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Month: April 2010

Thursday 29th April – Harrogate League Race @ Ilkley

Thursday 29th April – Harrogate League Race @ Ilkley

Details of this year’s evening League Races are now available from the HDSRL website. This first race at Ilkley also included a sealed handicap race for the OAC Club Handicap Championship. A great turnout by OAC members – 47 in total – results and photos from harrogate-league.org and hopefully some more photos soon in Club Photos. Well done to everyone who took part and our thanks to Ilkley Harriers for hosting a superb evening. On the Otley handicap front, ‘fresh’…

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Sunday 25th April – Virgin London Marathon

Sunday 25th April – Virgin London Marathon

Details and results from London Marathon. Congratulations to Scott Harrington who smashed his personal best finishing 479th (2:50:38). Delight also for Lloyd Best who finished 1,775th (3.08.57) – a personal best by fifteen minutes. Hugh Pearson has struggled with injury and done admirably to finish 7,782nd (3.48.19). Neil O’Brien ran very well and was just a few seconds over the four hour mark finishing 10,987th (4.00.11). And well done also to Tom Hannah who has battled through injury to finish…

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Sunday 25th April – Sheffield Half Marathon

Sunday 25th April – Sheffield Half Marathon

From chiptiming, the race was won by Andrew Pearson (Longwood) in 67.04 and for OAC, well done to Laura Taylor who finished 1,683rd (1.53.42) and Gilly Wight returning from injury and beating the two hour barrier finishing 2,237th (1.59.35). More details from sheffieldmarathon.com.

Sunday 25th April – Fountains 10k

Sunday 25th April – Fountains 10k

Results from fountains10k show that the race was won by Fergus Meade (Leeds City) in 34.50. For OAC, Mick Jeffrey finished 43rd (42.09) and Howard Jeffrey 130th (48.58). This was the first race in the Black Sheep Race Series 2010. Photos from sportsunday.

Saturday 24th April – Three Peaks Race

Saturday 24th April – Three Peaks Race

In very warm and sunny conditions this gruelling race was won by Morgan Donnelly (Borrowdale) in 3.02.34. For OAC, superb performances all round, Ed Davies finished 41st (3.42.46), Dale Foster 57th (3.45.53), Liam Dunne 75th (3.50.20), Andy Hunt 86th (3.52.47), John Armitstead 105th (3.57.24), Tony Cunningham 137th (4.03.49) and Huw Illingworth 140th (4.05.00). Continuing, Laura Martin 275th (4.27.47), Martin Smillie 375th (4.42.49), Adam Baird 427th (4.51.05), second claim member Sharron Smith 429th (4.51.29), Chris Stacey 464th (4.58.05) and Matt Podd…

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Sunday 18th April – Pennine 10km

Sunday 18th April – Pennine 10km

This well organised re-arranged race (due to ice) from 3rd January was won by OAC’s Julian Mawson in 34.37 – nine seconds ahead of Serpentine’s Robin Tuddenham. Results from ukresults with more details from Halifax Harriers. Photos from Flamingphotography and Woodentops.

Saturday 17th April – Really Wild Boar Fell Race

Saturday 17th April – Really Wild Boar Fell Race

Report from Andrew Robertshaw: I did the Really Wild Boar Fell Race (5.5 miles / 1,400ft) on Saturday organised by Gary & Debbie Devine. I finished tenth (44.10), a little disappointed and a bit heavy legged on the climb to the summit from my endeavours in Northern Ireland the previous weekend. A small but quality field was won by Ian Holmes (Bingley) in 37.47 – a new course record. Results from fellrunner.org.