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Month: November 2010

Saturday 27th November – Kinnity Castle Half Marathon (Irl)

Saturday 27th November – Kinnity Castle Half Marathon (Irl)

Report from Liam Dunne on today’s inaugural Kinnity Castle Half Marathon: It was run in bitter cold conditions with a light snow fall. There were approx 400 on the start line including Ireland’s female marathon representative from the Beijing Olympics, Pauline Curley. The course (quick youtube video here!) consisted of quiet back roads, mainly flat with a little undulation so I was hoping to beat my PB of 1hr 19mins and approx 30secs. With the help of my Garmin I…

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Thursday 25th November – Club Subscriptions

Thursday 25th November – Club Subscriptions

Thank you to members who have paid their Club Subscriptions as set at the AGM in September. For those members who have not yet paid and who joined OAC before Spring 2010, please can they arrange appropriate payment (£25 first claim or £15 second claim / student) made payable to Otley A.C. or contact Julian with any questions / payment method options. Thank you again.

Sunday 21st November – Leeds Abbey Dash 10km

Sunday 21st November – Leeds Abbey Dash 10km

The Leeds Abbey Dash – a Club Runner of the Year event. Results from raceahead. Photos from sportscam and video from theguardian. The race was won by Neilson Hall (Bedford & County) in 29.17. For OAC (all gun positions & chip times), Racheal Bamford finished 226th (37.28 – a pb by over a minute), Lloyd Best 246th (37.18 – a pb), Mick Jeffrey 515th (41.15), Karen Best 524th (40.50 – eighth FV40), second claim member Richard Clarke 786th (43.01) and…

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Saturday 20th November – Harriers v Cyclists

Saturday 20th November – Harriers v Cyclists

Harriers v Cyclists Fell Race (6 miles / 650′) organised by Bingley Harriers. The race was won by Rob Jebb (Wheel Base) on his cycle in 32.19. For OAC, Bob Addey was also on his cycle finishing 27th (40.11) and then on shanks’s pony, Ed Davies finished 29th (40.28), Renee Saxton 58th (and second lady by a few seconds) in 45.58 and Hugh Pearson 65th (47.14).

Sunday 14th November – Barnsley 10km

Sunday 14th November – Barnsley 10km

OAC’s Mark Hall reports on the Barnsley 10km: Finished eighth (and first MV50) out of nearly 700 finishers. The race was won by Andy Ward (Clowne Road Runners) in 31.34. Tough last two miles – still on for 33 minutes at five miles but the hill at the end made it 34.21. I’m still pleased though as beat some good runners and it’s a new MV50 Club Record. Second claim member Beth Massey finished 166th overall as sixteenth lady (and…

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Saturday 13th November – The Tour of Pendle

Saturday 13th November – The Tour of Pendle

OAC’s Matt Podd reports: The many of us, all back safely from this venture over t’border to play in the Tour of Pendle – AL fell race (16.8 miles / 4,830′) organised by Clayton Le Moors Harriers. All weather fell racing – we had it all. Sun, rain, hail, sleet and it changed every five minutes. The over-riding impression though was cold, wet and slippery underfoot. The racw was won by James Logue (Calder Valley) 2:27:34 and Lynne Clough (Chorley)…

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