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

A full report will follow

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…

Canal Relay

Runners/marshals needed for canal race June 15th.

This is a challenge between Worksop Harriers and Retford AC. This year it is our turn to host so the race will begin and end at Manton Club with refreshments afterwards in the club.
This is an exciting race that takes us as the title suggests along the canal to Retford Kings Park and back.

We need at least 12 runners (more if possible) and at least two ladies for the ladies leg. Last year we won this event so let’s try to keep this winning streak going and retain the cup for Worksop harriers !!

Please could you let Caroline McGinley or Peter Fendley know if you are interested in this brilliant event. Thank you

Strength and Conditioning Class

For those of you who go to the Strength and Conditioning Class with Marc of 2M Coaching and Fitness, please remember that the class has moved from a Wednesday evening, to a Monday evening 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. It’s still in the gym at Outwood Academy Portland, although he may move outside if the weather permits. Sessions are open to everyone (16+) and involve a mixture of strength, stability and cardio training. £4.00 per session. (Please use the Sparken Hill entrance to the school).

ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL HARRIERS WHO WANT A GREAT DAY OUT!!

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!!