Wimbledon Common MABAC Results

Well done to everyone who took part in the MABAC race at Wimbledon Common last night!  It was great to have such a strong turnout. Here are the results: Senior Event Pos Name M/F Club Time Points Pos Name M/F Club Time Points 1 Ollie Garrod M EO 27:06 81 101 J Brooker M EO […]

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 […]

Club Time Trial – August 2018

This month’s hot and sticky club time trial saw 10 fearless contenders slug it out for the £20 prize pot. Amongst them were 2 newcomers to the event, Jude and Jesper. Our winner this month was Owen, followed closely by Jon and Gary (Gary’s second podium finish in 3 events). Results of all events to […]

On the Spot – Tristan Greaves

When did running begin for you? When I was training in judo, I started running to supplement my fitness. It took off a lot more when I started football refereeing: Running is pretty much key to that, so a real incentive to train! I haven’t looked back since (good job too, or I’d probably run […]

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 […]

Running and the Black Dog

Many thanks to Jo L for sharing this account of her experiences running with dogs, both metaphorical and literal. My relationship with running stems entirely from mental health – but not my own. (My own has been sketchy at times, but more on that later.) Some of you will know that Mark’s brother lost his […]

On The Spot – Jesper Lidstrom

When did running begin for you? I’ve always been quite active in sport during my teenage years and played a lot of Handball and Floorball (Like indoor hockey) in Sweden. I never really enjoyed running and generally thought it was quite boring. Running for me started quite late. As part of team-building exercise at work […]

2018 Green Belt Relay

My worst fears about our participation in this year’s race were realised almost immediately as the occupants of car 3 (grey Mazda) watched cars 1 (red Fiat) and 2 (Bill’s car) head off south along the A3, tracing a sub-optimal route towards our nation’s capital. It seemed that we might be in for a long […]

On the Spot – Dave Newby

When did running begin for you? My Dad used to take me out when I was a young lad (probably 6 or 7 I’d guess). We used to do a route around the hills of Bingley, West Yorkshire known as the 20s. As the name would imply you were supposed to complete it in under […]

Post marathon feelings

The completion of your first marathon is a huge achievement. You’ll have a medal, a Facebook feed full of congratulations from friends and family, maybe a ton of Kudos on Strava and a terrible inability to descend stairs any way other than backwards. Everybody knows that marathons are gruelling on the body but what about […]