Club Details
East Cornwall Harriers is a very friendly club which welcomes runners of all abilities. The club has the following weekly sessions, which all go from Liskeard Sports and Social Club, Lux Park Sports Centre, Liskeard, unless otherwise stated.

Training Schedule
FRI
24 Mar

SAT
25 Mar
8am Minions Marks Run on the Moor 5-6 miles. Meet Hurlers Car Park, All welcome.
10am Brickfields Forum Coached Track session / 5K Park Series Lanhydrock/Mt Edgecumbe
SUN
26 Mar
8am Hurlers Car Park Minions 23 Miles
MON
27 Mar
4-5 Juniors Training Session Lux Park
TUE
28 Mar
6.30pm Lux Park Adults & Juniors Cricket Field led by Paul
5 - 6 Mile Run led by Simon / 8pm Coaches Meeting
WED
29 Mar
6.30pm Lux Park Beginners/Novice Social group led by Karen
THU
30 Mar
6.30pm Lux Park Intermediate 5 - 6 miles led by Simon
Social 5 - 6 miles led by Ray

Social Events / Races
FRI
24 Mar

SAT
25 Mar
Quethiock Schools X Country (2.75 Miles)
Westward League Redruth/Exeter MudRun
SUN
26 Mar
An Resek Hellys, Helston (10.5 Miles)
MON
27 Mar

TUE
28 Mar

WED
29 Mar

THU
30 Mar
Club AGM 8pm LDSA Rugby Rooms
Buffet Provided ALL MEMBERS WELCOME

An Res Hellys

22 March 2017
Meet up time for car / lift share for the An Res Hellys on Sunday is 8:15am at the lower car park, Lux Park.  Don''t forget to put your clocks forward an hour on Saturday evening!

ECH reports for 20 March 2017

21 March 2017


EAST CORNWALL HARRIERS RACE REPORT 20 MARCH 2017.


On 11th March Junior & Senior East Cornwall Harriers made the very long trip to represent Cornwall in the British Inter counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough and put in fine performances competing against the very best in the UK. Jenny Nash was the sole senior running for Cornwall. Grace Davidson had


Thursday 16 March saw the finals of the Cornwall School Games Cross Country Championships held at Newquay Sports centre. Cornwall Schools have been divided into 4 areas for this competition, Peninsula, Mid, Penwith & Arena.

North & East Cornwall are team ARENA & schools in this block compete against each other in the cross country league. Each area has 15 competitors per team.

Team ARENA, had a very successful afternoon with some great individual performances & two 2nd team placings and 2 third.

Yr 4 Girls Arena. Emily Child 1st.

Yr 4 boys Arena -FraserAbbis 1st

Year 5 Girls Arena. Holly Reid 2nd, Poppy Northcott 3rd Molly Gibb 4th Rosie Northcott 8th and also all East Cornwall Harriers .

Year 5 boys Arena. William Greenwood 3rd & Evan Barnes 8th.

Year 6 Girls Arena.Kate Sotheran 4th, Jemimah Gibbons 6th, Connie Frith [ ECH ] 8th.

Year 6 Boys Arena. Lewis Colwell 1st, Gregor Noster 4th, Sam Robinson 6th.

Year 5 girls team were 2nd overall & Year 6 boys were 2nd overall.


Sunday 19 March was the Tavistock Half Marathon starting and finishing at Tavistock College over 13.2 miles of undulating roads on the edge of Dartmoor. A record field of 1000 runners contested the race. 1st home for the Harriers was Mark Davidson in 1.29.28 gaining 5th in his age category. Second Harrier was Ian Trice in 1.30.31 barely 1 minute behid Mark & second in his age category. Sharon Daw had a fine race beating her previous years time by 3 minutes and finishing 2nd in her age category in 1.49.12. Glenn Wood had a brilliant run & managed to keep in a fairly straight line to finish in 2.00.32. Michael Palmer in the 65 plus age group had a fine run to finish 2.08.45 & 2nd in age category.


Three Harriers made the long trip to compete in the Reading Half Marathon along with over 13000 other runners. This is one of the UK''''s most popular Half Marathons being an ideal preparation for the London Marathon & run around the roads of Central Reading. The race starts at Green Park & finishes in the Madejski Stadium home of Reading Football Club. There is a brilliant atmosphere & support from the locals with crowds lining the whole course and many bands & entertainers on route. Marc Smerdon was first home for the Harriers in a brilliant time of 1.22.45. Peter Smith had a fine race to finish in 1.53.24 and Lindsey Taphouse in her first Half Marathon completed the race in 2.25.06 just ahead of Mum – Bodmin Road runner Lesley Taphouse 2.39.17.


Another good week for the Junior & Senior Harriers and East Cornwall athletes.


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Tonight''s Run

16 March 2017
Just a reminder that our Thursday evening run is from the Millennium Centre, Pensilva at 6.30pm tonight instead Lux Park. 2 groups, 8 miles and 5 miles. Refreshments in their Bar after!

Sportshall Southwest Regional Competition

13 March 2017


Congratulations to Joseph and Tristan who represented Cornwall at the weekend in the Southwest regional sportshall championships at Torbay Leisure Centre Paignton.  The 30 strong team made up of under 11 girls and boys from across Cornwall came 4th overall with some strong performances including from Joseph who was joint 1st in the chest push throwing event.  Well done to all the juniors who took part. ...

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ECH Race Report. 12 March 2017

13 March 2017
Twenty Harriers go Travelling.

20 East Cornwall Harriers headed off in many different directions to race at 7 different events at the weekend.On Saturday Sharon Daw made the long journey to Salisbury to run in the Larmer Tree Half Marathon held in the grounds of the beautiful but hilly & muddy Rushmore Estate, formerly a medieval Deer Hunting Estate. For Sharon it was a successful trip being 1st lady over 50 back, in 2.09.51

Mensteam captain Ian Littlewood & Ben Harding made a lo
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ECH AGM 30th March - Have your say on our club!

05 March 2017
It''s that time of year again when we hold our club AGM.  The date for this year is Thursday 30th March at 8pm in the LDSA rugby room.  ALL CLUB MEMBERS ARE WELCOME.  This is your opportunity to have your say on the club and share your comments and views.  We want as many people to attend as possible.  If you have any items that you would like raised at the meeting you need to get them on the agenda by contacting Meeta Nicholls in advance or speaking to any other committee members who can pass the details on. ...

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Bideford Half Marathon

04 March 2017
Apologies for the short notice.  Meet up for Bideford Half Marathon is at the lower car park in Lux Park aiming to leave by 8:15am.  Good luck to all Harriers competing.

Spare Race Numbers!

02 March 2017
If anyone is interested in running Bideford Half Marathon this Sunday March 5th, Craig Vaughnley is unfortunately injured and therefore unable to run.
If you''re fit and willing to tackle ''The Grizzly'', please contact Oli Jones who is unable to run


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