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20
Mar

Oxfordshire Junior Track and Field League

Oxfordshire Junior Track & Field I’m really excited that we’ve agreed with the Oxfordshire Junior Track and Field League that we can join and enter a junior Harriers team this summer season. Dates They’ll host three fixtures this summer.  Please pop the dates in your diary 🙂 Match Date Venue...
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17
Feb

Club Kit

Club Kit – Stock You’ll see Harriers wearing the new designs across a wider range of vests, hoodies, jackets, etc.  If you’re desperate to get this seasons snazzy new vest or T-shirt, details are on the Club Kit page. Stock We currently have (limited) stock of the following items: Junior...
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11
Feb

2017 Membership Renewal

Please remember to renew your membership this month. I trust you’ve had a great years membership with the Harriers, and are planning the coming season.  We’re working on new things to keep you busy! Membership is now due, as we renew your membership with England Athletics (EA) next month.  EA...
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6
Feb

Lastest Results

Oxford Mail XC – Round 4 – Harwell.  Another terrific turnout from the Harriers with both the senior men’s and women’s team scoring well and the men having their best result of the season.  Some notable appearances from new Harriers including Darshana, Vicki Stott, Simon Harris, Remi, Nick White and...
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17
Jan

Sportshall Witney Results

A great turnout and new records at the Sportshall 3rd round Results are in for Sports Hall Witney Round 3.  A great turnout, well done to…. Under 11 boys team:- Henry, Kaiden, Riley, Jamie, Paddy, Tom and Stanley. Under 11 girls team:- Libby and Danielle. Under 13 Boys team:- Iestyn...
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10
Jan

2017 Oxfordshire XC Championships

A good turn out and strong performance from both the men’s & women’s teams at Stowe on Sat 7th Jan. The 2017 Oxfordshire XC Championships were combined with Beds & Bucks at Stowe School, who provided an attractive course with plenty of hills We had a great turnout from both...
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1
Jan

Happy New Year to all Harriers, coaches, volunteers and parents!

A huge thank you to all those volunteers, parents and coaches who have been involved with the club this year. A special mention for: Jonathan, Chris and Ian for all your work with the seniors structured training. Angela, Tom, Chris and Castel, and Dick for coaching the juniors. Sheila for...
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28
Dec

Sportshall. Juniors vs Seniors

In the holiday spirit, the Seniors brushed off their roly-poly and speed bounce skills to learn about Sportshall! Two teams of seniors joined two of the usual junior Sportshall teams for a Christmas showdown at the Leisure Centre today.  The results are in and they’ve been counted and verified.  The...
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14
Dec

New Years Day Handicap

Our New Years Day Handicap gives each and every Harrier the opportunity to compete on a level footing! Each runner is given a handicap time based on a recent 5k or 10k time.  The slower runners start first, the speedier runners start later (some much later!).  The goal is that...
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12
Dec

Oxfordshire Cross Country – Sat 7th Jan

Our next event is the Oxfordshire XC Championships on Sat 7th Jan. It’s a team event, and each Harrier contributes to the team scores. We plan to get a great turnout for the women’s & men’s teams, and aiming for both teams to get medals. We will be lift sharing,...
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5
Dec

New Club Kit

The much anticipated update of the club kit has arrived! Following plenty of input and voting, we’ve update the kit design, while increasing the breadth of options and providing a wider range of sizes (and ladies fit).  Please click here for more info The shop is open for initial orders through...
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16
Nov

Plyometrics training – Leisure Centre 8th December

Exciting news. We have a Plyometrics guest coach Alison attending on Thursday  the 8th December. We will be running a warm up from 7pm and then moving to the Sports Hall at the Leisure Centre for 7:30pm and doing a 60 min session with Alison. We will begin incorporating some...
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15
Nov

Kidlington Sportshall Report

Another strong performance in a developing WHH team saw many new records set.  As a team we are ensuring that all athletes get a chance to compete in many events to discover what strength’s they have.  To be setting as many new records with this approach is very pleasing. What...
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12
Nov

Coaching News

I hope you’ve spotted that we’ve helped Angela, Tom and Dick restructure the coaching over the summer. Juniors Coaching Assistant coaches – Chris, Castel and I had a fun weekend learning about athletics coaching and qualified as EA Asst Coaches. Rota – We created a coaching rota so we each...
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10
Nov

Sportshall – Kidlington

Dear Parents of WHH juniors This Sunday’s venue is Kidlington Sports Centre, Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2NU (Sunday 13th Nov). The meet time is 1.00pm for a 1.30pm start. After October’s great start to the season, we’re looking forward to a great Sunday afternoon. Events such as speed bounce, standing...
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7
Nov

Oxford Mail X Country – Newbury

It was great to see a wide attendance and have Harriers turn out full teams in so many categories. Oxford mail XC Rnd 1 – Newbury Showground U9 Girls & Boys 6th Stanley Staunton-Lamb U11 Girls 13th Freya Nielson, 25th Harriet Paget, 36th Amelie Sadler U11 Boys 32nd Harley Gould...
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16
Oct

Sportshall – Bicester

Great effort from the 11 athletes that travelled to Bicester for the Sports Hall Athletics. I am still awaiting the results BUT….. A total of 9 new clubs records set and 3 records broken!! It was also our largest ever turn out. … Organisers also said that we were the...
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11
Oct

Sportshall – All WHH Juniors & Parents

Dear Parents of WHH juniors This Sunday is the first opportunity for us to participate in the Sports Hall Athletics. This Sunday’s venue is Bicester Sports Centre, Queen’s Avenue, Bicester OX26 2NR (Sunday 16th October). The meet time is 1.00pm for a 1.30pm start.   Last year’s Sports Hall competition...
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3
Oct

Oxfordshire Cross Country League

The X-Country season begins on Sunday 6th November for the traditional getting muddy while charging up and down hills. As always the club enters and pays to to compete in the Oxfordshire Cross Country League for the 1st Sunday of the month from Nov – March.  This is very much...
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3
Oct

Christmas Party @ The Boars Head, Ardington

We will be holding our Christmas bash at The Boars Head on Friday 2nd December. Cost are ÂŁ25 or ÂŁ29 per head.  More details & menu on the social fixtures page. Please let Ian know if you’d like to come along and if you’ll be bringing someone so we can...
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26
Sep

New Sportshall season

The junior Harriers will be competing in the Oxfordshire Sportshall League this Autumn/Winter. The indoor league aims to keep the juniors focused and competitive while having fun through the winter.and has five fixtures across Oxfordshire Leisure Centres, providing competition for the Under 11’s through to the Under 15s.  Events range...
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19
Sep

Dick Jegou wins British Masters Championships

Dick Jegou won the Gold medal in the Discus with a seasons best throw of 30.28m.  This achieved despite a leg injury this season which has hampered training. Not satisfied with this, Dick went on to secure the Silver medal in the Shot giving him his most successful British Championship...
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11
Sep

Run to the Pub – Summer 2016

Each summer, we usually organize an social run on Sunday, (with a couple distance options) finishing off at the pub for lunch. This 11th Sept, a group of Harriers met at The Greyhound in Letcombe.  We had great weather and an excellent run on The Ridgeway.  We enjoyed some delicious...
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7
Sep

Senior coaching survey

Please help us design the seniors coaching program. Complete the survey open until the 13th of September at 5pm.
13
Jul

Ben Claridge wins gold at English Schools’ Championships

Ben Claridge’s has been crowned Champion in the Senior age group 400m at the English Schools Championship in Gateshead last weekend. Ben won his heat in a time of 47.97 seconds, and then went on to win the final in 47.83. Harriers, Ben, Zack Smith and coach Tom King, travelled to...
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3
Jul

Successful Jogwantage group do Parkrun

There was a great turnout at Abingdon Parkrun as this year’s Jogwantage group completed the ‘couch to 5k’ course by completing the 5k Parkrun course. Congratulations to all those that graduated from the 8 week course! Harriers, please be your usual friendly selves if you see any nervous new faces...
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28
Jun

Summer BBQ – 7.00pm Friday 1st July.

Good news! The weather forecast is looking up and our Summer BBQ is planned for this Friday. 🙂 Please make sure it’s booked & underlined in your diary. 7.00pm, Friday 1st July at the Court Hill Centre, Court Hill Road, Letcombe Regis, Wantage, OX12 9NE. Please bring a dish. All...
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17
Jun

Claire wins the Cross Country Handicap.

Congratulations to Claire Nunn on winning the Cross-Country Handicap. As always, the each runner is given a time handicap based on recent performance, and set off in order.  After a wet week, the evening was dry and the route from Sparsholt was better than expected It was a great turn-out...
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10
Jun

Eda represents GB in Austria

Those of you seeking motivation, can’t fail to be inspired by our juniors.  Eda Onay represented GB in the Biathle and Triathle World Tour in Graz, Austria last weekend. Eda was in the U15 Girls in the Biathle (Modern Biathalon) and Triathle.  She came 3rd in the Biathle (run-swim-run) and...
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9
Jun

Zack in the 100m

Zack Smith competed in the Midlands League at Corby last weekend, as second claim for Abingdon. Zack came 2nd, in an impressive 11.2 seconds, helping Abingdon to the team win. Congratulations Zack!    
8
Jun

Cross Country Handicap – Thurs 16th June

Spring Cross Country Handicap.  Sparsholt Firs. 7.00pm Thurs 16th June The handicap runs every year to provide each and every harrier with the opportunity to compete on a level footing, and even win some silverware! Each runner is given a handicap time based on a recent 5k or 10k time....
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6
Jun

Ben Claridge victorious in Midlands League

Ben ran in the Midlands League this weekend, as second claim for Abingdon.  Ben won both the 800m in 1:57 and the 400m in 48.2 Ben also ran in the 4×100 and 4×400 relays, helping Abingdon to overall victory. Congratulations Ben!
1
Jun

Jan completes the Comrades Marathon

Our international jet-setter and Ultra-Harrier, Jan McCabe, completed her second Comrades Marathon on 29th May.  She took 10h 30m 41s, an impressive time, to cover the 89km from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. This was Jan’s second successful outing in the Comrades, and put her 6,732 out of over 16,000 starters. Congratulations...
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22
May

Ben Claridge represents GB Juniors.

Ben Claridge was selected to run for GB juniors at the Loughborough international on Sun 22nd May. Ben ran the 400m, where he came 3rd beating the athletes representing both England and Wales. His time was 48.01 an electronically timed PB. Congratulations Ben!  
10
May

Revolution Sports Injuries Clinic

Revolution are offering all Harriers a special club rate of ÂŁ25 for injury assessment and treatment. They will also provide a 45 minute sports massage for the same price. The (attached) running shop, will provide Harriers with free gait analysis and 10% discount off running shoes. Please note you will...
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3
May

Club Kit Review

We are looking at the club kit and want to review the design as well as vest and other kit available. It’s your club and we want to understand your feedback on the draft designs.  Please click here to see the designs and give your comments.
26
Apr

Cross Country Handicap. Thurs 16th June 2016

Spring Cross Country Handicap.  Sparsholt Firs. 7.00pm Thurs 16th June The handicap runs every year to provide each and every harrier with the opportunity to compete on a level footing, and even win some silverware! Each runner is given a handicap time based on a recent 5k or 10k time....
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26
Apr

A great Harriers turnout for London Marathon

7 harriers made the trip into London for the 36th running of the London marathon. A cold start with a little wind but perfect conditions for marathon running and so it proved with some great results from the Harriers and fantastic times from all.  Jamie, Dan and Lori also secured...
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23
Apr

Ridgeway Relay 2016 – Putting the team back together!

Following the fun and drama of last year’s Ridgeway Relay, we’ll be entering two teams into this years race. It’s a great team event, with 10 legs starting at Ivinghoe Beacon in Bucks and running the length of the ancient rural track to Marlborough. Sun 19th June. We’ll need 10...
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18
Apr

Oxfordshire Country Road Relays

  The Harriers fielded three teams in the Oxfordshire County Relays on Sunday 17th April. The Senior ladies, Hayley Thomas, Suzie Sheehy and Kathryn Green came in very credible 5th position. The Vet Ladies, Lucia Singer, Barbara Margetts and Sheila Bailey brought in an impressive 4th place. The mens team...
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10
Apr

White Horse Half Marathon – 2016

For the first time this week I have had a few moments to reflect back on the race last weekend. It was a terrific success thanks to all your efforts and support. I was particularly pleased with: the kindness of so many of you to give up your time (many...
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9
Apr

Suzie & Simon complete the SDW50

Suzie Sheehy & Simon Leech teamed up to complete the South Downs Way 50 in 11hrs 3min on the 9th April. The South Downs were predictably hilly with 1750m of ascent, the April weather was kind, the scenery was great.  Special thanks to the organizers and food stations which were...
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9
Mar

Jonny Cornish crowned Oxfordshire XC Champion

Congratulations to Jonny Cornish, who fought off a strong challenge to be crowned Oxfordshire Cross Country senior men’s champion after taking 3rd in the final round Harwell. Lucy Rycroft finished the campaign 2nd in the under 17 girls Okan Onay was 3rd place in the under 17 boys category. Ian...
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18
Feb

Spring Social

We’re planning an exciting new spin on our Spring Social.  In previous years we have held the popular quiz evening, but this year we’re welcoming Mara Yamauchi on Friday 8th April to give a presentation on life as an elite athlete and we’d love to see you there.   Mara...
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18
Feb

2016 Road Running Championship

Following feedback from a number of Harriers, we’ve refreshed the club championship this year, with a few notable changes. Rules Winners – There will be a men’s and women’ champion (and trophies).  This will be the Harrier who achieves the maximum points from their best 8 results from the listed...
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3
Oct

Jonathan Cornish continued his fine form to win

Jonathan Cornish continued his fine form to win the fourth round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League at Cirencester on Sunday. The White Horse Harrier took victory in 34mins 17secs, ahead of Newbury’s Alex Muir.  It sees Cornish lead the senior men’s individual standings by 11 points, with a...
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14
May

JĂ©gou Secures UK Trail Running Middle Distance Title

2011 – Paul JĂ©gou secured his first national title in the official UK Trail Running Championships for the Middle Distance (13–26 miles) category over the Marlborough Downs Challenge 20–mile course on Saturday, 14 May 2011.
20
Nov

BB&O Championships Success for Young Harrier

2010 – The standout performance for the Harriers on Saturday 20 Nov 2010 at the BB&O Cross Country Championships held at South Park, Headington, Oxford was the bronze medal for Sophie Lloyd in the Under 15 Girls category. In a hard fought battle to the finish line, after the final long...
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3
Apr

More Success For JĂ©gou At Compton

2010 – Paul JĂ©gou continued his winning ways on Saturday with a victory in the Compton 20 Downland Challenge held at Downs School, Compton near Newbury. This follows hot on the heels of his success in the Wessex Cross Country League the previous weekend. Congratulations to Paul on another impressive...
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28
Mar

Wessex Cross Country League Successes

2010 – The final fixture of the 2009/10 Wessex Cross Country League season took place at Avon Heath Country Park, Ringwood last Sunday. It was also the final event of our 2009/10 Club Cross Country Championships. Paul JĂ©gou and John Peake reaped their rewards for determination and consistent performances to...
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27
Mar

British Indoor Track & Field Championships Success For JĂ©gou

Richard Jégou, despite being disappointed with his overall performances, managed to win bronze medals in each of the M65 category events in which he competed last weekend. Richard’s bronze medal winning events were the discus, the hammer, the weight and the shot putt. Congratulations to Richard on an impressive medal...
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7
Mar

2010 Oxford Mail Cross Country League Campaign a Success

White Horse Harrier Sheila Bailey ran well in the final round of this winter’s Oxford Mail Cross Country league to secure top spot in the V55 women’s category. Despite winning, she has vowed that this will be her last cross country season so she won’t be back to defend the...
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10
Sep

Jo Booker Receives England Athletics Award

2009 – We are very pleased to announce that Jo Booker has received the 2009 England Athletics South East Young Volunteer of the Year award. Jo, who has just completed her studies at King Alfred’s Community and Sports College, was put forward for the award by the school and club....
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13
Jun

Harriers Mourn Passing of Club President and Founder Member

2009 – It is with great sadness that the Harriers have learned that Barrie Strange – our club president and founder member – has passed away after serious illness. As well as holding the post of president of the White Horse Harriers Barrie was also the president of the Oxfordshire...
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19
Oct

Bailey Takes County Marathon Title

2008 – Under virtually ideal running conditions Sheila Bailey put in a gritty and determined performance to take the Oxfordshire county marathon title for the FV55 category in the Abingdon Marathon on Sunday. To put Sheila’s performance in perspective she beat her nearest category rival by almost 34 minutes.
27
Sep

British Record For JĂ©gou

2008 – Richard JĂ©gou, who was competing at the annual Midland Masters Throws Fest held at the Northwood Stadium in Stoke on Saturday, launched the 28lb Shot Putt to a new British record distance of 6.87 metres in his category. In this discipline Richard outperformed all the other competitors in...
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16
Aug

Helen and Douglas House Donation

2008 – Organisers More of the Press White Horse Half wholesale nfl jerseys Fun Marathon presented a cheque to Helen and Douglas House at their shop in Wantage on Saturday Various 16th August. The total amount donated by Piknikte White for Horse Harriers following the race held last April was...
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1
Jul

Olympic Selection for Club Member

2008 – Congratulations wholesale nba jerseys Cool to Jessica Harrison, a member of White Horse Harriers AC, cheap mlb jerseys who cheap mlb jerseys has secured a place at the Beijing Olympic 2013 Games wholesale nba jerseys in wholesale nfl jerseys August. Harriers Jess competes in the triathlon, and was...
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29
Jun

Young Harriers set Records

2008 – In round 2 of the Oxford Junior Track and Field League held at Tilsley Park on Sunday, 29th June, members of White Horse Harriers A.C. set no less than 12 club records. Charlie Harrison (U9 boys) took two records, throwing the cricket ball 27.0m and finishing third in...
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1
Jan

2008 Press Reports

A roundup of press reports webb from 2008: 13 Jul – pre-departure Didcot 5m report 19 radca Aug – Olympic Triathlon report 2 Oct cheap jerseys – cheap jerseys Jegou sets a Record 16 cheap jerseys Oct – Hanney 5m report 19 Nov – BBO XC report 3 Dec – Awards Evening cheap...
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