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Month: July 2012

Sunday 8th July – Morton Gala

Sunday 8th July – Morton Gala

From fellrunner, the race was won by Sean Wilkinson (Keighley & Craven) in 12.45 and the first lady in third position overall was Karen Ballantine (Keighley & Craven) in 15.40. For OAC, Rogan Ashton finished one second behind Karen in fourth position overall (15.41)

Sunday 8th July – Run For All 10km @ Leeds

Sunday 8th July – Run For All 10km @ Leeds

More details from Jane Tomlinson’s runforall.com. The race was won by Jonathan Johnson (Harrogate) in 34.53 and the first lady 63rd position overall was Chloe Ryall (Leeds City) in 40.29 (all gun positions / chip times). For OAC, Tom Midgley finished seventeenth (37.17), Julian Mawson 27th (37.44), Richard Smith 46th (39.38 – a pb), Matt Broughton 60th (40.10), Tom Potter 82nd (41.29), Reid Haddow 595th (49.37), Jane Butler 1,379th (53.11 – a pb) and Steve Haywood 1,941st (57.08 – a…

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Sunday 8th July – Chevin 5km

Sunday 8th July – Chevin 5km

The third runSunday was won by OAC’s Liam Dunne in a course record by one second finishing in 18.39. In runner’s-up position for a second day in a row was Lloyd Best (21.01) and Mick Jeffrey completed an OAC 1-2-3 finishing third (22.19). Second-claim member Emma Payne finished seventeenth (28.58) and Nick Hodgkinson swapped the sand of KSA for the slippery mud and trails of Yorkshire finishing 20th (30.58). Sarah Tomlinson (Dragons R.C.) was the first lady finishing ninth overall (27.10).

Saturday 7th July – BMC Nike Grand Prix in Stretford

Saturday 7th July – BMC Nike Grand Prix in Stretford

Report from OAC’s Racheal Bamford Ran a pb at Saturday’s BMC Nike Grand Prix in Stretford, 1500m – seventh (A race) in 4.20.61. The race was won by Amy Campbell (Shaftesbury Barnet) in 4.15.27 Report, photos and video link from the British Milers’ Club. Photos from darkstarphotos.

Saturday 7th July – Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon

Saturday 7th July – Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon

Report from OAC’s Sarah Fuller: At the weekend I once again did battle with the Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon and battle it turned out to be! As per the last two years, I entered Kirkfell class and was running with Kate Boobyer (Pudsey & Bramley). Despite it turning into a bit of an epic and a personal worse position for us we finished with smiles and enjoyed it hugely (well apart from the encounter with 2km of near-vertical impenetrable gorse…

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Saturday 7th July – Oakworth Haul Fell Race

Saturday 7th July – Oakworth Haul Fell Race

Report from OAC’s Rogan Ashton: Saturday afternoon saw me attend the Oakworth Gala Fell Race (5 miles / 650′). As Tom Potter reported last year (read report here) it is an undulating run with some tricky descending, plus this year, lots of mud. That said, the assembled field avoided the torrential rains whilst we were running (but only just!). The race was led home by Joseph Crossfield (Halifax Harriers) in 38.04 and I managed to bag a bottle of wine…

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Saturday 7th July – Park Runs

Saturday 7th July – Park Runs

Results for Bradford parkrun 166 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Sam CLEGG (M) in a time of 00:17:00. The first lady completing the course was Naomi ARMITAGE (F) (Idle AC) in a time of 00:21:57. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here. The following club members participated: 52 Reid Anthony James HADDOW 00:24:18 Report from Reid Haddow: Great running conditions today, cloudy sky, muggy conditions, 166 runners out at Lister…

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Saturday 7th July – Runner of the Month for June

Saturday 7th July – Runner of the Month for June

In a busy month, it’s well done to Richard Smith for a string of fine and improving performances which has earned him the Club’s Runner of the Month. With a personal best of 19.37 in the Park Run Leeds 5km just a few days after recording 70.49 in the Otley 10 Mile Road Race, Richard has then gone on to record his fastest 10km time of 41.30 in the multi-terrain Rainton 10km. Not forgetting either an important run in the last…

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Wednesday 4th July – Danefield Relay

Wednesday 4th July – Danefield Relay

The Danefield Relay with more details also from fellrunner. Reid Haddow reports: “On a muggy night on the Danefield part of the Chevin estate, a multitude of older and younger runners, from various clubs and parts of West Yorkshire, came to do battle in the thick mud, on a tough undulating course with a steep uphill finish before you handed over to your team-mate. The course was made muddier by the torrential rain we had had before the start of the relay race….

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