Summer League

The Notts Summer League kicks off on Wednesday with the first race being held at Hexgreave Hall Estate.  Further details can be found here:

Summer League Race 1 – Hexgreave Park

Hexgreave Hall Estate

Retford Half Marathon 2018

Retford Half Marathon results here   

SIAB Combined Events International

Worksop’s rising star Emily Race was representing England in the recent SIAB Combined Events International at the Emirates Stadium in Glasgow.  Race claimed an impressive Individual Silver and England won Team Gold overall and broke the previous total record by over 300 points.

The medal presentation can be seen via the following link: SIAB International Medal Presentation

 

2017 Worksop Halloween Half Marathon & Fun Run

Thousands of runners, vampires and ghouls took to the streets for the Worksop Halloween Half Marathon and Fun Run at the weekend. The annual event, organised by Worksop Harriers Athletics Club, kicked off at 10am Sunday morning.

Start of the half marathon

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National Champion Emily Race ranked 3rd on all time list

Worksop Harrier Emily Race produced some outstanding performances to finish on top of the podium at the English Schools Combined Events Championships.  This now ranks her 3rd on the all time list for her age group, ahead of Katarina Johnson-Thompson.

Below is a video of the medal presentation, courtesy of Mark Hazlehurst:

Posted by Mark Hazlehurst on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Osberton Chase 10k

Taking place on Sunday 1st October 2017, this exciting new race is held in conjunction with the Osberton International Horse Trials and is organised by Worksop Harriers & AC.  This is a fun 10k which also encourages canicross entrants and is limited to 500 entries so book now to avoid disappointment! The entry fee includes access to the Horse Trials plus one additional discounted ticket. All finishers will receive a high quality medal.  To enter click here

 

More golden glory for multi-talented athlete Emily Race

Emily Race (right), of Worksop Harriers, on the podium again after more success, this time in the Midland Championships.

One of Worksop Harriers’ leading lights, Emily Race, enjoyed more success, this time in the Midlands U15s and U17s Track and Field Championships, held over two days at Nuneaton. The multi-talented Emily backed up her performances the previous week when she was crowned Midlands champion and finished fourth nationally in the U17s heptathlon. She pocketed three gold medals and one silver at Nuneaton, recording personal bests in winning the 80m hurdles and high jump and also tasting success in the long jump. She finished second in the shot putt. Harriers’ teammate Lucy Forrest, competing at U15 level, won gold in the hammer and also bronze in the shot putt.

2017 Summer league summary

WHAC Summary League Summary 2017 V2

Decathlon delight for rising star Langley

Rising teenage star Nathan Langley, of Worksop, is now ranked as high as eighth in the UK after a tremendous performance in the decathlon at a national competition.

Nathan Langley romping to victory in the 110m hurdles in a personal-best time during the national competition at Bedford.

Having made a successful start to his first season at U20 level at the county championships, Langley travelled to Bedford for the competituion, run by England Athletics. Comprising ten events over two days, it was a gruelling challenge for the 17-year-old. But he finished a highly creditable seventh. The first event, the 100m, is not one of his favourites, but he knocked three-hundredths of a second off his previous personal best (PB). Read more…

Young athlete aims for regional title

Worksop Harrier Tyler Broome is on target to win the British Triathlon East Midlands Junior Series.

If his form continues, the Tuxford Primary Academy pupil could be selected for the British Triathlon development squad. He also aims to make the regional academy. Tyler, 10, of Tuxford, is leading the series after victory in the latest event in the seven-race competition in Ashbourne. Tyler was on the shoulders of the lead runners in third place at the end of the first 1,200m run. He moved up to second in the cycle section and left the final transition in first place, leading from the front throughout in the second run. Read more…