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 […]

If you believe, you will achieve.

You may have just signed up to the next C25K programme, be a social runner, enjoy a 10km race or a crazy ultra runner. I think it’s important to remember that it’s not always about the length or how fast you run. It should be more about the reason you run and that will be […]

Huge Success for our Juniors in the Wessex League, 12 July

The juniors part of our club is flourishing. On Sunday, there was an athletics competition at Woking as part of the summer Wessex League. Together with our friends at Haslemere, we had a team of more than 60 children (which must be a record for us) and overall came 3rd from 6 teams (beaten by […]

Manchester Marathon review – Phil Mason

Many of our club members take part in different events which we like to hear about. This year a number of the club took part in spring marathons including Phil Mason, who ran the Manchester marathon and produced a fantastic performance. Here’s Phil’s story: The Manchester Marathon – Phil Mason I joined Waverley Harriers in […]

On the spot – Alexis Shirtliff

On the spot – Alexis Shirtliff We want to hear from the Waverley Harriers and see what motivates them and each month we have been asking our members the same questions. So far we have heard from Steve Rogers, Ruth Lyon, Ali Rand, Tracy Burgess Kate Horne & Penny Elliott and now this month we hear […]