The Blog

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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2018 Blackleach Race Results

Results from the 2018 Blackleach race, which took place on Sunday 9th September
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The Frog Graham Round

Steph Goodchild's account of her Frog Graham adventure: 40 miles, 15,750 feet of climbing and 4 open water swims in under 24 hours in the Lake District
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2018-19 Cross Country

Information on the 2018-19 cross country season, including the Manchester YMCA Harriers Cross Country Championship fixtures and other regional championships
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Copenhagen Marathon

Seven Harriers ran in the Copenhagen Marathon and six went along to support. Read Hannah's account of the great weekend we had!
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2018-19 Membership Renewal

Renew your Manchester YMCA Harriers membership online. Just £28 for first-claim members; includes England Athletics and Northern Athletics affiliation.
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