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.
MILDER conditions greeted Thurrock’s endurance squad when they travelled to Epping Forest for the 4th round of the Essex Cross-Country League on Saturday (12th)
A RECORD number of participants took part in the Thurrock parkrun on Saturday. One hundred and twenty-seven (127) hardy souls made it down to Orsett Heath for 9am to navigate the 5k (3.1 mile course). Since beginning in October 2015, Thurrock’s parkrun has earned a reputation for its friendly, welcoming environment, stressing that it is […]
THURROCK Harriers had a good day on Day 2 of the Country Cross-Country Championships on Saturday (5th) with Under 17’s, Under 19’s and the Seniors competed for the medals. These were held in the extensive grounds of Writtle College.
AMAZINGLY 318 people completed the Boxing Day Crown to Crown, 23 of them Harriers. Taylor Newell led the field home with a magnificent effort of 17m24. Jack Exley was back to his best in 2nd place with 17m50 while Ben Prior came third seventeen seconds behind him. Two more top ten finishers were Toby Draper […]
THURROCK Harriers Athletics Club volunteers attended Basic Life Support Skills training last week.
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.
EIGHT Thurrock Harriers senior endurance runners were at Tiptree on Sunday (14th) for the Essex 10 mile Championships.
A fantastic display of talent and teamwork saw Thurrock Harriers win the Eastern Young Athletes League Plate Final on Sunday (2nd) against Chelmsford, Stevenage, & North Herts Watford, Bedford and Colchester Harrriers.
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 […]
THURROCK Harriers Long Jump star Funminiyi Olajide, age 16, continued her recent superb form retained her National U17 Long Jump title at the England Athletic Championships held at Bedford International Stadium on Saturday (25th).
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. […]