An Ode to 2020

Carrie Scace – Harriers President As we turn the page on the 2020 training season, the thing that stands out most is how these past nine months have challenged all of our carefully-wrought intentions. As runners, we are conditioned to look at the calendar each year, ask ourselves what we Read more…

Harriers Awards 2020

Ekiden Performance of the Year – Female Janet Duga Tara Brown Katherine Watson Karen Holland Gila Ossip Julia Holland – Winner Ekiden Performance of the Year – Male Matt Gillespie Fergal Kerins – Winner Brandon Throop Matt Scace Chris Bibby Newcomer of the Year Feite Kraay – Winner Harriers Most Read more…

COVID-19

Updated 17th March 2020 As you are all well aware, many races have been cancelled, postponed, or are still to be decided this spring. The exec and coaches are coming up with some creative ideas using Strava to set up distances such as 5 and 10k loops; Harriers can use Read more…

Striking a Balance Between Training and Racing

Most Harriers get a buzz out of racing but are unsure how to incorporate a few ‘B’ races into their training block. So how do you balance training and racing? Typically, your goal race training cycle should be based on the 80:20 rule.[1] This ratio is based on the finding that runners of all abilities and experience levels improve when they divide their weekly training into 80 percent at low Read more…