Paul Oyston

Two out of Three ain’t bad

Paul Oyston was in Nottingham this weekend to take part in the Nottingham Outlaw triathlon. Unfortunately the bike section had to be cancelled due to flooding on the road but that didn’t stop Paul achieving a PB in the marathon breaking the 4 hour barrier for the first time!Well done that man.

Five go to the Princesses Challenge

On Saturday we had five of our Harriers take on the Princess Challenge event. This Challenge is part of the Hardmoors series which sees participants run a circular following the Cleveland way South between Ravenscar and Hayburn Wyke, then heading North along the Old Railway lines through Ravenscar, Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby before following …

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Oyston vs Oyston

Paul Oyston was in triathlon action this Saturday at Allerton upon Swaile, North Yorkshire at the Cleveland Short Course Triathlon…. this time head to head as his brother. Paul finished with a total time of 2hrs 37:01 after a 1500m swim in 28:35, 76:38 on the bike covering 25 miles and a run of 49:04 …

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Harriers at York Marathon

Ten Harriers actually ran York Marathon last week rather than the 9 initially reported as Amanda MacDonald ran for Cancer Research UK finishing in 5hrs 6mins and 44 seconds. Tremendous achievement Amanda well done! Fantastic personal best performances on the day for Leon Reeve, Stephen Gardner, Kim Reeve, Zoe Rogers and Rachel Maddison smashing some …

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Matthews and Brown finish Top 10

Sunday morning saw a number of Harriers in marathon action in Manchester, a race described as the flattest, fastest and friendliest UK marathon (still 26.2 miles though!!!). Some fantastic performances from the Harriers, Alison Matthews once again first to finish despite being unwell in the lead up to the event, Pauline Brown finished in an …

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Lost Harriers found in Dark Skies

Last week I reported that we had Harriers competing in the Dark Skies 14mile race at Kielder….unfortunately we had four runners missing from the results due to the manual entry system that the race organiser users. Apologies all and well done. Graham Garvey was the first Harrier home (not Barry Foster as initially reported) finishing …

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Runners take to Dark Skies

Last Sunday a number of runners opted for the Dark Skies of Northumberland to the bright skies of Darlington as runners took on the Dark Skies Run at Kielder Water and Forest Park. A beautiful run for the runners over 14miles around a stunning backdrop. Barry Foster was first home for the club, but well …

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Harriers at the Dash

On Sunday morning we had a number of runners on show at Leeds Abbey Dash 10k, a popular race since it’s introduction in 1984 because of it’s flat and fast course profile. Some excellent performances on the day with a few course personal bests and actual bests on the day including Maria Daniels who broke …

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Harriers swarm to York

Nine harriers took on the PlusNet Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday morning, a race which has quickly established itself as one of the highlights of the White Rose County’s sporting year. This popular and picturesque run, with fantastic PB potential, takes runners past some of York’s historic sites and along scenic country lanes, making it an …

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McAllister makes the Front Page

On Sunday saw the return of the Great north run, an event which Grows in popularity year on year and now sees 57,000 entries Although many of these will be deferred it still has in excess of 40,000 year in year out which is fantastic for the North East. Through inside knowledge from organisers, Darlington …

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Harriers show huge Pride

On Sunday morning at Middlesbrough, another large contingent of Harriers (over 80) were contesting the Tees Pride 10k, a one loop course known for it’s fast course so always PB potential. Another excellent turnout by the club, great work!

Oyston the Outlaw

Paul Oyston was in action at the Nottingham Outlaw Ironman this weekend. A gruelling 2.4 mile swim followed by a 112 mile bike and then a full marathon awaited Paul. To even complete such a gruelling event is a superb achievement but Paul achieved this in an excellent 12:45:03 which included a 5:00:24 marathon. Excellent …

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Liverpool Rock N Roll

Over the weekend we had some of our runners in Liverpool at the Rock N Roll events which sees competitors race through the city where Rock laid its Roots! Walk or run in the steps of the Beatles, and let the beat go on as runners discover Liverpool’s rock/ pop history along their marathon or …

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Manchester Marathon

Today saw the return of the Manchester marathon, a flat and fast marathon distanced race taking in all the local sights. Phil Teece was first home for the club in 2:58.06 and 4th in his age category with Val Clarke 6th in hers and Shirley Gibson 1st in hers. Good performances from all Harriers on …

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Cleveland Steelman

Paul Oyston was in action this weekend, this time at the Cleveland Steelman. Steelman events are literally a half of a full Ironman Triathlon event with competitor’s undertaking a 1.3mile swim, a 56mile bike ride followed by a half marathon….i’m exhausted just typing that out! Official results have yet to be released but more on …

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