Rob’s weekly blog and training update w/c 25/11/19

Harriers 2019 Christmas Party Night – See Helen regarding Bus £3 per person



NYSD Cross Country (see separate email) Fox Rush Farm, Redcar cross country

Access from A1085 Trunk Road at Steel House Roundabout into Dormanstown, take 1st right on to The Fleet and then Armitage Road. Park on Howcroft Ave, Hutton Grove and Hobson Ave – ie pink zone on the map. (Not Armitage Road or Wilton Ave!). Refreshments, changing and toilets at Dormanstown Junior FC at the corner of Meggitts Ave and Armitage Road near the club tent area.


MONDAY 25TH NOVEMBER  (club training night)

7pm for 7.20 start monthly time trial, Station Road. Meet at Lidl end but please come prepared to take part in a pre TT warm up outside the racecourse entrance.

Please wear your hi-vis vests. If you don’t have one, then you need to get one for future please. The Christmas handicap is booked to take place on the second Wednesday in December on the SGT, it is now official and weather permitting we will be good to go. You need to run two TT’s to qualify to win it.

Also 7pm Swimming pool. Molly continues the walking and talking group.

TUESDAY 26TH  NOVEMBER  (social run*)

Social run from Thirsk and Sowerby leisure centre at 7pm (meet in foyer) on well-lit paths and pavements. Suitable for all abilities; there will be several stops to run back/regroup, no-one runs by themselves or gets left behind. New and returning Tuesday night runners always welcome.

Route to be decided on the night, around 5 miles. Please wear high vis.

WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER  (club training night)

6:45pm, Thirsk School. Sports Hall. 28 minutes rolling core work then split into two groups.

Inside. Short and sharp intervals. (lung busters)

Outside. 5 x 4 mins / 1 min recovery. 10k pace. Head torch and shoes for grass. 

THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER  (social run*)

7pm sharp, Starting from Kilburn just past the white houses (winter route).

Bring a clean t-shirt and some beer tokens for refreshments afterwards.


66 people coming to the Harriers 2019 Christmas Party Night –at The Angel Inn, Topcliffe – 7pm for 7:30pm meal, DJ ’til midnight


Fell race: Eskdale Eureka, 14.3km/470m, Eskdale Inn, Langburn’s Bank, Castleton, YO21 2EU (check necessary kit list)

* social runs are not a club training night and therefore not covered by our insurance.  Please enjoy these nights under your own risk.



Trail Series – starting at 10 am, enter on the day

Race 2 – 24th November – Gavin Duffy’s Memorial 5k Trail (all the money for this event goes to charity)

Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park, Seal Sands Link Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS23 3NF

Race 3 – 22nd December – Santa 5k Trail (TBC)

Preston Park, Yarm Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH

Race 4 – 26th January – The Acorn 5k Trail

Acorn Sports Centre, Heythrop Dr, Acklam, Middlesbrough TS5 8QB

Race 5 – 23rd February – Holme House Prison 5k Trail (All the money for this event goes to charity)

Holme House Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 2QU

Series Presentation Race 6: 22nd March – Saltburn 5k Trail (TBC)


Fell Races (check necessary kit list)

Dec 1st – Eskdale Eureka, 14.3km/470m, Eskdale Inn, Langburn’s Bank, Castleton, YO21 2EU

Dec 27th – Guisborough Woods, 8.8km/376m, Guisborough Rugby Club, Belmangate

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