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Warm & Cold

Whilst conditions were bitterly cold at home this weekend, Ian Chandler headed to much warmer climes to run the Lanzarote Marathon. The route was out and back along the coastal roads and Ian said a nice way to end his running year. He completed the course in 4 hours 56 minutes (official photo).

Halstead Road Runnners were due to host […]

Essex Veterans Cross Country Championships

The off road action continued this weekend with the Essex Veterans Cross Country Championships at Writtle University College. The course was largely the same as the recent 53-12 League fixture but with a few changes and the first proper mud of the season!

Halstead fielded six ladies and four men at the event which attracts the best runners in the […]

Wes and Rachael Continue to Dominate at Cross Country

It was another cross country double header this weekend with the second of the Essex League fixtures at Hockley. The temperature had dropped considerably making it bitterly cold for runners and the ground extremely hard in places. The ladies were first to race with Rachael Roughan first back in 36th position. Leigh-Anne Porter finished well in 65th with […]

Speedy Snetterton

The inaugural Snetterton Half Marathon took place today at the Snetterton Race Circuit in Norwich. The course used a 7km circuit and consisted of 3 laps. It was perfect weather conditions for racing and all 3 Halstead men made the most of this to record a trio of PBs. Tom Porter was first back for the club in 1:27 […]

Essex Bronze for the Girls

The headline this week goes to our ladies team who secured bronze medals at the Stebbing 10 race today. Although he didn’t race today our amazing veteran Andy Wilmot was announced 2nd in the MV70 category in the overall Essex Grand Prix Championship for the second year running. Report below.

It was the final road race of the Essex Grand […]

Off Road

It was a beautiful morning for the second race in the 53-12 Cross Country League with bright sunshine and a slight chill in the air. The venue for the fixture was East Newhall Farm in Harwich with a change of race route from previous years meaning runners had an uphill start before navigating a succession of fields. Despite Saturday’s […]

Cross Country

The cross country season got off to a cracking start with a double header this weekend. Saturday saw the first Essex League fixture at Horseheath Point to Point racecourse. In this league the ladies and men race separately over different distances – approximately 6k and 8k respectively. This is a tough league with new clubs joining this season to […]

Dan Smith Hits 100th Marathon Milestone

Saturday’s Blackwater marathon at Maldon marked Dan’s 100th marathon, a milestone he’s had his sights on for a few years.

Dan’s first marathon was London in 2011 and at that point he never planned on running 99 more. However, he was so overwhelmed by the buzz during those 4 hours and 55 minutes that, along with the memories of […]

Weekend of Marathons

Storm Brian may have done his worst on Saturday but he was still causing extremely windy conditions for runners on Sunday. The autumn marathons continued with the 35th running of the Abingdon Marathon. This race is known for its mainly flat course which starts and finishes on the Tilsley Park athletics track. The race is the County marathon championship […]

Bumper Weekend of Running

It’s been a bumper weekend of running with some fantastic personal bests and feats of endurance.

On Saturday it was the Essex Cross Country Relay Championships with Halstead fielding a Ladies and a Mixed Team. The event took place at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster in typical cross country weather conditions. The Ladies team consisted of Caroliena Cameron, Melanie Candler […]

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