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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See the consolidated Parkrun report for the Essington Harriers

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

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

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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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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Awesomeness To Parkrun


It was so good to once again remind people #DFYBC. With the culmination of the Couch to Awesomeness group celebrating with their first 5k event, the Essington Harriers were out in force at Chasewater Parkrun this weekend.

Essington Harriers at Chasewater Parkrun 24/07/2021

The awesomeness group did brilliantly, putting in a strung set of 5k times, and that was matched by club runners Steve Cunningham, David Poynton and Sarah Blackshaw getting their Parkrun PB’s πŸ’ͺπŸ¦…

This was the 34th Chasewater Parkrun, and there were 156 runners.… Read the rest

East Park Parkrun

Essington Harriers takeover the volunteering at East Park Parkran this morning despite storm Dennis making himself known.

Well done to all the runners today!

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