and Ryan Farmer were among 47 runners who took on the legendary London Marathon in support of the National Deaf Children’s Society on Sunday, 28 April. Aron, 23, finished the marathon in four hours five minutes and Ryan, 28, finished in five hours 41 minutes. The brothers have raised £5,837 so far […]
STANFORD-le-Hope brothers Aron and Ryan Farmer are among the 40-plus runners who will take on the legendary London Marathon in support of the National Deaf Children’s Society on Sunday, 28th April.
WITH gusts of up to 50mph Thurrock Harriers ladies Toni Radley, Victoria Peacock and Jodie Farrell battled through the brutal headwinds to grab third place in their age group and win well deserved Essex bronze team medals.
THE Test Track 10 mile Road Race (17th February) has an interesting circuitous route round the Fords Dunton Research Centre.
MORE than 500 runners donned their trainers on Sunday (17th February) to take part in the St. Luke’s Hospice Test Track 10 at the Ford Test Track in Dunton, Basildon. The sun was shining bright for the race, which is organised by St. Luke’s Hospice in partnership with Ford Motor Company Ltd. Now in its […]
THURROCK parkrun had a record turnout for the second week in a row.