Congratulations to Scott Harrington won the Runner of the Month for March his two excellent 20 mile results at Spen (2.06.24) and Hull (2.05.41) as well as a personal best in the half marathon at Haweswater (77.30).
Report from Jack & Kath Robertshaw: The start was outside Clarence Park which is named as Thornes Park on the Ordnance Survey Map. This caused a little confusion as the given directions to the start were not very user friendly. A timing chip was incorporated in the race number. The out and back route on closed roads provided a reasonable running line however care had to be taken during the first and last km as there were numerous potholes in…
From ukresults, the race was won by Tom Adams (Ilkley) in 79.07. Within the 349 finishers, OAC were well represented with Liam Dunne an excellent sixth (88.01), Andy Hunt sixteenth (91.02), Steve Wallis 28th (93.45) and Simon Anderson 30th (95.14). Laura Martin finished as fourth lady overall in 50th position (100.35) followed closely behind by Ben Cousen 62nd (102.49), Matt Podd 115th (110.55), Colin Best 181st (121.06), Sarah McBrinn 186th (121.30), Liz Fawcett 198th (123.19) and David Cattanach 313th (147.50)….
The race was won by Tom Danby (Pocklington) in 1.57.42. OAC’s two representatives Scott Harrington and Lloyd Best both had very good runs improving on their Spen 20 times earlier in the month whilst setting personal bests as well. Scott finished tenth (2.05.41) and Lloyd 27th (2.14.19…also a new Club Record at MV45). Well done guys! Results and race video from easthullharriers.
From TDL Events, the race was won by Paul Sankey (Liverpool) in 73.24 and for OAC, Howard Jeffrey finished 1,150th overall with a chip time of 107.40 and Richard Cross 1,819th (chip time 114.10 – a pb by nine minutes).
This popular race had been extended from just over 14 to 16.7 miles this year due to the usual bridge at Water Yeat at the south end of Coniston being damaged during the floods in November and the route therefore extending down to the next crossing at Lowick. However 1,291 finishers enjoyed this extended undulating race which was won by John Herbert (Werrington Joggers) in 1.33.48 (all chip times). Following his endeavours over the trails at the Lightwater Valley 10k…
From parkrun.org, this week’s race was won by Graham Hogg (Trafford) in 16.05 and for OAC, Fiona Burke was only just outside her pb finishing 99th (27.32).
Some photos have come through from last weekend in the Lakes, see Club Photos, are there any more….?
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From Fleet Half Marathon, the race was won by Martin Shore (Thames Hare & Hounds) in 71.12 and for OAC, Tony Cunningham finished 1,080th in 115.24 (chip time 113.26).