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Paxton – Borders cross country series Sunday, January 14, 2018

A super turnout from the Harriers for a rather far flung race. It was a mild winters day with a hint of sunshine. Mud and streams to run through make this a quintessential cross country. Strava made it 3.9miles with … Continue reading

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Greenmantle Dash Tuesday, 02 January 2018

Distance 3.3 km Climb 200 m It was quite a cold day and threatening rain, it did drizzle a bit but not too badly. Of course the sun came out as soon as we had finished. Lovely soup and plenty … Continue reading

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Borders XC Series – BERWICK Sunday, December 10, 2017

We had all weathers for this race, snow, wind and sunshine. It felt very cold but as always the excitement of the cross country soon warmed our hearts and muscles. Seniors: Michael Greens MS 26:39.5 Allan Dunbar M40+ 27:54.6 Gillian … Continue reading

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Seven Reserviors half marathon 3 December 2017

We had lovely mild weather this year, a change from previous years when it has been bitterly cold. The views were just stunning as we ran the route, a little muddy here and there but other than that perfect running … Continue reading

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Vogrie Parkrun Takeover 2 December 2017

We had a great time doing the volunteering at Vogrie Parkrun. Tracy Philp had made her delicious Tablet which was enjoyed by all at the finish. I would urge anyone to give Parkrun a try, run, jog, walk or get … Continue reading

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Dunbar Cross Country Sunday, November 26, 2017

A passel from Penicuik made the trip to Dunbar this year where clear skies and sunshine were enjoyed by all. A huddle of harriers took an after run dip in the water to ease tired muscles and raise spirits on … Continue reading

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Braids Cross Country 2017

    It was a cold but bright and sunny day for the Braids this year with the gals doing the 5k and the guys doing the 10k. Poor Charlie had a dicky tummy so didn’t finish his race, but … Continue reading

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Wooler Trail Marathon

I’d heard this long twenty eight and a half mile trail marathon was a tough route over the Cheviot hills in Northumberland. It’s organized by Trail Outlaws who also run the St Cuthberts Way amongst quite a few other races, … Continue reading

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Tweed Valley Ultra 50k – Sunday 19 November

  The alarm woke me at 06:00 after a short but deep sleep. After breakfast, I made up my bladder of drink and was away at 06:35. I forgot my running shoes but, fortunately, remembered them just after Leadburn so … Continue reading

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Tinto hill race 11-Nov-2017

Distance 7 km Climb 460 m A crisp and cold day for Tinto this year, no cloud on the hill and good running conditions. Great turnout and fantastic effort all round from the harriers. Also very well done to Bill’s … Continue reading

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Glen Ogle 33 Ultra Marathon 2017

I can’t remember when or why I decided it might be a good idea to run an ultra. I suppose some might say it’s a logical progression once you have done a few marathons to dip your toe in the … Continue reading

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Borders XC Lauder 2017

After picking up our numbers some of us went off for a very civilised cuppa and watched the tractor show making its way through Lauder. The weather was cool but sunny. A fantastic turnout for the Harriers with some youngsters … Continue reading

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Jedburgh Ultra Marathon and Relay 2017

A very enjoyable and fun event for all of us who took part. There was a nice bit of competition between the 2 teams Too Many Cuiks (Hawaiians) and Peni Coo Coo Katchoo (Ninjas). Chris Downie was out supporting, Susie … Continue reading

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Manor water hill race 14-Oct-2017

At 10 miles and 2300 feet climb this is a testing route, especially with the very muddy conditions underfoot this year. The cloud was low so visibility was poor for much of the race. As it’s an out and back … Continue reading

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Des Crowe wins GB Team Silver at World Masters

Des Crowe ran for GB at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships in Slovakia on Saturday 2nd September 2017. Stewart Whitlie ran an excellent race finishing third and claimed the Bronze Medal.   As Des Crowe was also placed well up, … Continue reading

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