19 April 2017
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10 April 2017
ECH Race Report . 9 April 2017.
5 Intrepid Harriers decided to tackle the Kernow Vertical Kilometere trail race, 1 kilometre of height gain in 15 miles. This challenge is not for the faint hearted.
It was a hot afternoon with the breeze being felt as a strong headwind on one exposed section. Ben Harding and Marc Smerdon were one team pairing and Louise Littlewood and Meeta Nicholls the other.
There were 20 teams in the relay category and Ben Harding and Marc Smerdon were 4th in2.12.04.
Louise Littlewood & Meeta Nicholls were 9 th in 2.32.18.
Sharon Daw took on the individual challenge and ran both laps by herself in the 15 mile full vertical km race to finish in 2.33.43 a brilliant individual time & 5th lady overall.
Meanwhile down beside the seaside in Brighton - Clive Shute made the long journey to take on the Brighton Marathon. On a very hot testing day – Clive stormed around to complete the race in 3.28.16.
Next Sunday 16 April at 10.30am sees the running of the 5 Tors Fell race starting and finishing from the Minions Car Park. This is round 6 of the Cornwall Multi Terrain Grand Prix series & the only Fell Race held in Cornwall. Spectators are welcome to come & see this brilliant race & experience the atmosphere of the race held over 8 miles of the spectacular Bodmin Moor
03 April 2017
EAST CORNWALL HARRIERS REPORT 2 APRIL 2017
Exciting news for the Sims family as Harrier Steven Sims has been chosen as the Elite Fusion Brand Ambassador for 2017. Fusion are a Danish technical sports clothing company with an excellent reputation for manufacturing quality equipment in Europe.
Steven started his running with the Harriers and has moved on to compete in Duathlons & Triathlons at Sprint & Olympic distances but running is still his first love. In 2017 Steven will be competing in the UK & in Europe & the club wishes him all the best.
On Sunday 9 Harriers made the journey to run in the Taunton Marathon & Half Marathon on a 13.1 miles course – the marathoners having to complete 2 laps.
The weather was surprisingly warm as the runners set off with 962 in the Half Marathon and 178 for the Full marathon.
Diane Roy came home as 3rd lady in age category in the marathon in 3.27.33 – a great time for this course. Jim Lockyer finished in 4.09.56 another gritty run from Jim. Running a 2 lap marathon – or 2 halves back to back is a difficult challenge for all runners- who sometimes could easily finish at the half distance – so particularly well done to Di & Jim.
In the Half Marathon, Terry Leech was first Harrier home in 1.36.41 and 5th in Age category. Andrew Sims was second Harrier in 1.38.51. Kaye Patterson 1.45.06 was third Harrier and 1 st lady.
Glenn Wood, 1.50.45 was 4th Harrier. Karen Sims put in another fine performance finishing in 1.57.29. Good to see Andrew Berry back on the race circuit coming home in 2.02.39. Sadly Rob Pick finally succumbed to an old injury but we hope he will bounce back in time for the London Marathon.
27 March 2017
Fifteen East Cornwall Harriers made the trip to Helston to compete in the fifth round of the Cornish Grand Prix – the 10 mile An Res Hellys race. The race is sponsored by Tempus Leisure and organised by Carn Runners.
The race started at the Old Cattle Market in bright blustery conditions. The runners head off into the Penrose Estate & after skirting the estate arrive at the beach where after negotiating a steep rocky path then head out across half mile of soft deep sand before climbing off the beach & ...
21 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 a fine run in the Under 15 girls & was 1st girl for Cornwall to cross the line. Charli Dawson in the under 13 girls had a fine run & Tyler Gregory in the under 13 boys was ...
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. ...
13 March 2017
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 ...