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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.

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Harriers Race Report 7 July 2019

09 July 2019


Lots of Harriers on the Move.

Summer Turkey Trot. Cornwall GP series Round 8.

This annual Summer race starts and finishes at Tricky's Pub & restaurant Redruth and is hosted by Cornwall athletic Club. The 4 mile race is very popular and takes runners from Trickys on a steep downhill and then a steep up hill through Voguebeloth and Illogan retuning allongside the main dual carriageway to the start.

Thirteen Harriers started the race in a field of some 412 on a hot Wednesday evening.

First Harrier home was Liam Gallantry in a very quick 24m 15s. Closely followed by Marcus Wills in 26m 17s.

Ladies team Captain Kaye Patterson was 3rd Harrier and 1st lady Harrier in 27m15s just 13 seconds ahead of Chris Ullman in 27m 28 seconds. Simon Webber 28m 54s managed 4th in his now very competitive age category just ahead of Sharon Daw 29m 21s. Liz Egginton pulled out all the stops for a brilliant 30m 2 s ahead of Mike Egginton 30m 42s. Alex Coley 31m 9s pipped Jon Sudell 31m 46s by just 37 seconds and only 8 seconds behind was Ross Temby in 31m 54s. Lucy Oldham 34m 26s finished just 26 seconds in front of Simon Coley 34m 52s. All very close and fast running.

Erme Valley Relays Friday 5 July

The annual Erme Valley relays took place on 5th July on a warm Friday evening starting and finishing at Ivybridge Rugby Club hosted by Erme Valley Harriers with each team running four 2.5 mile laps. A record 155 teams of 4 took part – meaning that an incredible 1550 miles was covered in the evening in a very rapid time.

The Harriers had 5 teams running. Team Foster of Ben Harding, Alex Coley Ian trice and Matt Davies finished in 64m 21s, Team Moorcroft , Dave Philp,Darren Harvey, GlennWood and Paul Arrowsmith finished in 67m 13 secs. Team Pavey. Dani Brace, Lyndsey Saunders, Julie Frith and Sharon Daw finished in 76m 46 seconds. Team Bedford, Mark Andrews, Simon Coley Steve Beazley and Dave Philp finished in 80.04 and team Holmes, Lucy Oldham, Sarah Steed Natasha Duffey and Dani Brace finished in 80m 34 s. A very enjoyable evenings racing and special credit to Dave Philp and Dani Brace who race twice.

Man V. Coast Saturday 6 July 2019.

In this race the man was Mike Egginton who took on this Rat race Challenge running from the beach at St Michaels Mount on the South Coast up and over the hill to the North Coast taking in the coast path and beach to finish at Sennen Cove. This extremely tough challenge was over 23 miles – including over 4400 feet of ascent and rock trails , hazards, obstacles running over rocks and swimming. Mike completed the race in a brilliant 5h 57 m and was 85th from 1097 finishers. Not a bad days work at all.

White Star Running Unicorn Marathon & Ultra.

It is said Unicorns are mythical – well Sharon Daw found one on 6 July at Moreton Equestrian Centre near Dorchester – it was not an animal, but a 30 mile Ultra Marathon to add to Sharon's growing list approaching 310 marathons now. After running on Wednesday and Friday at the Turkey Trot and erme Valley and a long drive Sharon made the 8 am start and completed the ultra in very hot conditions in 6h 37 m- a very good weeks running for Sharon.

GeoPark Olympic Triathlon Goodrington Sands. Paignton 7 July.

Marcus Wills was the lone Harrier at this event and put in a brilliant performance in this very testing race.

The vent started with a 2000 m open sea swim completed in 40m 32s. From transition straight onto the bike for a very tough hilly 2 laps of a 13.5 mile course around Paignton completed in 1h 38 m. After this atough 7.3 mile run on the coast – completed in 3h 34 m for an overall time of 3h 34 mins and 9th place in the open male category. A brilliant result for the fast improving Harrier.