Sodbury Slog 2015

What’s more fun than a 10 mile run? A 10 mile cross-country run up hill and down dale, through water, mud and slurry of course. Never mind Glastonbury, welcome to the only mudfest that matters – the infamous Sodbury Slog. A large contingent of Harriers gathered at Chipping Sodbury school on 8th November 2015, ... More

NIGHTINGALE NIGHTMARE 1 NOVEMBER 2015

As the name suggests a celebration of all things Halloween was the theme of this event for 200 runners.  The race HQ had been suitably decorated with a spooky atmosphere and all entrants were in fancy dress and for once us Harriers were very tame compared to others’ amazing costumes.  Photos and a video were playing of ... More

Bristol to Bath Marathon 2015

Sunday 25th October saw the running of the inaugural Bristol to Bath marathon, and a hardy band of Harriers decided to join in the fun. For most of us, this was to be our first marathon, made all the more exciting by being on home turf and the promise of the famous Green Army support. The morning of the race dawned dry ... More

Aztec West 5k

As I arrived at the Aztec West building, a swarm of athletes packed the area, stretching their sinewy legs and lacing up their running shorts, with a passionate grin knowing a chance of victory was up for grabs. I, however, had turned up wearing the fortifying Frampton Cotterell Harriers green t-shirt and I felt like a ... More

AXA 5.5 MILE ROAD RACE 8TH SEPT 2015

Report by Cathie Walsh An early, sunny, September evening saw nine Harriers (and some others in disguise, who won't be named and shamed here but blue really doesn't suit them!) assembled at Cribbs Sports & Social Club, Henbury in readiness for this annual charity fund raiser organised by Great Western Runners.  ... More

The Rat 100km

http://mudcrew.co.uk/event/the-rat-roseland-august-trail/ I had heard great things about this running festival. The event incorporates 64 miles, 32 mile, 20 mile and 11 mile options along the South Cornwall costal path. The start of each race is staggered so that all races finish close together. I knew a couple of ... More

Severn Bridge Half Marathon

Last Sundays Severn Bridge Half Marathon saw the culmination of several long weeks of training for the Frampton Cotterell Harriers, several of which only started in the beginners group this year. Led home by the more experienced Caroline MacDonald 1.55 and Martin Wood 1.58, Margaret Chandler 2.11 and Shelley Amorgie ... More

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