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19
May

Sprints & Jumps Coached Sessions

We’re continuing our Tuesday coaching for those juniors wanting to focus on their track sprints & jumps for athletics. While we’re working on a long-term plan to improve our training facilities, we’ll coach jumps, hurdles & sprints sessions at Tilsley Park for our juniors 7.00pm-8.00pm on the following alternate Tuesday...
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17
May

Oxfordshire County Athletics Championships

Congratulations to the Harriers who competed at the Oxfordshire County Athletics Championships last weekend. We’re incredibly proud of these young athletes who train hard for these brilliant performances and have earned their results and PB’s. U15 Girls 100m. 7th Mia Claridge. 14.04 sec (final) 4th Mia Claridge. 13.95s (heat 1)...
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4
Apr

Oxfordshire Track & Field Championships

The county athletics championships for juniors & seniors will be held at Horspath on the 11th & 12th May. The championships includes all age groups between Under 13 to Seniors, and features sprints, middle distance, jumps & throws. Details on the events here The championships includes all age groups between...
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24
Mar

Oxfordshire Junior League – Sun 14th Apr

Our first juniors track & field fixture of the season is at Horspath on Sunday 14th April. Hooray!  Spring’s arrived!  We’ve loved seeing so many of our juniors competing in the Sportshall & XC over the winter, and we’ll be encouraging everybody to have a go at the track &...
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14
Mar

Spring Social – Sat 4th May

Join us at the Beacon for the 2019 Spring Social; a talk by guest speaker Amy Williams MBE, British former skeleton bobsled racer, Olympic gold medallist and Team GB Ambassador. Originally a track athlete for her local running club, Amy began training in skeleton after trying the sport on a...
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12
Mar

Sportshall League 2018-19

Thanks I just wanted to take this opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to everyone that was involved. Juniors, parents, coaches and supporters have all helped to make this our most successful season yet.  An Exciting Season We’ve offered indoor Sportshall training for all juniors throughout the winter for the first...
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9
Mar

Inter-Counties Cross Country

Congratulations to Lucy Rycroft (168, Sen W), Sophie Lloyd (98, Sen W) and Jonny Cornish (62, Sen M) who represented Oxfordshire in the Inter-Counties Cross Country in Loughborough today. They each put in huge commitment to their training, and have certainly earned their selection and impressive results. 2019 results here
9
Mar

Teddy Hall Relays

We love the Teddy Hall relays for the chance to race the young University whippets at Roger Bannister’s legendary Iffley Road Track, followed by jam sandwiches back at St Edmunds Hall. 🙂 The Teddy Hall Relays started in 1960 and featured teams from Oxford and Cambridge. Now organized by Oxford University...
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5
Mar

Oxfordshire XC League 2018/19

An Exciting XC Season A great turnout at Henley, the fifth and final cross-country fixture helped us close a fabulous XC season for the Harriers We’ve had over 100 Harriers compete in the XC league, including more than 40 juniors. That’s a fantastic turnout from a small club and there’s...
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4
Mar

Oxfordshire XC Championships

The ladies team struck again in January at the Oxfordshire XC Championships at Shotover, Horspath Huge Congratulations to:Gold – Clare Mowforth (vet women)Silver – Sophie Lloyd (senior women)Bronze – Anna Kelly (U17G)Silver – Senior Women’s team, Sophie Lloyd, Lucy Rycroft & Becky HodgsonSilver – Vet Women’s team, Clare Mowforth, Ruth Fisher & Pippa Mack
27
Feb

Oxfordshire Sportshall

Congratulations to Alice Crawshaw, Daniel Goding and Leila Spychalska-Player who were selected to represent Oxfordshire at the Southern Regionals Sportshall on Sunday 3rd March. Each of these Harriers train hard with a huge amount of enthusiasm and commitment and definitely earned their selection. How chuffed must they be with those...
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26
Feb

Club Kit – Webshop Now Open

The Web Shop is open this week If you’re after a WHH vest, T-Shirt or a Harriers hoodie to keep you warm, please get on & place your order before it closes on 15th March, for delivery in end of April.. Link here https://eclubshop.co.uk/index.php… Very ‘this season’! Get spotted around Wantage,...
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22
Feb

English Schools AA Cross-Country Championships

Congratulations to Anna Kelly, Robbie Gallagher and, new Harrier, Charlie Todd who have all been selected to run at the English Schools Cross Country Championships on 16th March in Leeds. It’s an impressive achievement to get selected from the best runners in the country. We hope they get the time...
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15
Feb

Season XC Final – 3rd March

The Oxfordshire XC League season final at Henley. Henley XC, on the Sunday 3rd March, is the final race of the OCCL League this season. Team Standings We’ve seen a fantastic turnout this season with almost 90 x Harriers having competed already and our teams scoring in each of the age...
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28
Jan

Tilsley Park – Sprint & Jumps Coached Sessions

With the track and field season approaching we’re restarting the Tuesday session for those juniors wanting to focus on their sprints & jumps for athletics. While we’re working on a long-term plan to improve our training facilities, we’re offering coaching at Tilsley Park for our juniors 7.00pm-8.00pm on the following...
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19
Jan

Sportshall – Wantage Fixture on 10th Feb

On Sunday 10th Feb, we are hosting the Sportshall fixture at the new KA’s Sports Hall. It’s a great fun competition for the juniors & super local.   Training has been great, and it’s clear you’ve been building on your skills, so we’d welcome any new juniors who’d like to join the team...
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14
Jan

Move to KA’s West Site

We are moving training for both seniors and the younger juniors group to King Alfred’s West Site from this week, Thurs 17th Jan. We’re excited to announce that KA’s New Sportshall is now completed and our juniors will be training inside every week from 7.00pm – 8.00pm, until the evenings...
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5
Jan

Spring training plan

Here is the Spring 19 training plan for the seniors. Thank you to Chris, Clare, Terry, Jason, Kerry and Pip for their ongoing support! https://whitehorseharriers.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Spring-19.xlsx
5
Jan

2019 Multi-Terrain Championship

Exciting news for the Multi-Terrain Championship this year. Terry Coakley has given the Championship a big refresh with a selection of interesting new races. More details on the Championship here The first race is Maverick Silva Dark 10km on Saturday 9th February at Henley On Thames. Please get entered before...
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29
Dec

Move to Membermojo for membership data.

As announced at the AGM we are moving to use a software called membermojo to manage our membership details. The membership joining/renewals page has been updated to link to membermojo – it also contains the new subscription rates for the current year. An e-mail has been sent to all those...
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27
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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26
Dec

Juniors vs. Adults Christmas Sportshall – Mon 31st Dec

Need a little more fun for the holiday break?  Have you brushed up on your roly-polys? If you’d spent too much time in the house, eating and drinking with your family, we organised a fun juniors vs. adults Sportshall! Thanks to all those that joined in and brushed off your...
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21
Dec

Horspath XC – Sun 6th Jan

Horspath Oxfordshire League & XC Championships Horspath XC, on the Sunday 6th Jan, is both the third fixture in the OCCL League and is combined with the Oxfordshire XC Championships.  We only run in a single race, but if you were born or live in Oxfordshire your result can count towards...
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13
Dec

2018 Road Race Round-Up

What a season for the WHH 2018 road race league! The triumph of the year being the ladies team receiving the 3rd place team cup in the Oxon Grand Prix series, a significant accomplishment for a small club punching well above its weight in the local league! The ladies trophy was...
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9
Dec

Christmas Bash at Wildwood

Back by popular demand, Sam & Alex’s brilliant Christmas party makes it’s triumphant return!  This year, we’ll be holding our Christmas bash at Wildwood in Wantage on Saturday 8th December.  The total price of the meal is 3 course £19.95 per head.  Christmas Menu  Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/04cAJPWVGA6C4O9I3 Please drop the £5.00 deposit...
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3
Dec

Cirencester XC Results

A successful Cirencester XC! Cirencester XC Fixture was hosted by WHH and Didcot.  A huge thanks to Paul Jegou, Gareth, Vanessa, Alex and all the Harriers who helped to make a successful return of this fixture to the Oxfordhire XC League. We had a strong turn out, with 24 juniors...
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1
Dec

WHH Ladies 3rd in Oxfordshire GP

Congratulations to our Women’s Team who won 3rd place in the Oxfordshire Athletics Grand Prix A huge congratulations to the Harrier ladies team who won 3rd place team in the Oxfordshire GP Road Race championship 2018.  A brilliant result against 14 other clubs including some of our larger neighbours.  A creditable...
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17
Nov

Cirencester XC

WHH are hosting the Cirencester XC fixture on Sun 2nd December Great news that White Horse Harriers have been able to step forward and return Cirencester Park to the fixture list for the Oxfordshire Cross-Country League.  It’s always been a popular course with the competitors as it features the classic...
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17
Nov

Injury Prevention

Pete Quartly of Physio Lab is giving a talk for the Harriers on injury prevention. Time: 8.00pm – 9.00pm on Wednesday 28th November Venue: Letcombe Village Hall, Bassett Rd, Letcombe Regis, OX12 9LJ There will be no charge.  Details of Physio Lab can be found here Any questions, please contact Simon...
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16
Nov

BB&O Cross-Country

Berks, Bucks & Oxon fixture on Sunday 18th Nov at Newbury Showground The club focuses on the OCCL XC which is on the first Sunday of the month through the winter.  However, for our die-hards and XC fans, we’ve got a bonus additional Berks, Bucks & Oxon (BB&O) fixture on Sunday 18th...
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29
Oct

New Committee Members for 2019

The club has been growing healthily, and we have an active committee that helps to steer it.  Of course, we’re always seeking some fresh views and ideas, and to ensure we represent a cross-section of the membership.  We’d definitely welcome some of our twenty-something / thirty-something Harriers to share their...
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19
Oct

Oxon Cross-Country League – 4th Nov

Looking forward to getting muddy? Our first OCCL fixture is Newbury Showground on Sunday 4th November, so you’ve got the opportunity to run and get muddy with us at the cross-country (XC). Both our seniors teams were promoted last year.  However, a (probable) record turnout and a fantastic team effort...
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7
Oct

Autumn Social – Sat 10th Nov

We have organized our Autumn social evening for all our Harriers.  It’s a great chance to discuss injuries, excuses and plans for next season with friends.  Food and a bar will be available for all Harriers & families. SoleLuna are bringing their wood-fired oven to serve a choice of three...
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23
Sep

Sportshall ’18/’19

We’ve got the Sportshall season starting in October.  It’s essentially indoor athletics with sprints, jumps and throws for juniors aged between 8 and 14. Thanks for all your support and involvement last season.  It was a fantastic to see so many of the junior Harriers enjoying the competitions. Fixtures We’re planning to...
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23
Sep

Club Kit – Web Shop Now Open.

The Web Shop is open this week If you’re after a WHH vest, T-Shirt or a Harriers hoodie to keep you warm, please get on & place your order before it closes on Sunday 30th Sept. Link here https://eclubshop.co.uk/index.php… Very ‘this season’! Get spotted around Wantage, the Half Marthon and, of...
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11
Sep

OJL Athletics – Sept 9th Results

A raft of new PB’s in the latest Oxfordshire Junior League at Horspath on Sunday The Oxfordshire Junior League continues to provide a friendly entry to athletics competition for our juniors.  Thanks to the organizers, parents and juniors who turned out for the last fixture of the athletics season. It was...
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20
Aug

Oxfordshire Junior League – Sun 9th Sept

Our next juniors athletics fixture is at Horspath on Sunday 9th Sept. The juniors had a great turnouts out the April and August fixtures of the OJL, and our Harriers continue to gain confidence at track & field (runs, jumps & throws).  So, we’re encouraging all juniors to be on...
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14
Aug

Oxfordshire Junior League – Banbury Results

Thanks to the organizers, parents and juniors who turned out for another excellent OJL at Banbury The Oxfordshire Junior League continues to provide a friendly entry athletics competition for our juniors.  The full results are below, but there were loads of performances worth highlighting: The QuadKids gives the Under 11’s a...
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3
Jun

Club Kit – Web shop now open!

The Web Shop is open this week If you’re after a WHH vest, T-Shirt or a Harriers hoodie to keep you warm, please get on & place your order before it closes on Friday 8th June. Link here https://eclubshop.co.uk/index.php… Very ‘this season’! Get spotted around Wantage, the Half Marthon and, of...
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7
May

Tuesday Juniors Training at Tilsley Park

The juniors coaches have been asked to provide more jumps, throws and running skills for the athletics season.  While we’re working on a long-term plan to improve our training facilities, we’re offering coaching at Tilsley Park for our juniors 7.00pm-8.00pm on the following Tuesday evenings 8th May – All Juniors &...
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7
May

Coached Training Plan – Summer 2018

Summer 2018 Coached Training Plan. Coaches, Chris, Jason, Terry, Clare and Jonathan have developed a new plan for the summer.  It’s simple and effective- and suitable for all with the aim of progressing your own speed.  The idea is sessions to help people progress over the summer and includes coached sessions on...
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19
Apr

Congratulation to the Harriers XC Teams

A great season results in promotion for both our senior XC teams. Huge kudos to the ladies team, who started the season in Division 3.  Through a consistently strong turn-out, a fabulous team atmosphere and great performances, they achieved an impressive 2nd place out of 38 Oxfordshire teams.  Having dominated...
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9
Apr

2018 White Horse Half Marathon!

Congratulations to everybody involved in making the White Horse Half a fantastic race! Thanks to all the runners that came from far & wide to compete in today’s race.  The weather was kind, and pretty much perfect for running.  Happily, everybody managed to avoid the current scurge of pot-holes, and...
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29
Mar

Oxfordshire Junior League – Sun 15th April

Our first juniors track & field fixture of the season is at Horspath on Sunday 15th April. Hooray!  Spring’s arrived!  We’ve loved seeing so many of our juniors competing in the Sportshall & XC over the winter, and we’ll be encouraging everybody to have a go at the track &...
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28
Mar

Spring Social – Fri 13th April

Sam and Alex have organized a special evening for the Harriers.  It’s a great chance to venture out in some smart clothes (not shorts/leggings), socialise with friends and see who’s won the trophies and medals. We’re lucky to have Anna McNuff as our special guest speaker.  The Guardian calls her...
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7
Mar

Teddy Hall Relays

Five Harrier teams competing at the popular Teddy Hall Relays St Edmund College hosted a great fun afternoon.  The relays start at Roger Bannister Stadium, where the 4 minute mile was broken, and follow a 4.3 mile course along the towpath and through Christ Church Meadow. As always, a fantastic mix...
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7
Mar

Sportshall – Sun 11th March

This Sunday 11th Mar is our final Sportshall fixture this season.  It’s a great fun competition for the juniors. Please let us know if you’d like to be on the team, and any preferred events. PARENTS  – For the parents, we are happy to coordinate the juniors during the competition.  The hall can...
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3
Mar

Last XC Fixture – 4th March

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE WEATHER See the cancellation notice published by the league organisers. Our final Oxfordshire League fixture at Hill End, Farmoor on Sunday 4th March Please pop 4th March in your diary, as we’d love to see another great Harriers turn-out for the last...
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8
Feb

First Home Sportshall – Sun 11th Feb

This Sunday, 11th Feb, the Harriers will be hosting our first Oxfordshire League Sportshall at the Wantage Leisure Centre It’s a great fun competition for the juniors & super local.   Training has been great, and it’s clear you’ve been building on your skills, so we’d welcome any new juniors who’d like to...
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5
Feb

Swindon Cross-Country

A fantastic turn out at the 4th fixture in the Oxfordshire XC League helps our campaign for promotion It was great to have the Swindon course back in the fixture list, and we found a proper muddy, hilly XC course to welcome us! Really loved watching our hardy juniors out...
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10
Jan

Structured Training Plan – Spring 2018

Jonathan and the senior coaches have been working on an exciting new training plan to help us get into shape for 2018. Based on your feedback, interest and the approaching White Horse Half Marathon, the coaches have created the following plan for the coming 12 weeks. The plan includes coached...
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10
Jan

Next Sportshall – Witney 14th Jan

This Sunday 14th Jan is our next Sportshall fixture.  It’s a great fun competition for the juniors. Please let us know if you’d like to be on the team, and any preferred events. PARENTS  – For the parents, we are happy to coordinate the juniors during the competition.  The hall can be hectic and...
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8
Jan

Adderbury XC Results

A great turnout at the Jan fixture in the Oxfordshire Cross Country League Thanks to all the Harriers who ran yesterday, especially our wandering nomads, Jonny, Sophie and Josie who boosted our results, and strong debut’s from Rob, Mark and Katie. Congratulations!  The womens team increased their impressive lead at...
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3
Jan

Oxfordshire Cross Country League 2018

Harriers are targeting promotion in the Oxfordshire XC this season Congratulations to all you Harriers!  We’ve seen a huge growth in the numbers regularly competing and getting PB’s.  We’ve got a strength and depth in our teams that allows us to punch above our weight among the other clubs. Over...
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29
Dec

New Years Day Handicap 2018

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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28
Dec

Christmas Special. Parents vs. Juniors Sportshall

A little fun for the holiday break. Had you brushed up on your roly-polys?  Thanks to everybody who turned out this afternoon. It was great to see the Mums & Dad’s brushing off their (ever so slightly rusty) speed-bounce, long-jump and roly-poly skills. There was a good turnout, we put...
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16
Nov

Christmas Bash @ The Boars Head

We will be holding our Christmas bash at The Boars Head on Friday 8th December. Please let Alex & Sam know if you’d like to come along and if you’ll be bringing someone so we can plan numbers. Please use the link below to say you would like to attend...
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15
Nov

Club Kit

The Web Shop is now Open this week If you’re after a WHH vest, T-Shirt, hoodie or a Harriers beanie to keep your bonce warm, please get on & place your order. Link here https://eclubshop.co.uk/index.php… Very ‘this season’! Get spotted around Wantage, the Half Marthon and, of course featured in Vogue. 😉...
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13
Nov

Next Sportshall. Kidlington 19th November

This Sunday 19th Nov is our next Sportshall fixture.  It’s a great fun competition for the juniors. Please let us know if you’d like to be on the team, and any preferred events. PARENTS  – For the parents, we are happy to coordinate the juniors during the competition.  The hall can be hectic and...
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22
Oct

Alex’s Douro Trail Race in Portugal

Race Report – Douro Trail Race Last week I flew out to Portugal with my friend Melissa to meet Luís to run the Douro Trail race; 25km downhill through vineyards in the Douro valley. You’d think a downhill race is easy, but it’s really tough on your legs. You have to make the choice: slow...
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17
Oct

Bicester Sportshall Results

Well done to all the juniors that competed at Bicester on Sunday! It was brilliant to see new Harriers Alice, Josh, Leila and Sophie join us, and naturally setting some PBs. 🙂 Thanks to the Harriers (and their parents) that we rely on, who make up our regular team.  It’s...
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11
Oct

Autumn Social. Fri 3rd Nov.

We have organized our Autumn social evening for all our Harriers.  It’s a great chance to discuss injuries, excuses and plans for next season with friends.  Food and a bar will be available for all Harriers & families. (details to follow). We’ll also be awarding the trophies and medals to...
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2
Oct

Hanney 5 – A win for the ladies and a great turn out!

Congratulations to both Clare and the ladies team on their 1st place at the Hanney 5 on Sunday. Fantastic to see a great turnout of 25 cheery looking Harriers at the Hanney 5, including several newer Harriers inc. Alex, Cate, Dominic, Helen, Lindsey, Martin, Michael, Paul and Robert. Strong performances...
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21
Sep

Juniors Sportshall 17/18

Thanks for all your support and involvement last season.  It was a fantastic to see so many of the junior Harriers competing and enjoying the competitions. Fixtures We’re planning to build on last season’s success.  We’d love to see as many Harriers as possible.  Please pop the following fixture dates...
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12
Sep

Cross Country 17/18

Where did those balmy summer evenings go? The nights are closing in, which must mean Cross Country (XC) season is approaching. Some of you will know that the club competes in the Oxfordshire Cross Country League, with 5 monthly fixtures between Nov – Mar.  The club is looking strong and...
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19
Aug

Okan wins Gold at European Triathle Championships

Congratulations to Okan! Last weekend, Okan Onay, brought home a gold medal from the European Triathle Championships in Portugal. This was Okan’s first international competition since receiving a SportsAid Award through the GLL Sport Foundation earlier this year. The Triathle event took place in the searing heat in the Portuguese...
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12
Jul

Sunday Brunch Run

A social run around the beautiful, gladed Wytham Woods, followed by brunch on Sunday 23rd July We’re meeting at Godstow Road car park, OX2 8PU and jogging up setting off to Wytham Woods at 9.15.   All welcome. We’ve booked brunch for 10.30 at Jacobs Inn.  Partners & family are welcome to join...
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11
Jul

Oxfordshire Junior League. July Results

Congratulations to our junior team who competed on Sunday 9th. A great day at Horspath with our largest team (so far) of 18 athletes who keep improving their performances and it looks like both boys and girls teams came 3rd in the Quad Kids. The message from coach, Lisa, says...
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24
Jun

Club Trip – Muller Anniversary Games

Following great feedback from last year’s Birmingham meet, we’ve organized a coach trip to the Muller Anniversary Games at the iconic Olympic Park Stadium on Sunday 9th July. The world’s best athletes will flock to London on Sunday 9 July for the Müller Anniversary Games, with stars such as Mo...
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23
Jun

SUMMER BBQ. FRIDAY 30th JUNE. 7.30pm

This year’s summer barbecue will take place on Friday 30th June from 7.30pm at the usual venue: the Court Hill Centre which is near the Ridgeway above Letcombe Regis. For the exact location see their web site here. Bring something to drink and eat: Some meat (or equivalent) for yourself...
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20
Jun

Ridgeway relay 2017

Ridgeway relay race report – has anyone noticed the weather? It was a touch hot at the weekend, whilst those doing the first legs had to get up early, those doing the later legs were cursing their choice of a lie-in…. So firstly, I write this report from the position...
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11
Jun

Oxfordshire Junior League. 9th July

We’ve joined the Oxfordshire Junior League this season to give the younger Harriers an opportunity to get involved in Track & Field sports (running, throwing and jumping). Despite a clash with the Half Marathon, we had a great turn out for the first fixture in April and the juniors really...
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26
May

Are you interested in joining?

trail road track & field team events ultras pub-runs A club for everyone We’re a friendly, club based in the Wantage & Grove area that welcomes beginners, intermediates right through to competitive athletes. We offer a structured, inclusive training programme to help build strength, skills and improve PBs Qualified coaches...
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30
Apr

Oxfordshire Road Relays

Sun 30th April. Start times Mens 3.30pm Ladies 3.35pm Please arrive by 3.00pm Team captains & marshals should arrive by 2.30pm Venue Abingdon Rugby Club, Lambrick Way, Abingdon, OX14 5TJ Course 5.2km ‘Out-and-back’ course Teams Final confirmation of the APPROVED! road relay teams for 30th of April; Male team; Jason,...
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20
Apr

Tom’s 60 Birthday

Congratulations to Tom King, our Juniors Coach, who celebrated his 60th birthday by doing his 30th Parkrun with some of his current and former athletes. He was joined by Alex Mills, Josie Harrison, Becky Hodgson, Sophie Lloyd, Frank and Angela Briscoe, Jonny Cornish, Frances Briscoe, Chris Gillespie, Sam Marshall, and...
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20
Apr

Spring Social – Fri 28th April

Castel and Jonathan have organized a special evening for the Harriers.  It’s a great chance to venture out in some smart clothes (other shorts/leggings), socialise with friends and see who’s won the trophies and medals. We also have special guest speaker.  Kate Greves, is an Olympic Games silver medalist British...
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9
Apr

Oxfordshire Junior Track & Field – Horspath. 9th April

Despite short notice and a fixture clash, we had a great turn out for our first T&F fixture at Horspath. Special thanks to Lisa Parker-Smith for coaching and pulling it all together. Credit to all our athletes:  Amelie, Burt, Daisy, Danielle, Freja, Iestyn, Loulou, Katie, Luke, Matthew, Rachel, Riley, Sarah,...
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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 £25 or £29 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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