Week 1 & 2 & going from 5km to Wolves 10km with added Greatness

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re into 2022 and starting off strong, with Harriers heading off to parkruns, the return of club night running and a new members course to take our 5km runners up to 10km ready for the Wolves 10km in March.… Read the rest

Week 46 & 47 ❄

Massive congratulations to our Couch To Awesomeness group who graduated at East Park Parkrun on Saturday 20th November with the Sneyd Striders volunteering out on the course as our fledgling runners debuted.

Week 47, Saturday 27th November, say the first snowfall of the season across the West Midlands, and most of the local Parkruns having to cancel.… Read the rest

Week 45 : 🎒

This weekend the Harriers were Parkrunning, Rollercoastering and smashing Derby

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Parkrun

See the consolidated Parkrun report for the Essington Harriers

PositionNameTimeNotes
Walsall Arboretum parkrun event #438
7Adam Cole00:18:53Parkrun Personal Best
49Tammy Edwards00:24:02
197Gary Jenkins00:32:03
209Steve Hadley00:32:42
308Annette Hadley00:42:59

Alton Towers

Alton Towers held their first race events at the theme park, with a 5km and 10km run on Saturday and a half marathon on Sunday.

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Week 44 : MoRun & Parkrun

The Essington Harriers were out at Parkrun and taking on the MoRunner in Birmingham this weekend.

Also, not a race but a special mention to the Couch To Awesomeness runners who ran their first full-club 5k run on Monday evening, awesome work πŸ’ͺπŸ¦…

Couch to Awesomeness Runners
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Parkrun

There was an Essington Harrier on tour (well, Parkrunning while on holiday, but nearly the same thing) and a bunch of us running around Chasewater and East Park this week.

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Week 43 : Chester & Coventry

This weekend saw a few Harriers out braving the rain and running at Parkrun, Coventry Half Marathon and Chester 10km.

“Skin is waterproof”

Dr. D. Barns
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Parkrun

Only one brave Essington Harrier faced the prospect of a soggy Parkrun this week, well done Gary!

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Week 42

This weekend the Harriers were Parkrunning, Rock N Rolling and having a gentle jog around up The Burway.

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Parkrun

This week Essington Harriers were out running Parkun at Chasewater and East Park.

PositionNameTimeNotes
Chasewater parkrun event #47
3Steve Cunningham00:18:38Parkrun PB
48Dave Poynton00:24:19
67Tammy Edwards00:26:26
76Heidi Cunningham00:26:45
108Gary Jenkins00:29:25
114Lisa Hickman00:29:45
East Park parkrun event #32
39Philip Mew00:27:50

Church Stretton 10K

The Burway proved to be and interesting hill to run at the Church Stretton 10K

PositionNameTimeNotes
155Jon Turner00:59:38
177Michelle Kattenhorn*01:01:51
*Not running as Essington Harriers

Liverpool Rock’n’Roll Half

The 7th and final Liverpool Rock’n’Roll took place with two Harriers taking on the Half Marathon.

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Week 41

This weekend the Harriers were Parkrunning in pink, 10k-ing in Scarborough, and Lichfield half-marathoning.

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Parkrun

This week Essington Harriers were out running Parkun at Walsall, Chasewater and East Park

Walsall parkrun was supporting Walsall breast cancer support group with runners wearing pink.

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Roundup of weekend runs

The past few weekends have seen Essington Harriers heading off to races and runs of various distances and challenges, so here’s a roundup of some of the races we’ve been getting involved with.

Stafford Half Marathon

19th September 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Steve CunninghamMV5001:27:3244
Adam ColeMS01:31:1088
Tammy EdwardsFV3501:54:16633
Drew AllenFS01:55:18665
Michelle KattenhornFV3502:06:541007
Heidi CunninghamFV3502:07:251122
Sarah BlackshawFV3502:08:361159
Jenni WilkesFV3502:40:001865
Elizabeth HallFV3503:04:281994


Cannock Chase Trail Half Marathon

25th September 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Steve CunninghamM40-9901:50:007
Chris DoddM1-3902:10:1446

Cathedral To Castle

26th September 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Sarah Blackshaw (running as Elizabeth Hill)40-4901:32:02325
Robin Tinsley (running as Glyn Rowley)40-4901:32:02324
Dave Poynton (running as Rachel Rowley)40-4901:23:08411
Phil Mew (running as himself)40-4901:43:33548

Warrington Half Marathon

26th September 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Geoff GreenV4001:47:24155 (29 in cat)

Wem 10km

26th September 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Mark DoueM00:52:38108

London Marathon & Chester Marathon

3rd October 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Adam ColeLondon01:45:32 hm
03:26:21
5297
Michelle KattenhornChester04:31:071078

Market Drayton 10km

3rd October 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Mark WilkesMS00:51:44353
Laura MewF4001:22:451175
Dave Poynton*M5000:53:28415
Phil Mew (Running as Claire Curry)F4000:58:13620
Debbie Sherman*F4001:11:431061
Hilary Hollington*F7001:11:431062
3rd in category

*Not running as Essington Harriers Running Club


Warwick Sprint Triathlon

3rd October 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Rachel RowleyF4400:12:05 Swim
00:11:16 Bike
00:35:41 Run
01:41:40 Total inc transitions
167

Rugby 10 Mile

3rd October 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Steve CunninghamMv5501:05:4914

The Baggeridge Beast

3rd October 2021

NameCategoryTimePosition
Paul RichardsM40-4400:46:332nd
1st in Cat
Tammy EdwardsF35-3901:11:4326
5th female
1st is Cat
Drew AllenF Sen01:13:5629
6th Female
3rd in Cat

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