Winning Silverware

Winning Silverware

The Harriers Adrian Mussett has been winning championships for over 30 years now, aged 46 he still brings home the prizes. Mussett stormed to victory at the Colchester Stampede 10k, in a superb time of 32-40, very well clear of the field. Paul Rodgers was 8th in 37-30. The Boxted 10km is a new race on the calendar. Very warm weather was the order of the day for the small team of Harriers competing. Gavin Scanlon has improved rapidly, and was a good runner up on a very tough off road course in 38-10, Keith Marley was 6th overall and 3rd veteran 40. Richard Flutter 10th, with Simon Smith... read more

Junior Waiting List Closed

Junior Waiting List Closed

Sadly, due to the large number of enquiries on top of an already large development group, CHAC has had to close its waiting list for the forseeable future.  If your child's name is already on our list it will remain there unless you tell us to remove it. Once we have a space we will contact you. The club needs to recruit new coaches and Officials in order to maintain smooth operations and to facilitate demand.   If you are keen to explore options in how to become a coach or official please visit... read more

Win for Dobson at Loughborough International

Win for Dobson at Loughborough International

Loughborough International is regarded as the foremost domestic curtain- raiser of the season for British top athletes; this year saw it celebrate its 60th anniversary. On a hot summer Sunday, Dobson donned his nations vest to compete for the GB Junior team against senior teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, as well as a team from Loughborough University A.C and one made up of British Universities (BUCS) athletes. Invited guest Athletes showcased the best of the nations sporting talent.  Headlining the guest list and one of the major draws of the meet was Commonwealth Games... read more

Southern athletics league meeting Norwich

Southern athletics league meeting Norwich

Position Team Score 1 City of Norwich 247.5 2 Windsor Slough & Eton 195 3 Colchester Harriers 186.5 4 Thames Valley Harriers 139   There were some fantastic and heroic performances in Colchester Harriers 2nd southern league meeting at Norwich. It was a hard fought battle throughout the day for 2nd place position with Windsor just getting it by 9 points. There were plenty of PBs and a magnificent club record on the day. Highlights below; U17 Ermeas Afewerki on his debut for Colchester Harriers in the Southern league ran a fantastic... read more

Superb Weekend Racing

Superb Weekend Racing

Colchester Harriers had a superb set of results on the road topped off by Ramadam Osmans great victory to win the Essex Track 5000m Championship held at Chelmsford in 15-29. Aiko Hennington is a lady in top form. The over 45 runner who is coming back from injury, yet manged two victories winning the Harwich 5km in 18-48 and the Colchester 10km in 39-10, Lucy Mapp was runner up in 40-11. Heidi Steele at the Maldon 5km. Allen Smalls 2-48-58 continued his amazing marathon run, finishing 4th overall at Halstead in the Essex Championship and was 3rd Essex runner so took the county individual... read more

Outstanding results from County Track and Field Championships.

Outstanding results from County Track and Field Championships.

Day One of the County Champs (Saturday 12 May) lived up to its usual reputation of providing crazy weather conditions; bright, sunny and warm, swiftly turning chilly, breezy and wet. Another trend has seen a steady decline in the number of competitors with many races now being run as a straight final.  How brilliant, it was then to see so many green vests competing – the commentator even announced that it looked like there was a take-over bid by the Harriers! Olivia Simon kicked the day off with another example of her burgeoning talent by becoming Essex Champion in the U15 girls Hammer... read more

Hot Weather For Heritage

Hot Weather For Heritage

Very warm weather greeted a group of Colchester Harriers, who travelled to Thorpeness for the popular multi terrain coastal race which have seen many Harriers victories over the years. Ged McMillan finally got the better of Allen Smalls in the half marathon, pulling away in the last mile to beat the experienced Smalls by 15 seconds. Simon Smith, Craig Mitchell, Cheryl Appleby, and Jackie McLlannen all finished high up in the field. The 10km was another close run event with Paul Rodgers just not having enough in the last mile but was pleased with his runner up spot. David Wright,... read more

Blistering results on scorching day

Blistering results on scorching day

A strong EYAL team performed excellently in their second match of the season in a shade deprived St. Albans to compete in sweltering temperatures. Provisional results placed the club in third place, amassing 592 points - one of the largest scores in Harriers history. Outstanding performances of the day came from Milly Presland (U15) in the 1500m, where she confidently took the lead round the three and three-quarter laps to finish well ahead of the second placed runner to claim a Club Record that had stood since 2012, in a time of 4:56.1s. And she still looked as fresh as a daisy at the... read more

Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Debut for CHAC Sprint Duo

Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Debut for CHAC Sprint Duo

Sunday 29th April saw Rebecca Jeggo and Charlie Dobson make their debuts as second claim members for Shaftesbury Barnet, in the UK Youth Development League, Southern Region.  Shaftesbury compete in the Premier Division. This national league includes some of the best athletics clubs in the country including Harrow AC and Windsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow. On an extremely cold day, both athletes rose to the challenge and put in some excellent performances.   Charlie was first up in the 100m, his opening outdoor race of the season, and he ran strongly to take first place as B... read more

Southern Athletics league meeting – Peterborough

Southern Athletics league meeting – Peterborough

Southern Athletics league 29/04/2018 Match 1 Peterborough   TEAMS POINTS 1 Bracknell AC 207 2 Nene Valley Harriers 206.5 3 Colchester Harriers 190.5 4 Belgrave Harriers 174   A very wet and cold track at Peterborough saw Nene Valley Harriers host the opening SAL League match for 2018. It was a spirited Colchester team performance with many athletes making there Harriers debut. A massive thanks to all the officials and helpers that braved the dismal weather. ON THE TRACK FOR THE WOMEN the female sprinters were in fine form in the 100m with... read more