Posts by Neil Gunn

Buttermere Fell Race 2022

Buttermere Fell Race Report 15 Harriers turned up at Loweswater village hall for the Darren Holloway memorial Buttermere Round.  The ‘Short’ race at 21km and 1500m circumnavigates the fells on each side of Crummock Water, is a fair reckoning of any fell runner’s mettle.  Navigation is not overly complicated, not…

2022 Polly Lander Orienteering

*** THIS IS FOR CLUB MEMBERS ONLY *** It`s midsummer & that means Polly Lander Orienteering Trophy time. This year`s event will be based at Pym`s Chair car park on Wednesday June 22nd with a massed start at 7PM. You`ll have 90 minutes to visit as many controls as possible.…

2022 Wincle Trout

2022 Race Report The Burnt House Farm rotation guarantees two things – a steady breeze in the fete field and, being on top of the hill, a cruel climb to the finish. The spectators are compensated with spectacular views and the race time keepers have a little more time to…

Committee Minutes – June 6th 2022

The Club Committee meet on Thursday 10th February and the minutes from the meeting are now available (along with all previous meeting minutes). Link – COMMITTEE MINUTES JUNE 2022 Link – PREVIOUS MINUTES Kim Eastham Club Secretary

Club Chair & Vice-Chair

Macclesfield Harriers Committee are very happy to announce that with immediate effect and until the AGM 2023, Keith Mulholland has been elected Chairman and Mark Wheelton, Vice-Chairman. Both bring with them a wealth of experience & knowledge of the club, the roles and running ! MH&AC Committee

Nutrition for Performance – Issue 3

Fuelling during exercise Why do you run out of energy on a long run or training session? Firstly let’s recap about energy use during exercise. Our body uses glucose (from blood and glycogen stores in muscles and liver); lipids (from blood and fat stores) and a small amount of protein…

Peak District 70th Birthday Bash

On Saturday 9th April, I (Catharine Crossley) raced the Peak District 70th Birthday Bash. The event was organised by Peak Running in partnership with the Peak District National Park Foundation. Background The Birthday Bash was held to celebrate the Peak District’s 70th anniversary as the UK’s first national park. Peak…

AGM Minutes

The Club AGM and Awards evening was on 1st April 2022 and the minutes from the meeting are now available (along with all previous meeting minutes). Link – AGM MINUTES APRIL 2022 Link – PREVIOUS MINUTES Kim Eastham Club Secretary

Club Committee – vacant positions

The following positions on the Macclesfield Harriers Committee are (or soon will be) vacant as the existing incumbents are standing down. If you are interested please contact Bob Lynch (President) or use the ‘Contact Us‘ form on the website. Chairperson (currently vacant) Publicity Officer (currently vacant) Track & Field Manager…

Trans Gran Canaria (2022)

Report from Tom Whittington – 13th March 2022 Four Harriers flew south to run in the 20th edition of Transgrancanaria.  We were there for the Advanced (65km/2,800m) and Marathon (43km/1,350m) races.  The objective was to get some good miles in early in the year, in a race that wouldn’t require…