Shere 40k – 14th Sept

It was a good morning’s work for Waverley Harriers at the Shere 40k on 14th September. A very scenic route covering the North Downs, Holmbury Hill, Leith Hill, Pitch Hill, St Marthas and Newlands Corner – in all over 1,000m of ascent! More than Snowdon – not bad for Surrey. We picked up several of […]

Junior Athletics in the Wessex League

During the summer, Waverley Harriers juniors have been partnering with Haslemere Border Athletic Club to send a team into the Wessex League Athletics League Track and Field competition. Competition comes from a strong set of clubs from the southeast of England, and the team completed the four rounds at Basingstoke, Winchester, Woking and Aldershot. Many […]

Elstead ‘marathon’ – Friday 5th July

After a hot, sunny day, and despite the conflicting attraction of Andy Murray’s Wimbledon semi-final, a good many Waverley Harriers competed in the Elstead Marathon on Friday evening. This is an annual event organised by the Elstead scouts on the first Friday in July and has a lovely village fayre atmosphere on the green. The […]

Junior Competition with HBAC, Tue 2 July: Results

Despite a cool and damp evening at the Haslemere Border Athletic Club track at Woolmer Hill, a good number of junior members enjoyed a competitive session and made good progress in their scores. Thank you to the parents and helpers. Here are the results: UnderYR4 YEAR4to5 YEAR6-7 YEAR8 and Over

Local races coming up – July ’13

There are lots of nice local races coming up over the next couple of weeks: Elstead Marathon – Friday 5th July 7pm. Good start to the weekend with a refreshing river wade towards the end. Gibbet Hill, Haslemere – Wednesday 10th July 7:30pm. Hilly 10k from Lion Green up to Gibbet Hill and career back […]

Pasta Night – 17 April 2013

Around 30 Harriers attended the annual pasta night on April 17th. As well as providing the chance to socialize over a meal and glass of wine, and to talk through last-minute worries or tips for the marathon, the evening raised over £600, a fantastic amount. This was split between the charities supported by the London […]

Another London Marathon Report – 21 April 2013

I was a “first-timer” at London and had such a fantastic day. Having watched so many other runners in London over the years I really enjoyed experiencing it from the other side, and the atmosphere was amazing. The best bit was rounding the corner to see Tower Bridge where we used to watch the race […]