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 […]

Cross Country Race 5 2017 – Manor Farm

A lovely crisp morning was the setting at Manor Farm Country Park for race 5 of the Southern League cross county league. A much improved start of the race allowed the runners to spread out for the 5 mile course. With the ground being frozen, there was the added option of ice skating half way […]

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 […]

Juniors Success at first Wessex League Meeting, 17th April

Congratulations on all their performances and we have the provisional results that show: u13 Girls 4th u13 Boys 5th u11 Quad kids 6th Considering the size of our u13 squad (12 athletes) when compared to the others clubs, Basingstoke 43 athletes and Camberley 33 athletes, I think that they all did really well. We also […]

Russell Hardy Recognition at the Sport Godalming awards

Following Russell’s recent retirement after many years dedication in coaching our junior athletes, we are delighted that he was announced as joint winner of the Chris and Jenny Slyfield Trophy for Outstanding Service to Sport in Godalming at the recent Sport Godalming 2015 Awards. Russell received his award during a terrific evening at the newly […]