Worksop Harriers & AC, founded in 1949, is an athletics club catering for novices and experienced athletes alike. We offer a range of training sessions to cater for all of our members’ requirements, including long runs, short runs, speed work, hill work, track & field sessions, fartlek and cross country. Your training can also be geared towards your specific race goals.
The first Senior Track & Field Event of the season Match 1 of Div 4EC of the Northern Senior League which Cleethorpes AC is hosting on Saturday 6 May at King George Vth Stadium Grimsby.
The postcode for the Stadium is DN32 9RU.
Please could you let Caroline McGinley, or Pete Fendley know if you are able to make this fabulous day out. This is a family occasion where you can all join in, bring a picnic and watch and cheer.
The events which include all track distances of which you can achieve club standards in 1500m, 3k and 5k. The field events are good fun and you can have a go at and high jump, long jump, shot putting, javelin, hammer and discuss. You never know you may find you have a hidden talent.
So come along and give it a go!!
Veteran runner Mark Hazlehurst turned back the clock when winning a medal at the Nottinghamshire Fell-Running Championships for Worksop Harriers
For his bronze in the over-60 veterans’ age category came fully 42 years after he last won a medal at a county event.
After the race, in which he clocked a fine time of one hour, 12.30 minutes, a tired but delighted Hazlehurst said: “I’m so chuffed to have won my first Notts AAA medal since June 1975 when I took a bronze in the junior 400m and a third successive gold as part of the junior 4X100m relay team.
“I still have a picture of the ‘legends’ that are Gerald Moore, Chris Beswick and Paul Scott, who helped me get that gold. They also won plenty as individual athletes and, as always, our successes were mostly due to the coaching and guidance of Peter Collier. (more…)
The Worksop Harriers had a strong contingent in the County Half Marathon Championships at the sell out Retford Half Marathon, where the evergreen John Hewitt won a gold medal in the over 60s category.
Tom Shaw (31st, 1:20:10), Jack Kirk (76th, 1;25:06), Amy Ogden (4th lady, 1:27:33), John Hewitt (100th, 1:27;34), Teresa McPake (7th lady, 1:29:05), John Hardcastle (124th, 1:29:09), Joel Kerrigan (172nd, 1:34:13), Mark Webster (262nd, 1;41:51), Colin Laughton (332nd, 1:46:23), Josh Charters (336th, 1:46:28), Mark Hazlehurst (338th, 1:46:33), Andrew Dobson (361st, 1:47:40), John Hayward (383rd, 1:49;06), Jonathan Wales (359th, 1:47:51), Julie Bonser (417th, 1;50;35), Paddy Lavin (418th, 1:50;20), Jimmy Kelly (427th, 1:52:05), Camila Mercer (457th, 1:52:56), Cathy Mhembere (555th, 1:57:08), Charlotte Rushby (626th, 2:01:36).
Further afield it was a busy weekend for the Harriers Sarah Worley who represented Nottinghamshire in the Inter Counties Cross-Country Championships at Loughborough on Saturday and followed that up with a personal best (4th, 1:28:18) in the Llanelli Half Marathon on Sunday.
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