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. […]
THE first round of the Essex Cross Country Championships were staged at the Writtle Agricultural College on Saturday (2nd). The age groups involved were the veterans, U13 and U15’s.
THURROCK Harriers had some great results from round 2 of the Essex Cross Country League held at Hockley on Saturday (25th) from both the teams and individuals.
THURROCK Harrier’s athlete Ruby Bridger, from Hathaway Academy, represented England in the Schools International Pentathalon held in Glasgow on Friday (10th ) along with U15G team members from Cheshire and Kent; the England U15G team won their competition proudly winning gold medals.
ONLY 60 competitors took part in the race, held at Belhus Park Golf & Country Club.
THIRTY-five Thurrock Harrier athletes made the journey to Horse Heath Point to Point Course on Saturday (28th) for the first Essex League Cross Country race in which three athletes earned their Essex vest.
ON SATURDAY, Thurrock parkrun celebrated its second birthday. The 5k run takes place around Orsett Heath on a Saturday morning at 9am. You just register once on line, print off your barcode and off you go. Course director Liz Cox and her team work tirelessly to create a lovely atmosphere at the run. Before the […]
THE sporting community of Thurrock is mourning following the passing of Micky Malt.
HIGHLIGHT for the Harriers at the Essex Cross Country Relays championships at Stubbers on Saturday (7th)
THREE Thurrock Harrier athletes wore their Essex vests with pride this weekend (16th /17th) when they competed in The English Schools’ Combined Events Championships held in Boston,
THURROCK Harriers finished 8th in the Eastern Youth Athletes’ League (EYAL); this a credible position for a club of its size in a league of 28 clubs and represents the hard work and dedication of it’s athletes and coaches.
TWO Thurrock Harrier athletes Funminyi Olajide (Ini) and Ruby Bridger both took first place on the podium for their events against strong competition from across the country.
THURROCK athletes competed in the South of England Championships at Crystal Palace over the weekend (19th/20th).
FORMER Grays Convent student Jessica Judd ran the race of her life at the 1500 metres in the World Championships in London.
THERE was more success for Thurrock thee, Khai Riley-Laborde in the European Under-23 Championships.
WHAT a day for personal bests for those who competed in the Open Pentathlon held in Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 16th July.
ST CLERE’s student, Joseph Harding competed in the English Schools’ Athletics Championships in Birmingham on Saturday 8th July 2017.
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 […]