Club Details
East Cornwall Harriers is a very friendly club which welcomes runners of all abilities. The club has the following weekly sessions, which all go from Liskeard Sports and Social Club, Lux Park Sports Centre, Liskeard, unless otherwise stated.

Training Schedule
THU
22 Jun
MID SUMMER RUN-MEET 6.30PM CROWS NEST PUB FOR 5-6MILE MULTI TERRAIN RUN AS ONE EASY GROUP.
BUFFET AFTER - £5 FOR MEMBERS, £10 FOR NON OR UNPAID MEMBERS. CONTACT REVIS BY 19TH JUNE. (ian_revis@hotmail.com or mobile: 07811 763607)
FRI
23 Jun

SAT
24 Jun
8am Minions Marks Run on the Moor 5-6 miles. Meet Hurlers Car Park, All welcome.
10am Brickfields Forum Coached Track session
SUN
25 Jun
8am Lux Park 10 Miles
MON
26 Jun
4-5 Juniors Training Session Lux Park
TUE
27 Jun
6.30pm Lux Park Adults & Juniors led by Lou - Repeat Pace Session
5 - 6 Mile Run led by Simon
WED
28 Jun
6.30pm Lux Park Beginners/Novice Social group led by Karen

Social Events / Races
THU
22 Jun
MID SUMMER RUN - MEET 6.30 CROWS NEST
BUFFET AFTER - NAMES TO REVIS ASAP.
FRI
23 Jun

SAT
24 Jun
5K Park Series Lanhydrock/Mt Edgecumbe
Sticker 5
SUN
25 Jun
Torbay Half Marathon
MON
26 Jun

TUE
27 Jun
Boconnoc 5 (ECH Age Graded Race)
WED
28 Jun

Unofficial Seaton Triathlon

<p class="MsoNormal">This years Unofficial Seaton Triathlon ˜Local Heroes 201'' will be on Thursday 22nd June 630pm start or reserve date (if awful sea conditions etc) is Thursday 29th June.&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The Tri will follow the usual format - Seaton Bea ch swim (out and back) about 350 - 500 metres, Seaton to Crafthole and back on the bike 10 miles and finally a &nbsp;Seaton Countryside Park run 3 miles.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">As this is a fun and informal tri there is no entry fee, &nbsp;just turn up and try your best with some likeminded people, you are welcome to attend individually or as a team.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Other than a local on a rescue board for water safety there are no marshals, no drink stations and no sweeper lorry you are responsible for yourself!! &nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">There are no prizes just the much coveted kudos and bragging rights of holding the title''Local Hero'' or ''Local Heroine'' for the year!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Last year Pattos Pics took some great photos - here is the link to that page -&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/pattospics/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=544128142459912" style="background-color: white;">https://www.facebook.com/pg/pattospics/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=544128142459912</a></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Any queries please email Marc Doyle - onlyonedoyle@hotmail.com</span></p>

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Race Report 5 June 2017.



<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">EAST CORNWALL HARRIERS REPORT 5 JUNE 2017.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">On 4<sup>th</sup> Jun e Tyler Gregory was in action again in the South West Athletic League at the Exeter sports Arena. Tyler again displayed his talents this time on the track. A victory in the 800 metres in the amazing time of 2m 28sec was the highlight. Third place in the 200 m &amp; 2<sup>nd</sup> in the relays added to another brilliant day for this fast maturing athlete.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">On Saturday 3rd June the Dartmoor Discovery Ultra Marathon took place. This is the UK longest single lap ultra marathon – hosted by Teignbridge Trotters. It takes place over 32 miles of the rolling but steep hills of Dartmoor &amp; is a real test of fitness &amp; determination. The race started in warm sunshine as 200 runners set off . Of course towards the two thirds stage the weather had deteriorated into harsh driving rain making it difficult for the competitors. Teignbridge Trotters as usual provided brilliant marshalling &amp; support with 10 feeding stations around the route.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">The race was won by Adam Holland in 3.44.22- running for the 100 Marathon club &amp; actually completing his 300<sup>th</sup> Marathon – a very special day for him &amp; massive congratulations on two great achievements in one day.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Oliver Jones was first Harrier home in 4<sup>th</sup> place overall and 3<sup>rd</sup> in age category in 4.00.34 – this brilliant time was actually 46 minutes faster than when Oli last ran this race 10 years ago.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Diane Roy a former ladies race winner finished in 4.51.50 , 4<sup>th</sup> overall and 2<sup>nd</sup> in Age Category – collecting yet more trophies for her collection</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Clive Shute finished in 5.24.45 another great performance. Kaye Patterson who was in action last week to come 6<sup>th</sup> in the Women Only Marathon still had plenty of energy to go further and complete the 32 miles in 5 27.47. Magnificent effort.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Club Chairman Mark Andrews running this race for the 7<sup>th</sup> time completed the course in 5.56.04 closely followed by Matthew Loughrey-Robinson in 5.57.38.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Tremendous grit &amp; determination from all the competitors.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Claire Davidson made the long trip to the Cotswolds to compete in her first Half Ironman competition at Ashton Keynes Water Park – the Cotswold 113. The race is a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike race &amp; ends with a Half Marathon. Claire had set herself a target time of 7 hours but had an amazing day to finish in 5.49.41 – a great first Half Man Race. </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Andrew Sims just back from competing in Ireland travelled to Blenheim Palace to compete in the UK Bloodwise Super Sprint TriAthlon series. Andrew finished in 57.48 to get 3<sup>rd</sup> in Age Group – another good days work.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p>

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Cornish Marathon 2017 Entries now Open!

You can either grab a paper form or enter online via the following link, remember all 450 places sold out well in advance last year:<div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.eastcornwallharriers.com/pages/marathon.php">http://www.eastcornwallharriers.com/pages/marathon.php</a> ;<br></div>

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Cubert 5

The meet up for Cubert 5 for those wishing to lift / car share is at the lower car park, Lux Park leaving at 5:30pm. &nbsp;This allows slightly more time than normal due to the evening rush hour traffic and also because the race has sold out with 750 runners all wanting to park get their numbers at the same time.

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Membership due - last chance before late payment fee!

Your membership has been due for two months now. HOWEVER if you have not had a chance to join or rejoin, you have until 6.00 tonight -Friday 2nd June - before the late payment fee of 5 pounds kicks in.

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Harriers Race Report 29 May 2017



<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><font size="3"><b>ECH Race Report 29 May 2017.</b></font></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><font size="3">A busy week for East C ornwall Harriers &amp; brilliant successes. </font> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><font size="3">Tyler beats record &amp; Marc beats the tide</font></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><font size="3">At Tavistock College on 20<sup>th</sup> May, Tyler Gregory was the sole Harrier to line up for the monthly 5K race in the 5Kool series hosted by Tavistock Athletics Club.</font></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">Tyler not only achieved a fabulous PB of 19:03 but also stole the U13 age category course record set 2 years ago. Congratulations Tyler, the dedication &amp; hard work shown in training &amp; in your own commitment has certainly paid off.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">On Saturday 27 May, Pure Trail Running hosted the tough but enjoyable Race the Tide long Half Marathon on the Flete Estate , Holbeton Devon. The runners start at 1.24pm &amp; have 96 mins to reach the crossing of the Erme Estuary after 6.4 miles &amp; then on to the finish at 16 miles. Failure to beat the tide results in runners having to run back to the start.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3"><font color="#000000">Marc beat the tide &amp; the rest of the field to finish over 8 minutes ahead of the 2</font><font color="#000000"><sup>nd</sup></font><font color="#000000"> place runner in 1.58.29. This is an amazing time for this very tough course. Glenn Wood also made the journey &amp; had a fine run to complete in 3.24.54 and enjoyed a mud bath during the race</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">The Sims family made the long trip to County Galway in Ireland to compete in the Castle Series Triathlon set in the spectacular setting of Lough Cutra Castle.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3"><font color="#000000">Andrew Sims competed in the Super Sprint race which starts with a 750m swim then 20 km cycle race &amp; finishes with a 5 km run. Andrew came home in 1.25.10 to get a superb 2</font><font color="#000000"><sup>nd</sup></font><font color="#000000"> in age category. Steven Sims in the standard Triathlon – a 750m swim followed by 40 km cycle race and 10 km run again put in a brilliant performance to gain a podium place in 3</font><font color="#000000"><sup>rd</sup></font><font color="#000000"> in a time of 2.04.48.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3"><font color="#000000">On Sunday 28</font><font color="#000000"><sup>th</sup></font><font color="#000000"> May Sharon Daw made a long trip to Liverpool to compete in the Liverpool Rock &amp; Roll series Marathon. The Rock &amp; Roll Marathons take place in 30 major cities all over the world &amp; attract over 500000 runners. Sharon put in a fine performance in a very competitive field to finish in 3.46.12 and achieve 4</font><font color="#000000"><sup>th</sup></font><font color="#000000"> in age category. Very well done indeed.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">Also on Sunday in Sidmouth in Devon there was a women only Marathon named the Women Can Marathon. This was to celebrate 50 yrs since the first woman Katherine Switzer entered what had been the male only Boston Marathon to compete against the men. Despite being manhandled by the Race Director at 2 miles, Katherine completed the course in 4h 20m &amp; thus pressurised officials to open Endurance Racing for women to compete alongside men and finally in 1972 the Boston Marathon allowed Women to enter.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <br> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">The marathon was mainly off road and involved over 3000 feet of climbing – which adds extra difficulty to the race. </font></font></font> </p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">275 marthon entrants along with relay teams &amp; Nordic Walkers lined up for the start, a total of 350 women.</font></font></font></p> <p align="LEFT" style="margin-bottom: 0cm; orphans: 1;"> <font color="#000000"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">In very warm conditions Kaye – who is in training for next weeks Dartmoor Discovery Ultra marathon pulled out the stops &amp; overcame the hills to finish in 4h 8m 4 secs. And grab 6<sup>th</sup> place a truly great effort.</font></font></font></p>

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June Training Schedule

The June training schedule is now online, plenty of races and training.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.eastcornwallharriers.com/documents/training_schedule_june_2017.pdf">View or download here.</a><br>&nbsp;

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1K Reps

Just a reminder it''s 1k rep time this Saturday 20th meeting Golitha carpark at 8.30am. This is a brilliant session to help judge both your pace and current fitness. It suits all abilities (not just speedies) but offers the benefit that comes with getting out of that ''comfort zone'' for a short while, ensuring you fin ish the session feeling exhilarated and ready to tackle the rest of the day! All you need is a drink and stop/lap watch. Any further questions, contact me (Revis) 07811 763607, 01503 240680, ian_revis@hotmail.com

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Race Report 14 May 2017



<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><b>ECH Race Report 14 May 2017</b>.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Another busy week for racing saw Harriers in action at many different events.</p> <p sty le="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">At Newnham Park near Plympton Sharon Daw took on the Hope 24 Charity challenge as a solo runner in the 24 hour 100 mile event and made short work of 6 laps of the hard 5 mile course.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Up in Leeds Stephen Woodard used a family visit to advantage to run the Leeds Half Marathon in 1.46.07 in a field of over 12000 runners gaining 29<sup>th</sup> spot in his age group – just short of his race PB.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Karl Saunders ran the Bideford 10 k – a lovely race between Bideford &amp; Instow – taking in part of the Tarka Trail , in a fast 46.33.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Jane &amp; Jim Lockyer arrived back from Vancouver after visiting son Robbie at University and awesome family performances in the Vancouver marathon. Jane finished in 3.40.35 getting first in age group. Robbie 3.50.15 and Jim 4.13.01. </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">The main local event of the weekend was the Imerys marathon &amp; Half Marathon races. Once a year Imerys allow the massive China Clay workings to be opened to the Public and St Austell Running Club hold the two trail races. Although it is an industrial complex the scenery is totally stunning &amp; Imerys carefully manage the site to encourage wild life and restore the China Clay workings back to a natural environment. Competitors have compared the race to running on the moon – although I do not think many have done that. Both races are extremely tough with a lot of hill climbing involved. </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Five Harriers tackled the Marathon Course. Mark Davidson was first Harrier home and 8<sup>th</sup> overall in 3.29.37. Diane Roy fresh back from running Prague Marathon last weekend was 2<sup>nd</sup> Harrier and 2<sup>nd</sup> lady overall in a brilliant 3.48.11.which also gained her 1<sup>st</sup> in age category. Dave Philp was 3<sup>rd</sup> Harrier and 4<sup>th</sup> in age category in 3.54.26. Clive Shute 4.03.13 achieved a personal best for the course and Club Chairman Mark Andrews 4.14.18 completed the team &amp; achieved 2<sup>nd</sup> in his age category. Great performances on avery tough course.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">The Imerys Half Marathon is round 7 of the Cornwall Multi Terrain, 10 race series with individual &amp; team placings to be competed for.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"> Chris Ullman was 1<sup>st</sup> Harrier home in 1.40.07 and 6 th in his age category, a great time for this course. Head coach Revis Crowle was 2<sup>nd</sup> harrier in 1.45.06 and 1<sup>st</sup> in age category. Husband Ian Crowle hot on her heels finished in 1.46.12 and 1<sup>st</sup> in his age category. Ever improving Jamie Husband had a brilliant run to finish in 1.47.30. Helen Morse 2<sup>nd</sup> lady Harrier in 1.50.13 and 5<sup>th</sup> Harrier home. Hayley Stacey again produced a very gritty performance to finish in 1.59.40. just <font color="#333333">ahead </font><font color="#333333"><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font style="font-size: 10pt">just ahead of Meeta Nicholls 2.00.39 &amp; ladies team Captain Louise Littlewood in 2.00.47</font></font></font><font color="#333333"><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 10pt">. </font></font></font><font color="#333333"> Andrew</font> Berry had a fine run to complete in 2.03.58. David Lean &amp; Jon Quelch ran together to finish n 2.14.03 an excellent time for this very tough course.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Our ladies triumphed again as 1<sup>st</sup> overall – maintaining their lead in the overall standings.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Louise Littlewood maintains her overall 1<sup>st</sup> position and 1<sup>st</sup> in age category and husband Ian Littlwood his 1<sup>st</sup> position in age category. With 3 races to go there are many Harriers well placed for top 3 finishes.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Another good set of performances from East Cornwall Harriers.</p>

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Tuesday Session 16/5/17

Hi, we have had some feedback about giving more detail on the Tuesday sessions.&nbsp; There will shortly be a new page on the website for this but in the meantime here are details of tonights session on the field.<br><br>Pairs Pyramid - Endurance and sprint timed pyramid.&nbsp; As with all our sessi ons this is adaptable and can be done at your own pace.&nbsp; We make the sessions suitable for everyone so come along and give it a try.&nbsp; Everyone will be working in a pair or three to keep track of the session and motivate each other.<br><br>Endurance<br>1min, 2min, 3min, 4min, 5min with recovery between each. Within each timed section there will be a mini peak of intensive running.&nbsp; (1min = 5sec, 2min = 10sec, 3min = 15sec, 4min = 20sec, 5min = 30sec).&nbsp; The mini peak will be right in the middle of each timed section.<br><br>4 mins recovery.<br><br>Sprint<br>After the endurance the other side of the pyramid is a short sprint side.&nbsp; <br>1.30m steady running to build up to the intensity, then 60sec, 50sec, 40sec, 30sec, 20sec, 10sec, 5sec.&nbsp; 10sec recovery between each, but it will be continuous.&nbsp; The session ends with a warm down.<br><br>See you later, Lou<br>

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Liskeard Concert Series - 20th May Liskeard Public Hall



Sally Nash, daughter of Jenny and Pete Nash, and Rosie Maciver-Redwood are putting on an evening of song, dance, music and drama at the Liskeard Public Hall on Saturday 20th of May at 7.30pm.&nbsp; It will be a great evening celebrating young talent and is raising money for drama projects Sally and Jenny have to fu nd themselves.&nbsp; Tickets are Β£10 with concession prices available.&nbsp; Contact Earlys, 1 Barras St, Liskeard for tickets on 01579 342005.

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ECH race Report 7 May 2017



<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><b>Harriers all over the Place.</b></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> An exciting week for East Cornwall Harriers with more than 30 Harriers racing in many different locations.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> On 1<sup>st</sup> May – Sam Shute wearing the Harriers shirt for only the 2<sup>nd</sup> time won the Bodmin Junior Triathlon. Sam showed guts &amp; determination to triumph in this race showing that the Harriers have a thriving &amp; successful Junior section.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> Whenever James Lockyer takes his family out it always involves running a marathon. This time it was the Vancouver Marathon set around the stunning waterside in what is regarded as one of the worlds prettiest Cities. Jane Lockyer who said she would not run a marathon again came home in 3.40.35 a brilliant performance which earned her 1<sup>st</sup> in age Group. Robbie Lockyer finished in 3.50.00 and James completed his marathon in 4.13.01. Overall a great family performance.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> Diane Roy took Pat Munn away for his birthday weekend to Prague, which of course meant competing in the Volkswagen Prague Marathon. Pat raced around in 3.24.29 with Diane close behind on 3.27.48 and getting 2<sup>nd</sup> in her age category. Not a bad weekends work.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> On Saturday 6 May three intrepid Harriers arrived in Burghley – known more for its Horse Trials – to compete in the Rat Race Dirty weekend – the worlds biggest obstacle race. 20 miles off road is a pretty tough race but add 200 serious energy sapping obstacles and it takes competitors to a new level of exertion. Clive Shute, Lee Crocker and Marcus Wills proved that they were up to the challenge and completed the course as a team in 5.31.42. That is a very impressive achievement.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> Also on Saturday the very popular Ivybridge 10k attracted nearly 800 runners. The harriers had 10 runners line up for this race. Darren Harvey was first back in 40 minutes continuing his fine run of form &amp; 35<sup>th</sup> overall.. Chris Ullman was 2<sup>nd</sup> Harrier in 41.33 and John Picton 3<sup>rd</sup> in 42.45. Kaye Patterson was 1<sup>st</sup> lady in a brilliant time of 45.07 followed closely by Karl Saunders 48.03. Rachel Young was 2<sup>nd</sup> lady Harrier in 53.37. Caroline Stephens had a fine run to finish in 1.04.27 just ahead of Emily Buck 1.06.26. Lucy Smale achieved another PB to finish in 1.09.46 with Sarah Andrew.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> <br> </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> Sunday 7<sup>th</sup> May was round 6 of the Cornwall Road Racing Grand Prix. This was the final running of this race which is set over 10 miles of the North Cornwall Coast and is a hilly &amp; tough course. A field of 345 runners set off in unusually warm weather which got progressively hotter. 12 Harriers set off and first home was Alex Coley in a brilliant 1.18.32 followed by head coach Revis Crowle only 13 seconds behind in 1.18.45. Jamie Husband had a brilliant run to finish as 3<sup>rd</sup> Harrier in 1.19.03 continuing his great form. Ian Crowle 1.21.11 just beat off consistent Ben Harding 1.24.17. Kaye Patterson was again at the start after running the Ivybridge 10 k the previous evening &amp; was 2 nd lady Harrier in a speedy 1.25.17. Louise Littlewood , 1.27.55 finished just in front of the resilient Rob Pick , 1.30.16. Alan Green 1.33.11 again ran an excellent race. Lucy Oldham 1.40.53 was 3<sup>rd</sup> lady. The ever improving Lyndsey Saunders came home in 1.44.10 ahead of Simon Coley in 1.49.29.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"> Another week of fine performances from East Cornwall Harriers.</p>

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Quad Kids Liskeard Results

Well done to all the juniors who took part in the first Quad Kids event on Saturday.&nbsp; The rain didn''t dampen our spirits and 31 juniors came out to start the series with Tamar Trotters and Bude Rats.&nbsp; Thank you to all the helpers who assisted on the day.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.eastcor nwallharriers.com/documents/QuadKids 2017_Liskeard.xlsx">Results can be found here.</a>

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MEMBERSHIP!!

<b>A reminder that 2017/18 Club Membership is due NOW....please don''t leave until after May otherwise you''ll be charged an additional late payment fee so don''t delay any longer do it now!</b>

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Age Graded Trophy Race

Just to let you all know that this year''s ECH Age Graded Trophy race will be the Boconnoc 5 on Tuesday evening June 27th......who will relieve Oli Jones from holding the trophy after his Looe 10 2016 win????

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Cubert 5 filling up fast

A &nbsp;reminder that there is a strict 750 limit for this years Cubert 5 miler. The official closing date is May 23rd &nbsp; OR &nbsp;on receipt of 750 entries if earlier than May &nbsp;23rd. There will be no entries on the day. As usual though, we are quite happy to do any swaps up until race day.

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May Training Schedule - IMPORTANT CHANGE

The beach session scheduled for the 13th is now being held on the 20th instead.&nbsp; If you already downloaded or picked up a copy of the schedule please amend it.&nbsp; The beach session will now be held on Saturday the 20th May.&nbsp; It is a great session for all.&nbsp; If you don''t fancy the beach session then there are also 1k reps held on the same day so there is plenty of choice. <br>

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May Training Schedule Now Online

The May training schedule is now online.&nbsp; As we start to head towards the summer there is more variety and more races on the schedule so keep checking to make sure you know where we are training.&nbsp; This month includes a beach session on Saturday 13th, 1k reps on Saturday 20th, a Castle Motors run on We dnesday 17th, a Minions mixed off road/on road run on Thursday 25th and a breakfast run to Looe on Saturday 27th.&nbsp; All that plus Trevornick, Ivybridge and Imerys to name just a few races.&nbsp; Visit our training schedule page for full info.&nbsp;

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Marathon Meal 2017 - Friday April 28th

Our annual marathon meal is fast approaching.&nbsp; This year we are holding it at Daddios restaurant Liskeard on Friday 28th April.&nbsp; It as a great evening where the club can get together for some good food and socialising.&nbsp; It is not just for marathon runners, all adult members are invited.& ;nbsp; If you would like to come please contact Revis Crowle on 07811763607 or via email: ian_revis@hotmail.com.&nbsp; The menu for Daddios can be downloaded <a href="http://www.eastcornwallharriers.com/documents/new_menu.pdf">here.</a><br><br>Please let Revis know asap so she can confirm numbers with the restaurant.&nbsp; Look forward to seeing you there and good luck to all our London marathon runners on Sunday 23rd.<br>

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East Cornwall Harriers Report 9 April 2017



<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">ECH Race Report . 9 April 2017.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">5 Intrepid Harriers decided to tackle the Kernow Vertical Kilometere trail race, 1 kilometre of height gain in 15 miles. This challenge is not for the faint hearted.</p> < ;p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br>It was a hot afternoon with the breeze being felt as a strong headwind on one exposed section.&nbsp; Ben Harding and Marc Smerdon were one team pairing and Louise Littlewood and Meeta Nicholls the other.&nbsp; </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Each runner does a figure of 8 loop on a 7.5 mile course.&nbsp; Starting from Trevaunance Cove the course starts with a big climb to make you aware of just what is to come.&nbsp; Twice visiting St Agnes Beacon via different climbs the runners then drop down to almost sea level and follow the undulating coastal path back to Trevaunance Cove before then having the worst two climbs on the coastal path on the other side of the cove to make up the smaller of the two loops – plenty of steep steps!&nbsp; They then return down into Trevaunance Cove to hand over to their partner for the second leg.&nbsp; In total each runner will have done 500m (1640ft) ascent and also descent in only 7.5 miles which includes some very technical sections where thinking of foot placing with tired jelly legs is a challenge.&nbsp; </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">There were 20 teams in the relay category and Ben Harding and Marc Smerdon were 4<sup>th</sup> in2.12.04.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Louise Littlewood &amp; Meeta Nicholls were 9 th in 2.32.18.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Sharon Daw took on the individual challenge and ran both laps by herself in the 15 mile full vertical km race to finish in 2.33.43 a brilliant individual time &amp; 5<sup>th</sup> lady overall.</p> <div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1491820316318_5083" dir="LTR"> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">&nbsp;</p> </div> <div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1491820316318_5084" dir="LTR"> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Meanwhile down beside the seaside in Brighton - Clive Shute made the long journey to take on the Brighton Marathon. On a very hot testing day – Clive stormed around to complete the race in 3.28.16.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">Next Sunday 16 April at 10.30am sees the running of the 5 Tors Fell race starting and finishing from the Minions Car Park. This is round 6 of the Cornwall Multi Terrain Grand Prix series &amp; the only Fell Race held in Cornwall. Spectators are welcome to come &amp; see this brilliant race &amp; experience the atmosphere of the race held over 8 miles of the spectacular Bodmin Moor</p> </div> <div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1491820316318_5085" dir="LTR"> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm">&nbsp;</p> </div> <p style="margin-bottom: 0cm"><br> </p>

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