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5K for Lesley

This Friday Harriers will be meeting at Castlefields car park at 6pm to jog down to the Isabel Trail Park Run route for 6:15.

We will run the 5k park run route that Lesley loved so much 🥰 everybody is welcome to come on down and join us and run in her memory!

Wear your brightest running kit

5K Time Trial Wednesday 29th May

The second 5K Time trial – this year we are planning to hold them on the last Wednesday of each month.

This is an event open to all seniors and advanced juniors. Just run down the disused railway towards Derrington and back. This is a great way to measure your improvement over the same distance and on a flattish course over the spring and summer.

Meet at the car park on Martin Drive, Castlefields at 6 pm for a 6:15 pm start.

This session is open to all senior members, and advanced juniors and will replace the usual Wednesday training sessions.

Runners need to book the session via our calendar.


Thank you to everyone who has volunteered for this event we have enough helpers this time.

Helpers for 5K Time Trial
Full Name
Optional message to the organiser ie your starting time, jobs you want to do (or avoid.

People who have volunteered.

Graham Williams
 Chris Skellern
 Mark Oliver
 Tayne Cornelius
 colin mitchell



Showground Relays 12th June

It is one of our major events of the year.

Although we fully support members taking part we also need people to help us put on this event. Even if you are running you can help setup or take down.

Volunteers Required

If you have run or helped out before you know the route around the Showground has alot of turns. We need volunteers to help guide the runners around the course.

We also need people to make a day of it and help setup the event, man registration, marshal and people to help pack up.

Helpers for Showground Relays 2024
Full Name
Optional message to the organiser ie your starting time, jobs you want to do (or avoid.

List so far

Colin Mitchell
 Ian Hodkinson
 Eddie Smith

Stafford Harriers Runners

If you have a team of 4 then please enter the race as the public do

If you are a Harrier but don’t have a team of 4 we can take a list and arrange teams. Payment will be on the night to your team leader (cash only)

Runners for Showground Relays 2024
Full Name
Optional message to the team manager ie what group you run with (improver, progression, slightly harder), maybe people you want in your team

List so far

No Entries Found


Harriers Lottery Bingo


🥳🏆We have a winner! Graham Williams has won the lottery bingo! 🥳🏆


Results from  25th May



Harrier Games – 29th June

The date for this year’s Harrier Games has been set for Saturday 29th June. Timing last year was 1pm to 3pm tbc

Following the success of last year, we are planning to follow the same formula.

A little running, everyone has to run at least one short race (100m,200m,400m) and one long one (800m, 1m and 3000m) and a third that you can choose short or long. he short ones very popular for the juniors rockets and the longer one for the rest of us. Last year this was followed by some “fun” events for everyone to enjoy. Followed by a picnic (subject to weather) and a game of rounders.

Nearer the time we will confirm the timing etc and booking will open a few weeks before so that we can do final planning.

The Harrier Games 2023 was a brilliant day for all ages, all families and all abilities so don’t miss it.

Update:- Coach trip 2024 – Race the Train

LATEST UPDATE – If you have now entered the race please email and your name will be updated to ‘entered’. If you can no longer go, please also email in.  If anyone else wants to go on the coach, please add your name before 31st May so that we can arrange which size coach to use and finalise prices.

Please register your interest!


Hello, Harriers!

To be ultra organised this year, please note this year’s coach trip is to Race the Train in Towyn, Wales. This is both for runners and non-runners and is as much a social day out as competing in the race itself.

It is held on Saturday 17th August at 2.05pm and is a multi-terrain 14 mile race with the aim of beating the train!

There is also a shorter race starting at 11.15 am (10k) but unfortunately, the coach trip is only for the 14-mile race. If we had people entering the earlier race, it would mean a very early start and we would need 2 drivers for the coach, which would be costly. If we’re going all the way to Wales we might as well enter the main race!! All abilities are welcome! [Ian has confirmed only the 14 mile race is in the Challenge]

I, myself have competed in this race 4 times and I absolutely love it! There is a great atmosphere, with lots of locals cheering you on, along the way. You will not be disappointed! All runners get a t-shirt and medal and there is a marquee at the finish that sells snacks and beer! Much-needed refreshments, if you ask me!

If you don’t fancy the race, there are tickets for the train itself, so you can hop on and cheer your friends, and family on the route, as the course doesn’t deviate from the track too far. What’s not to love?!

Entries for the race and train are now open, so to find out more about this trace and to book yourself a place please click on the following link – Home – Race The Train Tywyn

If you are interested, please put your name below and state if you have entered or not, so that we can work out what size coach we will be requiring!!! If you haven’t entered yet, still put your name down, as we still have plenty of time to enter!

We can’t yet estimate the cost as we don’t know what size coach we will need.


Coach Trip 2024
Full Name
Optional message to the organiser ie your starting time, jobs you want to do (or avoid).


List of people wanting to go :-

Sally Haycock : Entered
 John Scott : Entered
 Nitesh Thakrar : Entered
 pete chell :
 Christopher Seale :
 Jason Littlewood : Entered
 Sarah Gray :
 Eddie Smith :
 Ness Parsonage :
 Ashley Jones : Entered
 Nia Nokes : Entered
 Antonio Treglia :
 Natalie Harper :
 Ian Hodkinson : Entered
 Gill Hodkinson :
 Ruth Edward's :
 Mark Oliver :
 Joanne Oliver :
 Amy Oliver :
 Jake Oliver :
 Liz Austin :
 Julie Nokes :
 Sam Jones :
 Val Stuart :
 Paul Bentham :
 Chris Skellern : Entered
 Ron stuart :
 Wayne Gallagher :
 Charlotte Mitchell : Entered
 Tom Davall :
 Robert Mitchell : Entered


Harrier Events are now open

Our two main events for 2024 are now open for entry.

The Showground Relays – 7:30pm Wednesday 12th June.

Teams of 4 — each doing 2 miles on grass and tarmac. Great fun we had over 200 teams last year. Hopefully more this year. £32 per team.


Staffs Knot – Fun Run 6:30pm and 5 Miler 7:15pm  –  Wednesday 17th July.

A great fun run and a fantastic 5 miles on the Chase. What could be more fun ?


Race director for both events is our hard-working Ian Hodkinson.




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