On The Spot – Dan Burton

When did running begin for you? I have my brother to blame for this. He forced me to go running with him once after sixth-form and I’ve not stopped since. Why do you run? Escapism – it’s a great way to unwind. Plus, if I run, I can eat what I like! What race or […]

Neil’s NDW100 Adventure

Huge congratulations to Neil Boosey for his outstanding achievement, completing the North Downs Way 100 (mile) race in an amazing 22 hours and 44 minutes! Thanks to Neil for this detailed account of his adventure with his crew! The Centurion North Downs Way 100, is a 102.9-mile trail run from Farnham, along the Surrey Hills […]

Club Time Trial – September 2018

The sweltering conditions of the last two months’ races were a distant memory last night as our 13 hopefuls lined up to take on the club’s own ‘mountain course’ in the last TT of the season. After two wins for the boys and one for the girls so far this summer, Mady Charbine came out […]

Congratulations to this year’s C25K group!

Congratulations to our 5th group of Couch to 5k participants! The group of complete beginners started in April, running for a minute at a time. Within just 9 weeks they graduated to 5k, and proved they could go the distance by running at Guildford parkrun on Saturday 23rd June. Lots of Waverley Harriers came along […]

Stragglers’ River Relay – runners needed!

Waverley Harriers have got two teams for the Stragglers’ River Relays and now need runners to fill those teams! What? The River Relay is a baton relay run over five stages from Boveney to Kingston-upon-Thames, finishing at the Hawker Centre. When? Sunday 9th September 2018 starting at 9:00am. Who? Mixed teams of 5 people. Each […]

Time to Talk – Feb 1st

Thursday Feb 1st is ‘Time to Talk’ Day, a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health; to talk, to listen, to change lives. We’ll mark the day with a ‘mindful’ warm up at the start of the usual evening club run, and encourage anyone who wants to, to talk about […]

Nikki’s Doctor Who fantasy

Thanks to Nikki for this great story of her Couch to 5k experience, complete with Daleks … I’ve never been a sporty person. I did everything I could to avoid PE at school. For example, I learnt quickly that if I (or my tennis partner) managed to hit the tennis ball over the fence of […]