Archive for April, 2010

Saturday 17th April – Park Run Leeds 5km

From, Valley Striders’ Roy Huggins won the race in 17:49 and the first female athlete was Shelley Li in 17:56. For OAC, Simon Anderson finished eleventh in 18:57 and Mick Jeffrey nineteenth in 19:46.

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Thursday 15th April – Local Athletics News

A round-up in the Wharfedale Observer.

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Tuesday 13th April – Bunny Run #2 @ Haworth

From, the race weas won by Ian Holmes (Bingley) and for OAC, Graham Stead finished 219th (23.45) and Don Buffham 244th (24.58).

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Sunday 11th April – Connemara Marathon

A fantastic result for OAC’s Liam Dunne who finished fifth (2.54.59) in this race won by Sergiu Ciobanu (2.31.00).

Liam was exactly ten minutes faster than his time last year – well done!

Results and more details from Connemara Marathon.

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Sunday 11th April – Blackpool Half Marathon

From ukroadraces, the race was won by Dave Lockett (Salford) in 71.54 and for OAC, Simon Anderson finished 26th (86.03).

More details from blackpoolmarathon.

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Saturday 10th April – Silent Valley Fell Race

Report from Andrew Robertshaw:

I did this British Fell Championship Race in Mourne Mountains (10 miles / 4,500′). Really hard.

The race was won by Andy Symonds (Kendal) in 1.43.56 and I finished 44th (2.07.21).

Results and details from NIMRA.

Race report at Mud, Sweat & Tears.

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Saturday 10th April – Club Handicap at Eccup


The first of two Club Handicaps in the month took place around a 6.1 mile route at Eccup Reservoir and along Alwoodley Lane. Pictures in Club Photos.

Updated 2010 Handicap Table here.

Results and time keeping kind courtesy of John Dade:

Name                  Race Time      Handicap      Adjusted Time      Points
Chris Carver             57.24         19.00               38.24                    15
Adam Baird               57.40        14.00               43.40                     14
Julian Mawson          58.06        24.00               34.06                    13
Mick Jeffery               58.17         17.00             41.17                     12
John Armistead         58.52         18.00             40.52                     11
Colin Best                  58.56         13.00             45.56                     10
Huw Illingworth        59.00        19.00              40.00                      9
Michael Fryer            59.18         11.00              48.18                     8
Andy Sumner             59.51          8.00              51.51              Guest
Bob Payne                  60.35          9.00               51.35                    7
Billy Rayner                61.21         8.00              53.21                      6
Antonio Cardinale     61.36         0.00              61.36                      5

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Saturday 10th April – Park Run Leeds 5km

From, the race was won by Kevin Ogden (Spenborough) in 16.49 and for OAC, Fiona Burke finished 163rd (28.15).

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Tuesday 6th April – Bunny Run #1 @ Haworth

From, the race was won by Ian Holmes (Bingley) in 15.41 and for OAC, second claim member Bob Payne finished 219th (25.21) and Don Buffham 256th (27.23).

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Sunday 4th April – Guiseley Gallop 10km approx Trail

SDC10071Despite the dry conditions on the day, recent rain made the underfoot conditions for this already demanding course even more challenging than usual.

The winner on the day was Tom Adams (Ilkley) in 36.08.

First home for OAC was Ed Davies (pictured) in ninth (40.00) followed by Steve Wallace 27th (42.37), Mick Jeffrey 45th (45.20), Neil Charlton 81st (48.15), Colin Best 148th (52.30), Howard Jeffrey 214th (56.05), second claim member Bob Payne 230th (57.08) and Liz Ashton 358th(66.06).

This was the first trail race in OAC’s Runner of the Year Championship.

More details from organising club Skyrac with results from ukresults.

Race report in the Wharfedale Observer.

Pictures from Sportsunday and also on OAC’s Club Photos (hint: try the slideshow option).

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