Thames Hare and Hounds

Based on Wimbledon Common in South West London, Thames Hare and Hounds is the oldest cross-country running club in the world. Our large membership is made up of runners of all ages and abilities. We enjoy a full program of training, racing and social events, at all of which newcomers are very welcome. To find out more about us click here.

Second Sunday Five Miles

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Thames Strong at Mitcham

Thames men secured a strong result at Mitcham Common with third in the team placings and 18 finishers.

Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 22/1/17
At Wimbledon Park, Rupert Ferguson finished 2nd in 08:41 and Seb Cockerell just a whisker behind him in third. Barney Higgins finished 94th in 14:38. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 65th in 14:57.
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 21/1/17
Seventeen Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 15/1/17
At Wimbledon Park, Seb Cockerell won in 08:37. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 39th in 14:09.
Men's Surrey League Division 1, Round III, Mitcham Common - 14/1/17
Thames' men fielded 20 runners at Mitcham Common, and with good performances at the sharp end and close packing ran out in 3rd place. First back was James McMullan, channelling all the strength from his marathon training to finish 6th. Richard Kowenicki held off new Thames member, Martin Alvarez-Espinar, in a sprint for the line in 17th and 18th. Howard Bristow, using the race as a spring-board back to fitness followed in 22nd. Good packing from Neil Chisholm (30th), Gordon Pearce (38th), Martin Shore (41st), your Captain (47th), Chris Rye (62nd) and Richard Ollington (67th) ensured a strong finish. Thames are now 6th in the table and less than 55 points from 5th. James McMullan currently ranks 2nd on the overall individual leader-board. The battle for scoring places was hotly contested. Running well to bolster the team were Brian Thursby-Pelham (91st), Simon Baines (101st), Ed Catmur (102nd), Andy Weir (119th), Iain Sheridan (135th), Rory Spicer (154th), John Clark (157th) and Andy Robinson (186th). Many congratulations to Martin Alvarez-Espinar, Richard Ollington and Rory Spicer who were competing in their first ever race for Thames.
Ladies' Surrey League Division 1, Round III, Lloyd Park - 14/1/17
The ladies finished a fine 3rd at Lloyd Park, a mere 32 points off second. First out of the blocks was Katy Hedgethorn, finishing an excellent 6th. Antonia Burt was not far back in 12th and Liz Stavreski (33rd), Claire Altmann (36th) and Joanna Shillington (55th) closed the team. The team are 5th in the league with one match left but have reduced the gap to 4th to under 60 points. Katy currently ranks in 3rd place on the cumulative individual honours table. Such was the depth of talent, the Ladies also put out a B team. Vikki Filsell was first back in 73rd, followed by Jo Davies (79th), Anna Garnier (87th), Jess Davies (135th) and Annette Gould (139th), with the team now ranking 5th B team overall. There were good performances also from Ilona Kriauzaite (143rd) and Jo Winn-Smith (206th).
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 14/1/17
Eleven Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 8/1/17
At Wimbledon Park, Imogen Cockerell finished 15th in 10:26 and Barney Higgins finished 62nd in 13:44. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 75th in 14:36.
Surrey Cross-Country Championships, Lloyd Park (ladies) - 7/1/17
Liz Stavreski was lead runner for Thames, finishing in a solid 27th. She was followed by Anna Garnier in 50th, Jess Davies in 105th and Jo Winn-Smith in 118th with the team finishing in 13th.
Upcoming Fixtures
2.05pm Sat 28th Jan
Southern Counties’ Cross-Country Champs Ladies
Parliament Hill
2.50pm Sat 28th Jan
Southern Counties’ Cross-Country Champs Men
Parliament Hill
12pm Sat 11st Feb
Surrey League – Ladies
3pm Sat 11st Feb
Surrey League – Men
Wimbledon Common (Hercules)
9.30am Sun 12nd Feb
Second Sunday Five & Milocarian AC

Regular Events
7.30pm Wed 25th Jan
Club Run
Thames Club House
8.45pm Wed 25th Jan
Pub Meet
The Telegraph
10am Sun 29th Jan
Club Run
Thames Club House