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On Saturday 18th June the Canterbury Harriers put out 4 teams to run the
Saxon Shore Relay.
The Saxon Shore Relay is a 47 mile relay race which
follows a section of the ancient Saxon Shore Way in Kent. The race starts
near Folkestone and follows the White Cliffs to Dover and on to Sandwich.
From there the route turns inland through scenic Kent countryside to
Reculver where it again follows the coast to the finish on the sea-front at
The race is broken down into 22 legs to be run by teams of 4 or 5 runners.
Each …

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[28 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Cross Country Season Closes | ]

The Harriers completed another successful Cross Country season hosting the final race in the 2015 – 2016  Kent Fitness League series at Rough Common  on Sunday 7th February. We maintained our excellent record in the league finishing fourth of the 18 participating clubs in the combined team  and third mens team in the end of season league  results. The KFL continues to grow in popularity and 313 runners finished what proved to be a” challenging ” five mile circuit of Blean Woods. A big thank you to Roy Gooderson as …

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[16 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on No Heat on our Harriers! | ]

Melanie Georgiades
Despite the warm weather conditions we have been experiencing, the Harriers are still pushing themselves at running events.  Four PBs were gained at the Les Golding Memorial 10K for Alex Horsley (38:52), Fiona Tester (44:11), Andy Philips (47:18) and Shirley Pullen (58:06).  Bob Pullen also gained an excellent result 0f 50:19, just missing the less than 50 minutes mark.
We had some lone racers last week too, with Thomas Hooley running the 15th Bewl 15 Mile Race in 2:01:13 and Mark Cooper the Rye Summer Classic Series 10K in an …

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[17 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Staplehurst PB for Harriers | ]
Staplehurst 10k Canterbury Harriers

Melanie Georgiades
The Canterbury Harriers achieved excellent results at the Staplehurst 10K, resulting in them picking up the team prize.  Simon Jones completed the course in 35:00, achieving a PB. PBs were also achieved by Tom Millard of 35:57, Yiannis Christodoulou in 38:43, Craig Thomas in 41:15 and Nathan Bradley in 46:33.  Yiannis managed to shed a minute from his time from three weeks ago, an outstanding result.  Philip Wyard and Mark Cooper also achieved good results, just dipping under the 41 minute mark.
Simon Jones – 2nd, Tom Millard – 4th, …

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[9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Jones Races to Victory at the Podplus Ashford 5K | ]
Harvel 5 Miler - Canterbury Harriers

Melanie Georgiades
The Canterbury Harriers’ own Simon Jones raced to victory at the Podplus Ashford Summer 5K Series, gaining first position in an excellent time of 17:08.
At the Harvel 5 five-miler, despite very hot weather conditions and a muddy terrain, three Harriers’ debuts gained respectable results: Thomas Purnell (9th – 29:38), Barry Hopkins (49th – 33:27) and Neil Armitage (52nd – 33:37).
At the new course of the Ramsgate Rotary Club 10K, Jonathan Thirlwell made the top twenty with a result of 45:57.
Excellent results were seen at the Southend Half Marathon 2014 …