The Original Mountain Marathon - 30/10/11
The Original Mountain Marathon – the forerunner for all adventure races and formerly known as the KIMM - was held last weekend in Perthshire in a remote area with more than its fair share of bog, surface water and even a single munro.
Full results can be found here.
Thames H&H vs Oxford University CCC vs Stragglers - 29/10/11
Oxford ran out easy winners in the three-way match with Thames and Stragglers. Luke Caldwell was quickest on the day, taking advantage of dry conditions to finish in a fine time of 38:23. At the front for Thames, it was a case of captains future, present and past, with Matt Jones getting tantalisingly close to the 40-minute barrier.
Thames H&H: 197
Orion Harriers' Centenary Race (7.5 miles) - 22/10/11
Four Saltires made the trip to Chingford to join in Orion Harriers' centenary celebrations. Elizabeth Stavreski was first home in 63rd.
12 to score
1. Orion Harriers: 148 points
2. Blackheath Harriers: 328 points
3. Ranelagh Harriers: 582 points
4. South London Harriers: 874 points
Full results and a report of the day can be found here.
TH&H versus Bank of England - 4.9 miles - 22/10/11
Six Thames members were in action in the traditional fixture against Bank of England, held over the Bank's course in Richmond Park. Dave Alcock was the first Saltire home in fourth, closely followed by Dave Symons.
1. Milocarians: 41 points
2. Kingston & Polytehnic Harriers: 67 points
3. Bank of England: 79 points
4. Elmbridge RR: 141 points
5. Thames H&H: 162 points
6. Stock Exchange: 180 points
Cabbage Patch 10 - 16/10/11
A fair sprinkling of Saltires were in action in the Cabbage Patch 10 on Sunday. Congratulations to Lucy McAlister on being first Thames home and fourth lady overall. The ladies team also took the team prize.
Surrey Masters' Cross-Country Championships (ladies), Richmond Park - 15/10/11
The ladies had a similarly successful day in the Richmond Park to the men. The W35 team took gold, with Liz Stavreski taking the individual third place. Pippa Major won and Vikki Filsell secured bronze in the W40 race.
1. TH&H: 9 points
2. Dorking & Mole Valley: 21 points
3. Herne Hill H: 22 points
Surrey Masters' Cross-Country Championships (men), Richmond Park - 15/10/11
Thames had a successful day in the Surrey Masters' Cross-Country Championships (men), hosted by Ranelagh Harriers in Richmond Park. Stuart Major and David Symons finished second and third in the V40, helping Thames to the team title. Richard Pitt finished fourth in the V55 age group and Keith Spacie took gold in the V75 category. The V50 team finished third behind South London Harriers and Ranelagh Harriers.
1. TH&H: 9 points
2. SLH: 26 points
3. Guildford & Godalming: 45 points
1. SLH: 11 points
2. Ranelagh H: 25 points
3. TH&H: 42 points
Henley Half-Marathon - 9/10/11
Ben Reynolds was in action in the Henley Half-Marathon on Sunday. Ben finished in 75.41.
Norfolk Coast Ultra (100 km) - 8/10/11
Ed Catmur continued his ultra-running exploits with first place in the Norfolk Coast Ultra 100km race. His time was 9:13.
Surrey League Division 1 (ladies), Lightwater - 8/10/11
The TH&H ladies, depleted of a few runners, made a solid start to the league season with fifth place at Lightwater. The result puts them 38 points behind early leaders, Hercules-Wimbledon.
1. Hercules-Wimbledon: 101 points
2. Reigate Priory: 108 points
3. Woking: 115 points
4. Dulwich Runners: 127 points
5. TH&H: 139 points
Surrey League Division 1 (men), Wimbledon Common - 8/10/11
Thames made a solid start to the men's Surrey League season, on Hercules-Wimbledon's course, with a solid second place behind a magnificent team performance fom Herne Hill Harriers.
HHH: 99 points
TH&H: 249 points
Belgrave Harriers: 397 points
Geoff Moulden Wimbledon 10km Race - 2/10/11
Lucy McAlister set a new ladies' course record (36:06) to finish third overall in the Wimbledon 10km race. Ladies' captain, Anna Garnier, finished 20th in 44:40, and third lady overall.
British Masters 10k - Exmouth - 2/10/11
Congratulations to Andy Morgan-Lee who followed up our team victory in the M40 relays at Aldershot with individual victory in the British Masters 10k in Exmouth in an excellent time of 32:34
Thames H&H vs Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers (5 miles) - 1/10/11
In unseasonally hot conditions, Thames took on local rivals Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers in their traditional 5-mile season-opener.
K&P (3+4+5+6+7) = 25
TH&H (1+2+10+11+15) = 39
Full results scan be found here.