Big Weekend!

This weekend marks our first Weekend Oh!way, the Willow 10 k and many other events our runners are taking part in including Global parkrun day!

We wish everyone happy safe running for this momentous weekend!  It does also mean that there will be no Sunday morning run from Hatfield Station on Sunday.

Things to look forward to next week: Oct 3rd – 10th

#thisgirlcanweekwh, its a great time to try something new in a female environment, many for free so take a look – www.welhat.gov.uk/thisgirlcan

We are supporting this initiative with a session every day next week – so come along to those as well and a bring a friend or relative.

The Winter Training plan is attached and starts from October 10th.  Please take a look and see what new sessions are on offer and your old favorites that have remained.

If you around on Saturday MP Grant Shapps will be starting Ellenbrook Fields parkrun and joining in celebrating Global parkrun day!  Pop down and join in the fun.

Awards season – Please take a few moments to nominate your running club for the local sports awards.  We have done well in previous years and hope to keep our name on the nominations list this year – but we need your help!  Please click below to nominate!

www.sportinherts.org.uk/page/sports-awards/sports-awards-2016/sports-awards-2016-9370/

Have a great weekend, wherever it takes you and I look forward to winter training with you all!

Run happy!

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Results W/E 25/09/2016

This week we are celebrating 3 events and 4 personal bests.

Ellenbrook Fields Parkrun is a timed 5K run, every Saturday at 09:00.  We saw 2 Personal Bests, well done Milena and Rachel.  www.parkrun.org.uk/ellenbrookfields/results/latestresults/

Maria Blythe, our time traveller, nipped across the waters to Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

2 ladies entered the Windsor Half Marathon and 2 lovely ladies got PB’s, well done Paula and Louise

Ellenbrook Fields Parkrun Saturday 24th September 2016

Jan Haydon 24:36

Alison Newbury 25:19

Milena Nuti 27:57 Personal Best **

Denise Hill 29:46

Rachel Andrews 30:48 Personal Best **

Sarah Haverson 31:36

Catherine Reid 39:19

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

Maria Blythe

Windsor Half Marathon

Paula Mummery 2:01:16 Personal Best **

Louise Sopp 2:17:43 Personal Best **

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Parkrun Time Traveller

Maria Blythe is the silent assassin when it comes to running!  Always on the move, what ever the location and what ever the weather. Does it surprise you that she has on record 78 parkruns thus far, from 9 different locations!

Panshanger Park x 48

St Albans x 23

Ellenbrook Fields x 5

Barclay x 1

Wimpole Park x 1

Hove Promenade x 1

Crissy Field x 1

Gadebridge x 1

Aldenham x 1

Maria’s best recorded times range from 32:13 to a PB at St Albans of 26:29.

You are  a true inspiration, well done. Now sit down and have a cuppa!

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Results W/E 17/09/2016

Check out this weeks results.  Oh Ladies had runners at Parkrun Ellenbrook Fields and Parkrun Panshanger.

Ellenbrook Fields Parkrun

Melissa Mileham 23:56

Jan Haydon 25:10

Milena Nuti 28:20 ** Personal Best **

Sylvie Gabbey 32:15

Natalie Moore 36:36

Catherine Reid 39:10

Sarah Badger 39:16

Panshanger Park Parkrun

Maria Blythe 30:36

Lisa Duncan 32:34

Helen Convery 36:34

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Results W/E 10/09/2016

15 Oh runners ran an event this week and a few others Marshalled.  There were 3 PB’s and a First Timer! Welcome back Alexandra Seaman.  Read further for more details

Ellenbrook Fields Parkrun 5K

Melissa Mileham 23:38 ** PB

Jan Haydon 25:02

Paula Mummery 27:46

Maria Blythe 28:37

Milena Nuti 29:05 ** PB

Denise Hill 29:49

Emma Knight 30:38 ** PB

Sarah Haverson 32:00

Melanie Lynch 32:32

Tracy Jacob 34:24

Donna Whitney 34:24

Natalie Moore 37:12

Alexandra Seaman 42:02

Christopher Ansell 1:00:38

Sylvie Gabbey 1:00:38 Tail Runner

Panshanger Park Parkrun 5K

Lisa Duncan 33:35

2016-11-13T08:35:49+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: News, Results|Comments Off on Results W/E 10/09/2016

An Invitation to a celebration! We are 4 years old today!

Happy Oh!nniversary!
Indeed the Old Hatfield Ladies Running has turned the big 4 (Oh!) today!
Please join us to celebrate on Thursday September 15th at Hatfield Cycles (12-13 Hatfield Road East, Hatfield, AL10 0ET)  from 7 pm for an evening with Shu Pillinger, female endurance cyclist who started with a 5 k Race for Life. It promises to be an inspiring evening!
Drinks and nibbles will be served and you are welcome to bring a guest along – men included!
We will also be celebrating our recent award ‘Club of the Year’ East Region, from UK Athletics as well as the close of the summer season in preparation for the winter of training ahead. It will be a great opportunity to catch up with friends, meet new people and hear some inspiring stories. Oh, and eat and drink! It is an informal evening so feel free to pop in for as much or as little of the evening as suits you. We would just be happy to see you there!
Its been a busy summer with plenty of parkrun action, summer series events, holidays and training – and its not over yet!  Plenty of events in the next few weeks!
Some dates to look forward to:
September 25th – RUNCH, track and brunch session 9 am at Gosling track, suitable for absolutely all Oh! Ladies!
End of September London Marathon Ballot results begin to land on door steps.
Bournemouth Running Festival October 1-2 – places are still available if you wish to attend, get in touch quick!  (£90 for 3 nights B&B and 1 3 course dinner).
October 1st – Grant Shapps at Ellenbrook Fields parkrun
October 2nd – Willow 10 k at Hatfield House
October 3rd-9th – This Girl Can Week in Welwyn Hatfield, Oh! Ladies is supporting this by offering a session suitable for beginners everyday this week so if you know someone who would like to get involved please invite them along!
October 10th Committee Meeting
October 12th – Oh!wards Evening tickets go on sale.
November 27th – Hatfield 5 Miles
December 25th  – Ellenbrook Fields Christmas Day parkrun
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Hatfield 5K Midweek Series is underway

Here are the results for Race 1 07.09.2016, whixh is a 2.5 loop around Hatfield Business Park and sponsored by Affinity Water and organised by Garden City Runners.

Race 2 is 21.09.2016 and Race 3 is 05.10.2016.  If you would like to enter, please see this link www.racesonline.uk/events/hatfield-5k-midweek-series/

Melissa Mileham 23:45

Lisa Duncan 30:59

Alison Newberry 25:32

Denise Hill 29:55

Well done ladies

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Results W/E 03/09/2015

Lots of running happening this week on the Oh timetable and in peoples spare time.  In my searches for event results, I only found Parkrun results for Ellenbrook Fields and Panshanger Park.  Please take a look at this weeks 9 runners and two personal bests!

Ellenbrook Fields Parkrun 03.09.2016

Japer Hudson 22:48

Alison Newberry 24:56 ** PB

Milena Nuti 29:43 **PB

Denise Hill 30:05

Alison Wildey 30:07

Donna Whitmey 32:31

Tracy Jacob 33:12

Sarah Badger – Tail Runner Duties 57:27

Thank you to many Oh ladies who marshalled the event

Panshanger Park 03.09.2016

Melissa Mileham 24:56

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