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 […]

Athletics: PB’s a plenty at London Indoor Games

Athletics: PB’s a plenty at London Indoor Games

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 […]

Athletics: Thurrock hurdler benefits from Ron Pickering award

Athletics: Thurrock hurdler benefits from Ron Pickering award

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 […]

Athletics: Harriers out in the country

Athletics: Harriers out in the country

THE Cross-Country Championship Season opened on Saturday with the County Young Athletes and Veterans’ Championships. It was held on a new course at Writtle Agricultural College in perfectly sunny conditions. Just two bronze medals were the Harriers reward. Hayley Instance ran a gutsey race to take the bronze medal in the under 15’s, and with […]