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Month: March 2011

Sunday 20th March – East Hull 20 Miles

Sunday 20th March – East Hull 20 Miles

OAC’s Tom Midgley texts in: The race was won by Steve Bateson (East Hull) in 1.51.01. I finished thirteenth in 2.04.46 and Tom Potter finished 151st in 2.41.16 – a new pb by six minutes for him. Lloyd Best finished 34th in 2.16.49 and Karen Best finished 61st (and first FV40 / third female) in 2.21.56, setting new Club Records in the open ladies and LV40 categories. More details from easthullharriers and ukresults. Pictures (including the photo right of Tom…

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Sunday 20th March – Epilepsy Action Bradford 10km

Sunday 20th March – Epilepsy Action Bradford 10km

Report from OAC’s Matt Podd: Well it makes a change from off-road Marathons, especially with a streaming cold! Won by Matt Clough (Leeds City) in 32.31 and first lady was Margaret Beaver (Stainland Lions) in 39.02. I came in 92nd/1,057 in 42.08 gun, 41.59 chip – a pb by 22 seconds. Dominic Egan was 259th in 47.12 but he had the wrong vest on! Richard Cross was 416th in 50.14 gun, 49.57 chip and I think that was all from…

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Friday 18th March – Salwa 10km (KSA)

Friday 18th March – Salwa 10km (KSA)

Report from OAC’s Nick Hodgkinson: Hello everyone, I’m not sure if today’s SALWA 10km will be of any great interest to anyone. My time? – Still a very depressing 51.08 but a new Saudi PB by about 7 minutes nevertheless and finished 21st. The race was won by Rob Foster in 37.01. So I thought that I would send you a few of today’s interesting observations. My next-door neighbours’ garage has a big sign saying “Don’t Parking Here”. I had…

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Sunday 13th March – Spen 20 Miles

Sunday 13th March – Spen 20 Miles

Organised by spenac. The race was won by David Thompson (Barnsley) in 1.58.27. OAC’s Tom Midgley finished an excellent third (and winning the Yorkshire bronze medal) in 2.03.21. Also running well in this challenging event were Andrew Leonard 109th (2.39.55), Tom Potter 149th (2.47.17), Matt Broughton 190th (2.56.09) and Billy Rayner 232nd (3.09.29). Results from ukresults.

Sunday 13th March – Burnley 10km

Sunday 13th March – Burnley 10km

Report from OAC’s Phil Robinson: In my last year at school I was a regular attender at Turf Moor in the season that Burnley won the football league championship (1959-60). Since I stopped going, they’ve never been the same. So it was rehearsing the past when I joined in this 10km race which started and finished at a school adjacent to Burnley fire station, just behind Turf Moor. The route climbed steadily from the town centre up Todmorden Road, turned…

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Saturday 12th March – Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round

Saturday 12th March – Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round

The Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round was organised by Clayton Le Moors Harriers. Shaun Godsman (Calder Valley FR) won in 1.09.41 and the first lady was Tamara Hird (Wharfedale Harriers) in 1.28.42. OAC’s Sharron Smith finished 104th (and eighth lady) in 1.40.46. Results from fellrunner.

Saturday 12th March – Dent 14

Saturday 12th March – Dent 14

OAC’s Simon Anderson and Julian Mawson travelled up to Dent and paced a run round the Dent 14 mile course together finishing 34th (95.10) and 35th (95.12) respectively. The race was won by Peter Parker (Altrincham) in 78.23 ahead of Steve Littler (Wesham) in 78.30 and Clark Kent (Altrincham) in 79.45. Some sort of Super-Hero convention also taking place in the village on the same weekend. Holy smokes, what are the chances of that?! More details and results from dentdale….

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