History - 100yrs +
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100 Years: 1907 - 2007
Pioneers: Holmfirth Harriers in 1911We were 100 years old in October 2007 and we created a programme of lots of different kinds of events and activities to celebrate. Read more below.
The authors: Graham Ellis, Norman Berry and John Buckingham
See How They Run - The History of Holmfirth Harriers Athletic Club
By Graham Ellis, Norman Berry and John Buckingham
A comprehensive, once-in-a lifetime record of the first 100 years of running with Holmfirth Harriers. From the very first meeting of a handful of like-minded young men in the Elephant & Castle pub, Holmfirth, to the 600-strong thriving athletics club that now enjoys a permanent base at Neiley.
- hardcover binding with photo montage on front and back covers
- over 400 illustrations (including 183 colour images)
- 672 pages covering three periods: 1907-1986, 1986-1998 and 1999-present
- details sourced from Club minute books, newspaper archives, committee reports, event programmes, and personal recollections
- Foreword by Ashley Smith, current HHAC President
Extra early-bird discount for all members of Holmfirth Harriers AC 100 advance copies available before Christmas (first come, first served). Publication subsidised by Holmfirth Harriers AC and sponsors
Centenary Presentation Evening
The Centenary Evening held at the Cedar Court Hotel, Huddersfield was a resounding success and much enjoyed by all those who attended. See the pictures in our gallery.
7th Oct 2007
Centenary tiePrice £12.50
Available from Norman Berry tel: 01484 602922 Mob 07860 263677.
Centenary medalHave you got yours?
All paid-up members are entitled to a Centenary Medal. If you have joined since September /October 2007 you will not have received a medal. Please now see Brian Heywood (665029) to obtain yours.
Other members, who have not yet claimed theirs, your name should be in the list adjacent to this notice and your medal in the box at Neiley Pavilion. Please take it and cross your name off the list.
Race and events calendar
All new members must attend an induction session before they will be allowed to join in any training sessions/runs.
For details of the next induction sessions, please review the race and events calendar above