Athletics

Athletics

Team success for Nene Valley Harriers girls and PAC men

Nene Valley Harriers’ Under 17 girls showed their mettle at West Glebe Park, Corby, on Saturday with victory in the North Midlands Cross-Country League.

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The Nene Valley Harriers team at the Frostbite League race.

Sumskis back with a bang on Guy Fawkes Day

Edgars Sumskis celebrated his first race back in a Nene Valley Harriers vest with victory in the Frostbite League at Ferry Meadows on Sunday.

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Philippa Taylor.

Taylor top local in big Leeds race

Close to 9,000 runners pounded the streets of Leeds on Sunday morning in the annual Abbey Dash 10k.

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The speedy Nene Valley Harriers Under 17 girls trio of Josephine Fortune, Ellie Piccaver and Amber Park.

Harriers have a great day in the Mansfield mud

Nene Valley Harriers had a great day in the Mansfield mud on Saturday as they excelled across the age groups in the National Cross-Country Relays staged at their traditional Berry Park venue.

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The Nene Valley mens team of, from the left, Sean Beard, Barry Warne, Dave Neal, Chris Hunt and Paul Parkin.

Harriers master mud and wind to make top 10

It was a case of age before beauty at Long Eaton on Saturday as Nene Valley Harriers Over 45 men secured a top 10 position in the British Masters Cross-Country Relays while their Over 35 ladies finished 14th.

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James Sadlier (left) and Ben Heron.

Larkins’ lads are looking good on the bigger stage

Peterborough Athletic Club have emerged from a spell in the distance running doldrums and now boast an impressive senior men’s squad, put together by astute coach Paul Larkins.

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Peterborough Athletic Club award winners at their presentation night.

PAC pair are ‘incredible’

Lewis Davey and Elizabeth Taylor took pride of place when Peterborough Athleic Club honoured their finest at the club’s annual presentation night.

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The victorious Nene Valley Harriers Under 13 girls team. From the left, back, are Niamh Hodgson, Alexa Boole, Niamh Rushton, Josie Knight, front, Lottie Hemmings, Chelsea Bole and Amelia Devine.

High-flying Harriers in dazzling display in the Derby sunshine

Nene Valley Harriers produced some sizzling performances at sunny Derby on Saturday at the opening North Midlands Cross-Country League meeting of the season.

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Matt Clarke wins the wheelchair race. Picture: David Lowndes

GREAT EASTERN RUN 2017: Clarke wheels his way to another win

Matt Clarke won the wheelchair race at the Great Eastern Run today (October 8) for the second time.

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Tom Evans wins today's Great Eastern Run. Picture: David Lowndes

GREAT EASTERN RUN 2017: Good Evans! An ‘unknown’ soldier storms to victory

An ‘unknown’ soldier sprang a big surprise at the Perkins Great Eastern Run today (October 8).

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The start of last year's Great Eastern Run.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Who wins what . . . the big race prizemoney

The winners of Sunday’s Great Eastern Run (overall and first female finisher) will each receive £750 plus a trophy.

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A familiar sight in the Great Eastern Run in recent years as 2007 joint winners Raymond Tonui and John Mutai  from Kenya battle it out at the front. That wont be the case this year.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: It may be a case of sweet Caroline in the women’s race

Normally previewing the Great Eastern Run is straightforward . . . perm any one from three Kenyans and go fo Aaron Scott as top Brit.

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Eric Winstone after finishing the 2015 race.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Winstone will be number 1

Golden oldie Eric Winstone has been given the honour of wearing number one on his vest in Sunday’s Great Eastern Run.

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Giovanni Rizzo on his way to victory.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: It was wizzo Rizzo for four years running

Giovanni Rizzo of Nene Valley Harriers is the best-known local winner of the Great Eastern Run with four successive victories from 1989 to 1992.

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Runners always get plenty of support out on the course.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Where and when to follow the leader in Sunday’s big race

The 2017 Perkins Great Eastern Run course is the same as last year. Here’s a list of suggested spots to see the leaders across Peterborough.

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Race winner Molly Peel.

Bourne Grammar win three out of four

Bourne Grammar School came out on top in the first Nene Valley Harriers Fenland Cross-Country League meeting of the season.

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Ben Heron.

Cambridge ace off to a flying start

Nene Valley Harriers were the pick of the Peterborough clubs in Sunday’s Frostbite League season opener at Priory Park, St Neots (writes Barry Warne).

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Donovan Capes with some of his trophies.

TRACK & FIELD: Debut delight for Donovan

Young Nene Valley Harrier Donovan Capes has just completed a terrific first competitive season of track and field athletics.

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Simon Fell.

Harrier Jones tames The Monster

Ruth Jones continued her winning streak when crossing the line as first lady in The Monster Half-Marathon at Ely on Sunday.

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Phil Martin ran in the Berlin Marathon.

Harriers miss out on their trip to the Palace

Athletes from Nene Valley Harriers and Peterborough AC hit the tarmac at the South of England Road Relays on Sunday.

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