Category Archives: General Blog

2017 King & Queen of the Withers

Saturday morning 7th January 2016. The scene was set, weather perfect and course conditions the best they have been. Volunteers had been out since 6am setting up tents, BBQ, drinks then marshals set out to their designated position around the … Continue reading

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5 km time trial 25/7/15 at Riverlands circuit.

The Marlborough Harrier Club held their time trial on Saturday afternoon, using a new course starting at the Riverlands Hall, The time trial is used by Club handicappers to gauge the speed of runners and walkers leading into the road … Continue reading

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An outstanding result Margaret Hazelwood

Margaret competed in the Hanmer Holiday Homes Alpine Marathon on the weekend with distinction. The course goes from Lake Tennyson to Hanmer. Her time was 3 hrs 37 min 41 sec which put her in first place Veteran Female 60 … Continue reading

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Harrier Glossary

I know for us more mature people in the club, we understand the language and we use these terms all the time not knowing new club members might not understand. I have made the following list that will demystify the … Continue reading

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Marathon and Half Marathon tips on food and drink

What to eat  in the final week. People should choose relatively concentrated sources of carbs, like juices, pasta, potato, rice, bread, veggies and sweets topped up with protein like chicken. That way the volume of food needed isn’t so enormous. … Continue reading

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