Club Championship

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…

Mid Cheshire 5K Spring Edition Race Report

Yet again the reputation of the Mid Cheshire 5K for being a fast race held true for the 12 Macc Harriers that ran on Friday evening under perfect conditions. While many of the Macc Harrier runners were competing at 5K on the road for the first time, this does not…

Meet the Member – Alison Hartopp

Introducing Macclesfield Harrier, Alison Hartopp.  Alison is one of our fantastic club coaches, who gives up her time to support athletes of all ages from U15 upwards. Alison has also recently achieved her Level 4 Starters qualification. In between coaching and officiating, Alison still manages to run competitively. She is  a…

Alsager 5 2022 Race Report

For many the Alsager 5 was one of the last races before lockdown. This fast race returned on Sunday with the usual flurry of 5 mile PBs despite the windy conditions. Rob Whitby kept up his good form as first Macc Harrier with a PB time of 26:52 and 24th…

Four Villages Half Marathon Race Report

Our Club Road Running Championships are back! After much disruption the first event in the revived Club Road Running Championships was on Sunday Jan 16 in the far reaches of Cheshire for the Four Villages Half Marathon in Helsby. Conditions were kind for this race which, with its January date,…

Cross Country Championships

Macclesfield Harriers compete in the three championship races. The Cheshire Champs, Northern Championships and the National Championships. Details for entries into each event are available below. For those who have been racing this season, don’t forget you need to compete in 2 championship races to qualify in our interclub championships.…

Road Running Awards from 2019

It seems so long ago now, but 2019 was the last year we had a club Road Running competition. Awards for this competition were supposed to be given out at an awards event in April 2020, but we all know what was happening then that prevented this happening. Now that…

Club Awards — Cross Discipline Challenge

As coronavirus prevented us from celebrating our running achievements last year, and it now does not look like we will be getting together any time soon, the Club has decided to start distributing awards and documenting our award winners from last year. So over the next few weeks we will…

Club Cross Country Championship Positions

The season is now complete! We had an excellent turn out across all age groups this year with a total of 128 runners taking part.  Thirty runners in total completed the club championship criteria. Cross country is a tough discipline that builds strong runners and teams through the bitter winter…

Terry’s High 5 – Race Report & Results 2020

Results are at the bottom of the report. “Everyone woke up to the dulcet sounds of torrential rain on Saturday morning, however it soon eased and as everyone warmed up around Trentabank the weather did too. There was a buzz of nervous excitement at the start line – Nessit Hill…