Race Rundown: La Galopades de la Foret Half Marathon & 7K, 4th August 2019

A family holiday in the Vendee Region of France brings with it the opportunity to take part in a closed road chip timed half marathon for the princely sum of 17 Euros. The entrance fee included a technical t-shirt, feed stations stocked with raisins, cake and brioche, and was a well organised event with a …

Race Rundown: Great Tees 10k (and Albert parkrun, both as a guide runner), 7th September 2019

Like all the best running stories this one starts in a pub… A little over 18 months ago I was sitting in a pub having a pint with Mark Raine when he mentioned he had enrolled for a Sight Loss Awareness course with England Athletics.  This is something I have been interested in for a …


*Harriers Event* Sedgefield Serpentine

Date: September 15, 2019

Time: 10:00

Location: Sedgefield Cricket Club. TS21 2BY.

*Harriers Event* Sedgefield Serpentine

A scenic near 10k run through beautiful Hardwick Park and the surrounding fields up towards Bishop Middleham.

Suitable for all (lower age limit 16).

Entry usually possible on the day but we have a limit of 300 entrants so book early if you want to make sure. See “more info” for link to entry form and past results/pictures.

*Grand Prix* Coxhoe Trail Run

Date: September 22, 2019

Location: Active Life Centre, Linden Grove, Coxhoe, Durham DH6 4DW


*Grand Prix* Coxhoe Trail Run

A scenic route full of interest and undulating over old railway lines and quarry paths between Coxhoe and Kelloe in County Durham. Start at Public byway (Coxhoe Hall), enter the path leading to Old Kelloe Way and follow the signposted Limestone LinX route (loop-shaped), ending back near the start point.

Billed as “Britain’s Most Beautiful” – it certainly is pretty, and surprisingly hilly!

*Grand Prix* Yorkshire Marathon / 10M

Many people’s favourite marathon and this year, the finale of the Harriers grand prix. Unfortunately the main event is sold out, but you can still gain grand prix points by entering the 10M, which is not (at time of going to press) sold out.

Leeds Abbey Dash

Date: October 27, 2019

Ullswater Trail Races

Date: October 27, 2019

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