Welcome to Halton & Frodsham Harriers

Here you will find information about the club, contact details, fixture lists and the latest news from the club. The club caters for athletes of all ages from 9 through to seniors, and competes in local and national athletics events as well as providing fun and varied training for athletes of all abilities in Halton and north Cheshire.

If you want to know more about joining the club, please contact us via the Contacts page, or come and see us in person at one of our scheduled training sessions. You can find details of when and where we train on the Club Details page.

Find us on facebook @ facebook.com/hfharriers or on twitter @hfharriers

 

Winter fixtures - Sportshall & Cross Country Print
Written by Website   
Friday, 23 September 2016

Dates for this winter's indoor and outdoor competitions that the club is affiliated to are now available.

Sportshall - NorthWest League (U11 to U15)

  • Match 1 - Sunday 9th October @ Kingsway, Widnes
  • Match 2 - Sunday 13th November @ Kingsway, Widnes
  • Match 3 - Sunday 4th December @ Kingsway, Widnes
  • League Final (for qualifying teams) - Sunday 22nd January @ Kingsway, Widnes

The club has a long history of success and particpation (Sportshall was effectively invented in Frodsham!) in this NorthWest League - please make every effort to turn out and represent the club to put to work the training and coaching that you put in with the coaches throughout the year.

Cross Country - Manchester Area XC League (U11 to Seniors)

  • Match 1 - Saturday 15th October(not for U11s) @ Wythenshawe Park, Manchester
  • Match 2 - Saturday 12th November 2016 @ Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester
  • Match 3 - Saturday 3rd December 2016 @ Heaton Park, Manchester
  • Match 4 - Saturday 14th January 2017 @ Kenworthy Woods, Northenden
  • Match 5 - Saturday 11th February 2017 @ Woodbank Park, Stockport

The club is affiliated to this very strong league with excellent organisation and good courses. Any athlete that wants to take part should get in touch with Nick Massey so that they can be pre-registered. Individual results are combined for a league over the year, with the best 3 out of 4 races counting for the U11s and best 4 out of 5 races counting for other age groups.

Indoor and outdoor championships and other events

  • UK Cross Challenge fixture - Saturday 26th November @ Sefton Park, Liverpool (self entry)
  • UPDATED - Cheshire County XC Championships (U11-Sen) - Saturday 7th January, Birchwood Forest Park, Warrington (club entries via Nick Massey)
  • Northern Athletics U17-Sen Indoor Championships - Saturday / Sunday 14th/15th January @ Sheffield (self entry)
  • Northern Athletics XC Championships (U13-Sen) - Saturday 28th January @ Knowsley Safari Park (self entry)
  • Northern Athletics U13-U15 Indoor Championships - Sunday 5th February @ Sheffield (self entry)

Many of these events require athletes to self enter, but if you have any queries talk to Nick Massey or other club officials about how to do this.

 

 
Cheshire County Championships 2016 Print
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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Just three Harriers took part in the County T&F Championships this weekend at the excellent Macclesfield track.

The first competitor to take to the track was Ewan MacNab (U13B) competing in the heats of the 200m.  Ewan qualified from the heats with 31.1s and improved his time to a fine 30.06s (PB) in the final to place 6th in the county.

Chris Larkin (U17B) entered the high jump in the morning session of day 1, and equalled his PB jumping 1m55 and placing fourth overall.  Chris saved his best performance of the weekend for the 3000m later in the afternoon.  Taking on a strong a talented field, Chris took 29s off his PB to cross the line in 9m20.00s with a fine sprint finish to pick up the silver medal.

Luke Southerton (U17B) was the final competitor on the first day from our club.  Luke also jumped well with a best leap of 5m37, placing 6th in the county.

Chris Larkin was the only Harrier competing on Day 2, and he picked up two more county medals to come away with 3 medals from 4 events.  In the triple jump he jumped 10m83 to pick up the bronze medal, and in the 1500 Steeplechase (run without a water jump due to technical difficulties at the track) he placed 2nd to pick up his second silver medal of the championships.

Well done to all who took part, and a special mention to all of the club officials who gave up their whole weekends to make the annual championships a smooth running success!

 
2016 Membership & competition participation Print
Written by The Committee   
Tuesday, 22 March 2016

This year the club has only entered the Cheshire League, which is open to all members. We withdrew from our other leagues due to a lack of support from our members last season. The dates for this year’s leagues are:
SUNDAY 10TH APRIL @ WARRINGTON
SATURDAY 4TH JUNE @ TRAFFORD
SUNDAY 10TH JULY @ BURY
SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER @ WARRINGTON
We would like all members to turn out at these fixtures and support the coaches and officials. If you are unable to commit to AT LEAST 1 of these fixtures, then please do not renew your membership and find another club to train with. We are a competitive athletics club and if we are to progress, we need the support of our members and their parents. Anyone, who renews their membership and does not turn out for at least 1 match, will be asked to leave the club.
The membership renewal form can be found by clicking here.

 

 
CHESHIRE T&F LEAGUE ROUND 1, VICTORIA PARK, WARRINGTON Print
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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

SUNDAY APRIL 10TH 2016 @ 11.00
This is the 1st Cheshire League match of the season. We hope to have a good turnout as it is open to all age groups. This is our home match and we need the support of all the club members.
We as coaches and administrators are volunteers and give up a lot of time for your children. In return we expect them to represent us at league matches.
 

We need the athletes there by 11.00. The 1st event is at 12.00. Please do your best to attend this match and get our season off to a good start.

Please see our website www.hfh.org.uk for more information or speak to any of the coaches.

The Committee

 

 
2016 Track & Field Fixtures Print
Written by Website   
Thursday, 04 February 2016

This year the club has decided to enter a few less Track & Field competitions to try to maximise athletes turning out for the club.

Over the last couple of weeks, the calendar of fixtures has been given out at training sessions, but if you've not yet had one (or lost it!), here are the key details:-

Cheshire Track & Field League (this are the main meetings that ALL athletes should be aiming to turn out for)

  • Sunday 10th April - Warrington
  • Saturday 4th June - Trafford
  • Sunday 10th July - Bury
  • Sunday 4th September - Warrington

Cheshire County Championships (self entry, chance to earn a County medal!)

  • Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May - Macclesfield
  • Sunday 11th September - Macclesfield (Multi-Events)

Cheshire Schools AA Championships (school entry, but useful dates for the diary!)

Saturday 11th June - Warrington (Year 8s+)

Wednesday 22nd June - Warrington (Year 7)

Open meetings (self entry, but wear your club vest with pride!)

Throughout the year - look out for meetings held by various clubs, including Liverpool Harriers, Warrington AC, Trafford AC, Deeside AC and many others. The first of the year is the Liverpool Jumps and Throws meeting which takes place on Saturday 9th April.

 

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