Club Members

Don’t forget this Sunday is the first of the 53-12 XC Races!

The race is hosted by Witham Running Club @ the Discovery Centre in Great Notley, Braintree.

It is a 5 mile race starting at 10:45 and costing £3. Club colours MUST be worn!

If you wish to car share, meet at the Sports Centre, Halstead @ 09:30 or alternatively you can park at Tesco’s (free for 3 hours) or onsite for […]

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  • HRR Awards Night 2015

HRR 30th Anniversary Awards and Quiz Evening

Halstead Road Runners gathered at Gosfield Golf Club on Sunday, 11th October for the annual awards presentation. Special this year as it was the 30th anniversary of the start of the Club. Rosie had done a good job of decorating the room with 30th anniversary balloons and tea lights and jewels! on the tables.  A lovely buffet was enjoyed by all before […]


Cross-Country – through the eyes of a lady veteran and now XC Cake Baker!

It started a VERY long time ago, back in the 80’s when road running was all the fashion, hence our club name. A running magazine ‘The Todays Runner’ dared to seek the interest in off-road running the result was the conception of the league.
Nationally clubs were […]

Wilmot takes UK Records at Barrow

Halstead Road Runners Marathon running legend Andy Wilmot, 70, successfully completed the Great Barrow ‘10 Marathons in 10 days’ Challenge finishing on Saturday. In doing so he becomes a UK record holder. Not only is Wilmot now one of a group of only 15 runners in the UK to have completed the 10 off road marathons on consecutive days, […]

HRR Weekend Results

Halstead Road Runners pair of Nicki Pengelly and Val Kerrison ran the famous Great North Run on Sunday. This was Nicki’s first ever race over the 13.1 mile distance. Nicki Pengelly finishing in 3hrs :39mins and Val Kerrison in 2:30.

Elsewhere on Sunday Halstead Road Runners fielded an impressive 2 relay teams for the Essex Way Relay, ran the length […]

HRR Couple Complete Brentwood 10k

Halstead Road Runners husband and wife duo Jonathan and Hazel Buist ventured to Brentwood on Sunday for the Brentwood 10K ran on a new course.  Jonathan running his first race in Halstead colours marked the occasion with a PB finishing in 44:15, Hazel meanwhile finished in 50:37.

HRR Weekend Results

Halstead Road Runner Hazel Buist completed the Stortford 10. A 10 mile race mainly off road on farm paths, footpaths and bridleways. Hazel stopped the clock in 1:30:50. Former HRR member and now Haverhill runner Sil Clay finished in 1:27.


Mike Grealy completed the Mersea “round the island” race in hot conditions. Over the 13.3 mile off road course Mike […]

Stewart Ellis takes on Hatfield Forest 10k

Halstead Road Runner Stewart Ellis competed in the Hatfield Forest 10k on Sunday. Hot condition made for a tough race on the off road course through the forest.

He crossed the line in an outstanding 43mins 10secs to claim a well deserved 10th place out of a field of over 300 runners!!

Halstead Road Runner Completes Ultra

Halstead Road Runner Kate Allen battled the heat on Sunday to complete the Northants Ultra 35 ” Shire & Spires”. 

The race follows a 35 mile loop taking in some of the most interesting country houses and historical sites in England and as well as Lamport includes Naseby, Althorp (home of the Spencer family), Cottesbrooke, evidently the house Jane Austen […]