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Month: April 2012

Thursday 19th April – Fewston Handicap

Thursday 19th April – Fewston Handicap

Michael finished a clear winner on a cold and damp night at the latest handicap on the 4 mile circuit of Fewston Reservoir.  John Armitstead’s sister just held off Billy, who now leads the handicap table on 64 pts, 5 pts ahead of Tom Marsh.  The honorary treasurer, Julian recorded the fastest time of the night. Don’t forget the next handicap is a ‘sealed’ handicap at the 1st Harrogate League race at Ilkley a week on Tuesday…  See latest handicap…

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Tuesday 17th April – Bunny Run #3 @ Haworth

Tuesday 17th April – Bunny Run #3 @ Haworth

From woodentops, the race was won by Tom Adams (Ilkley) in 15.35 and the first lady in 25th position overall was Katie Walshaw (Holmfirth) in 17.52. For OAC, Andrew Robertshaw finished 27th (18.04), John Merritt 49th (18.53), Huw Illingworth 61st (19.18), Mick Jeffrey 130th (21.49) and Caron Ralph 187th (24.00).

Sunday 15th April – Paris Marathon (Fra)

Sunday 15th April – Paris Marathon (Fra)

OAC’s Tom Potter texts in: “Bonjour! I completed the Paris Marathon this morning in 3.35.26. Pretty annoyed since I wanted under 3.30 but hey-ho, it’s another marathon under my belt. Weather conditions were perfect for marathon running, not particularly warm and overcast for much of the race. In comparison to the London Marathon it is quite rural and not as well supported along the course. Despite my disappointment I thoroughly enjoyed the race and the other participants that I spoke…

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Sunday 15th April – Wakefield 10km

Sunday 15th April – Wakefield 10km

From ukresults, the race was won by Matthew Pierson (Holmfirth Harriers) in 31.23 and the first lady in 28th position overall was Helen Singleton (Wakefield) in 36.25. OAC’s Tom Paget reports: “After successfully running a few of the 5k Parkruns with the double pushchair recently, I have been meaning to try a 10k. With half the family out at a birthday party this morning, Sophie (our youngest and more importantly, our lightest) and I decided to enter the Wakefield 10k….

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Saturday 14th April – Meanwood Valley Trail Race

Saturday 14th April – Meanwood Valley Trail Race

Organised by Valley Striders, the race covers approximately 7½ miles on footpaths along and near the Meanwood Valley Trail. The race was won by Jon Holt (Leeds Metropolitan A.C. / Trafford) in 42.48 and the first lady in fifteenth position overall was Sue Brown (Unattached) 48.10. For OAC, excellent runs recorded by Andrew Robertshaw sixth (first MV40) in 45.40, Dale Foster ninth (second MV40) in 46.52 and Rogan Ashton thirteenth (47.50). Continuing, Howard Jeffrey 46th (53.24), Mick Jeffrey 49th (third…

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Saturday 14th April – Park Runs

Saturday 14th April – Park Runs

Results for Brockwell parkrun, event number 68, 14/04/2012. 166 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was John FRANKLIN (M) (Metropolitan Police AC) in a time of 00:15:34. The first lady completing the course was Lili COLLINS (F) (South London Harriers) in a time of 00:21:42. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here: The following club members participated: 3 Matthew JOHN 00:16:10 Results for Brueton parkrun, event number 91, 14/04/2012. 146 participants completed…

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Tuesday 10th April – Bunny Run #2 @ Haworth

Tuesday 10th April – Bunny Run #2 @ Haworth

From woodentops, the race was won by Ian Holmes (Bingley) in 15.59 and the first lady in twelfth position overall was Katie Walshaw (Holmfirth) in 17.27. For OAC, John Merritt finished 50th (19.20), Renee Saxton 84th (21.15), Tamara Weatherhead 112th (22.03), Sharron Smith 120th (22.17) and Caron Ralph 168th (23.56)

Sunday 8th April – Guiseley Gallop 10km approx Trail

Sunday 8th April – Guiseley Gallop 10km approx Trail

Organised by Skyrac A.C.. From ukresults, the race was won by Jack Simpson (Unattached) in 35.01 and the first lady in eighteenth position overall was Sue Brown (Unattached) in 40.29. For OAC, Ed Davies finished twelfth (39.32), Rogan Ashton fourteenth (40.08), Howard Jeffrey 40th (and second MV55) 43.37, Richard Clarke 48th (44.18), Mick Jeffrey 70th (and second MV60) 45.46 and Tom Marsh 120th (48.55). Continuing, Tamara Weatherhead 122nd (48.57), Karen Potter 138th (49.52), Andrew Ackroyd 151st (50.53), Tom Hannah 220th…

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Sunday 8th April – Hull Marathon

Sunday 8th April – Hull Marathon

OAC’s Billy Rayner texts in from the Hull Marathon: Finished 326th overall in a new pb with a time of 3.51.48 (all chip times). Sara Richard finished her first Marathon in 442nd position (4.06.18) just ahead of new member John Davis 444th (4.06.50). The race was won by Phill Taylor (Bridlington) in 2.31.29 and the first lady in thirteenth position overall was Jackie Lord (Unattached) in 2.56.10. Results from ukresults.