The nominations for runner of the year

Female runner 2021, Male runner 2021 and Veteran runner 2021

The committee, coaches and session leaders have made their nominations, but it is the adult members of the club that vote who wins.

Voting will open later in the week and will close on 18th January. I will send all the adult members of the club an email with your voting link. If you don’t get an email by Friday 14th, please contact me.

Female Runner 2021

 

Karen Gretton


A regular face at the improver’s road runs and many local races and has shown great improvement, last year, Karen, came first in her age category at Stafford Half Marathon.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Karen Gretton
56:38 06/19
02:07:38 03/19

Ruth Edwards

A long-standing member of Stafford Harriers represents the club by running in lots of races throughout the year and ran strong at the XC

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Ruth Edwards
43:15 06/17
54:08 09/17
01:37:10 02/18
01:57:47 04/18
03:18:47 09/21
04:30:13 04/17

Sally Haycock

A popular member of the club who when not running can always be heard cheering on her fellow Harriers. Sally is also a full Iron Lady. Need I say more.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Sally Haycock
41:45 02/20
52:53 04/19
01:40:16 02/19
02:00:59 05/19
03:25:57 03/20

Joanne Oliver

Another long-term Harrier who took part in all the challenge races as well as the XC and NSRRA, always there to support the club.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Jo Oliver
43:36 02/20
51:41 5/13
01:29:42 2/17
01:54:29 3/15
03:19:38 03/19
04:30:13 04/17

Chris Skellern

An ever-present and familiar face at the Harriers training session, XC, challenge races and NSRRA events. A long-time member of the club known by everyone

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Chris Skellern
31:46 12/00
40:09 6/13
69:03 8/99
01:29:09 5/00

Male Runner 2020

Tom Chell


Impressive young Harrier getting faster all the time with an impressive 5th place at Stafford Half and a sub 3hr Manchester marathon

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Tom Chell
33:24 07/19
34:57 12/21
01:17:53 09/21
02:53:35 10/21

Tom Davall

Has consistently improved over the year overall distances including Marathon and has started leading Friday improvers runs. Pushed himself to join the last XC race to support the club

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Tom Davall
45:17 09/21
59:15 08/21
01:44:49 11/21
02:07:14 09/21
04:02:34 09/21
05:09:09 10/21

Liam Duggan

Another great year from a regular Harrier. Getting quicker every year finished 2nd in the premier league group and another Harrier who completed his debut Marathon.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Liam Duggan
31:53 09/21
39:11 12/19
01:08:01 11/19
01:27:09 09/21
03:22:48 10/21

Mark Silvester

Recent member to the club. Regular on the club sessions and has impressive times in all distances including his debut Marathon in Chester with a 3:08

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Mark Silvester
30:31 09/21
01:25:58 09/21
03:06:17 10/21

Nitesh Thakrar

Another Harrier making great gains. He has ran all the challenge races, NSRRA events and XC as well as his first marathon for the club and was even a pacer at Congleton half.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Nitesh Thakrar
40:16 08/21
49:59 08/21
01:17:59 11/21
01:44:12 09/21
03:09:24 09/21
04:08:37 10/21

Veteran Runner 2020

Ruth Edwards

A long-standing member of Stafford Harriers represents the club by running in lots of races throughout the year and ran strong at the XC

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Ruth Edwards
43:15 06/17
54:08 09/17
01:37:10 02/18
01:57:47 04/18
03:18:47 09/21
04:30:13 04/17

John Finney


One of our longer serving Harriers. John supports the club by being a contact through Staffordshire Athletics Network and his contacts with EA. An impressive year regularly at the top of his age group in the local races

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
John Finney
41:22 02/18
45:07 12/06
01:27:20 2/17
01:40:27 9/07
02:38:35 3/07
03:56:34 9/08

Julie Nokes


A Harrier who’s a very regular face at many races throughout the club year, NSRAA and XC. Not only does she seem to be running all the time she completed Stafford half and a XC event in the same weekend

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Julie Nokes
45:13 2/13
54:46 6/13
92:37 10/13
02:03:54 3/13
03:36:05 9/15
04:53:33 11/15

Nitesh Thakrar

Another Harrier making great gains. He has run all the challenge races, NSRRA events and XC as well as his first marathon for the club and was even a pacer at Congleton half.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Nitesh Thakrar
40:16 08/21
49:59 08/21
01:17:59 11/21
01:44:12 09/21
03:09:24 09/21
04:08:37 10/21

Graham Williams


Our long-standing club treasurer continues to show dedication and commitment to representing the club in not only the Harriers challenge but the NSRRA and Handicap events.

NAME
5 Mile
10K
10 Mile
Half
20 Mile
Marathon
Graham Williams
31:16 2/95
38:48 5/94
64:15 6/91
01:27:47 3/97
02:21:17 3/94
03:23:57 10/93

 

 

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