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National Masters Cross Country Championships

29 January 2017

Men's V50 team of Will, Patrick and Wattie took the silver at the National Masters Cross Country Championship in Dundee. In the MV65 category, Iain finished a very good 11th. Roger was first Harrier home in 44th position overall with good runs from Gary and Gordon.

Ben at Buchlyvie

29 January 2017

Ben Murphy took an excellent 3rd place at the Buchlyvie with an outstanding new personal best time of 36.54 in challenging conditions and a couple of shoelace issues. Hopefully this is just the start of a terrific racing year for Ben.

Lynne and Andy go to Spain

29 January 2017

Lynne and Andy Aitken enjoyed some Spanish sunshine at the Murcia Marathon and 10k. Making the most of the warmth, both Lynne and Andy scored big personal best times, with Lynne coming home in 50.03 in the 10k and Andy in 3.29.26.

Trail Busters Race 2

29 January 2017

Despite icy conditions underfoot which led to a shortened course, Mark Dillon, Nicola Watson, Lauren Fairweather and Julia Greenlees had a successful Sunday morning trip to Balbirnie Park for the second race in the Falkland Trail Runners Trail Busters winter series. Mark was first Harrier home in 20.48, with Ladies team captain leading the women home in 22.14, with Lauren not far behind in 23.31 and Julia in 24.47.

Nigel Barge 10k

23 January 2017

Patrick and Mary O'Kane made the trip to Glagow for the annual Nigel Barge 10k, organised by Maryhill Harriers. Patrick finished 3rd M50 and 31st overall, while Mary, making a very welcome return to racing after a long lay-off, finished in 61.51.

Devil's Burdens hill relay

22 January 2017

Strathearn Swans (aka Sonja, Rhian, Emily, Maddy, Wendy T and Cathy improve again to finish as 6th Women's team at the Devil's Burdens, with the Strathearn Stags (Duthac, Will, Roger, Ben, Levi and Phil M) finishing in 12th position. There were fine runs from the three other Harriers teams (Stallions, Squirrels and Stoats), and a good day out was had by all, before returning to Crieff in the evening for the annual Ceilidh.

Harriers Ceilidh and prize-giving

22 January 2017

Lots of dancing was done and prizes and Achievement Awards were presented at the annual Ceilidh. Well done to 2016 club Champions Wattie and Wendy, and to President's Trophy winners Nicola Watson and Iain Thomson, and thanks to Shelagh for organising such a terrific bash!

Scottish National Indoor 3000m Championships

15 January 2017

Patrick O'Kane ran a superb race at the Scottish National Indoor 3000m Championships at the Emirates Stadium to take second place in the V55 category, in a time of 10.12.47.

East District Cross Country, Broxburn

15 January 2017

Eight Harriers made the trip to Broxburn for the last of the East District Cross Country League races. Maddy led the women home ahead of Cathy and Kerry, with Roger and Ben leading the men home.

Falkland Trail Runners - Trail Busters Series Race 1

09 January 2017

Mark, NIc and Lauren enjoy their first race outing of the year at Race 1 of the Falkland Trail Runners Trail Busters Series. Mark led the Harriers contingent, finishing in 38th position (10th MV50) in a time of 27.28. Nic was next, in a time of 29.12 (50th position overall, 1st FV45), with Lauren in 31.09 (74th).

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