Volunteer awards for two stalwarts of Worksop Harriers

James Charters and Sally Staveley, winners of regional volunteers awards.

The hard work and commitment of two stalwart members of the Worksop Harriers club has been rewarded by accolades at the England Athletics Regional Volunteers Awards. James Charters, the club’s most qualified field judge, was named official of the year for the East Midlands after officiating at the highest level at many meetings around the country.  Sally Staveley won the Run Together leader of the year award for all her work with the club’s Sisters On Sunday (SOS) and Couch To 5K running groups. Read more…

Indoor Competitions – EIS Sheffield – 25th November

Please see details of the upcoming Quadkids and Open Graded competitions being held at the EIS in Sheffield on Sunday 25th November 2018.
 
The Quadkids competition is restricted to athletes from clubs and schools in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Age groups are school years 4,5,6 and 7. Entries will be limited to a maximum of 100 based on first come first served.
 
The Open Graded competition will be held in the afternoon. Athletes compete in races / pools against athletes of similar ability and not by age group or gender. Events are open to ALL age groups. This is NOT an elite only event – all abilities are catered for.
 
Electronic timing will be in operation.

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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