Stafford Harriers: the friendliest running club in the area!

Welcome to everyone - members and interested visitors alike !

If you want to learn some basic information about the Club and perhaps join us for a training run, click on the NEWCOMERS link in the sidebar to the left.

COMPLETE BEGINNERS TO RUNNING ARE CATERED FOR AND ENCOURAGED.

 

 See here for details

 

The next group will start 14th September 2015.

 

 

 

If you are 8yrs to 16 yrs old, see the Our Young Athletes page.

 

WEEK AHEAD (29th June - 5th July) 

 

Below are a list of offical club runs. 

 

 

 

 

Monday 29th 6.00pm Rowley Park

 

Complete Beginners will join the Improvers Group

 Juniors

 

 

Tuesday 30th 6.15pm

 

Club Run Route Six ( Radford Bank, Jacobs Lader, Canal )

Alternative Speed/Endurance session Rowley Park

 

Local Race

Berryhill 10K & 2K

 

Wednesday 1st 6.00pm Rowley Park

 

Juniors and Craig speed session

 

Also there is a night training run for those Harriers taking part in the Thunder Run 2015. 9.30pm at Brocton Coppice.

 

Local Race

The Manchester Mile

 

 

Thursday 2nd 6.15pm

 

Harriers Handicap down in the calendar for this Thursday was from last year fixtures. It has been comfirmed that it will not take place on the 2nd. It will now be held next week. 9th July

 

Sorry, mistakes were made on last weeks Thursday runs so to get us back into sync this week it is,

 

Club Run Sister Dora's

Alternative Club Run Route Seven ( Blackheath Lane, Upper Hanyards Farm, County Show Ground, Weston Road )

 

Friday 3rd 6:00pm for 6:10pm start

 

Improvers run will be on the Chase - Brocton Coppice

 

Saturday 4th

 

Local Race

Black Country Half

 

 

Sunday 5th

 

Local Races

Potteries Marathon (Harriers Challenge Race)

Marchington 10K

 

Club Runs

9:00 Marquis Drive

9:00 Castle Fields Car Park

 

 

Forward notice:- Due to Shakespeare at the Castle Friday 10th July will be on the Chase.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Harriers Games

11th  July 2015


The ever popular Harrier Games will be staged on the 11th July at Rowley Park at 2pm (1.30pm for registration) and then off to the Morrisman pub for 6pm (Just off the Weston Rd) for rehydration, food and presentation.  

 

This year we will be asking for –
£5 per adult to run and for food afterwards
£2.50 per junior to run and for food afterwards
£2.50 for food only.

 

 

Download the entry form below and bring it along on the day.

 

Harriers Games Entry form.
HARRIER GAMES.doc
Microsoft Word document [29.5 KB]

 

Barcelona Half Marathon 2016

 

Harriers International are planning again for a long weekend in Barcelona, to take part in the 2016 Barcelona Half Marathon. We have costed out a four night trip from 11th February until the 15th February. The race is on Valentine's day there and are no return flights on the Tuesday. So it will be Thursday until Monday.

 

This works out as follows

 

11th February 2016

Birmingham – Barcelona (Monarch Airlines)

0650                     1010

15th February 2016

Barcelona – Birmingham (Monarch Airlines)

2025                      2145

 

Grupotel Gravina Hotel – Bed & Breakfast

Double/Twin £292.00 per person

Single £352.00

Extras -

20kgs hold bag £40.00 per bag

Airport Transfer to be calculated on numbers.

 

Deposit would be £206.00 plus bags

 

These prices are the prices at the moment and as we have found out in the past they can change as bookings increase. As it is Valantine's Weekend they are expected to go quickly. 20 places have been reserved at the hotel for us and we have already have bookings for eleven. 

 

If you want to come on this great trip contact Graham Williams, Pete Burns or get us through the website.

Message from Craig Baxter

 

 

It is with much sadness I would like to announce that I will be standing down as Chairman with immediate effect. The last two and half years have been an amazing time in my life and have seen the Harriers grow to unprecedented levels. I have made so many very good friends in that time and have so many memories that I will cherish forever. The members support during my tenure has been beyond belief at times.

 

 Now to the future. Stafford Harriers are envied by so many and have lots of great people. Whoever becomes the Chairman will no doubt take on the position and relish the role in front of them. I will still be around to support and help whenever needed.

 

 Many thanks again for your support and friendship over the last couple of years.

 

 Craig Baxter

   

 

 

 



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