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Month: September 2013

Wednesday 4th September – Ilkley Incline Fell Race

Wednesday 4th September – Ilkley Incline Fell Race

Report from OAC’s Matt Podd on the Ilkley Incline Fell Race (1 mile / 561′): Just back from this – first time either Colin or I had done it and know we know why! Horrific midges as we waited for the start caused all of us to shoot off up the hill to get away from them. For OAC Andrew Robertshaw finished thirteenth (8.27), Rogan Ashton seventeenth (8.34), Rachael Bamford eighteenth (and first lady) in 8.36, Simon Anderson 24th (9.01),…

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Tuesday 3rd September – Runner of the Month for August

Tuesday 3rd September – Runner of the Month for August

For five excellent runs during the month, Rogan Ashton is the Club’s Runner of the Month for August. Rogan finished sixth in the Round Hill Fell Race, ran a good time in the Eccup New Inn Handicap, recorded 60.59 in the hilly Burnsall 10 Miles and followed this up by doing “the Burnsall double” of the Burnsall Fell Race on the same afternoon. He even ended up running faster than a speeding hornet in the Spofforth Gala Trail 10k Race….

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Sunday 1st September – SSAFA Saunter 10k, Holker Hall, Cumbria

Sunday 1st September – SSAFA Saunter 10k, Holker Hall, Cumbria

Report from Kath Robertshaw: We ran a very windy SSAFA 10k trail race at Holker Hall.  Andrew Meskimmon, Dewsbury RR won in 39.46, see full list of results on ukresults. Jack finished eleventh 51.03 and first mv70 – just ahead of the first mv60. I was 38th, also first fv70, in 61:29. Having a break in the Furness area,late in Lancashire, we noticed a Race in the area. The estate belongs to a branch of the Cavendish family (Chatsworth, Bolton…

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Sunday 1st September – Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race

Sunday 1st September – Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race

Report from OAC’s Tamara Weatherhead: I traversed the Pennines this morning for the Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race, hosted by Leigh Harriers and Athletic Club at their impressive club house and track including a stand with seats, in the Leigh Sports Village, no less! There were another brave couple of runners from Yorkshire, East Hull Harriers – and I thought I had come a long way, baby. The race started on the springy track and then went around the…

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Sunday 1st September – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

Sunday 1st September – runSunday 3 Mile Otley Chevin

From runSunday, this week’s race was won by Jonathan Forey (Unattached) in 19.29 and the first lady in seventh position overall was Carol Gatehouse (Unattached) in 23.23. For OAC, Steven Robinson finished fourth (21.45), Matt Podd sixth (22.40), Jackie Ackroyd eighth (24.47), Andy Ackroyd ninth (24.48) and Joe Webster fifteenth (26.52). Read race organiser Paul Shack’s report here