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.
Worksop Harrier, Nathan Langley, took gold on his national debut at the English Schools Home International in Ireland. The competition in Athlone was his last as an under 17 athlete and he finished on a high as the English quartet took top spot. The four man team from all over England took part in an indoor pentathlon which consisted of 60m hurdles, shot, 400m, long jump and 800m. Langley recorded a personal best in the first event of the day, the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.73 seconds. His shot, 200m and long jump all produced very respectable results. But he saved his best for the last event of the day in the 800m. A superb run saw him finish his heat in first place in 2.08.86 (new PB), coming third overall. After all the scores had been added up, Langley finished eighth inidividually and the team came first.
Rising star Emily Race stormed to victory in the Midlands Combined Events Championships at Bedford. A nail biting finish in the 800m saw her agonisingly miss out on a bronze medal in the National Championships by a single point. Race produced numerous personal best performances throughout the 7 heptathlon events, which secured her first place by 119 points overall.
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A superb team effort saw the Harriers Ladies take Gold in the team competition at the Newstead Abbey Dash 5k, incorporating the County Championships.
First home was Sarah Worley in 20:09, closely followed by Amy Fendley 20:21, Teresa McPake 20:32 and Tracy Hamilton 22:40. Amy Fendley also brought home a Gold in V35 category, with Teresa McPake closely following to clinch the silver medal. The Harriers men were also in top form and finished as follows: John Hardcastle 19:13, John Hewitt 19:57, Colin Laughton 20:46, John Harrison 21:12, Daniel Scott 21:19, Neil Rushby 25:25. Special mention has to go to Neil Rushby who did us proud in completing his first ever official race. (more…)
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