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Month: September 2011

Sunday 18th September – Kirkstall Abbey 7 Race

Sunday 18th September – Kirkstall Abbey 7 Race

Organised by Kirkstall Harriers, the race was won in a new course record by Tom Adams (Ilkley Harriers) in 36.07 and the first lady in 33rd position overall was Julie Greenwood (Wakefield Harriers) in 46.22. For OAC, new member Tom Marsh finished 21st (45.13) and Howard Jeffrey 45th (48.16). Photos by Andrew Thrippleton here. Full results from ukresults.

Saturday 17th September – Eccup New Inn Handicap

Saturday 17th September – Eccup New Inn Handicap

Four mile Club Handicap around the Eccup New Inn course.  Honorary secretary John was a clear winner in the blustery but dry overhead conditions, if a little greasy underfoot.  Carol just took 2nd in a sprint finish with Sara.  In doing so returning to the top of the handicap table, jointly though with Matt Broughton with Ben just 4 points behind.  With just 3 races left it looks like this year’s title is going to one of the most hotly…

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Saturday 17th September – Rombalds Romp

Saturday 17th September – Rombalds Romp

Organised by Abbey Runners, this fell / trail race (7 miles / 764′) was won by Tom Adams (Ilkley Harriers) in 45.15 and the first lady in fifteenth position was Karen Hallas (Leeds City) in 54.22. For OAC, Sam Stell finished eleventh (53.07) and Abdullah Kraam 94th (90.55). Race report in the Telegraph & Argus. Photos by Andrew Thrippleton here. Results from Abbey Runners and ukresults.

Thursday 15th September – Runner of the Month for August

Thursday 15th September – Runner of the Month for August

Holding off excellent nominations for the title from Simon Anderson and Liam Dunne, the Runner of the Month bottle of wine has been awarded to Matt Broughton. Matt recorded an excellent 5km pb of 20.06 in one of the Leeds Park Runs as well as finishing 45th (pictured right) in the Round Hill Fell Race and 51st (78.30) in the Burnsall 10 Miles. Well done Matt!

Sunday 11th September – Petzl Lake District Mountain Trial

Sunday 11th September – Petzl Lake District Mountain Trial

Report from OAC’s Sarah Fuller: I completed my third Mountain Trial today and never has a race been more aptly named, it was indeed a trial and there were mountains in it (lots of them !!). This year it was held in the northern Lakes, covering the Skiddaw, Blencathra and Carrock fell area. The mountain trial is a historic event of epic proportions, started in 1952 it attracts lots of superstars (past and present) from fell-running and orienteering plus a…

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Sunday 11th September – Yorkshireman Full & Half Marathons

Sunday 11th September – Yorkshireman Full & Half Marathons

Keighley & Craven A.C.’s off-road Full (26.2 miles / 3,000′) and Half (14.8 miles / 1,850′) Marathons over the Bronte Moors from Haworth. Full Marathon – 1st Quentin Lewis (Baildon Runners): 3:20:01, Lloyd Best & Karen Best (third in Pairs): 4:19:07,  Matt Podd: 4:38.08, Hugh Pearson: 5:27.04,  Nick Hodgkinson: 5:28.27. Full results solo from fellrunner and also results pairs from fellrunner. Half Marathon – 1st Matt John (Abbey Runners, second claim OAC): 1:41.28, 23rd (and second lady) Renee Saxton: 2:02.03, 71st…

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Sunday 11th September – Wetherby 10km

Sunday 11th September – Wetherby 10km

Organised by Wetherby Runners, the race was won by Paul Lockwood (Wakefield Harriers) in 32.40 and the first lady in 33rd position was Pauline Munro (Bingley Harriers) in 38.37. For OAC, Mark Berry finished 226th (47.15), Billy Rayner 285th (48.45), Tom Hannah 317th (49.31), Carol Armitstead 356th (50.47), Justina Stringer 611th (57.59) and Hannah Mallinson 717th (62.57). Results now available from racetimingsystems.

Sunday 11th September – Yorkshire Veterans Road Relays @ Saltaire

Sunday 11th September – Yorkshire Veterans Road Relays @ Saltaire

The day after the senior relays, three of the bronze medal winning team gained silver medals in the MV35 Yorkshire Veterans Relay Championships held at Saltaire’s Roberts Park. Ian stormed round the last leg, passing the previous day’s victors Keighley & Craven on the final leg.  Bingley Harriers lead from start to finish completing the 4 by 2.8 mile course in a total time of 61.41. Full results here. Some pictures courtesy of Roy Pritchard in Club Photos. Report in…

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Saturday 10th September – Yorkshire Road Relays @ Beckett Park

Saturday 10th September – Yorkshire Road Relays @ Beckett Park

Our men’s A team came home with a bronze medal in the Yorkshire Road Relays won by Keighley and Craven and were backed up well with the B team finishing ninth. Keighley finished the 6 by 4 mile race in a total time of 130.51. For the first time we also had a ladies team in these county relays recording a tenth place finish (pictured right scrutinising the results). Rotherham took the honours in the ladies race in 64.28. Pictures…

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Wednesday 7th September – Ilkley Incline Fell Race

Wednesday 7th September – Ilkley Incline Fell Race

Described by the President as the hardest ever race he’d ever done… Tom Adams from the host club (Ilkley Harriers) won in 7.51 and finishing fourteenth overall, OAC’s Racheal Bamford broke the ladies record recording 8.54. Other Otley results: Second Bob Addey 8.16, seventh Rogan Ashton 8.44, twelfth Edward Davies 8.53, sixteenth, new second claim member, Leon Ricketts 9.07, 25th Tom Paget 9.29, 26th Huw Illingworth 9.34, 31st (and second lady) Renee Saxton 9.50, 63rd Mick Jeffrey 11.10 and 86th Antonio…

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