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Harrogate’s spring marathoners

April 7, 2018

The weather this year hasn’t been kind to those building up to the spring marathon season. Having trained undaunted by the snow, upwards of twenty Harrogate Harriers are making the final preparations before tackling the distance in coming weeks.  We have twelve runners competing at London, but it isn’t all about the capital. Plenty of other events in the UK and overseas will feature the red vest of Harrogate this year.

Some of the Harrogate Harriers preparing for a marathon this spring. (L-R Tom Borrowdale, Gareth Somerville, Kevin-Malachy Murphy, John Dalby, Simon Watson)

Here is a full list of the runners to look out for:

  • Manchester (Apr 8th): Rob Athey, John Young
  • Paris (Apr 8th): Jillie Townend
  • Boston (Apr 16th): Kevin-Malachy Murphy, Craig Barstow
  • Blackpool (Apr 22nd): Sue Moul
  • London (Apr 22nd): Adam Newton, Sarah Gill, Wendy Marks, Simon Watson, Theresa Oldroyd, Kirstie Laughlan, James Hawkins, Jodie Peary, Nathaniel Southworth, Tom Borrowdale, Shamiso Sisimayi, Gareth Somerville
  • Milton Keynes (May 7th): John Dalby
  • Edinburgh (May 27th): David Harrison, Simon Childs, Shamiso Sisimayi, Josh Fuller

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