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Cross Country & More

Halstead Road Runners hosted the Essex Cross Country Relays at Gosfield School last weekend. It was a large scale event with 125 full teams participating in the senior race. For the men Pete Robinson, Gavin Allen, James Smith and Wes Atkins finished in 7th position out of 51 teams which is a fantastic result for the club.  Nathan Roulson, Gavin Ripton, [...]

Pretty Miserable

It's been a pretty miserable weekend weather wise but that didn't stop a hardy few getting out for a run. Bob Langley was 4th overall at Clare parkrun on Saturday and 1st in the MV60 age category in a time of 20:50. Caroliena Cameron, John Warne, Phil Jeffries and Chris Bell did the High Roding Trail run on Sunday. It [...]

German Glory for Porter

It was a busy weekend on the race circuit for the Halstead Road Runners, with international success for two. Tom Porter and Nicole Smith both raced in the 45th Berlin Marathon. This marathon is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors and see competitors from across the globe including the elites. Porter was thrilled to achieve a new personal best [...]

Weekend Report

On Saturday Ladies Captain Charlotte May and Axel Voigt celebrated their 50th park run at Great Notley.  It was a course pb for Axel in 29:03. Charlotte was joined by her family, one of whom was visiting from Australia.   The Colchester Zoo Stampede Half Marathon was a success for Steve May who got a new pb of 1:36:12 on the [...]

Weekend Report

The main event of the weekend was the annual running of the Essex Way Relay starting in Epping and finishing in Harwich some 81 miles later.  The route is split into 10 sections of varying distances with 10 runners to a team.  It is a fantastic event and there were over 70 teams participating this year from clubs across the [...]

Message from Andy

Monday (27th August) morning at Gosfield School pavilion if anyone wants to run the 5k XC relay course. The Essex AAA XC Secretary wants to recce the course and may bring other Witham RC runners. 9:30am run at 8:00 to 8:30 pace then 10:00am run at 9:00+ pace for slower runners or anyone who wants to go round again? Feel [...]

Frost & Daughter

Sarah Frost did the Clacton Half Marathon today – she didn’t just run it she did so pushing daughter Alice in a buggy.  They weren’t last despite some stops for Alice to be carried a few times including over the finish line.  They finished in 2 hours 24 minutes and Sarah commented on how nice and friendly the race was [...]

Weekend Report

It's been a while since we've had any significant results to report so we're making up for it this week. The SVP 100 has been on the ultra running circuit for a few years now and due to its popularity this year offered a 50k option for the first time.  The 50k started in Sudbury and then followed the Stour [...]

Spitfire Scramble 2018

Halstead Road Runners returned to the Spitfire Scramble 24 hour event this weekend at Hornchurch Country Park. The club fielded a ladies team of 5 runners, 2 men’s teams of 8 runners and 2 solo runners. Many of the team members have participated in the popular event in previous years. However, there were also several trying it for the first [...]

Latest Report

Andy Wilmot completed The Barrow 10 in 10 Challenge on Saturday, persevering despite suffering from hamstring problems.  His times were: Day 5 5:32 Day 6 5:03 Day 7 4:58 Day 8 5:37 Day 9 5:50 Day 10 5:46 Caroliena Cameron did the popular Great Bentley Friday 5 in 37.44 placing 3rd in the FV45 age category. On Saturday Rob Frost [...]