Women’s MOTM Nov 2019: Sam Raffety

For the ladies, I am completely thrilled to offer the award to Sam Raffety. Sam has absolutely been on fire lately with some cracking training and racing achievements. Sam took part in the cross country at Milton Keynes in brutal conditions and of the 24 ladies that took part, Sam finished in 7th position with a superb time of 28:33. …

Women’s MOTM Oct 2019: Kim Morgan

Kim has impressed and amazed me with the gains she has made from really pushing herself in her training runs. Kim has always been focused and dedicated in her training but she has absolutely upped her game recently and the results are clear in her race achievements. Kim’s first race of October was the Royal Parks half which she finished …

Women’s MOTM Sept 2019: Tracey Cotton

I am happy to award the title to Tracey Cotton. Tracey started with a bang on the 1st of the month at the Bovingdon 10k by storming home in a cracking time of 47:01, earning her first FV40 and 8th female overall. Continuing her good form on the 7th, she took part in Aylesbury parkrun earning herself a course PB …

Women’s MOTM Aug 2019: Sam Sparks

Sam Sparks joined the club on 17th May this year after a friend recommended her to GVH. Her immediate enthusiasm to do well was apparent and this has remained constant. Sam instantly made friends with her group peers and has become a regular attendee to club nights, always pushing herself hard with a “can-do” approach. She set herself the challenge …

Women’s MOTM Jul 2019: Paula Cook

July’s Member of the Month award for the ladies goes to Paula Cook. Paula has been a rock of support in assisting the LTR group as they have progressed in their running journeys. Paula has often sacrificed her own training to help the group in making sure they always had someone consistent to train with. This is vital in building …

Women’s MOTM Jun 2019: Lisa Newing

June’s member of the month for the ladies goes to a lady who is not only amazing running whilst dressed as a post box, but exceptionally quick when dressed in suitable run gear! Lisa Newing had a superb month in June with a fantastic finish as first lady at the Kings Langley Puffa Ten 10k on 16th June. Lisa stormed …

Women’s MOTM May 2019: Anita Berwick

This month’s Member Of The Month for the ladies goes to an absolute legend. Sometimes there are runners that make our jaws drop at the challenges they undertake and this lady is absolutely in that category. Not only does she take on marathons on a regular basis, which in itself is an enormous feat, but she has now completed ultra-marathons …

Women’s MOTM Apr 2019: Helen Cook

With the start of the spring marathons, April was a cracking month for fantastic achievements. After months of intense training throughout the winter, so many athletes are worthy of recognition for their results. However, I must pick just one for this accolade who has totally wowed me with their superb progress. This lady is a regular on club nights and …

Women’s MOTM Mar 2019: Helen Heathcote

As you will know, we held three extremely successful MTRs and these were coordinated and managed by Helen. March’s run saw over 500 aspiring marathon runners take part and compliments were plentiful including “excellent organisation” and “fantastically marshalled”. There was a lot of preparation that went on behind the scenes which resulted in the club making an essential income. As …

Womens MOTM Feb 2019: Claire McDonnell

Hey Harriers! Slightly delayed this month but still awesome as ever, it’s time to announce the winners of the MOTM for February…. For the ladies, the award goes to… Claire McDonnell. Claire has participated in every single cross country match this season and always finished strong and in a good position. At the end of the season she was awarded the …