Category: Parkrun

Parkrun 21st Jan

Best of the Park runners was Nick Trencher who dug out a pb in the Thurrock Event. His time was 18.59. The Parkrun also presented the welcome sight of Adam Dowman producing a time of 19.30. Hopefully Adam will sign up again for the club in...

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Harriers Endurance

Parkruns provided the main events for the endurance squad this weekend. Leading home the Basildon field was 15 year old Ellis Swindell with a time of 20m04s which is a good personal best for the Westcliff High School pupil. In the Thurrock Parkrun results: Toby Draper 18m51s, Anthony Tobin 19m11s, Keith Willett 19m32s, Mason Hambleton 19m49s, Mick Bumstead 20m10s, Henri Willett 20m28s and Bernie Johnson 21m41s. At this event, Jamie Mack received the trophy as the top under 15 runner of the year. In the Leigh on Sea Striders 10k road race on Sunday Toby Draper was again in good form finishing 19th in 39m15s. In 24th place Keith Willett showed good form to record 40m11s. In 33rd place Nick Trencher was 41m37s. The entries for this race closed at 650. This week many of the endurance squad will tackle the ultra fast Chelmsford 10k hoping to improve their personal bests. David...

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Harriers visit from England Athletics and Weekly News

The endurance runners were confronted with an unprecedented clash of fixtures at the weekend finding the County Pleshey Half Marathon clashing with the ever popular Southend 10k. The only club runner making it to the Pleshey Half Marathon was Mick Bumstead, who exceeded even his own expectations by taking the winners prize in the 60+ category. Mick won his first county title 27 years ago and has been winning them regularly since but in a year where he has been plagued by injury, this came as a particularly pleasing victory. Six club runners were among the 1200 finishers in the Southend 10k and all ran well. They were headed by Toby Draper who was 45th in 39m08s. Jason Syrett was pleased to duck under 40m again finishing 55th in 39m49s. Also making it to the top 100 was Gary Cahill with 41m59. Orsett’s Gary Rowlatt produced an excellent pb with a time of 42m51s. The indefatigable Patt Dobbs, now at an age when most people find it difficult to get out of a chair, completed the 6.25 miles in 61 minutes. Sue Beck, still inexperienced, knocked 18 minutes (!) from her previous best by finishing overall 240 in a time of 47m01s. This weekend the club hosts the first round of the Essex X-C league at One Tree Hill on Saturday. First race is at 10.00 with the open...

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Parkrun 30th July

Thurrock Track and Field teams are having a good summer. The Veteran’s team qualified for their Regional final last week by finishing second in their 4th round match. The seniors are top of their division in the SAL Division 3 North and look likely to be promoted. The young athletes in the Eastern Young Athletes League are heading for the Plate Final as they did last year. All in all the club can count it a good season. Thurrock ParkRun Jason Syrett (V45) 19.03 2nd Henri Willett (U15) 19.23 3rd Don Lawless (V50) 19.45 4th Bernie Johnson (V60) 22.20 8th Basildon ParkRun Alec Finch (SM) 16.01 1st Tei Lyn-Jones (SM) 17.21 2nd Jack Exley (U17) 18.17 3rd Oliver Mann (U20) 18.29 4th Harry Parker (U15) 19.06 7th Hayley Instance (U15) 20.14 12th Sarah Brockley (U13) 20.17 14th Noah Trencher (age 10) 24.03 42nd Top performance in ParkRuns this week came from Alec Finch who led in a squad of Harriers at Basildon. Good to see Don Lawless back in action at Orsett...

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Parkrun

Park runs were the refuge of the endurance squad this weekend. Best performance came from Mason Hambleton who was the fastest at the Thurrock event with a time of 19m45s. This gave him a 71.81% age/time ratio. Henri Willett was 3rd in the Basildon run with a 19m53s time which gave him a 71.33% ratio. Antony Tobin led a trio of Harriers at Southend. His time was 19m20s (68.19%) with Nick Trencher just behind with 19m43s. Tim Martin’s time of 19m56s took 11th place. By Dave...

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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
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EMAC T&F 2017

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

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