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Month: February 2010

Saturday 6th February – Yorkshire Veterans Cross-Country Championships

Saturday 6th February – Yorkshire Veterans Cross-Country Championships

Report from Jack & Kath Robertshaw: It was cold, damp and very misty at Graves Park, Sheffield for the annual Yorkshire Veterans XC Championships. The course was remarkably free of any real mud, it was soft and very runnable. The men ran four laps of the 2.5km circuit whilst the women and O70 men did two laps. The start was a long downhill section followed by a tricky steep climb through the woods and a couple of long drags around…

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Saturday 6th February – Wadsworth Trog

Saturday 6th February – Wadsworth Trog

Report from Michael Fryer: The fog never looked like clearing on Saturday over Wadsworth Moor as three OAC members headed over for Calder Valley Fell Runners’ Wadsworth Trog Race (20 Miles / 4,000′ ascent). Adam Baird and Michael Fryer had both had to pull out which left Tony Cunningham as OAC’s sole representative in the very tough 20 mile fell race. Tony had made the trip up from London just for the race (evidently training opportunities for the Three Peaks…

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Saturday 6th February – Rombalds Stride

Saturday 6th February – Rombalds Stride

The race was won by Graham Pearce (2:38:31) and first OAC finisher was Dale Foster (9th, 3:02:38) with Edward Davies close behind (10th, 3:04:02). Next OAC finisher was Ben Cousen (65th, 3:59:14) followed by second claimer Sharron Smith (66th, 3:59:41), Angela Srivastava (68th, 3:59:41), Laura Martin (78th, 4:04:30), Matt Podd (116th, 4:25:20), second claimer Bob Payne (175th, 5:07:24), Beate Schmidt-Rohlfing (239th, 6:07:25), Paul Clifford (289th, 6:49:22). Nick Hodgkinson also finished but his result got lost in the mist like Laura….

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