31st Dec 2009. UK Senior Rankings for 2009 - Club has 6 top 50 Ranked Athletes.
In the World and UK top 50 rankings, published recently in Athletics Weekly, the club once again
had an athlete at the very top of the UK rankings, and for the first time three athletes ranked
in the World's top 50, an outstanding achievement for the club.
Emily Freeman was easily the UK's top 200m runner with her world class time of 22.64s,
which ranked her 25th in the world for 2009.
She was also Britain's top 100m sprinter this year, with her new PB of 11.33s.
Charlene Thomas was ranked 4th in the UK and 33rd in the world with her 1500m time of
Martyn Bernard had his season cut short by injury, but was still equal 3rd in the High Jump
with his best of 2.27m, which ranked him equal 50th in the world.
The club had 4 athletes in the UK Senior Women's Top 50 Rankings, with 3 making the top 4! :- Emily Freeman was ranked 1st in the 200m (22.64) & 1st in the 100m (11.33),
both new club records ; Charlene Thomas was 4th in the 1500m (4:05.06), 4th in the 3000m (9:01.63i) & 6th in the
800m (2m 01.87), all new club records ; Zara Hohn was 3rd in the 100m Hurdles with her new club record (13.37/13.26w) ; Lauren Proctor (U17) was 45th in the 3000m (9:34.89).
The club had 2 athletes in the UK Senior Men's Top 50 Rankings :- Martyn Bernard was ranked 3rd= in the High Jump (2.27m i) ; Jack Hallas (U20) was ranked 41st in the 800m (1:50.14).
31st Dec 2009. UK Track & Field Junior Age Group Rankings for 2009.
In the UK age group top 20 rankings, published recently in Athletics Weekly, the club has several
athletes ranked :- U13GAbigail Roberts was 2nd in the Pole Vault (2.50m) ;
Bethany Thomas was 11th in the Shot (9.67m).
U15GHannah Yates was 16th in the Discus (30.30m) & 17th in the Hammer (33.36m) ;
Grace Eyles was 18th in the 100m (12.55) & 17th in the 200m (25.76) ;
Bethany Porter was 19th in the Pentathlon (2753 pts) ;
Abigail Roberts (U13) was 19th in the Pole Vault (2.50m).
U17WLauren Proctor was 4th in the 1500m (4m 24.40), 5th in the 3000m (9m 34.89) &
12th in the 800m (2m 11.01) ;
Samantha Brook was 10th in the 300m Hurdles (45.28) & 18th in the Heptathlon 4119 pts);
Rebecca Watts was 18th in the 100m (12.23).
U20WLauren Proctor (U17) was 15th in the 1500m (4m 24.40) & 14th in the 3000m (9m 34.89).
U17MMarcus Nixey was 17th in the 400m (49.40) ;
Will Mulroy was 19th= in the High Jump (1.90m) ;
Joe Charlesworth was 15th in the Javelin (54.07m).
U20MJack Hallas was 5th in the 800m (1m 50.14) & 15th in the 1500m (3m 51.45) ;
Thomas Atkinson was 11th in the 800m (1m 51.03).
31st Dec 2009. Harriers Brave the Wintry Conditions in Auld Lang Syne Race.
Several Harriers braved the wintry conditions to compete in the 16th Auld Lang Syne fell race
on the Bronte Moors above Haworth. Chris Ward was our first runner home in 46th, out of a quality
field, whilst Steve Wilkinson and his team of fairies performed well in the fancy dress competition.
Download Report & Results.
29th Dec 2009. Emily Freeman Gets Married to Philip Cantrell.
The club is pleased to announce the wedding of our Great Britain Olympic 200m & relay athlete
Emily Freeman, to Philip Cantrell.
Emily and Phil tied the knot on Tuesday 29th December at the Devonshire Arms Country House,
Bolton Abbey, in North Yorkshire.
Emily will continue with her maiden name on the athletics circuit, and will continue to be based
at Loughborough for her training.
The club and all her supporters send Emily and Philip their congratulations, and best wishes
for the future.
28th Dec 2009. Senior Christmas Handicaps Postponed until New Year.
Due to the continuing icy conditions the annual Christmas Handicap race had to be postponed
until the New Year, and it finally took place on Tuesday 26th January 2010.
Race Report and Results
26th Dec 2009. Julie Briscoe Impressively Wins Ward Green 6.
Julie Briscoe showed that she is in great form by easily finishing first lady in the Ward Green
6 Mile road race, when finishing 5th overall in 33m 47s on the hilly course. She was just ahead
of Ben Homer in 6th, with young Matthew O'Connor also running well to finish 12th
Elsewhere on Boxing Day Tom Coney raced in his hometown of Aylesbury and came 9th out of
over 200 in the 5km race
and there were a few runners competing in the popular 7 mile Chevin Chase, with Richard West
our first man home in 69th place out of over 800 runners
22nd Dec 2009. Matthew O'Connor Wins 2009 Junior Christmas Handicaps.
Whilst the senior road handicap had to be postponed for a week because of the weather, the icy
conditions didn't deter the young runners who competed in the junior Christmas Handicap race,
run in the park.
Matthew O'Connor and Jake Worton set off together from scratch, and were also the first two home,
with Matthew winning a close race by just 2 seconds. Ben Read finished 3rd and Libby Greatorex
was first girl home in 7th.
All the coaches wish all the young athletes and their parents a very happy Christmas and new
year, and thank them for all their efforts and support throughout the year.
Download Race Results in Excel.
20th Dec 2009. Two New Club Records at Reebok Manchester Indoor Open Meeting.
Despite the snow and ice there was a decent turnout of Harriers at the latest Reebok Manchester
Indoor Open Meeting at Sport City, with two new club records being recorded.
Once again it was Abigail Roberts who stole the show, increasing her own U15 & U17 indoor
pole vault record to 2.75m, a performance that moves her up to 9th in this year's UK U15 rankings.
Bethany Porter was also outstanding in running a New Club U17 60m Hurdles Record of 9.49s.
Several PBs were also registered from the likes of Danielle Anderson, Bethany Sharp and Alice Cusworth and good performances from Rory Walker,
Tom Coney, Adam Anderson, Dylan Roberts and Sally Spurr.
Congratulations to all the Harriers who turned out to represent the club, and thanks to Alan
Spurr for sending the report.
19th Dec 2009. Club 2010 Charity Calendar Now Available.
Pat Wood and Chris Ward have produced a superb calendar for 2010, featuring many of the ladies
from the club. This is now available for £5 and will make a great souvenir or an excellent
Christmas stocking filler, and can be purchased from the cabin or from Pat.
All proceeds to go to Wakefield Hospice.
13th Dec 2009. Men's Team Record Best Ever Time in Calderdale Way Relay.
The club had a men's team competing in the tough Calderdale Way Relay, which consists of 6 legs
with 2 runners from each club running as a pair, and with many of the country's leading fell
and cross country runners taking part.
The team finished in their best ever time of 7 hrs 03 mins 44 secs, with a fine 27th place
out of the 117 teams.
Once again the best performance was by the 2nd leg runners Neil Penn and Martin Green, who were
18th fastest on leg 2, after Neil Dutton & Carl Quinn had got the team off to an
good start in 31st place.
Chris Ward & Brian Horsfall ran a club best time on leg 4, and there were solid runs from all
the rest of the team.
Download Results from Halifax Harriers
12th Dec 2009. Personal Bests Galore at Northern Indoor Open Meeting.
Several Wakefield athletes took part in the 2nd Northern Athletics Indoor Open Meeting at the
EIS in Sheffield, with some good performances and many personal bests. Amongst the middle
distance runners Chris Price trimmed his 3000m best with 8m 59.31s and U20 Tom Coney ran the
1000m in 2m 39.15s, with U17 Matthew O'Connor running the same distance in 2m 52.51s.
There were other top performances from U17 sprinters Rebecca Watts & Grace Eyles who ran the
60m in 8.14s & 8.26s respectively, with Grace also running 42.98s for 300m.
Bethany Porter threw the U17 shot 8.44m & Bethany Thomas the U15 shot 8.20m.
Download Results from Northern Athletics
6th Dec 2009. New U15 & U17 Pole Vault Record from young Abigail Roberts.
At the Sale Harriers Indoor Open Meeting at Sports City in Manchester the club had a small number of Harriers competing, the
highlight being a New Club U17 Pole Vault Record from 12 year old Abigail Roberts.
She not only increased her own U15 record but also took the U17 record in the process, with an
outstanding vault of 2.70m, a performance that moves her up to 9th equal in this year's UK U15
6th Dec 2009. Ben Homer is Complete Runner Cross Country League Champion.
In the overall Complete Runner Cross Country League team competitions the U17 ladies won their
age group, the U15 boys were 2nd after just losing on countback, the U13 boys 2nd,
the U15 girls 5th, the U13 girls 5th and the senior men 6th after an up and down set of results.
In the individual league standings
Ben Homer was a clear winner of the U20 men's competition,
Annabel Mason was an excellent 2nd place in the U13 girls, as was Sam Convery in the U13 boys,
Jake Worton was 3rd in the U15 boys & Libby Greatorex 4th in the U15 girls.
Results of all Races and Final League Positions.
6th Dec 2009. U15 Boys Team Win Again in Complete Runner Cross Country League.
At the 4th and final meeting of the Complete Runner Cross Country League at Nunroyd Park near
Leeds the very wet conditions no doubt put a lot of runners off, but there were still some good
The U15 boy's team were victorious again, with Matthew O'Connor having another excellent run to
finish 2nd, and with fine runs also from Jake Worton (5th), Daniel Franks (10th) & Michael Callaly
(16th) they easily won their team race.
Sam Convery finished a good 6th in the U13 boys race, and well supported by Andrew Jones (11th),
William Ingram (16th) & Benjamin Read (15th) their team finished 2nd again.
The U13 girls were 6th, led by Annabel Mason with an excellent 3rd place, followed by Sophie
Woolin (28th) & Bethany Lovell-Waldegrave (33rd).
The U15 girl's team of Libby Greatorex (5th), Jessica Rowlands (36th) & Hannah Marsh (37th)
The only other complete team was that of the senior men, the team of Ben Homer (27th),
Neil Penn (47th), Martin Green (65th), Pete MacNamara (83rd), Chris Ward (92nd) & Neil
Dutton (118th) finishing 9th.
Results of all Races and Final League Positions.
6th Dec 2009. New 10k Road PB from Nathan Elliot.
Nathan Elliot clipped a couple of seconds off his 10k Road PB when finishing 6th in 33 mins
04 secs in the Percy Pud 10k in Sheffield, a time which moves him to the top of this year's
Download Race Results.
29th Nov 2009. Harriers Fell Runners in Action.
Two of the club's fell runners took part in the David Staff Memorial fell race from Darwen in
Lancashire. Run in very bad weather the race was 5.1 miles with 1200ft of climbing, and Neil
Penn came 12th in 36 min 52s and Martin Green 14th in 37 min 4s out of 150 in the race.
28th Nov 2009. Jack Hallas Finishes 33rd in U20 Trial for European Cross Country.
Jack Hallas had his first race after a spell of injury, and finished 33rd in the U20 Men's race
at the McCain UK Cross Challenge at Sefton Park, Liverpool, which also incorporated the trials for the forthcoming
European Cross Country Championships.
There was also a good run by Sally Smith who finished 83rd in her U17 ladies race against top
Download Results of all races
22nd Nov 2009. Good Performances in Leeds Abbey Dash Road Race.
The club had several runners competing in the Leeds Abbey Dash 10K, with some good performances.
Sarah Bostwick-Beevers ran a season's best of 37 mins 54 secs, finishing 13th lady and
200th overall in the huge field of nearly 6000 runners.
Our first man to finish was Jonathan Prideaux, who showed a good return to form in 98th place in
35 mins 50 secs, but the most outstanding run was from Wakefield's own 'blade runner' Adrian
Howden, who finished in 47 mins 40 secs (chip time 45 mins 54 secs).
Adrian was the inaugural winner of this race back in 1986, in a time of 31 min 21 secs, and
once again it was extremely brave to compete there again since his accident several years ago.
Race results available from raceplus.co.uk
21st Nov 2009. Wakefield Harriers In Action at North of England Open.
At the first North of England Open Meeting at the EIS in Sheffield, the club had several young
athletes in action, with the highlight being Abigail Roberts extending her own U15 girls pole
vault club record to 2.60m.
With athletes of different ages competing together all the results are mixed up, but the
can be downloaded from NoEAA.
21st Nov 2009. 2009 Club Cross Country Championships at Thornes Park.
Two of the cross country teams pictured with UK 1500m Champion Charlene Thomas
The 3rd meeting of the Complete Runner Cross Country League at Thornes Park incorporated
the Club Cross Country Championships, and we were delighted to have our UK 1500m Champion and
World Championship runner Charlene Thomas here to present the medals.
Championship winners and photos of all the medallists.
21st Nov 2009. 2 Team Victories and 1 Individual Win in Complete Runner Cross Country.
The club successfully hosted the 3rd meeting of the Complete Runner Cross Country League at Thornes
Park, which incorporated the Club Cross Country Championships.
Matthew O'Connor was the club's only individual winner, as he had an excellent run to lead the
U15 boy's team of Jake Worton (4th), Daniel Franks (11th) & Jordon Turner (13th) to victory.
The U17 ladies team were also victorious, with Sally Smith a fine 2nd place, backed up by
Alice Lightfoot (9th) & Harriet Speight-Hulme (12th).
There was also an excellent 2nd place from Julie Briscoe in the senior ladies race, but the clash
with the following day's Abbey Dash 10k meant we didn't have a complete team. Our senior men
were out in force however, and had their best team result for many many years, finishing an
excellent 3rd team. 17-year old Ben Homer was outstanding again in 7th, just beating Chris Price
to the club championship title by 2 seconds, and they were well supported by Sam Bucknall (20th),
Tom Coney (25th), Martin Green (48th) & Neil Penn (56th).
Sam Convery finished a fine 3rd in the U13 boys race, and with Andrew Jones (8th), Benjamin
Read (14th) & William Ingram (16th) their team finished 2nd.
The U13 girls were 5th, with Stephanie Rodgers leading them home in 7th, followed by Annabel
Mason (9th) & Sophie Woolin (39th).
The U15 girls team of Libby Greatorex (11th), Olivia Radcliffe (18th) & Hannah Marsh (25th)
came 5th as well, and also noteworthy was the 6th place finish of Emily Gill in the U11 girl's
Results of all Races.
18th Nov 2009. Harriers Invited Again to Compete in Race in France.
The club have been invited once again to take part in a relay race at Wakefield's twin town of
Castres, France over the first weekend in February next year. This is a fantastic long distance
event for senior runners, and here's the
report of this year's trip.
Any runners wishing to take part please contact Peter Young.
15th Nov 2009. Some Good Performances in Barnsley 10k.
The club had several runners competing in the Barnsley 10k, with some good performances recorded.
Martin Green was the club's first man home in 24th place in 36:50 and was followed by Neil Penn
in 32nd place in 37:34, out of the large field of 850 runners. Richard West ran a useful 39:03
and new member Tom Wainwright ran an encouraging 39:52 in his first 10K. Julie Greenwood was our
first lady home in 43:35.
14th Nov 2009. Fine Runs from Young Cross Country Runners at Gateshead.
Some of our leading young cross country runners were competing against some of Britain's best
distance runners in the McCain UK Cross Challenge Races at Gateshead.
Ben Homer finished 18th in the U20 race, Matthew O'Connor 34th in the U15 race and Sam Convery
was 16th in the U13 race.
1st Nov 2009. Jake Worton & Annabelle Mason Win at 2nd Complete Runner Cross Country.
At the second meeting of the Complete Runner Cross Country League in very wet and windy
conditions at Leeds many of the teams were weakened, due to the relays at Mansfield held the
previous day, but there were still some fine performances, including two individual winners.
In the U15 Boy's race Jake Worton had an excellent victory, with Daniel Franks 11th, Jack Mitchell
15th & Daniel Thompson 36th the team finished 3rd.
Annabelle Mason came home first again in the U13 Girls race, and with team mates Sophie Woolin
(25th) & Bethany Lovell-Waldegrave (44th) the team came 5th.
The U13 Boy's team came 2nd, with Sam Convery leading the team home in an excellent 2nd,
and he was supported by William Ingram (14th), Andrew Jones (26th) & George Heppinstall (28th).
In the U17 Women's race the trio of Alice Lightfoot (7th), Sarah Franks (14th) & Louise Whiteley
(15th) were 3rd.
In the Senior Men's race U20 runner Ben Homer was superb, finishing an excellent 7th, and once
again the first U20 overall to finish.
He was well supported by John Mason, who came 33rd & 2nd in the M45 category, and by Chris Ward
(100th), Neil Dutton (109th), Richard West (119th) & new recruit Tom Wainwright (133rd), with
the team finishing 11th out of the large field of 222 runners.
In the other races where we didn't have complete teams, the best performances were by
Emily Gill, who finished a fine 5th in the U11 Girl's race, and Libby Greatorex 5th in the U15
Results of all Races,
see more pictures taken by David Brett.
31st Oct 2009. A Good Turnout at the English National Cross Country Relays.
The club had a good turnout of runners at the English National Cross Country Relays at Mansfield,
with full teams in most age groups competing against the best cross country runners in the country.
The Senior Women had a good result, the trio of Sharon Marshal (12:13), Julie Briscoe (10:49) &
Kelly Johnson (11:29) finishing 28th out of 85 complete teams, with Julie making up 17 places
on leg 2!
The Senior Men also had a solid performance, with their 'A' team of Nathan Elliot (16:39), Chris
Price (16:28), Martin Green (19:22) & Neil Penn (18:38) finishing a fine 66th, and
the 'B' team of Jonathan Prideaux (21:47), Steve Faulkner (18:53), Chris Ward (19:07) &
Neil Dutton (19:22) coming 122nd out of the 151 complete teams.
The U20 Men's team of Sam Bucknall (9:56), Ben Homer (10:10) & Tom Coney came 33rd.
The Young Athletes Who Competed at the Cross Country Relays.
For the younger athletes the best result was from the U15 Boy's trio of Jake Worton (6:49), Jack
Mitchell (7:21) & Daniel Franks (7:17), who finished in a fine 28th place.
The U17 Ladies team of Sally Smith (9:51), Harriot Speight-Hulme (10:10) & Louise Whiteley (11:30)
came home 31st, and in the U15 Girl's we had 2 full teams. The 'A' team of Jessica Timmins (8:25), Olivia Radcliffe
(8:27) & Bethany Sharp (8:44) came 53rd, and the 'B' team of H Marsh (8:49), R Buckley-Anders
(9:34) & J Rowlands (9:04) 71st.
The U13 Boy's also had 2 teams, with George Heppinstall (8:00), Will Ingram (8:04) & Ben Read (8:16)
finishing in 44th place, whilst the 'B' team of D Shuman (8:36), A Jones (8:23) & A Lofthouse
(9:22) were 70th.
Finally, the U13 Girl's team of Stephanie Rodgers (8:12), Sophie Woollin (9:29) & Bethany Lovell-Waldegrave
(9:29) came 50th.
Results of all races from the English Cross Country Association.
27th Oct 2009. Charlene Thomas and Emily Freeman to Get Lottery Funding for 2010.
Because of their excellent performances this year Charlene Thomas and Emily Freeman are to receive
financial support next year, and have been invited onto the World Class Performance Programme
(WCPP) for the 2009/2010 season.
Emily is amongst the 'podium' list on the UK Athletics top tier of lottery funded athletes, which are
those considered to be potential Olympic and World Championship medallists, after coming 7th
in the World Championships in the 200m, and being part of the 4 x 100m relay team.
Charlene is on the 2nd tier of 'development' athletes, having finally had her breakthrough
season, winning the UK 1500m trials, and being selected for the World Championships in that
event. So our congratulations to them both, and we hope it helps
them achieve even more next season.
Report from UK Athletics.
24th Oct 2009. Harriers Fell Runners in Action.
Two of the club's fell runners took part in the pouring rain in the Running Bear, Race You to
the Summit Fell Race, over a distance of 4 miles and 800ft of climbing.
Neil Penn came 7th in 31min 15sec and Martin Green just behind in 8th in 31min 51sec.
Elsewhere young Annabel Mason has had a successful summer on the fells. Following on from her
2nd place in the Under 14 Yorkshire Fell Championships, she finished 4th U14 overall in the FRA
Junior Championships 2009 (series of six races) and also came 6th in 2009 English School
Championships for Year 8 & 9 Girls.
18th Oct 2009. Excellent Team Performances at ERRA Young Athletes Road Relays.
At the ERRA Young Athletes Road Relays at Sutton Park, Birmingham all the top teams from England
were on show as usual, and the club had some excellent team performances.
The best result was by the U17 Ladies team of Sally Smith (14:19), Lauren Brooke (15:00) &
Harriot Speight-Hulme (15:43) who finished an outstanding 9th overall.
The U13 Girl's team of Stephanie Rodgers (15:58), Heather Ludvigsen (16:57) & Sophie Woollin
(18:04) came 32nd, and the U15 Girl's team of Libby Greatorex (15:28), Jessica Timmins (16:28) & J Rowlands (17:02)
The U13 Boy's team of Sam Convery (14:29), William Ingram (15:17) & Benjamin Read (15:46) were
a fine 18th, as were the U15 Boy's team of Jake Worton (13:14), Matthew O'Conner (14:00) &
Jordan Turner (13:59), with Daniel Franks (14:10) & Jack Mitchell (13:35) also running well for
the incomplete 'B' team.
With 'B' teams in several age groups competing as well it was a great show from the junior
running section of the club, and credit should go to the hard working coaches and team managers
for such a great turnout.
Results of all races from Sportsoft.
18th Oct 2009. Dianne Simmons & Ruth Bailey Complete the Amsterdam Marathon.
Dianne Simmons & Ruth Bailey both ran their second overseas marathon of the year, successfully
completing the Amsterdam Marathon in personal best times. Dianne ran 4 hrs 13 mins and Ruth
4 hrs 19 mins, so our congratulations to them both.
See Amsterdam Marathon website.
18th Oct 2009. Encouraging Runs from Ladies in Bridlington Half Marathon.
In the Bridlington Half Marathon we had a number of runners competing, with two of our
improving ladies leading the way.
Helen Beck was first Harrier to finish in a new PB of 1 hr 31:26 in 98th place, with Julie
Greenwood also running well to finish 147th in 1hr 35:22 out of 700 runners.
Download Race results.
17th Oct 2009. Good Performance from Men at National 6-Stage Road Relay Championships.
The successful men's team at the National 6-Stage Road Relays.
For the first time in many years the senior men's road relay team qualified for the National
6-Stage Road Relay Championships at Sutton Park near Birmingham, and performed with great credit.
Competing against the best teams from England they finished as 50th team, and 3rd club from
Yorkshire, an excellent performance from such a young team.
The team of Jack Hallas (18:06), Ben Homer (19:35), Nathan Elliot (18:40), Chris Price (19:02),
Nathan Bolton (20:16) & last minute reserve Chris Ward (21:39) all ran very well, and competing
against most of England's finest runners will have been a great experience for them.
11th Oct 2009. Good Day for the Club at First Complete Runner Cross Country League.
At the first meeting of the Complete Runner Cross Country League at Halifax the club had a
good day, with 1 team victory and 1 individual winner from the 10 age group races.
Annabelle Mason was our only winner, coming home first in the U13 Girls race by 5 seconds, and
supported by Heather Ludvigson (22nd) & Bethany Lovell-Waldegrave (40th) the team came 4th.
The U17 Women's team had a clear team victory, the scoring trio of Harriot Speight-Hulme (6th),
Alice Lightfoot (7th) and Louisa Long (8th) packing very well.
The U13 Boy's team came 2nd, with Sam Convery leading the team home in 4th, and backed up by
George Heppinstall (11th), Benjamin Read (18th) & Andrew Jones (27th).
The U15 Girls came 6th in their team race, with Libby Greatorex finishing a fine 5th, and
followed by Jessica Timmins (22nd) & Bethany Sharp (43rd).
The Senior Men, strengthened by the influx of the new U20 runners, finished a fine 6th, with
U20 Ben Homer first home for the club in an excellent 21st place, and 1st U20 overall to finish.
He was well supported by Sam Bucknall (34th), new recruit John Mason (38th), Tom Coney (43rd),
Martin Green (67th) & Neil Penn (83rd).
In the Senior Women's race Kelly Johnson rallied well to finish 13th, and leading the team of
Helen Beck (24th), Julie Greenwood (37th) & Lisa Hall (56th) to a 6th place team position.
In the U15 Boy's race Jake Worton came a fine 3rd, with Jack Mitchell 13th & Daniel Franks 16th,
although they were missing a 4th counter for the team.
In the other races where we didn't have complete teams, the best performances were by
Emily Gill, who finished an excellent 2nd in the U11 Girls race, and Ryan Hartley 17th in the
U17 Men's event.
Results of all Races
see pictures taken by Adam Kerfoot.
11th Oct 2009. Great Runs from Our Police Colleagues in Leicester Marathon.
West Yorkshire Police colleagues and Wakefield Harriers members Carl Quinn and Alex Potter
had great runs in the Leicester Marathon, which incorporated the National Police Championships.
Despite carrying injuries they both ran PBs, with Carl breaking the 3 hour barrier for the first
time with his excellent 25th overall in 2 hrs 58 mins, and Alex shaving 3 minutes off her PB
with 3 hrs 27 mins.
5th Oct 2009. New Members Elected to Harriers Committee at AGM.
At the Annual General Meeting there were a few changes to the Club Committee, with a few new
members volunteering to help out. The most important change was the election of Sally Holmes
as General Secretary, after Vera Grindle stepped down after 13 excellent years of service.
See list of Committee Members
4th Oct 2009. Harewood House 10 Mile Trail Race & 2 Mile Run.
We had several runners taking part in the popular Harewood House 10 Mile Trail Race. Martin Green
was our first runner home in 17th place, followed by Neil Penn in 24th.
Julie Greenwood was our first lady finisher in 107th, and 7th lady overall out of the field of
nearly 600 runners.
Jake Worton was a clear winner of the 2 Mile race for junior athletes, and is pictured here
with his medal.
10 Mile Race Results
2 Mile Race Results