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Eastbourne Golden Mile and 5K

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Sunday was the Eastbourne Golden Mile and 5K races. It was another very hot day along the seafront but that didn’t scare off the Harriers. We darted amongst the crowds enjoying the sunshine and produced some great times.   First race of the day was the Junior Mile race in which 17 children ran. The…

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Phoenix 10K

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Club before Country!!   On Wednesday 14 Harriers headed out to Brighton for the Phoenix 10K along the seafront. For some it was a difficult choice to miss the football and run. There was a screen at the start to keep us updated and the marshalls did a great job of informing us of the…

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Eastbourne 10K

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Well done to our Harriers at the Eastbourne 10K today. It was so hot and I, personally, thought the race would never end.   In that heat there were some outstanding performances, in particular, well done to Rachel Hillman who was first lady home. Also a mention for Graham Purdye who was first in his…

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Herstmonceux Castle Relays 2018

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The time has arrived for the 2018 running of the Herstmonceux Castle Relays organised by Hailsham Harriers.   The event is a 4 stage relay. Teams of 4 run a course of just over 1 mile each and there are various team categories.   The event takes place in the beautiful grounds of Herstmonceux Castle…

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Bewl 15

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Well done to our runners who completed Bewl 15. It was a super hot day and it can’t have been fun running 15 miles in this heat.   An amazing 21 Harriers ran today out of a total field of 741 runners.   A special well done to Sue Fry who was 1st Lady and…

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Bexhill 5K series – 2nd Race

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Wednesday was the second in the Bexhill 5K series. It was a hot sunny evening and another great turnout with 161 racers.   Hector Ellis was the first Harrier home coming in 4th place overall, 1st male junior. He was followed by Dan Ellis in 20th Place and Paul Howell in 30th.   Tina MacEnhill…

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Harriers ladies take team gold at Heathfield 10k

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The latest round of the Sussex Road Race grand prix series was held on the hilly Heathfield 10k loop course. Almost 300 runners competed in very warm conditions and Hailsham Harriers had sixteen runners in the competitive field in the race won overall by Neil Smith from Crawley AC in 35m15s. Harriers put on a…

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Seniors 800m Track Championship

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Tuesday also saw the seniors race 800m. The weather decided to turn on us, after a glorious afternoon, and gave a chilly run. However, the runners, yet again, showed some superb form. In the mens race Hector and Paul battled it out again, but this time Paul was just too strong and pulled away in…

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Juniors Race 800m

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On Tuesday the juniors raced 800m and produced some fantastic efforts. This is their second race on the track as they have also raced the mile a couple of weeks ago.   The results were as follows: U11B (but a couple of these are quite a long way under 11!!) Franco 3.26 Mat 3.32 Alfie…

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Track Championship 1 Mile

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Hailsham Track Championship 1 mile. Tuesday 5th June was our seniors 1 mile race. We were divided into 2 groups with the ladies racing first followed by the men. The mens’ race was very exciting, Hector had lead for most of the race but Paul had been on his shoulder throughout. In the final lap…

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