This page explains some of the history behind the Bingley Harriers as well as some of the characters which have made the club what it is today.
The history of Bingley Harriers, at least the first 100 years, is contained in ‘The Story So Far’ – a book which is bursting at the seams with stories and information. Copies of the book are available on request for a small charge.
Bingley Harriers has been very fortunate to have enjoyed the services of some very dedicated people who have steered the Club through thick and thin for over a century.
This is particularly true of Tom Smith, who was Secretary for almost 50 years, and Bob Smith (pictured at the top of this page) after whom the ‘Bob Smith’ memorial races were named
Annual Report of 1893/4
So how did that first year go? How many joined and what went on? WS Walbank reveals all in the first Secretary’s report to the AGM.