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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 […]
50 Young athletes from around the county (10 from Thurrock), took part in a series of competitions over the last couple of months with the goal of being selected to represent Essex in the regionals finals.
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 […]
INDOOR REPORT At the London U20/Seniors Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend (28th & 29th) In the 60m race, Yinka Sodipo 5th 7.02s gaining a new PB. Nweike Nwabude placed 6th with a time of 7.15s and Jesse Allen gained a time of 7.45s a New PB. Long Jump Nweike Nwabude placed 3rd overall […]
At the London Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend (21st & 22nd) Tolani Odumosu obtained a new 8.86s pb in U17w 60m race. Gbenga Adewole achieved 4th in the U15b Shot with a PB of 5.71m, in the 60m he obtained his second pb in two weeks with a time of 9.25s and another […]
AN international hurdler from Thurrock has been awarded key funding from a top athletics source. The Ron Pickering Memorial Fund is named after the much loved and respected coach and commentator, Ron Pickering. Khai Riley-La Borde is a 110 metre hurdler who competes for Enfield and Haringey. The RPMF distributed £43,000 in grants to 199 […]
THERE were some great Harrier performances at the 4th round of the Essex Cross-Country League, held at the Discovery Centre, Braintree on Saturday.
LEISHA Hunt won a Bronze with a PB of 8.62m in U15G 3 kgs shot putt, which ranked her number one in Essex & the East . She also gained a PB in 60m with a time of 8.33s which ranked her 2nd in Essex and 3rd in the East.
PARK Runs and the Crown to Crown fun run fulfilled the competitive needs of the Harriers endurance squad over the Christmas season.
PLEASE please come and take part in the Thurrock park run at 9am on Saturday December 24th. There is a great spirit down there on Orsett Heath in Chadwell. The run is 5K and it is in your own time and at your own pace. Join them in your Christmas Jumpers or appropriate festive attire. […]
THURROCK athlete Gemma Holloway produced an impressive performance in the European Under-20’s Cross Country Champs on Sunday morning.
THE endurance runners took a break from competition this weekend and supported park runs.