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8
Jun

T&F Vets League

We’re half-way through the Vets League season already. Match 2 was held on Wednesday 29th May at Tilsley Park in Abingdon. Our congratulations to Kerry Wilkinson on setting a new W35 club record for 800m, and also to Clare Hazell who bettered her existing 5000m W50 club record! Late news:...
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16
May

Track & Field news

Our congratulations go to Simon Leech for his outstanding 1500m PB which he set during the Oxfordshire County Championships at Horspath at the weekend. He took the gold in his age category and his time of 5″07′.71 improves on his previous M55 club record for 1500m by an impressive 3...
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2
May

Track & Field news

The athletics season began for the juniors on Sunday 28th April at Horspath with the first meeting of Oxfordshire Track and Field League (formerly Oxfordshire Junior League). This was closely followed on the evening of Monday 29th April with the first meeting of the Southern Counties Veterans Athletics Club (aka...
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20
Mar

Track & Field

The 2023 Track and Field trophies were presented to Martin Smith and Kathryn Leech after the recent nutrition talk. Diary date: The first meeting of this year’s Vets League is Monday 29th April 18:30-21:00 at Horspath in Oxford. All Vet (35+) athletes are welcome (and encouraged – the more the...
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12
Mar

Oxfordshire XC

2023/24 Season Henley was the 5th and final fixture of this season’s Oxfordshire Cross-Country League.  It was unseasonably sunny for early March, leading to a slightly ‘end of term’ cheeriness among the runners. Each of the 5 venues this season have been excellent cross-country courses, providing mud and hills in...
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10
Feb

Track and Field news

The 2023 track and field trophies for best performances have been awarded as follows: The Presidents Trophy for best track performance last year was won outright by Martin Smith. His Vets League performances in the summer included 4 PBs (100m, 400m, 1500m & 3000m), and his 3000m notably reset the...
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7
Feb

Teddy Hall Relays

We always love Teddy Hall Relays for racing from Roger Bannister’s legendary Iffley Road Track and through Oxford, against the young university students. Each team has 4 runners, with each doing a 7k (4.3 miles) leg from the track, along the towpath and through Christ Church Meadow. It’s Wednesday 6th...
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10
Jan

Multi Terrain Championships 2024

The 2024 Multi-Terrain Championships will kick off with a nice gentle introductions at Grove Fields Park Run on January 27th followed by The Terminator on 25 February – a slightly more challenging 12 miles – with two or three serious climbs but these are balanced by glorious views. To find...
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15
Dec

Cirencester XC

December was the 2nd race of the cross-country season.  It was lovely to see so many Harriers helping out as Alan and Neil’s marshals, and making sure the fixture run well.  Anna Kelly was the highlight of the day, winning the women’s race, and was almost 2 minutes clear of...
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25
Nov

White Horse Harriers join the HIGH5 Sports Club Rewards Programme.

We are excited to have joined the HIGH5 Sports club Rewards programme. Current Harriers have been emailed a unique club discount code for use by club members, friends, and family on www.highfive.co.uk The unique code gives each user 40% off the entire HIGH5 range (except any discounted or promoted products) and every...
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25
Sep

Cross Country 2023/24

As the nights draw in, many excited Harriers will be thinking about the cross-country, and knocking off the dried mud from those spikes that they threw in the cupboard way back in March. The women’s team are looking to replicate their fantastic team spirit and reclaim their title. The men’s...
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24
Aug

Knitted Postbox Topper featuring WHH

This amazing Harriers-themed knitted topper has just appeared on the postbox at the Wharf (Mill Street) in Wantage. I have no idea who created it but Thank You! Thank you to Jordan Smith for the photo.
21
Jun

Vets League Match 3 report & Match 4 reminder

The third match of the Vets League took place at Tilsley Park last week on a very warm Thursday evening. We had a small team taking part in 2000m Walk, 1500m, 200m, Long Jump, Shot, Hammer and Javelin. Well done all who came, it was good to see Dawn Ealey...
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21
May

Vets League: matches 1 & 2, and match 3 reminder

We’re already half-way through the athletics season for the Vets (athletes aged 35+), and it’s been an interesting start. The first match at Oxford City’s Horspath track was held on Monday 24th April, and opened with a damp evening. Our athletes took part in 100m, 400m, 1500m, 3000SC, Long Jump...
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9
Apr

Track and Field Trophies 2022

We start this post with an apology. When I took over the Track and Field role in 2022, I was ignorant of the fact that there are two trophies awarded for best performances – in both Track and Field. The pandemic obviously somewhat upset the annual routine, so perhaps I...
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9
Apr

Vets League 2023

The first fixture of the SCVAC (Southern Counties Veterans Athletics Club) will be on Monday 24th April (starting 6.30pm) at Horspath Athletics Track. We hope you’re looking forward to this match and return to the summer events. Track events will be: 100m (M & W); 3000m s/c (M); 400m (M...
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31
Mar

Juniors Track & Field Training

Spring is here, and the athletics season is upon us. We’d love to help our young Harriers discover their inner Usain Bolt, Keely Hodgkinson or Jess Ennis. We will be coaching an extra training session for the young Harriers at 6.30pm alternate Tuesdays at the Radley College track for jumps,...
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19
Mar

Ridgeway Relay 2023

One of our most popular team events is on Sunday 25th June this year! A relay starting at Ivinghoe Beacon, with 10 legs covering the 86 miles along the ancient Ridgeway, to finish in Marlborough. It’s a fabulous team event. Off-road, scenic and hilly, we had loads of fun with...
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12
Mar

Henley XC

The 2023 Season Finale A fantastic course and a fun way to complete the season! Huge congratulations to: A huge thanks to everybody who turned out over the season to run. It’s very much a team competition, and everybody’s run makes a contribution to the team’s strength. Particular thanks to...
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6
Mar

Join our Multi-Terrain Championship.

Qualify for the draw for a place in the world’s most prestigious marathon A place in the London Marathon is up for grabs for all Harriers taking up the challenge of the club’s Multi-Terrain Championship. But for those of you who prefer the shorter distances, trail running in the open...
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4
Mar

2023 Road Race League

We’re pleased to share details of this year’s Road Race League. Each year we select a number of local road races for our club competition. The objective is to get people trying new races, enjoying them and competing alongside fellow Harriers! This year its easier to participate with a runner’s...
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3
Mar

Sunday Brunch Runs

As the snowdrops appear, our thoughts turn to leisurely Sunday runs with the sunshine on your back. We will be keeping our Sunday Social’s fresh by venturing further afield every now and again, for a new route followed by cake or brunch in a carefully chosen eatery.  Partners and family...
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1
Mar

Finding New Running Routes

One of the joys of being part of a running club is having your friends show you a new run.  Everybody has their favourite routes, so we’ve set up a page where we can share them with other Harriers (and non-Harriers).  We already have 25 routes to discover.  Next time...
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18
Feb

Marion Jones

It is with great sadness that we learnt that Marion Jones, a stalwart supporter of White Horse Harriers, passed away on the 15th February. For those of us who have been associated with the club for some years Marion was an inspiration. She supported the club in different ways as...
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9
Feb

Teddy Hall Relays

We always love Teddy Hall Relays for racing the young university students from Roger Bannister’s legendary Iffley Road Track and through Oxford. Each team has 4 runners, with each doing a 7k (4.3 miles) leg from the track, along the towpath and through Christ Church Meadow. It’s Wednesday 8th March....
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15
Dec

Cirencester XC

It was great to be back at Cirencester, a brilliant, muddy, hilly, XC course for round 2 of the Oxfordshire League.  A huge thanks to all those that ran and volunteered at Cirencester.   Particular kudos goes to Alan and Neil who organised the event together with Didcot Runners.  Despite a...
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2
Oct

Oxfordshire Cross Country 2022/23

As the nights draw in, many excited Harriers will be thinking about the cross-country season. The women’s team are looking to replicate their fantastic team spirit and defend their title. The men’s team are aiming to defend their promotion to the first division. With Horspath back in the fixtures list,...
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20
Aug

Vets League – match 4

The final match of the season was hosted by Swindon Harriers at Swindon Foundation Park on Friday 22nd July. A balmy evening, with a couple of light showers, and a new venue for some of our competitors. Unfortunately early evening traffic caused a few late arrivals, but we still put...
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25
Jul

Juniors Track & Field Training

We will be doing more training at the track for jumps, throws, sprinting for our juniors. In addition to the usual Thursday training, there will be coaching on Tuesday evenings at Abingdon track (6.30pm at Radley College) and one Saturday afternoon (2.30pm at Tilsley Park). We’re planning sessions on: Tues...
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1
Jul

Vets League – Match 3

A lovely evening, Monday 20th June saw Match 3 of the Vets League taking place at Tilsley Park in Abingdon. The team members achieved a total of 10 PB (personal best) individual performances in 100m, 400m, 1500m, Long Jump Hammer and Shot Put and 7 season best individual performances in...
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19
Jun

WHH Summer Social

Thursday 14th July @ KA’s West Site Playing Fields. 6.30pm Family evening for Juniors & Seniors Activities • Three-legged race • Egg & spoon race • Wellie-whanging • Standing long jump • 100 yard dash • Prize Giving Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/346068669707
3
Jun

Vets League – Match 2

Tilsley Park in Abingdon was the venue on Tuesday, and the weather held fine for the evening. We had athletes taking part in Triple Jump, Discus, Javelin and Shot on the Field, and on the Track we put out for 2000m Walk, 200m, 800m, 5000m. Our ladies team finished a...
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17
May

Entries for the 2022 White Horse Gallop are Open

Sunday 31st July 2022 We are really excited to be running the Gallop once again – a circular trail race starting and finishing on the Ridgeway taking in the sights of National Trust sites of Ashdown House and the original White Horse Hill on an “undulating” route.  The event is...
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16
May

Megeve Trip

A group of approx. 20 Harriers are planning a long weekend running in the beautiful French Alps this July. We are coordinating our trip to take advantage of the Megeve running festival.  Over the weekend there are a range of races in the mountains to suit most runners, including a...
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4
May

Return of the VETs League

Bank Holiday Monday saw the welcome return of the Vets League, with Match 1 held at Horspath Athletics Track in Oxford. Vets League is a fantastic athletics team event involving 8 local clubs. Events are scored on places, so first place takes 8 points, second place takes 7 points and...
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6
Mar

Henley XC & Oxfordshire 21/22 Season

What a fantastic finale to the season! A great turnout from the women’s team meant that the women’s ‘A’ team retained their title and finished champions of the OCCL league for the 21/22 season. The women’s ‘B’ team also came 2nd in Division 2, ensuring they get promoted to Division...
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3
Mar

Harriers enjoy new Terminator course

Well done to the five intrepid Harriers who took on the gruelling Pewsey Terminator course on Sunday. Susy was the first Harrier to cross the finish line taking 2nd place in her age category and helping the ladies to 4th place in the team competition. Although the course was only...
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8
Dec

Cirencester XC

A big turnout and strong results at the second OCCL Fixture White Horse Harriers, together with Didcot Runners, hosted a fabulous December XC fixture at Cirencester Park for Oxfordshire Cross Country League. Cirencester is a fantastic and popular course, which includes lots of (steep) hills, woods and mud! Despite a...
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26
Sep

Sportshall ’21/’22

We’ve got the Sportshall season starting in October.  It’s an indoor athletics with sprints, jumps and throws for juniors aged between 8 and 14. Thanks for all for your support and involvement in the 2019/’20 season.  It was a fantastic to see so many of the junior Harriers enjoying the competitions. Fixtures...
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7
Sep

Oxfordshire Cross Country League

After an extraordinary 18 months, life is slowly returning to normal. As our thoughts turn to Autumn, most Harriers will be excited to hear that the OCCL league is planning to go ahead. The women’s team will be looking to replicate their fantastic team spirit and defend their title. The...
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25
Mar

Restart of Training

The club are restarting training from Thursday 1st April.  In line with the Government and England Athletics guidelines, all training will be outdoors and we’ll have a coach per 12 athletes. Juniors On Thursday evening, Junior Harriers will be training on the L shaped field behind the Leisure Centre /...
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31
Dec

2020 Round-Up

It’s been a strange year and it’s clear that the club has been an important touchstone for many of us.   A huge thanks to Harriers, coaches, committee and parents.  We’re immensely proud of the way everyone has responded to the challenges. Training It’s clear that the balance of a can-do...
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18
Oct

Virtual AGM. Wednesday 21st October

The 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 21st October starting at 7.30pm. Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic this will be a virtual meeting held using Zoom. Details of the Zoom meeting room have been e-mailed to all members. Copies of the relevant paperwork can be seen...
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23
Aug

Update on Club Activities

The Club continues to monitor and follow requirements and guidance regarding Coronavirus from Government and England Athletics as both continue to evolve. To support the club’s compliance, Nick White has kindly taken on the role of Covid Coordinator. A Risk Assessment has been prepared indicating the relevant controls that will...
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28
Jun

Ridgeway Relay – Just for the Glory.

2020’s Ridgeway Relay was held under lock-down, no prizes and just for the glory. With 39 teams and 89 miles split into 10 legs, it proved as popular as ever! Congratulations to all the lovely Harriers who ran. An amazing day with 40 Harriers running and 4 teams. It was...
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4
Jun

Updated Guidance from England Athletics

Following the changes announced by the government England Athletics updated their Coronavirus guidance on the 1st June. This can be seen at the link below and we encourage club members to read it. The WHH committee is considering how best to incorporate these changes in our club activities. https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/guidance-update-step-2/
20
May

Club Activities During the Coronavirus Lockdown

All club members have been advised to follow the government’s guidance regarding exercise. However, we can still train and run together – just not in the same place at the same time! The club is hosting a range of virtual activities to keep us together as a community and to...
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18
Mar

Club Activities Suspended Following Coronavirus Advice

Following the updated advice from the Government on Monday (16th March) along with yesterday’s statement from England Athletics we have suspended all group training sessions for all ages with immediate effect. Furthermore the 2020 White Horse Half Marathon (planned for the 5th April) has been cancelled and this year’s “Jog...
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16
Mar

Oxfordshire XC Champions!

A huge congratulations to the ladies team, who completed their clean sweep of the Oxfordshire XC League by winning Henley fixture. An amazing team effort, the spirit of ladies has been outstanding, with the Harriers often fielding four or five women’s teams at a meeting. This camaraderie has ensured that...
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10
Dec

New Years Day Handicap

Our New Years Day Handicap gives Harriers 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 all will finish...
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8
Dec

Harriers Christmas Bash

Back by popular demand, Alex’s brilliant Christmas party makes it’s triumphant return!  We’re holding our Christmas bash at Wildwood in Wantage on Saturday 14th December.  The total price of the meal is 3 course £19.95 per head.  Christmas Menu  1. indicate your food choices here: https://forms.gle/BWcMUqE8tXMCRszy72. send payment to the club account and...
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2
Dec

Cirencester XC Results

A successful Cirencester XC! A huge thanks to Paul Jegou, Gareth, Dick, Martin, Nick and all the Harriers & Didcot Runners who volunteered to make Cirencester one of the best fixtures in the Oxfordshire XC League. We had a strong turn out, with 16 juniors and 26 seniors competing.  It...
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9
Nov

Bicester XC Results

A successful first XC fixture of the season was at Bicester Heritage on Sunday 3rd November. We had a strong turn out, with 18 juniors and 32 seniors competing.  It was lovely to have debut runs from Zizi Roberts, Chris Mack and Justyna Wojciechowska. Results Congratulations to all the Harriers...
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21
Oct

Gold for our Men & Women in Abingdon Marathon 2019!

A huge congratulations to all the White Horse Harriers that completed this year’s Abingdon Marathon. As well as some excellent individual results, a hugely impressive 1st place for both our Men’s and Women’s teams! Well done Matthew Jobson, Alex Briscoe, Ruth Fisher, Simon Harris (and Zach), Rachel Whiting, Pippa Mack,...
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17
Oct

Presentation Evening and AGM. Friday 18th October.

On Friday evening, 18th October, we will be presenting the club’s trophies and medals for the recent Track and Field Athletics season to be followed by the AGM. The evening will start at 7pm and be held at The Comrades Club in Newbury Street, Wantage. (Next to the memorial park...
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21
May

Vets Athletics League – 20th May

Massive congratulations to the Harriers who got our best result ever result in the Vets League. Both the men’s and women’s teams teams achieved 3rd position! Incredibly proud of the team spirit that enables us to compete on the same level as the bigger clubs. An amazing performance by Sheila, Ros, Phil...
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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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30
Apr

Vets League Athletics – Match 1

A successful start to the summer athletics. A great turnout meant that we had a Harrier scoring points in almost every event of the evening. The men’s team came 4th and the women’s team 5th. A respectable result including beating a few clubs who are based at athletics tracks. Results...
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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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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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