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 […]

Junior U13s Sports Hall Competition

We had a really good turn-out on Sunday 24th January for the first juniors event for U13s with our new coach Bill Bingham. They competed strongly against clubs like Camberley, Herne Hill and Belgrave Harriers and had a lot of fun as a team. The boys came 6th out of 12 and the girls finished […]

2nd Couch to 5k Group Go the Distance

 Waverley Harriers second series of Couch to 5K sessions saw 22 participants this autumn. The autumn nights meant that these sessions were mostly run on roads around Farncombe and Godalming, so as we had street lighting to run by. The group worked really hard, both in the weekly sessions and by doing their activity ‘homework’ […]

Juniors Cross Country Hindhead and Guildford Fixtures

We have jointly entered the Border League Cross Country Series with our friends at Haslemere Border Athletics Club and there have been two events in the last 3 weeks. On 29th November, it was at Hindhead (which HBAC kindly stepped in to host at the last minute), and in Guildford on the 13th of December. We […]

401 Challenge

Today we had the privilege of supporting Ben Smith on his 401 Challenge, supporting the anti-bullying charities Stonewall and Kidscape. This was his 61st back to back marathon day. We were kind to Ben and managed to put on a sunny autumnal day and a gentle route through Godalming, along the Downs Link to Cranleigh and […]

On the Spot – Ian Campbell

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. So far we have heard from Steve Rogers and Ruth Lyon, Ali Morris, Tracy Burgess, Kate Horne, Penny Elliott & Alexis Shirtliff. This month we hear from […]