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Month: July 2013

Tuesday 16th July – The Liz Fawcett Leathley Handicap

Tuesday 16th July – The Liz Fawcett Leathley Handicap

With several handicap first timers taking on the hot and hilly 10km Stainburn course,  new member Sarah held off Andy Webster to take first place. Debra and Antonio both ran well in the battle for third.  Setting off on scratch Scott recorded the fastest time of the night in 5th. The battle for the 2013 Eric Smith title is slowing building now with 5 events left.  Dominic now tops the table on 129 points ahead of Ursula 128 and the ever…

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Sunday 14th July – Burton Leonard 10km

Sunday 14th July – Burton Leonard 10km

Report from OAC’s Sean O’Halloran: Both Hannah and I decided to do the Burton Leonard 10km this afternoon while Elaine looked after the little ones. Well that was the original intention. We parked up, having made good time allowing for a loo-stop and warm-up before the race and were about to head off to the start line when I asked Hannah if she was going to put her trainers on? It then became apparent that Hannah had left her trainers…

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Sunday 14th July – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

Sunday 14th July – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

From runSunday, this week’s race was won by OAC’s Zack Whitehead in 18.48 and the first lady in seventh position overall was Carol Gatehouse (Unattached) in 24.15. Also for OAC, Pange Srivastava set an age category record finishing tenth (25.30). Read race organiser Paul Shack’s report here

Saturday 13th-14th July – Sainsbury’s British Championships

Saturday 13th-14th July – Sainsbury’s British Championships

A very big well done to OAC’s Racheal Bamford finishing fifth in the first heat of two in the women’s 1,500m at the Sainsbury’s British Championships, Alexander Stadium, Birmingham. Racheal’s time of 4:18.39 behind the heat winner Charlene Thomas (Wakefield) in 4:15.37, put Racheal through to the final on Sunday afternoon at 15:38. In the final, an incident-packed race again in very hot and sunny conditions, was won by Hannah England (Oxford City) in 4:10.99. Racheal was delighted with the…

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Saturday 13th July – Addingham Gala Fell Race

Saturday 13th July – Addingham Gala Fell Race

The Addingham Gala Fell Race (5.9 miles / 1,083′) organised by ilkleyharriers. The race was won by Gareth Hird (Wharfedale Harriers) in 43.44 and the first lady was Rebecca Mon-Williams (Ilkley Harriers) finishing 26th overall in 52.43. For OAC, Antonio Cardinale finished 78th (82.52) and Don Buffham 79th (83.23). Race report in the Wharfedale Observer.

Saturday 13th July – Park Runs

Saturday 13th July – Park Runs

Results for Bradford parkrun 297 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Christian HOLMES (M) (Wharfedale Harriers) in a time of 00:18:08. The first lady completing the course was Andrea DENNISON (F) (Bingley Harriers and AC) in a time of 00:21:25. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here. The following club members participated: 93 Reid Anthony James HADDOW 00:25:54 Results for Leeds parkrun 297 participants completed the run today. The first male…

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Friday 12th July – Washburn Valley Relay

Friday 12th July – Washburn Valley Relay

The Washburn Valley Relay, kindly sponsored by Knaresborough digital agency Vital Online Studio. The strong Baildon mixed team of Emma Stoney, Quentin Lewis and Matthew Gurney saw them return home with both the first team and mixed team trophies. First back on the the opening leg was Saltaire strider’s Will Kerr (18:43). Steve Darby (24:13), retained their lead by the end of the leg 2 lap of Fewston, but the fastest leg 2 of the day from Quentin (22:41), saw Baildon…

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Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July – Wharfedale TTT

Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July – Wharfedale TTT

Late news!  A glorious weekend and a rich variety of hard racing organised by Bingley Harriers all based from Kettlewell, the Triple T of Tarmac, Tussocks and Trail. Friday’s race is a brutal up hill only road race up Park Rash of approximately 2.5 miles,  I struggled a bit after the 1 in 4 switch back turn at half way but was happy enough with a 2nd place,  20:33 behind the host club’s Martin Peace, 20:19. Saturday is a long,…

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