Wells City Harriers have a long tradition of organising various races and events across the area and we have helped various other community groups to ensure that their events are organised to a good standard.
Our main flagship event is the Clive & Angela Thomas Street 5k Road Race Series, and accompanying 1k and 2k junior races held on the second Wednesday of every month between October and March. Enter the Series on line, in advance, for best entry discount with additional discounts for England Athletics members as usual. First Timers at Street Night 5k will get an award and pb awards through the Series along with other caegory awards and spot prizes! Suitable for all abilities. Read on below.
DATES Now FINALISED for three HARRIER SUPPORTED RACES in 2020
We also assist the following races which are organised by separate communities/committees to raise money for local causes; Babcary road race; Butleigh Multi-terrain race; Wells Fun Runs; Baltonsborough road race; The entry details and forms for the various races are usually linked from this webpage, but any enquiries should be made direct to the race committees/organisers.
Babcary 7.5 mile Road Race Sunday 23rd February
Butleigh 10k Multi-terrain Race Sunday 19th April
Wells Fun Run 10k, 5k and junior races Sunday 31st May
Entry links and entry forms available soon.
(The Babcary race, the Butleigh race and the Wells 10k race are included in the Somerset Series 2020)s.
Any enquiries about the Race the Night 5k Street Series should be directed to the Race Series Director Lynne Elstob (contact details on entry from). Race results, photos and any report will be posted up within a day or two of each race on the Front Page. Reports and results from all races last year can also be seen below.
Race the Night 5k: Clive & Angela Thomas Street 5k Series and junior races over 1km and 2km.
2018/19 was the 30th year of this Street Series and saw editions 175 to 180 take place. 2nd Wednesday of every month October to March.
Edition 181 is on Wednesday 9th October 2019 : REPORT & RESULTS LINK HERE
Edition 182 is on Wednesday 13th November 2019: REPORT & RESULTS LINK HERE
Edition 183 is on Wednesday 11th December 2019 - see you there!
Use the Street 5k road race as a monthly time trial to see if you can get fitter and quicker!
Junior races: 1k recommended for school years 5 & 6; 2k recommended for school years 7 & 8.
Minimum age for 5k is age 11 but we would encourage talented 11 and 12 years olds instead to try to break the 2k course records
The Series is known as the Clive & Angela Thomas Series as they were the initiators of the Series back in 1989 as a monthly time trial to encourage local runners of all abilities to get fitter and quicker!
STREET SERIES 2018/19 - Results and reports
STREET SERIES 2017/18 - Link to race results and reports
HARRIER SUPPORTED RACES
We also support with advice, guidance, officials, marshals and other assistance as need be to the following community events:
- Babcary 7.5mile road race - this was held on Sunday 24th February 2019. Report & Results here. All other previous results below.
- Butleigh 10k multi-terrain race – this was held on Sunday 14th April 2019. Report & Results link here. All other previous results below.
- Wells Fun Runs – this was held on the late May Bank Holiday Sunday 26th May 2019. Report and link to results here. All other previous results below
- Baltonsborough 5mile Road race – ths will be held on the late August Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2019: Race entry form and full information on the dedicated website here. Last year's Report and Results link here. All other previous results below
Most of the Harrier supported races have a range of races, suitable for all ages, except for the Butleigh race that (subject to any change by the local race committee) does not have a junior race.
SOMERSET RACE SERIES - Wells City Harriers were founder members of the Somerset Race Series, and continues to promote a set of races across the County every year. For full information please go to the dedicated website.
See also the results as originally published on the WCH website: STREET RESULTS ARCHIVE 2000/10
RESULTS of BUTLEIGH Race all years since 2009
RESULTS of BALTONSBOROUGH Race all years since 2006