Monthly Archives: August 2012

2012 Road Champs

The club road champs were held on the Grovetown circuit on Saturday afternoon. Dale Smit and Kiri Johnson were comfortable winners in the senior grades with Dale claiming back-to-back senior mens titles. Michelle Harris, Margaret Hazelwood, Peter Dick and Rab … Continue reading

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What does the Handicapper do?

Bill Hunter reports: I am often asked how did I arrive at the handicap for a runner? When compared with someone else. The workings of the handicapper are pretty straightforward and rely sometimes on the honesty of runners I have … Continue reading

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“These Shoes Were Made for Walking”

Do walkers need different shoes for walking, race walking, tramping or endurance walking?  Does it really matter? Yes, different ways of walking require different shoe designs and materials. Here’s a rundown (walk-down) of the things you should look for in … Continue reading

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Harriers – Not just for runners

Hi, perhaps there’s something about walking, as a sport, that interests you – be it fitness, socializing or competition; if so, we think Harriers may suit you. I was once a Vet runner at Harriers, but no longer run.   I … Continue reading

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