The Blog

Alan Hulme

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Alan Hulme - a long-standing member of the Manchester YMCA Harriers and former President of the Club
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2019-20 Membership Renewal

Renew your membership for the 2019-20 season. Membership fees remain at £28 for first claim members, £11 for second-claim members. Please renew by 31st May!
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The FBT (Five Brothers Trail) 70km in Patagonia, 6th April 2019

Steph Goodchild ran the 70km Five Brothers Trail UTMB race in Argentinian Patagonia on 6th April 2019. Now read the ramblings of a mad woman...!
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MACCL and SELCCL Presentation Evenings 2019

Details for the Manchester Area Cross Country League and South East Lancs Cross Country League presentation evenings for the 2019 season
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Chasing the "Big Six"

Craig Jones' account of his journey to complete the Abbott World Marathon Majors
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2019 Summer Championship Fixtures

The fixture list for the Manchester YMCA Harriers 2019 Summer Championship. There are 9 races; three road, three fell and three trail.
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Christmas Day Run

Our annual Christmas Day run will take place at 10:00 (note: an earlier start time than in previous years) from: The Henry Boddington pub car park 219 Bolton Road Pendlebury Swinton Manchester M27 8TG The route will go down Agecroft Road to the bottom of Kersal Vale Road, then along the Irwell Valley Way - an out-and-back route of approximately six miles. The route is mainly off-road, so shoes with good grip are advisable. The run will go at a very easy pace, with all standards catered for: guests are welcome, too!
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2018 New York City Marathon

Craig Jones' account of the 2018 New York City Marathon... (just the one Abbott World Major to go!)
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2018 Christmas Party and Presentation Evening

Our Christmas Party and Presentation Evening will take place on the evening of Thursday 6th December at: Pot Kettle Black Barton Arcade Deansgate Manchester M3 2BW We'll head over after our Christmas Handicap run - so we should be in full swing by 8pm! If you want to bring a non-member partner or friend along, that's fine! Please see below for prices... Menu Food will be served buffet style with eight scrumptious options to choose from. Everyone will also be served with a glass of Prosecco and a mulled wine. Presentations We will hand out the trophies and various awards
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My first year with the Manchester YMCA Harriers

A year on from our New Runner’s Night, we asked some of our members who came down to give us a try that night to reflect on their first year in the club...
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