Posh 5km 2018 Results

Morning Darlings! Your fabbo results are here! Once again a huge thank you for entering and being part of what is a fun but very entertaining event! Next year we are linking it to another charity so we will keep you posted and we can let you know the dates for next years race as soon as we know! THE OFFLEY PLACE POSH 5KM 2018 RESULTS 1 John COX 18.40 2 Andrew LAWTHER 21.25 3 Anna BRUCE 21.38 4 Nicola AMOS 21.41 5 Charlotte GIBSON 21.55 6 Donna FIDDEMAN 22.28…

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Hitchin Triathlon Race Instructions

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to The Hitchin Triathlon! Firstly, we want to say a big thank you to you all for entering to what will be a great event! Last year was the first ever one, and we have listened, taken on board the feedback and we have added in what we have been able to do. Race day information: As you all know, the event is on Sunday 8th July 2018. The race venue is Hitchin outdoor pool, fishponds Road, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1HA. The site has many spaces,…

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Relay Race 2018 Results

Hello captains! First of all, a massive thank you to you all for entering teams and to all of the people that helped you! with the entries and cake sales and raffle, we have managed to raise just over a £1000 for the Herts Ambulance service and the cardiac unit at Lister Hospital! That is simply amazing stuff! Mixed team photos For those on Strava I hope you enjoyed your maps and that the course layout now makes sense! It was of course an ECG run course, in honour of…

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Hitchin Relay 2018 Details

The Hitchin Relay Race Sunday 3rd June 2018 10am start time Introduction Hello and welcome to the Hitchin Relay Race. This will be the second time that this fun event will have taken place. It was first held in 2015 and after a 2-year absence, it is back! This year we are raising money to help Lister Hospital and for the Cardiac and emergency departments. All profits will go to this cause as this is a non-profit event. Location This year’s race will be held at Hitchin Rugby Club, on…

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Hitchin 10km 2019

THE HITCHIN 10km Hello and welcome to The Hitchin 10km. This race is taking place on Sunday 19th May and with a race start time of 9am. Chip timing The event is chip timed for accurate timing as we appreciate that we all like to know what we got when we cross the start line to the end. Race rules for placings The race rules for this event are for gun time to the finish line, so if you are in line for a prize for winning, making the podium or as an…

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Hitchin Town Center

The historic town of Hitchin is also home to this established town centre run.  You may also know this town as Parminster the home of the neurotic Dr Foster and friends.  This run takes you from the market square round the edge of the town past the historic St Mary’s church and out round the town coming back down Tilehouse Street.  This run is a fast, winding, flat course and a place for a personal best.  If we could run this every week we would.  This is a popular race…

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Hitchin Triathlon

Welcome to the Hitchin Triathlon. Based at Hitchin Swimming pool, this sprint and nitro distance triathlon is unique compared to other sprint triathlons in that the swim takes place in the 50m outdoor pool in Hitchin, giving you the safety and security of a pool-based swim but that outdoor feel. This event takes place in early July. Take on the Sprint or Nitro Triathlon. The sprint is a 400m outdoor pool swim, a 20km bike and 5km run. The nitro is a 200m outdoor pool swim, 12km bike and 2.5km…

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Hitchin Town Center 2018 Open

The historic town of Hitchin is also home to this established town centre run.  You may also know this town as Parminster the home of the neurotic Dr Foster and friends.  This run takes you from the market square round the edge of the town past the historic St Mary’s church and out round the town coming back down Tilehouse Street.  This run is a fast, winding, flat course and a place for a personal best.  If we could run this every week we would.  For 2018 this is taking…

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Swimming by Zoe Hague

Swimming If I were to say that swimming had been my life, that wouldn’t be too far off the truth. I am 20 years old and have been swimming ever since I can remember. When I turned 8 I had my first try out with Hitchin Swimming Club and both myself and my parents knew from that day that swimming was going to be my thing. Between the ages of 10-18 I didn’t really have much of a social life, I was doing what I enjoyed best. Early morning starts,…

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Endurance Training – An Athlete’s View

  Firstly, an introduction. I’ve competed as an ‘endurance’ athlete since I was 12 years old, starting off racing as a kid on the track, distances from 800 metres upwards, before competing as a GB U23 and England senior at 3000steeplechase, cross country and road, with the highlight becoming national half marathon champion. I also competed as a GB elite Duathlete for two seasons, competing at World and European champs, before switching my attention to Ultra distance running, coming 5th in the World 50km champs, before a final run for…

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