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Month: September 2009

Sunday 27th September – Yorkshire Veterans Road Relays @ Ilkley

Sunday 27th September – Yorkshire Veterans Road Relays @ Ilkley

Our thanks to Ilkley Harriers for staging such an enjoyable and well organised event over the same 2.9 mile route. Thanks too to OAC’s Mick Jeffrey for co-ordinating the OAC teams. The highlight was a team win in the MV35 category by Julian, Dale, Andrew and Ian…Ian recording the fastest time of the day…. MV35 1st overall. Julian Mawson 16.24, Dale Foster 17.00, Andrew Robertshaw 16.48 and Ian Fisher 15.08. Incomplete. Hugh Pearson 19.32, Rogan Ashton 18.30 and Chris Carver…

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Sunday 27th September – Sutton Seven Miles

Sunday 27th September – Sutton Seven Miles

Zack Whitehad texts in from Sutton-on-the-Forest near York to report his first open race win. Congratulations as well to Racheal Bamford who finished an impressive second overall in the ladies race. More details from Peter McGouran: Zac           1st    39:10 Dan           21st    44:59 Racheal     29th    46:21 (second lady) Peter        89th    57:20 Ursula       97th    59:31 (second FV50) Really nice day, a bit windy, 152 finishers. Full results from ukresults.

Sunday 27th September – Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross

Sunday 27th September – Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross

Huw Illingworth reports: Conditions were pretty good and there were lots of OAC members out for the day. The race was won by Nick Craig (Scott UK) in 2:54:12. First OAC member home was Bob Addey in a very impressive 24th (nineteenth senior and fastest newcomer) in 3:25:50 Andy Hunt I can’t find but he had an excellent race and was definitely second in for OAC in under 4 hours. John Armistead 158th (sixth MV50) in 4:11:55 Renee Saxton 190th…

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Sunday 27th September – Horsforth 10km

Sunday 27th September – Horsforth 10km

After a long slow uphill to start, it was down and flat all the way back with OAC finishers as follows       Runner Position Time       Stephanie Haughton 79 44.02 Matt Podd 105 45.12 Neil Charlton 106 45.13 Billy Rayner 243 51.12 The race was won by Paul Lockwood (Wakefield) in 34.18 with full results available from ukresults.

Sunday 20th September – Club Handicap @ Esholt

Sunday 20th September – Club Handicap @ Esholt

Report from deputy timekeeper, John Dade of the Esholt Handicap (5.01 miles): New ladies record Racheal Bamford in 34.31, beating Helen Walsh’s 37.07. Storming run by Bob Payne to take the first place. Huw Illingworth 3.35 faster than last year. Michael Pickard 1.08 faster than last year. Others affected by long runs on Saturday or the Otley Festival. Billy was spotted rolling down the street eating pizza at 1.30am previous evening. PS I haven’t told him this but I set…

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Sunday 20th September – Keswick 12km Open Mountain Race

Sunday 20th September – Keswick 12km Open Mountain Race

More details from cumbriacommonwealthchampionships, but Andrew Robershaw texts in that he finished tenth in 57.29 and Dave Fox finished 67th in 81.00 and the race was again won by a Kenyan, Prasad Prasad, in 51.04. Overall a good race although was overtaken on the downhill on each of the three laps. My time would have placed me second to last in the main race! Full results at race-results. Lots of weekend photos on Dave Woodhead’s Woodentops website.

Sunday 20th September – Garstang Half Marathon

Sunday 20th September – Garstang Half Marathon

In sunny conditions over an undulating course, the race was won by Steve Hallas (Preston) in 75.32 and OAC’s Julian Mawson finished in second place (76.40). OAC’s Jane Shelmerdine was also second in the ladies race (51st overall) in 96.05. Results and details from Garstang Running Club and also from ukresults.

Sunday 20th September – Kirkstall Valley Trail Race

Sunday 20th September – Kirkstall Valley Trail Race

From Kirkstall Harriers and ukresults, the race was won by Fergus Meade (Aldershot) in 40.29. For OAC, Lloyd Best ran his second race in two days finishing eleventh (46.56), Karen Best 30th (and third lady) in 50.39 and Howard Jeffrey 45th (52.42). Race report in the Telegraph & Argus.