Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

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Navigation Skills Course - Autumn 2017

The next 'Navigation Skills' course is provisionally planned for 16th September 2017. Details of the course content can be found HERE. The course is for adult club members aged 18 and over.

If you are interested in attending then please send an email to Neil Gunn using This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, email address and what you would like to get out of the course.

Phil Cheek & Neil Gunn

Navigation Skills Course (2017) - a success!

Today 13 club runners came along to Common Barn Farm & the Goyt Valley for a 'Navigation Skills' session led by Phil Cheek (fell section). The group tackled everything with gusto - the maps, the terminology, the compass, the cake, the sandwiches, the tea/coffee and the practical session.

In the afternoon the group headed off to the Goyt Valley and were joined by more experienced navigators to tackle a course with 9 controls - everybody worked hard, navigated well and completed the course.

A big 'Thank You' to all the organisers and helpers.

Cloud 9 Fell Race Report 2017

Twenty four Harriers made the short trip to Congleton for the first Club fell championship race – the mud fest that was Cloud 9. Pete Nield was first Harrier home in 18th place (1:08:12). Angela Markley was first lady home in 60th place (1:16:20) and along with Rachael Lawrance and Sophie Kirk picked up the ladies team prize. Additional Harriers success came with Mark Messenger 1st Mv50 and Barry Blyth 1st Mv70.

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Fell Running Taster Sessions

From Shaun Wilde, to whom many thanks.... below are the 3 dates and information for the sessions :

2nd April – Kerridge

30th April – Macclesfield Forest

28th May – TBD

In terms of the first session at Kerridge (1 hour and 45 minutes): 

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Navigation Course 11th March - Course Full

The course is now full. Please message Neil Gunn ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you want to join the waiting list.

CLICK HERE for details of the course.