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Month: September 2012

Sunday 16th September – Club Handicap @ Esholt

Sunday 16th September – Club Handicap @ Esholt

This morning the latest Club Handicap around Esholt (5.01 miles) finished with a Mo Farah like sprint finish from President Mick, passing Graham in the final few metres of the long straight finish, taking his first handicap win since January 2007. A disappointing 7 toed the start line, with Neil unfortunately pulling up with a calf problem.  With all his rivals missing the race Richard extended his lead in the handicap table to 20 points, but with the best  10…

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Sunday 16th September – Great North Run

Sunday 16th September – Great North Run

OAC’s Reid Haddow reports: “Well this really was a journey into ‘Black and White’ country, massively supported by a great crowd of people all around the course and in the pouring rain as well for the last eight miles. As silly as it sounds, the course is fairly undulating, nothing too serious, but you knew the ascents were there, especially between the nine and twelve mile markers and then the long run home down the sea-front at South Shields. Well…

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Saturday 15th September – Three Shires Fell Race

Saturday 15th September – Three Shires Fell Race

The Three Shires Fell Race (12.4 miles / 4,003′) was won by Rhys Findlay-Robinson (Dark Peak) in 1.59.44 and the first lady in 24th position overall was Jasmin Paris (Carnethy) in 2.16.26. For OAC, experienced fell-runner John Armitstead guided his sister Anne Pickles around this very challenging race and they finished 192nd and 193rd in 3.08.30 and 3.08.33 respectively. Results from amblesideac.

Saturday 15th September – Rombalds Romp

Saturday 15th September – Rombalds Romp

Organised by Abbey Runners, this fell / trail race (7 miles / 1,083′) was jointly won by Quentin Lewis (Baildon Runners) and Colin Walker (Pudsey & Bramley) in 45.34 and the first lady in 24th position was Rachel Pilling (Pudsey & Bramley) in 54.16. Combined fell / trail results here. For OAC, Rogan Ashton finished fifth (49.04), Simon Anderson 39th (57.18) and Gloria Jackson 152nd (102.35).

Saturday 15th September – Park Runs

Saturday 15th September – Park Runs

Results for Bradford parkrun 248 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Marko GVERO (M) (Keighley & Craven AC) in a time of 00:17:29. The first lady completing the course was Amanda STERLING (F) (Keighley & Craven AC) in a time of 00:21:46. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here. The following club members participated: 30 Michael JEFFREY 00:21:40 Results for Leeds parkrun 324 participants completed the run today. The first male…

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Wednesday 12th September – Roseberry Topping Fell Race

Wednesday 12th September – Roseberry Topping Fell Race

From OAC’s Graham Lake: I’m not sure I can beat Dale Foster’s cracking report from last year but here goes…. Three intrepid OAC runners, Matt Broughton, Richard Smith and myself set off after work on Wednesday night for the Roseberry Topping Fell Race, a paltry 1.4m miles / 712′. Myself and Matt grew up not far from the ‘Cleveland Matterhorn’ and so it was on our to-do tick-list and Rich bravely came along for the fun. We got there just…

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Sunday 9th September – Yorkshire Veterans Relays @ Saltaire

Sunday 9th September – Yorkshire Veterans Relays @ Saltaire

Details from yvaa. The mv35 race (2 x 2.8 miles) was won by Barnsley in 60.41 and the OAC mv35 A Team (Andy Robertshaw 15.23, Liam Dunne 15.35, Simon Anderson 16.43 and Julian Mawson 17.27) finished third in 65.08. The OAC mv35 B Team also had an excellent result finishing fifth overall in 70.12 also with impressive individual times (Matt Broughton 16.50, Lloyd Best 17.14, Graham Lake 17.14 and Mick Jeffrey 18.54). The mv50 race (3 x 2.8 miles) was…

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Sunday 9th September – Wetherby 10km

Sunday 9th September – Wetherby 10km

Organised by Wetherby Runners A.C. the race was won by Darran Bilton (Leeds City) in 32.45 and the first lady in nineteenth position overall was Emma Yates (Knavesmire) in 38.07 (all gun position / chip times). For OAC, Tom Hannah finished 270th (50.00), Billy Rayner 309th (50.58), Chris Wordsworth 437th (55.44), Dave Hainsworth 445th (55.46), Liz Ashton 466th (56.46), Joanna Hobson 477th (56.36), Sara Richard 481st (56.52), Hannah Mallinson 526th (58.15) and Steve Haywood 681st (65.55). Results from ukresults.

Sunday 9th September – Yorkshireman Full & Half Marathons

Sunday 9th September – Yorkshireman Full & Half Marathons

Keighley & Craven A.C.’s off-road Full (26.1 miles / 3,281′) and Half (14.3 miles / 1,968′) Marathons over the Brontë Moors from Haworth. The Full Marathon was won by Richard Pattinson (Pudsey & Bramley) in 3.16.57 and OAC’s Ed Davies was very well placed in fourth overall (3.40.52). The first lady was Nikki Brockbank (Springfield Striders) in ninth position overall (4.08.47). In the Half Marathon won by Ben Mounsey (Calder Valley) in 1.41.58 and Liza Barry (CLC Striders) in 23rd…

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