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Month: October 2009

Sunday 11th October – Complete Runner Cross-Country @ Halifax

Sunday 11th October – Complete Runner Cross-Country @ Halifax

More details from West Yorkshire Athletics Cross Country League and results from completerunner. Race reports also in the Yorkshire Post and the Telegraph & Argus. In the ladies race won by Lizzie Adams (Knavesmire) in 16.54, OAC were well represented by Stephanie Haughton 28th (19.40) and Izzie Wreford 63rd (21.16). There were 100 finishers. The men’s race was won by Andrew Pearson (Longwood) in 29.45 and he was followed by Kim Critchley (Knavesmire) (30.05) who was fractionally ahead of OAC’s…

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Sunday 11th October – Yorkshire Coast 10km

Sunday 11th October – Yorkshire Coast 10km

Iwan Thomas meets Zack Whitehead at the Yorkshire Coast 10km in Scarborough. Results show the race was won by Alec Duffield (Loftus) in 31.48 (all chip times) and for OAC, Zack Whitehead finished seventh (34.10), Racheal Bamford 73rd (and fourth lady) (41.22) and Bridget Barr 311th (48.41). More details from yorkshirecoast10k.

Saturday 10th October – Park Run Leeds 5km

Saturday 10th October – Park Run Leeds 5km

From parkrun.org, the race was won by Gwilym Thomas (Valley Striders) in 17.08 and for OAC, Mick Jeffrey finished 23rd overall (first MV55) in 19.21. This was the fastest time for an MV55 in the series (105 events) and 35th/2487 entrants in the series age graded.

Saturday 10th October – Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race

Saturday 10th October – Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race

Report from Sharron Smith: A few words on the Langdale Horseshoe (14 miles / 4,000′ ascent) – a counter in the English Fell Running Championship. We started out running into cloud as the race headed up Dungeon Ghyll. The first climb brought us above the cloud into autumn sunshine with spectacular views of Langdale. However what makes this race so challenging is the amount of climbing and descending with rocky parts which are not for the faint hearted! My choice…

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Sunday 4th October – The Lafarge Helwith Bridge Duathlon

Sunday 4th October – The Lafarge Helwith Bridge Duathlon

In the Helwith Bridge Duathlon which consisted of a 4 mile run, a 23 mile cycle and a second 4 mile run which was won by Richard Howarth (Leeds Bradford Triathlon) in 1.54.43, OAC’s Bob Addey finished an excellent fourth overall in a time of 1.57.25. Rogan Ashton followed closely behind in eighteenth (2.05.51) and Renee Saxton continued her excellent recent form to finish 21st (and second lady) in 2.06.40. Full results from ukresults.

Sunday 4th October – Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Sunday 4th October – Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Started from Sykeside Camping Park, Brotherswater and ran in an anticlockwise direction with the first changeover at Kirkstone. The Relay is for Club teams of eight runners. Each of the four legs must be covered by two runners from each team. Race Report from Andrew Robertshaw: 44th overall and fourth mixed team. New course record for the winners Borrowdale again. Good conditions, clear throughout despite the occasional shower and the first time we’ve finished a mixed team. Special mention to Rachael…

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