This relay event was won by Leeds City. The OAC ladies team finished 23rd (and second ladies team) with Laura Martin (22.08), Pange Srivastava (25.45) and Karen Best (23.06). Results courtesy of Fellandale here. More details from fellandale.com.
A round-up in the Telegraph & Argus.
Results from riponrunners show Gary Dunn (Thirsk) won the race in 33.36. For OAC, Mick Jeffrey finished 28th (41.20). A race in the blacksheepraceseries.
Report from Andrew Robertshaw: Finished a disappointing 98th (40.34) at the Sedbergh 3 Peaks (or really only 2 Peaks as the third can’t have been more than a 20m ascent!!) – a British & English Championship Race. The winner was Tim Davies (Mercia) in 31.59 and perhaps it was too warm and three weeks with no running caught up with me I think… See also mudsweatandtears and results from fellrunner.org
Report from Chris Carver: I took part in the Bradford Park Run this morning. A fairly new event taking place at Lister Park. The course was different to their usual route – because of other events this weekend – and included the steep climb parallel to Emm Lane two and a half times. I finished 8th out of 101 with a time of 19.29 which I’m quite pleased with considering I ran the 8.5 miles to the start, leaving home…
A report from Huw Illingworth: I travelled down to visit some family in Derbyshire and decided to try out their local race, the Tideswell Fell Race, which is a nice low key fell event mostly trail but taking in a short sharp ascent and descent of one of the area’s steep valleys. Over the 4.4 miles/850ft distance, I found myself in the leading group for the first ten minutes or so (a slightly surreal experience I have to say), before…
From Wharfedale Harriers, the race was won by Gareth Hird (Wharfedale Harriers) in 37.32. For OAC, second claim member Sharron Smith finished 48th (47.44) followed by Bob Baker 57th (50.06) and Don Buffham 82nd (57.29).
Very sad to read in the Yorkshire Evening Post and Yorkshire Post of the death of John Lunn, Leeds City A.C.’s charismatic mentor and all round stalwart. Our sincere condolences to his family and to Leeds City A.C. on this great loss to all in athletics.
A round-up of local athletics news in both the Wharfedale Observer and the Telegraph & Argus. And a report on Otley’s Town Cycle Races in the Wharfedale Observer with some photos on FlickR here, here and here.
Sunny and and warm conditions for this approximate 10km road course starting and finishing at Leathley Church. Pictures in Club Photos. Another great turnout for the second running of this route devised by Liz Fawcett. We always welcome new routes for the handicap, so if you can think of a route that you think would be worth a try, don’t hesitate to suggest it to the honorary handicapper…. Guest runner Matt Broughton was first back ahead of Emma who unsure…