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Month: May 2013

Monday 27th May – Ilkley Trail Race

Monday 27th May – Ilkley Trail Race

Report from Tamara Weatherhead: A sunny day and a good turnout for the Ilkley Trail Race (6.9miles and 700′). The race was won by Tom Adams (Ilkley) in 39.41, 10 seconds off his record. First lady was Louisa Pickles (Wharfedale Harriers) in 49.45. The Ilkley town crier got us together and asked for Otley’s very own Tom Potter to come forward – his race number 70 coincided with the town crier’s birthday. After a fine(?) rendition of Happy Birthday we…

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Sunday 26th May – Melmerby 10km

Sunday 26th May – Melmerby 10km

From northeastraces, the race was won by Mike Appleton (Ripon) in 34.22 and the first lady in twelfth position overall was Emma Yates (Knavesmire) in 38.18. For OAC, Howard Jeffrey finished 36th (43.30), Tom Hannah 82nd (49.57) and Dave Hainsworth 106th (53.39). Race report in the Wharfedale Observer.

Sunday 26th May – Driffield Mucky Duck 8.5m Multi-Terrain

Sunday 26th May – Driffield Mucky Duck 8.5m Multi-Terrain

Report from Reid Haddow: The race started at Driffield Rugby Club at Kellythorpe in the East Riding of Yorkshire on a very warm – hot indeed – day. Start at 11am, 214 runners, with most East Riding Running clubs being out in force but we did have an away trip from Pudsey Pacers who brought a bus load of runners and supporters with them. Again only one “Black and White” out – myself. The race started round the corner from…

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Sunday 26th May – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

Sunday 26th May – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

From runSunday, this week’s race was won by Darren Midgley (Unattached) in 18.34 and the first lady in third position overall was Leah Forey (Unattached) in 23.23. For OAC, Pange Srivastava finished ninth (25.56) and Will Turner eleventh (26.19).

Saturday 25th-26th May – Yorkshire Track & Field Championships

Saturday 25th-26th May – Yorkshire Track & Field Championships

Report from OAC’s Racheal Bamford: Did the Yorkshire Track & Field Championships at Cudworth this weekend, winning the 3,000m on Saturday (9:39.80) and 1,500m on Sunday (4.27 I think…). Saturday Results here. Photo from Andrew Tate of Skyrac and lots more from Woodentops. Report in the Wharfedale Observer and for Racheal’s view of the weekend and more photographs, see her blog.

Saturday 25th May – Park Runs

Saturday 25th May – Park Runs

Results for Leeds parkrun 252 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Lamin SANNEH (M) in a time of 00:16:14. The first lady completing the course was Jocelyn PAYNE (F) (Hyde Park Harriers) in a time of 00:18:35. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here. The following club members participated: 9 Graham LAKE 00:18:07 Results for Roundhay parkrun 154 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Jonathan DUDLEY…

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Thursday 23rd May – Apperley Bridge Canter

Thursday 23rd May – Apperley Bridge Canter

Report from OAC’s Matt Podd: Cold night for this 10km trail race organised by Horsforth Harriers and road shoes were not a good choice on the muddy bit by the river. Low stress and not too hilly. The race was won by Phillip Tedd (Woodhouse Grove / Sale Harriers) in 33.06 and the first lady in 25th position overall was Aiveen Fox (Horsforth Harriers) in 38.22. For OAC, Lloyd Best finished 62nd (41.17), Karen Best (72nd) 42.02, “Birthday Boy” Matt…

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Wednesday 22nd May – John Carr 5km @ Esholt Race #3

Wednesday 22nd May – John Carr 5km @ Esholt Race #3

The final race of the Series was won by Will Smith (Keighley & Craven) in 15.49 and the first lady in 48th position overall was Helen Barber (Horsforth) in 17.56. For OAC, Liam Dunne finished 18th with a pb time (16.46). Results from Saltaire Striders. Race report in the Wharfedale Observer.

Wednesday 22nd May – Badger Stone Fell Relays

Wednesday 22nd May – Badger Stone Fell Relays

Details from Ilkley Harriers and Fellrunner. As a relay with 3 legs of 2 miles, from the results the race was won by Howgill Harriers in 49.46. OAC were represented by Andy Hunt who ran two legs in the team called “Kean” that finished tenth overall in 60.44. Race report in the Wharfedale Observer.

Tuesday 21st May – HDSRL @ Harrogate Race #2

Tuesday 21st May – HDSRL @ Harrogate Race #2

The fifth monthly Club Handicap of the year took place as a “sealed handicap” within the second HDSRL hosted by Harrogate Harriers. After missing the Fewston handicap, Phil returns to the top of the table with a total of 81.5 with the top points on the night, (50% of the usual points as to not skew the points in comparison with the ‘standard’ handicaps).  Matt Podd moved into second on 79.5, with another strong run and Ursula now in third…

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