More national glory for Worksop high jumper Emily

Worksop Harrier Emily Race, continued her national title-winning season at the Manchester Sports City Athletics Stadium on Sunday.

In the English Championships, the 17-year-old took both the U20 and senior high jump titles with a clearance of 1.74m in very challenging, wet and windy conditions. Emily now has four championship titles to her name in 2018, to go with her third place in the U20 British Heptathlon Championships earlier in the season. This latest win has gained her selection for the senior England Team at the Manchester International meeting on 15th August. Read more…

Race delivers new PBs to take national crown

Worksop Harrier Emily Race triumphed in the senior girls high jump at the English Schools Track and Field Championships.

The Outwood Academy Valley student won in Birmingham with a new personal best performance of 1.81m and was the only athlete to clear this height.  This is Race’s third national title in the past 12 months, having won the English U17s high jump and then gaining an international vest by winning heptathlon at the English Schools Intermediate Girls in September. That performance put her third on the ‘All Time’ list of athletes in this event. Read more…

England Athletics U20 & U23 Championships

This year’s championships were held at Bedford on June 16th/17th.  A wide range of videos from the event can be seen courtesy of Vinco here:

http://www.runjumpthrow.com/meetings/12944-england-athletics-u20–u23-championships/videos

 

Worksop Harrier Emily Race was in action in the U20 100m Hurdles heat 2:

http://www.runjumpthrow.com/videos/24226

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.