Gallery: Havering athletes pull on their running shoes to celebrate club’s 25th anniversary

PUBLISHED: 13:54 17 June 2015 | UPDATED: 13:54 17 June 2015

Havering 90 Joggers 25th anniversary run

Havering 90 Joggers 25th anniversary run


Havering 90s Joggers celebrated 25 years of pounding pavements with an anniversary 10k run.

On Sunday 220 athletes sped through Thames Charse Forest Centre, in Pike Lane, Upminster.

Race organiser, Roger Winston, said: “The race day was perfect we don’t feel that we could have done anything differently to have improve it.”

Jeff Fenton, press officer, added: “We had lots of positive feedback after the race and it was nice to see some ex-members come back and take part in the run.”

Havering 90s Joggers was formed in June 1990 by a handful of keen runners who met in the lobby of Harrow Lodge Sports Centre,

Havering 90 Joggers celebrate their 25th anniversary with a special runHavering 90 Joggers celebrate their 25th anniversary with a special run

in Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch.

Today the club has a membership of almost 180 runners, including seven of its founders.

It caters for all abilities from those pulling on a pair of running shoes for the first time to experienced runners who are able to complete a marathon in less than three hours.

Members take part in a wide variety of events including park runs and organised competitions.

Celebrations of the club’s 25 years of activity will continue on Saturday when it will host a dinner dance in Hornchurch for members, their families and


The group meets in the sports room of Abbs Cross Health & Fitness Centre, in Abbs Cross Lane, Hornchurch, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7pm.

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