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Month: July 2010

Saturday 24th July – Snowdon Race

Saturday 24th July – Snowdon Race

The race was won by Robbie Simpson in 67.59. For OAC, Ben Cousen finished 168th (98.43), second claim member Sharron Smith 215th (103.00) and Matt Podd 380th (122.08) Results and details from snowdonrace and Mud, Sweat & Tears.

Wednesday 21st July – Golden Acre Relay

Wednesday 21st July – Golden Acre Relay

Report from Colin Best: Four OAC teams entered the Golden Acre Relay: Otley Flyers – Ben Cousen (17.05), Andy Hunt (16.53) and Bob Addey (15.30) were seventh in 49.28. Otley Survivors – Dale Foster (16.05), Chris Carver (17.50) and Andrew Robertshaw (16.20) were eighth in 50.15. Otley Babes – Sharon Smith (19.36), Pange Srivastava (20.40) and Renee Saxton (19.40) were fifth ladies team and 40th overall in 59.56. The Otwets – Phil Robinson (20.26), Dominic Egan (20.48) and Andy Wheeler…

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Sunday 18th July – Burton Leonard 10km

Sunday 18th July – Burton Leonard 10km

Report from Phil Robinson: Looking round at the start, I was the only OAC runner taking part. On a very warm muggy afternoon the pace (mine) was sluggish. Much of the route is off road and quite undulating. Gary Dunn (Thirsk) won the race in 34.08 and I finished 84th out of 213 in a depressing 48.54, just behind Bill Wade of Holmfirth, one of my regular age-group targets. Talking to Bill before the race, he owned up to having…

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Saturday 17th July – Yorkshire Wolds Half Marathon

Saturday 17th July – Yorkshire Wolds Half Marathon

A Club Runner of the Year event and also an intrinsic part of the Bishop Wilton Show. Results from ukresults detail that the race was won by Matt Moorhouse (Salford) in 72.33 and for OAC, Dale Foster finished tenth (81.32) and Billy Rayner 172nd (113.14). Photos courtesy of pocklingtonrunners show Dale Foster and Billy Rayner both enjoying one of the most scenic races of the year. Billy comments, “My time was 1:53:14 and very pleased with that. Nearly two and…

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Saturday 17th July – Park Run Bushy Park 5km

Saturday 17th July – Park Run Bushy Park 5km

Report from Tom Paget: In Surrey on our family summer holiday, and as part of the “having time to yourself whilst your spouse looks after the children so you can go for a run/have a lie in negotiations”, it was my turn to look after them this morning. However not to be outdone, I decided to run the Bushy Park 5k, with the slight inconvenience of pushing a double buggy, complete with two children. After removing all child comforts from…

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Friday 16th July – Washburn Valley Relay

Friday 16th July – Washburn Valley Relay

Thanks and well done to over 50 adult and seven junior teams that took part in this year’s Washburn Valley Relay. Results on the Washburn Valley Relay page. Pictures in the Club Photos page. The winning men’s team was the Airedale Athletics Network who take the Tony Allen Trophy, the ladies trophy (The Joyce Smith Trophy) was won by Otley A.C. and the mixed team trophy (The Divan Centre Cup) was won by Pudsey Pacers. The inaugural junior event was…

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Thursday 15th July – Harrogate League Handicap & Presentation Night

Thursday 15th July – Harrogate League Handicap & Presentation Night

Results and photographs from the Norman Smith Handicap and HDSRL Presentation Night hosted superbly by Ripon Runners are now available from harrogate-league.org. Well done to all the members who took part and to all this year’s hosting clubs. Thanks also to the League’s generous sponsors namely up and running, bedguru and hambleton ales.