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Little Bromley 10k

It was the third running of the Harwich Runners Bromley 10k on Sunday which incorporated the Essex 10k Championships. Despite the rain, conditions were good on a fantastically flat course that offers great pb potential. James Smith, running his first road race in a Halstead vest, set the bar in a new pb of 33.55. He […]

HRR going to London Marathon 2018

With the Virgin London Marathon fast approaching I thought you might be interested in our runners who are taking part this year.

Tom Porter
This will be Tom’s first London Marathon and he’s very excited to be taking part. Tom was successful in getting his place via the public ballot. Training has been going well so far and Tom hopes to […]

Easter Weekend

The Easter weekend got off to a start with the Sudbury Fun Run on Good Friday. There are still no official results from this event so they will follow once available.

The long Bank Holiday weekend also offered some multi-day events. Marathon legend Andy Wilmot completed The Great Barrow Challenge Spring Quad of 4 marathons in 4 days – an […]

Membership Renewals

As hopefully you will all be aware, as of April 1st this year, the club is making use of the England Athletics online membership portal to allow our members to pay their subs online. The system allows each member to login and pay their membership fees directly. Once payment has been made, your England Athletics subscription will automatically be […]

A Busy Weekend for HRR

It’s been a very busy weekend for the Halstead Road Runners with a couple of high profile events so please feel free to cut content.

The annual Essex Road Relays took place on Saturday along the seafront in Harwich in good conditions. Halstead fielded just the one team this year in the hotly contended female V45 category. The first runner […]

Hosts Halstead shine in the mud

Halstead Road Runners hosted the final fixture of the cross country season at Gosfield School on Sunday. The recent snow melt and heavy rain meant conditions were extremely muddy and wet on the popular course through Broaks Wood.

There was a strong turnout for the Road Runners. Wes Atkins finished an outstanding season leading Halstead back in 14th position. Stewart […]

HRR goes OCR

Four of Halstead Road Runners newest members took on the Winter Nuts Challenge over the weekend. Winter Nuts is an Obstacle Course Race based in Surrey, with a reputation for being one of the most brutal and gruelling races out there. The four members have been keen OCR participants for a while now, and joined HRR to improve on […]

The Big Half

This Sunday saw the inaugural “The Big Half’ Half Marathon in London. Run by the organisers of the London Marathon, the 13.1 mile course which starts from Tower Bridge and finishes at the Cutty Sark, was a popular choice for both amateur and professional athletes alike. With over fourteen thousand athletes taking part including Mo Farah and Callum Hawkins. […]

National Cross Country Championships & A Half

A small group from Halstead Road Runners made their way to London on Saturday 24th February to brave the difficult conditions in the National Cross Country Championships on Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath.  This iconic race is the goal for athletes from all over the country, this year 9742 a record number entered to run over 8 races.

The Senior ladies […]

Penultimate 53-12 Cross Country Fixture

It was beautiful weather for the penultimate 53-12 cross country fixture at Hadleigh, Suffolk yesterday. Despite recent heavy rain the course was surprisingly firm in some places compared to previous years. The organisers, Hadleigh Hares, had also added in an extra bit of steep ascent on the back hills making the course even tougher and slightly longer coming in […]