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Staplehurst PB for 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, Yiannis Christodolou – 14th, Phil Wyard – 34th, Mark Cooper – 40th, Craig Thomas – 45th, Nathan Bradley – 87th.

Total Runners – 258.

Well done every one!

Staplehurst 10k Canterbury Harriers

Canterbury Harriers win the team prize at the Staplehurst 10K








Staplehurst 10k Canterbury Harriers

Simon Jones takes second place at the Staplehurst 10K


Home » Jones Races to Victory at the Podplus Ashford 5K

Jones Races to Victory at the Podplus Ashford 5K

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 in very hot weather conditions by Mark Cooper (104th – 1:32:06), Philip Wyard (112th – 1:32:37) and Craig Thomas (136th – 1:34:12).


Harvel 5 Miler - Canterbury Harriers

3 excellent performances by Canterbury Harriers at the Harvel 5 Mi

Home » Adam Sets New Marathon Course Record

Adam Sets New Marathon Course Record

Melanie Georgiades

The Canterbury Harriers gained an excellent result at the Kent Roadrunner Marathon, where Adam Stokes came in first position with an outstanding 2:42:13, which not only resulted in a PB, but also a course record.  This has led to Adam achieving three marathon PBs in a row.


Kent Roadrunner Marathon Winner 2014 Adam Stokes

Adam Stokes finishing the Kent Roadrunner marathon in a course record – well done Adam!









Kent Roadrunner 2014 Winner Adam Stokes

Adam Stokes after his marathon course record taking a well deserved break!









At the Harbour Wallbanger 2014 across Broadstairs’ beach (approx. 7km), Wendy Smith completed the track in 36:33, resulting in her gaining 3rd lady and 1st lady Vet 55.

Tom Millard came in third position in his debut at the Track Athletics Canterbury 5000m, with 17:16 which was also a PB.  Philip Wyard also gained a great result of 19:29 in seventh position for his debut.

Track Athletics May 2014 500m

Tom Millard and Phil Wyard at the Track Athletics 5000m









At the Samphire Hoe 5K Summer Series, Simon Jones came in first place with an excellent result of 17:30.  He was shortly joined by his team member Yiannis Christodoulou in ninth place, at 18:59.