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Month: May 2013

Sunday 19th May – Jane Tomlinson Hull 10k

Sunday 19th May – Jane Tomlinson Hull 10k

Report from OAC’s Reid Haddow: 2,704 runners lined up on the streets of Hull for Jane Tomlinson’s 10k. It was a dull and cloudy day although with a great deal of excitement about. It’s always a great event being one of the first races of the “Run for All” Series. The Race Director announced on the microphone, “Ladies and Gentlemen, we have an unexpected announcement to make, the race witch was due to start at 9.00am has been put back…

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Sunday 19th May – Calderdale Way Relay

Sunday 19th May – Calderdale Way Relay

Otley finished a team in this popular relay, described by host club Halifax Harriers as: “The UK’S biggest club run off road race“,  and a grand day out it was for all, even those whose had to make the 8:00am start at Heath Rugby Club, Greetland, (I think so anyway). Full results are awaited from the link above,  but known results at the end of Leg 4, Laura and Tamara finished with Otley in 38th from an entry of 87…

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Sunday 19th May – Ripon 10 Miles

Sunday 19th May – Ripon 10 Miles

Organised by Ripon Runners with more details from here. From the results, the race was won by Mike Jefferies in 58.09 and the first lady in sixteenth position overall was Emma Yates (Knavesmire) in 66.17. For OAC, Scott Harrington finished fourth (60.25), Tom Midgley twelfth (64.33), Mark Berry 65th (76.08), Howard Jeffrey 69th (77.03), Andrew Ackroyd 81st (79.03), Tom Hannah 141st (85.26) and Jackie Ackroyd 156th (86.40). Photos from Andrew Thrippleton here.

Saturday 18th May – Park Runs

Saturday 18th May – Park Runs

Results for Harrogate parkrun 204 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Mike APPLETON (M) (Ripon Runners) in a time of 00:17:40. The first lady completing the course was Emma ROBINSON (F) in a time of 00:20:03. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here: The following club members participated: 137 Laura HIND 00:27:25 Results for Roundhay parkrun 149 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Steven EASTWOOD (M)…

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Wednesday 15th May – John Carr 5km @ Esholt Race #2

Wednesday 15th May – John Carr 5km @ Esholt Race #2

Details and results from Saltaire Striders. The race was won by Adam Peers (Liverpool Harriers) in 15.24 and the first lady in sixteenth position overall was OAC’s Racheal Bamford (16.50). OAC second-claim member Zack Whitehead finished 44th (17.53) and Simon Anderson crossed the line in 75th (18.58).

Tuesday 14th May – Jack Bloor Races

Tuesday 14th May – Jack Bloor Races

The Jack Bloor Races (5.2 miles / 1,148′) with further details from jackbloor.co.uk. Report from Tamara Weatherhead: It turned out to be a pleasant evening for a fell race and a real family affair. A good turnout of OAC Juniors, kids of senior members and their schoolmates. Graham’s daughter Isla was there for her first fell race, as were Sarah Fuller’s two, Erin and Skye. My son Seth was running his second fell race and was well beaten by young…

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Sunday 12th May – Beverley 10km

Sunday 12th May – Beverley 10km

Report from OAC’s Reid Haddow: Lots of runners were involved in this popular race in the east part of Yorkshire – a beautiful setting in the market town of Beverley. The run started outside the Beverley Cathedral – a narrow start – must get near to the front – the hooter blew, we were off. I nearly got killed in the rush behind me, as dozens barged past in the charge up the street, through the town and we headed…

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Sunday 12th May – Leeds Half Marathon

Sunday 12th May – Leeds Half Marathon

The Leeds Half Marathon was won by Ben Marriott (Bingley) in 73.08 and the first lady in 42nd position overall was Lisa Mawer (Wetherby) in 84.43 (all gun positions / chip times). For OAC, Julian Mawson finished 48th (84.57), Matt Broughton (90.20) Tom Potter (94.05), Howard Jeffrey 274th (and second mv55) (94.41), Karen Potter 501st (99.18), Andy Webster 836th (104.58), Dominic Egan 1,086th (108.01), Billy Rayner 1,185th (110.16), Jane Butler 2,072nd (115.30), Ged Peacock 2,617th (124.38), Hannah Mallinson 2,787th (123.38)…

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