Eastern Xc Championship.

Eastern Xc Championship.

The Eastern Xc Championship is at Chantry Park Ipswich on Saturday 17 November, senior men and veteran men 45-55 12km , ladies , vet ladies  and vet men 60 6km, due to the cost of entries £9 per person it is not viable for the club to enter 70 runners as was the case last year , so this year if you wish to run you must enter individually on a paper form in the Eastern athletic Association website ( full details are there )  or you can pay me £9 and I will place an entry in on the 27th October as the closing date is 2nd November , under 17’s and below are best to see their team managers... read more

Essex Veterans and Junior Championships Xc

Essex Veterans and Junior Championships Xc

The Essex Veterans Xc Champs along with the under 13 and Under 15 champs will take place at Hilly fields Colchester on Saturday 1 December , veterans please let Dave Wright know if you wish to run , the distance is 5 miles with a veteran ladies race with the over 50/60 men , followed by the over 40 men veterans , we always do really well in these Champs so let’s make sure we win a host of... read more

Essex League Xc

Essex League Xc

First Essex Xc league fixture is at Hockley on Sat 27 October full details are on Essex xc league website , all club members are entered for the league so turn up if you can , 10.30 U13 boys and girls 3km , 11.00 U15 boys and girls 4km , 11.30 U17 and U20 girls 5km , 12.00 U17 men and senior /veteran ladies 6km and 12.45 senior / veteran men and under 20 men... read more

NESS Xc (formerly 53-12)

NESS Xc (formerly 53-12)

The first NESS (North Essex South Suffolk) league Xc fixture is at Writtle College on Sunday 28th October, races start 10:45 men and ladies 5 miles and 10:00 juniors, the club has entered all club members so let’s enjoy the day out... read more

EA Licence Check

EA Licence Check

  Our membership secretary, Paul Preston has requested all members check that they are registered as affiliated athletes with England Athletics. To do so, please go to: About Us, Membership and then click on the link provided.   Thank... read more

Mixed weekend for Harriers

Mixed weekend for Harriers

It was mixed weekend of results for Colchetser Harriers with a successful Colchester 15 being staged, but disappointment in the Essex Cross Country relays where the course signage presented problems to many of the teams and cost Harriers senior and mixed team medals on the day. The Colchester 15 mile road race was held by the Harriers for the first time after its cancellation in March due to the snowy weather, and this time was greeted with a warm sunny day. All runners enjoyed the course and the race will return on March 17th 2019 as a 7.5 and 15 mile event. Trying to keep distance... read more

Over 50 men give Harriers first ever Southern team road medals

The Southern Road Relays at Crystal palace are a very high class affair with most of the top runners from the region competing over the 6.5km course. Colchester Harriers for the first time, thanks to coach Richard Pickering, had teams in each of the three men’s categories and came up trumps in the over 50 competition. With no medals ever won at this event by Harriers the over 50 men produced the goods finishing runners up to take the silver medals behind Aldershot Farnham and District with South London Harriers third.  Great runs came from all four of the team with anchor man Allen... read more

Jeggo and Ogunleye End Season in Style

Jeggo and Ogunleye End Season in Style

It was a busy end to the season for Colchester Harriers Joy Ogunleye and Rebecca Jeggo. On Saturday both had an amazing experience competing at the Great North City Games. The event was held on a purpose-built track at the iconic Gateshead quayside. This included some of the top athletes from the UK as well as the Diamond league circuit, with whom Joy and Rebecca stayed at the same hotel as on the Friday.  They enjoyed dinner with GB sprinter Richard Kilty, before meeting others including Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford. Both Colchester athletes qualified for the event based on their... read more

South of England Intercounty championships

South of England Intercounty championships

5 of Colchester Harriers athletes were selected to represent Essex at the southern intercounty championships at a sunny Horspath oxford on Saturday U20 Joy Ogunleye, U20 Rebecca Jeggo, U20 Jake Young, U15 Sam Shippey. and U15  Olivia Simon And what a day it was for Sam Shippey and Rebecca Jeggo. Sam comfortably won his 300m heat in 37.88 and then took maximum points for Essex in the final winning in 36.89 just outside his PB Not to be out done Rebecca Jeggo went in the 200m again comfortably winning her heat jogging across the line in 25.65. Rebecca lined up in the final with the... read more