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London U20/Seniors Indoor Games at Lee Valley

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 with a SB jump of 6.61m. Natalie LeBeau jumped a SB of 4.62m High Jump Joseph Winn jumped...

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London Indoor Games at Lee Valley

At the London Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend U15b Jakub Kowalski achieved two PBs on Sunday, running the 60m’s in 8.80s and the 200m’s in 29.8s. U15g Ruby Bridger ran a fantastic race in the 60m hurdles, gaining a PB time of 9.23s, she threw a SB 8.50m in the shot and jumped a new PB of 5.03m in the Long jump. Sola Taiwo gained SBs in both her events running the 60m hurdles in 9.75m and jumping 4.68m in the Long jump. Fellow U15g Leisha Hunt had a busy day, throwing 8.50m in the Shot and went on to gain SBs in all her events, running the 200m in 28.12s, the 300m in 45.16m, jumped 4.78m’s in the Long Jump. 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 in the 200m with a PB time of 31.0s, while Funmi Adewole Obtained a SB in the Long Jump with a jump of 3.87m and another in the 60m with 8.79s, again she has PB’d twice in two weeks. Kendrea Nwaelene gained a SB in the 60m race with a time of 8.05s and came 4th in the Long Jump with a SB jump of 5.17m....

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Endurance report 16th Jan

There were some great Harrier performances at the 4th round of the Essex Cross-Country League, held at the Discovery Centre, Braintree on Saturday. One of them was produced by Leon Wheeler, who won the under 15 boys’ race by some distance. He just needs to finish in the first 3 in the last event, next month, to take the title. He also leads an excellent team which on Saturday finished second, but are odds on favourites to lift the league title next month. On Saturday, Ben Prior ran a strong race to finish 9th. Finnlay Lowe made a welcome return to form by finishing 14th. Henri Willett rounded off a good team performance in 24th place. The other winner on the day was Hayley Instance who won the under 15’s race for girls – a great reward for her hard winter’s training. Emily Fall was 25th in this group. Alec Finch ran a gutsy race to finish 5th in the men’s race. This team are almost certain of promotion from Division Two. Sam Smith ran grittily to finish 23rd while Scott Rice had his best race of the season in 43rd place. Returning from injury Keith Willett had a very good outing in 69th. Don Lawless featured high in the V50 section with his 75th spot. Improving Tim Martin closed in the team with his 92nd place. Nigel Instance...

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Thurrock Harriers Success

This weekend at SEAA U15/17 Indoor Champs Lee Valley 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. Ruby Bridger also won a bronze in U15G 60m hurdles and a new PB and club record of 9.23s which ranked her 1st in Essex & East and 2nd  in the UK. William Adeyeye also gained a PB in his 60m U17B with a time of 7.16s which ranked him 1st in Essex & 2nd in East. Gbenga Adewole obtained an U15 60m PB of 9.35s and 5th place in U15 Long Jump with SB jump of 3m73s, his sister Funmi also obtained PBs in both 60m and 200m of 8.84s and 29.34s respectively. Endurance Report By Dave Staines Day 2 of the Essex Cross Country Championships produced a mixed bag of results for the Harriers. Gemma Holloway, who had suffered the effects of a cold in the preceding week, turned in a really gutsy performance to finish 2nd in the senior women’s event. Gemma was probably the youngest in the event but bravely led the field for the first two thirds of the race. In the final third she was...

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Festive Fun in Endurance

Park Runs and the Crown to Crown fun run  fulfilled the competitive needs of the Harriers endurance squad over the Christmas season. Top run came from Alec Finch who comfortably won the Crown to Crown Boxing Day event. Amazingly 300+ runners turned up at Westley Heights for this annual affair. Alec dominated from the start and won by some distance with a excellent time of 16m27. Joe Logan also produced a top performance in 7th place with 19m. Other Thurrock finishers shaking off the affects of Christmas over indulgence were: 9th Jack Exley 19m25, 10th Ben Prior 19m29, 11th Taylor Ewell 19m36, 16th Oliver Mann 19m55, 18th Harry Parker 19m57, 23rd Dylan Harrod 20m15, 25th Hayley Instance 20m19, 36th Gary Cahill 21m46, 49th Gary Rowlatt 22m42, 54th Nigel Instance 23m02, 71st Bernie Johnson 23m55, 73rd Harry Tobin (9) 24m01, 181 Pat Dobbs 30m15. Best Park Run effort came from Toby Draper in the Basildon event where he was second with a time of 18m51. In the Thurrock event Nick Trencher produced a good pb of 19m16. This weekend is day 2 of the County Cross Country Championships. The under 17 and under 20 men’s teams field strong squads. If they can find the elusive 4th member they can contend for medals. The senior ladies have Gemma Holloway and Joanne Wilkinson in their line up both of whom will be...

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Thurs 6pm - 8pm

Sun 10.30am - 12 midday

EYAL 2017

DateVenueLocation
07 MayThurrockRM16 2QT
04 JunCambridgeCB1 2EH
02 JulIpswichIP4 3DJ
30 JulWareSG12 0UG
13 AugLea ValleyN9 0AR

SAL 2017

DateVenueLocation
15 AprThurrockRM16 2QT
21 MayKings LynnPE30 2NB
17 JunCroydonSE25 4QL
08 JulThurrockRM16 2QT
19 AugTonbridgeTN10 3AD

EMAC T&F 2017

DateClub
3rd MayThurrock
7th JuneSouthend
5th JulyChelmsford
26th JulyIpswich

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