On The Spot – Owen Kimber

We want to hear from the Waverley Harriers and see what motivates them. Each month we will be asking one lucky club member the same set of questions When did running begin for you? About 12 years ago when I became a father. I used to participate in other sports which I stopped due to […]

On The Spot – Clare Brooker

We want to hear from the Waverley Harriers and see what motivates them. Each month we will be asking one lucky club member the same set of questions When did running begin for you? I dislike most exercise. I don’t like getting sweaty. I don’t like lycra. I don’t like mud. I don’t like gyms. […]

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 […]

C’est la vie – Harriet’s Paris Marathon 2017

Thanks go to Harriet Betteridge for this account of her Paris Marathon experience. Throughout my training for Paris I had felt that I wasn’t as focused and prepared as perhaps I had been when training for past events.  This lack of preparation was demonstrated when, attempting to go to the expo to collect race numbers […]

Neil and Andy’s 2017 South Downs Way 50

Thanks to Neil Boosey and Andy Goodridge for this account of their recent efforts (and fantastic teamwork) in the South Downs Way 50 mile ultra race. The SDW50 (South Downs Way 50) is a 50 mile foot race along the South Downs Way national trail, beginning in Worthing and finishing in Eastbourne. Organised by Centurion Running […]

Three is the magic number

My journey to the Greater Manchester Marathon began with an injury back in January 2016. Already a couple of weeks into training for Brighton, my body was clearly saying ‘not yet, sunshine’ and by mid-February I was forced to accept that my goal of a three-hour finish would elude me for another year. I had […]

Greater Manchester Marathon 2017

Thank you to Jon Lawrence for this write up of the Greater Manchester Marathon. Great running, Jon! This was the first of the Spring marathons that many of the club had been training for throughout the winter, with Brighton, Paris and London to follow. Five of the club headed North for the Manchester marathon that is […]

Strong Performance for Waverley Harriers at the 2017 Surrey Half Marathon

The 4th annual running of the Surrey Half marathon, saw a turnout of 29 Waverley Harriers. There were strong performances with a number of PB’s. Overall there was some great running in the build up to the upcoming Spring marathons. The event showed just how much our club has grown in recent years. It was fantastic to see so many […]

2016/17 Southern League Cross Country – and the results are in

A massive congratulations to the 53 Waverley Harriers who represented the club in the 6 Southern Cross Country league races this season.  With everyone’s commitment and amazing efforts we came Joint 3rd in the league. A fantastic result. To celebrate the end of the mud, a social event took place at The Star, Godalming with […]

2016/17 Cross Country Race 6 – Polecat Valley

The last race of the Southern League cross country took place in the Polecat Valley at Haslemere School. A lovely setting even though it was a bit windy. Even with Spring marathon training in full force, it was a great turnout from Waverley Harriers. The course skirts around the top of the Devils Punchbowl and […]