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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

Buxton Half Marathon 2022 Race Report

On Sunday 12 Harriers ran in the Buxton half marathon. It’s one of the hardest road half marathons in the country. It has about 1500 ft of elevation, beaten only by the Langdale half (22 Oct this year for those who fancy a challenge). Despite the elevation, there were some…

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…

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…

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…

Wilmslow Running Festival 2022 Race Report

The Wilmslow Running Festival returned to its usual March slot with spring sunshine, daffodils and nice running conditions. There are the popular Half Marathon and the newer 10K route to choose from with 33 Macc Harriers taking on the Half Marathon and 12 taking on the 10K. The in form…

Nutrition for Performance – Issue 2

Fuelling before training Fuelling appropriately around and during training is one of the key factors that enables you to consistently complete your planned sessions week in and week out. The energy your body needs to exercise comes mainly from metabolising a combination of carbohydrates and fats. This fuel is obtained…

2021/2022 AGM & Awards Evening

Macclesfield Harriers & Athletics Club Agenda for AGM Meeting followed by presentations Friday 1st April 2022 (7.00pm PROMPT – please arrive a few minutes early so the proceedings can start on time) Chaired by Bob Lynch Venue: Macclesfield Rugby Club 7pm – followed by food and presentations Please fill in…

Club Special Awards Nominations – 2021

The club AGM and Awards will be on Friday 1st April. The ‘Special Awards’ nomination form is now available (until Monday 28th February). There are are a number of ‘Special Awards’ – you will need to fill in the form for each nomination. 2021 Special Awards Nomination form (click here)

Committee Minutes – February 10th 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 FEBRUARY 2022 Link – PREVIOUS MINUTES Lynne Graves Club Secretary