Match Reports 2015

Here is a list of match reports for this calendar year, most of which have been written by NVH Press Officer, Barry Warne and Ken Maggs.

Open Indoor Track meeting at Sheffield

05/12/15

A group of Nene Valley Harriers athletes took the preference of avoiding the wind and rain suffered by those competing for the club in the North Midlands Cross Country league fixture, but all were sprinters for the club and did not really have the alternative in their plans. ...more

Kettering Cup and Wolverton V

28/11/15

Here's how our Harriers fared at these two recent meetings. ...more

Northern Open Indoor, Sheffield

07/11/15

Four Nene Valley athletes attended a Northern open meeting at Sheffield on Saturday 7 November 2015. This is an early season blast out and often used to gain some speed work whilst the weather is too cold outside for the same level of quality. Between them the four athletes recorded 5 personal best performances. ...more

Tracy and Ruth conquer the mountains!

01/11/15

Nene Valley Harrier’s Tracy McCartney and Ruth Jones showed that ‘there ain't no mountain high enough’ for them last weekend. The pair of golden girls both won long distance races in the Welsh mountains despite being used to training on much more forgiving terrain. ...more

Frostbite League II, Bushfield

01/11/15

Read how we got on at the second of the Frostbite races. ...more

National XC Relays

31/10/15

The National Cross Country Relays at Mansfield on Saturday were illuminated by a brilliant display from the aptly named Flo Brill, and her under 13’s team mates. Here's Barry's report. ...more

North Mids League I, Derby

10/10/15

Nene Valley Harrier's enjoyed a highly satisfying afternoon at Derby on Saturday, as Russ Prosser's talented squad showed well against many of the strongest club's in the region at the first meeting of this year's North Midlands XC League. ...more

Harrier League I

06/10/15

Carry Murphy of Yaxley Runners was the winner of the 1st leg of the 2015/6 Harrier League held at Lynch Wood last Wednesday. ...more

Frostbite I, St Neots

04/10/15

Nene Valley Harriers made a pleasing start to their Frostbite League campaign, winning the senior race, and finishing runners up in the junior race at a sun drenched Priory Park in St Neots on Sunday. ...more

6 Stage Relay Finals, Sutton Coldfield

03/10/15

Nene Valley Harriers enjoyed their most successful campaign in the men's 6 stage Road Relays for many years, finishing 38th in the national finals at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday. ...more

Weekend update

27/09/15

Our athletes competed in a number of events over the weekend, including Sean Beard at the Berlin Marathon. Here's how they got on. ...more

Southern 6/4 Stage Relay Champs (& Cransley Hospice half)

20/09/15

Nene Valley's men's road racing team qualified for the finals of the National 6 Stage Road Relay, after a spirited performance in the Southern Road Relay, held at Aldershot on Sunday. ...more

EAL Final, Bury St Edmunds

13/09/15

Nene Valley bought the most successful ever track and field season to a successful conclusion at Bury St Edmund's, in the East Anglian League Final. ...more

Lincs U13/U15 Intercounties

13/09/15

On Saturday 12 September 2015, eleven NVH athletes represented their county, Lincolnshire in an Inter-counties Match at Cudworth (Barnsley) on a typical Yorkshire day, strong gusty winds, frequent rain showers and a great view of the Yorkshire Valleys. ...more

EA U15 and U17 Champs

30/08/15

Sunday 30 August 2015 proved to be a golden day for Nene Valley Harrier athletes Hannah Molyneaux and William Hughes despite the rain and winds on the day. Three gold medals on Sunday and a silver on Saturday was one of the best medal hauls in history for NVH and we also witnessed a club record broken on poor weather conditions. ...more

SEAA Championships

23/08/15

Some of Nene Valley Harriers' finest young athletes represented Cambridgeshire in the South of England Athletics Association Championship, at the Copthall Stadium in Hendon on Sunday. ...more

Barney 5k

19/08/15

Athletes from Nene Valley Harriers dominated the Barney 5k at Ferry Meadows last Wednesday, winning the men's and ladies races and comfortably taking both team prizes. ...more

World Masters - NVH member part of world record!

16/08/15

A handful of NVH athletes competed at the World Masters earlier this month. Dave Brown was part of a world record relay quartet in the over 35s 4 x 400m. Here's Barry's report how they fared. ...more

North of England Athletics Champs

15/08/15

A trio of Nene Valley Harriers' young Lincolnshire based stars enjoyed a hugely successful weekend in the North of England Athletics Championship, returning with four gold medals and a silver. ...more

SAL, Stevenage

15/08/15

NVH went into Saturday 15 August 2015's final SAL fixture at Stevenage in second place just 15 match points behind the league leaders, Crawley who were competing at Blackheath and Bromley. The team travelled down knowing that this would be a tough fixture but with only a few gaps in the team due to unavailable athletes. In all cases those gaps were filled by athletes stating their wish to compete, a team managers dream. It was soon evident that this would be an extremely tough match to win, two international heptathletes identified early on, two top ten UK ranked throwers also spotted all before the meeting even commenced. Here's how we got on. ...more

EAL, King's Lynn

09/08/15

Norfolk has proved to be a happy hunting ground for the Nene Valley Harriers high flyers this month. Last week it was Norwich, and on Sunday King's Lynn was the venue, as the city club qualified for the final of the East Anglian League with a high quality display of running, jumping and throwing. ...more

Grand Prix V, Werrington

05/08/15

Seventeen year old Alex Hampson became the youngest ever winner of the Peterborough Grand Prix 5k series, after securing the title with a fine run at Werrington on Wednesday evening. Here's Barry's report. ...more

EYAL, Norwich

02/08/15

Nene Valley Harriers' production line of talented young athletes shows no sign of slowing down, and with the business end of the season approaching many of them are hitting top form at the right time. Here's Barry's report from the latest EYAL meeting at Norwich. ...more

Philippa's flying!

27/07/15

Nene Valley Harrier, Philippa Taylor, has enjoyed a successful week winning the Nottingham 5 and finishing third in the Heckington 10. ...more

Wells Beach Day

26/07/15

Despite the weather we still had an awesome training session. ...more

Grand Prix Series IV, Stamford

22/07/15

Here's Barry's report from the fourth of this season's Grand Prix races. ...more

EAL Peterborough

19/07/15

Nene Valley Harriers athletes made hay, as the sun shone on the Peterborough Athletics Arena last Sunday. ...more

Watford Open Evening

15/07/15

It was an evening of PB's (personal bests) for Nene Valley Harriers middle distance runners last Wednesday, as a talented group travelled to Watford to compete in the popular Watford Harriers open meeting. ...more

Grand Prix III and general round-up

08/07/15

Here's Barry Warne's report from the latest Grand Prix, as well as some updates from other races. ...more

March Spud Run and Eye Charity 5

05/07/15

Here are the top line highlights from these events. ...more

SAL, Peterborough

04/07/15

NVH continue their strong Southern Athletics League season. Here's Ken Maggs' report. ...more

Vets League, Peterborough

01/07/15

The heat was on for the track and field veterans of Peterborough AC and Nene Valley Harriers last Wednesday. Here's how we got on. ...more

Ramsey 10k

28/06/15

There were a host of familiar local names to the fore in Sunday's Ramsey 10k. Here is Barry's report. ...more

Eastern Counties

27/06/15

A medal haul for NVH at the regional champs. Here's Ken's report. ...more

Grand Prix II, Eye

24/06/15

Nene Valley Harriers swept the board at Wednesday's Eye 5k, and Lloyd Kempson has his sights firmly set on the Peterborough Grand Prix title, after a hard fought victory. ...more

Top Cat is flying

22/06/15

Nene Valley Harriers Stamford based golden girl, Cat Foley, has had a week to remember, racing her way to 2 personal bests (PB's) in less than 72 hours. ...more

Green Wheel Relay

21/06/15

The annual Green Wheel Relay took place on Sunday with the Nene Valley Harriers mixed team, featuring several athletes from Stamford amongst the prize winners, finishing as the 1st mixed team. ...more

SAL Brighton

20/06/15

A magnificent day for NVH on the south coast. Two reports have been written for this one, so here are both of them. Results can be downloaded here. ...more

EYAL Peterborough

14/06/15

Records tumbled as Nene Valley Harriers hosted the 3rd Round of The Eastern Young Athletes League at an unseasonably chilly Embankment track on Sunday. ...more

Northern & Southern Counties

13/06/15

Here are Ken Maggs' reports from both the Northern and Southern Athletics Champs. ...more

Peterborough Grand Prix

10/06/15

The first race of the popular Peterborough 5K Grand prix took place at Ferry Meadows last Wednesday drawing a record field of 338 finishers. It also marked the first victory in a senior road race for 17 year old Nene Valley Harrier Alex Hampson. ...more

NVH dominate at SAL Chelmsford!

31/05/15

The only way was Essex for Nene Valley Harriers on Sunday, as the clubs talented track and field squad made their way to Chelmsford for the 2nd round of this years Southern Athletics League, where they took on Blackheath and Bromley, City of Portsmouth and Chelmsford Athletic Clubs. Ken and Barry wrote separate reports for this one so here they both are. ...more

BUPA London 10k

25/05/15

Nene Valley golden oldie, Sean Beard, rolled back the years in Sunday's Bupa London 10,000. Here's Barry's report. ...more

Deeping 10k

24/05/15

Nene Valley Harriers enjoyed a successful morning of racing at a windswept Deeping St James on Sunday. ...more

Cambs County Champs

23/05/15

Despite being overcast with a head wind home straight the Cambridgeshire County Championships proved to be a successful outing for NVH. Here's Ken's report. ...more

A round up from the last week

21/05/15

NVH athletes have been taking part in a number of events over the last week or so. Here's an update from Barry Wane. ...more

NVH youngsters shine in Watford 800m events

20/05/15

A contingent of young Harriers travelled to Watford to compete in the 800 metres open evening races. ...more

Watford AC Open Meeting

13/05/15

Four of Nene Valley Harriers'finest were in action at last Wednesday's Watford AC open track meeting. Read how they got on. ...more

EYAL Peterborough

10/05/15

With Nene Valley Harrier's senior team riding high in the national leagues, their youngsters were eager to show that the clubs future is in safe hands. This was achieved when The Harriers took a superb 2nd place in a highly competitive Eastern Young Athletes League match at the city's embankment track on Sunday. ...more

Karim wins at Eastern Disability Champs

09/05/15

Karim Chan (u16 - 15yrs old) won the shield for the most outstanding performances at Eastern Region Disability Champs at Chelmsford and in doing so has been selected to represent the Eastern region team at the national champs on 27/28th June. Well done Karim! ...more

East Anglian League, Bury St Edmunds

03/05/15

Nene Valley Harriers' track and field team stormed to victory in the opening match of the East Anglia League match at Bury St Edmund's. Here's Barry Warne's report. ...more

Eastern Vets T&F, St Ives

29/04/15

The first leg of this year's Eastern Veterans Track and Field League took place at St Ives on Wednesday, with Nene Valley Harriers and Peterborough AC drawn in the same division. ...more

The London Marathon

26/04/15

There were some excellent performances from both our own and other local athletes in the 2015 Virgin London Marathon. Here's Barry's report. ...more

SAL - 8 club records and 22 PBs!

25/04/15

Here's Ken Maggs' report how NVH fared in the first Southern Athletics League at Colchester. ...more

Eastern Young Athletes' League, Bedford

19/04/15

NVH young track and field stars made a tremendous start to the season, finishing 2nd behind host club Bedford in Sunday's Eastern Young Athletics League. ...more

Harrier League final round

01/04/15

Nene Valley Harrrer’s winter handicap 5k league reached an exciting conclusion at Lynch Wood last Wednesday. Here's Barry Warne's report. ...more

Inter Counties XC, Birmngham

07/03/15

Nene Valley Harrier's cross country stars made their way to an unseasonably warm cofton Park in Birmingham on Saturday, to compete in the prestigious Inter Counties Cross Country Championships. Here's Barry Warne's report. ...more

NVH win the Frostbite League!

01/03/15

Nene Valley Harriers are flying high, after retaining the Frostbite League title following a closely fought battle with arch rivals Hunts AC. Here's Barry's report. ...more

England National Champs U17-U20s

01/03/15

The young athletes of Nene Valley Harriers had a great weekend at the England Athletics National Championships for under 15, under 17 and under 20. Nine athletes were due to compete in Sheffield over the weekend of 28 February and 1 March 2015. Here's Ken's report. ...more

National XC Champs

21/02/15

Here's Barry Warne's report from a muddy Parliament Hill. ...more

James McCrae takes silver at the Midlands Indoors Champs

14/02/15

James McCrae took silver in the 800m at the Midland Counties Indoor Athletics Championships in a blistering time of 1:56.03. ...more

Birmingham Games Indoors

07/02/15

We had three athletes compete. Here's Ken's report. ...more

Harrier League IV

04/02/15

Round 4 of Nene Valley Harriers 5k winter handicap league took place at an icy Lynch Wood on Wednesday. Here's Bary warne's report. ...more

Frostbite V, Bourne Woods

01/02/15

Here's Barry's report from the fifth Frostbite League race at Bourne Woods. ...more

Northern Athletics Indoor Champs , Sheffield

01/02/15

We had two athletes at the North of England Athletics Indoor Championships for under 13 and under 15s at Sheffield. Here's Ken's report. ...more

Frostbite IV, March

11/01/15

Nene Valley Harriers distance runners showcased the clubs strength in depth, when finishing 2nd behind Huntingdon AC in Sunday's Frostbite League race at March. ...more

SEAA Under 15 Championships

10/01/15

We had two under 15 competitors go to Lea Valley for these champs. Here's Ken's report. ...more

North Midlands cross country league finale at Wollaton Park a success for Harriers

10/01/15

Nene Valley Harriers’ cross country team manager, Russ Prosser, hailed this season’s ...more

Harriers speed to success in freezing conditions at Cambs Cross Country

04/01/15

Freezing, icy weather and frosty, hard terrain underfoot did nothing to deter ...more

Lincs XC County Champs

04/01/15

Here's Ken Maggs' report how our Lincs athletes fared. ...more

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