Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

#runandtalk - July 2017

#runandtalk with Macclesfield Harriers and Athletics Club

It’s summertime and as part of our aim to be as inclusive as possible and to get maximum enjoyment from our days, MH & AC and their EA mental health ambassadors Mel Whittaker and Kim Eastham, invite you to a daytime run and talk between 5 and 10k along the lovely Middlewood Way and canal.

This is our fifth #runandtalk event and is open to MHAC members over 16 years and other runners who might also like to participate.

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Foodbank 5K 2017 Race Report

When the schedule for road races was compiled at the beginning of the year some races had not confirmed a date which was the case for the July Foodbank 5K. When the date was finally set for this fun multi-terrain race put on by Bramhall Runners it clashed with the popular Forest 5 organised by our own Macc Harriers. Despite this conflict last night’s Foodbank 5K attracted 8 Macc Harriers who had some excellent performances.

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Wizard 5 2017 Race Report

On Thursday evening the very popular and sold out Wizard 5 was ran on the trails, roads and paths around Alderley Edge and Hare Hill. After starting with a fairly flat loop around Alderley Edge runners take the paths and roads down to Hare Hill and then must return up a number of challenging hills back to the Wizard pub. There were 32 Harriers who took on the challenge with some excellent performances all around including both the men’s and women’s teams placing 2nd and a number of age category prizes.

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July 2017 Road Running Update

Want to go for a club record? Well there are currently no documented club records on the road for the 15K distance so why not sign up for the Meerbrook 15K on Saturday July 29th then claim a club record. This race is in our Road Running Championships but also includes a County Challenge Match where teams from Cheshire, Derbyshire, North Wales, Shropshire and Staffordshire will be competing. Two Macc Harriers (Mark Walker and Scott Wilson) will be representing Cheshire in the County Challenge. Entry details are below:

https://www.meerbrook15k.org/

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E Group - Additional mid-week runs

E group are pleased to announce two new mid-week runs (these have been trialed over recent weeks). This change is in response to lots of E Group runners wanting to run more than once/week and has been made possible by the hard work & commitment of the existing and newly qualified Group Leaders.

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