East Cheshire ‘First Steps’ running academy

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East Cheshire Harriers are pleased to announce they are launching a brand new ‘first steps’ running academy for 2014. It is aimed at new or novice runners who are looking to start or improve their running and improve fitness levels. They will be guided through a 5 week period with experienced coaching staff enabling them to understand and enjoy running

End of an Era

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Sue and Derek officially taking charge of the bar from Barry Little in 2005   An end of an era came to pass on Thursday 19th December when Sue and Derek Edwards finally retired from their positions as Bar and Membership secretaries after nearly 38 years association with the club. Phill Pearson captivated the members present with a list of

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South East Lancs x country league Heaton Park 16th Nov 2013

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Saturday 16th November saw the first race in the South East Lancs cross country league at Heaton Park. Once again another good turnout from the club ensured some excellent results across all the categories.There were many debutantes in the under 11′s through to seniors. Performance of the day must be Libby Robinson under 11′s despite only being 8yrs old herself

Manchester League Woodbank Park

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Joe Stweard and Patrick Gardiner fight it out for 7th and 8th places Probably one of the most demanding cross country courses compounded by a bout of very wet weather made the going very hard at Woodbank Park in the second installment of the Manchester League cross country. Again some excellent performances especially in the senior mens section with Joe

South East Lancs 2013 / 2014

Match 1 SATURDAY 16th  NOVEMBER 2013 Heaton Park Manchester MATCH 2 SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2013 Alexander Park Oldham MATCH 3 SATURDAY 18TH JANUARY 2014 Leigh Sports village MATCH 4 SATURDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2014 Boggart Hole Clough Salford TIMES 1pm -U11 Boys and Girls 1.10pm – U13 Boys and Girls 1.20pm – U15 Boys and Girls 1.35pm – U17 Boys and Girls

Manchester League 2013 / 2014

MATCH 1* : SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2013*[not for U11s] Heaton Park, Manchester. Host Club: Manchester Harriers & A.C.   MATCH 2 : SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2013 Woodbank Park, Stockport. Host Club: Stockport Harriers & A.C.   MATCH 3 : SATURDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2013 Sherdley Park, St Helens. Host Club: St Helens Sutton   MATCH 4 : SUNDAY 12TH JANUARY 2014

ECH grand prix cross country 2013

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East Cheshire Harriers & Tameside Athletics Club Cross Country Grand Prix 2013 Volunteers are required for the following dates to assist at the club   DATES:              Saturday 5th October – Saturday 26th October – Saturday 16th November   TIME:                  9.30am – 12noon (approx)   VENUE:              East Cheshire Harriers and Tameside Athletic Club, Richmond Street Athletics Stadium, Richmond Street, Ashton-under-Lyne  

Jade Mullin Update

Jade Another Gold At The School Games 2013 For Seated Shot

Jade has been Selected  with 4 others to be: Tameside young sports person ambassador. Jade has just competed in the UKA Sainsburys School Games at Sheffield 12th Sept to 15th Sept 2013. She went on her own for 4 days, with the England North West Athletics Squad, & Competed in: Seated Shot, Gold with 4.78mtrs Seated Discus Silver with a massive PB

Sad News

Chris Fairfield has run his last race and the world is a sadder place for that. Uncle Chris achieved a lot in his life, running in hundreds of marathons (including the Himalayas high altitude marathon). He was a member of the North East Cheshire Harriers and in his peak a 2:40 marathon man. He regularly competed with Ron Hill for

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