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Month: July 2010

Saturday 31st July – Thunder Run 24

Saturday 31st July – Thunder Run 24

Report from Josie Hodgetts: One thousand runners took part in the second Thunder Run 24 at Catton Park Nr Lichfield and I was lucky enough to be one of them. Adidas invited me to trial some products. This consisted of wearing lots of free kit, doing a couple of on camera interviews, consuming lots free food and drink all weekend and also taking part in the Thunder Run 24 event. Competitors have 24hrs to complete as many laps of a…

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Saturday 31st July – Dollar Hill Race

Saturday 31st July – Dollar Hill Race

OAC’s Andrew Robertshaw travelled to Scotland to compete in this British Championship Fell Race (9.4 miles / 3,150′). The race was won by Rob Hope (Rudsey & Bramley) in 72.48 and Andrew finished 38th (85.49) See Ochil Hill Runners for results.

Thursday 29th July – The Otley Dream Mile

Thursday 29th July – The Otley Dream Mile

Despite the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona clashing with the scheduling of OAC’s Dream Mile, there was plenty to cheer at the Beckett Park track in Leeds as Racheal Bamford set a new ladies Club Record, beating Joan Cubbon’s long-standing time of 5.34. Results Zack Whitehead 5.11 Racheal Bamford 5.15 Lloyd Best 5.44 Karen Best 6.09 Mick Jeffrey 6.19 Dominic Egan 6.25 Colin Best 7.01 Antonio Cardinale 8.25 Great to see Zack returning to running after his knee operation. The Club’s…

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Wednesday 28th July – 40 Today – Happy Birthday Karen!

Wednesday 28th July – 40 Today – Happy Birthday Karen!

I would like to highlight an important milestone that has been reached today, 28th July. It is Karen Best’s 40th birthday! As a result of this wondrous occasion Karen will no doubt be turning her attention to some of the vet 40 club records. More importantly she will have to start to act appropriately for a woman of her standing and seniority within the community! Karen certainly doesn’t look 40 in this photo of her winning the Stirton Fell Race…

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Sunday 25th July – Harrogate 10k

Sunday 25th July – Harrogate 10k

The race was won by Darran Bilton (Leeds City) in 31.48 and for OAC well done to Peter Kettleborough 61st (40.55), Mick Jeffrey 143rd (44.35), Mark Berry 158th (45.14), Phil Robinson 187th (46.31), Tom Potter 236th (48.37 – a pb), Colin Best 251st (49.17), Billy Rayner 319th (51.24) and Richard Cross 435th (56.23). More details and results from harrogateharriers with photos from sportsunday. An OAC Runner of the Year event