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Month: March 2014

Sunday 23rd March – Thirsk 10

Sunday 23rd March – Thirsk 10

Another well deserved team prize for Otley AC to Matt John,3rd in 53.40, Scott Harrington, 4th in 53.53, Liam Dunne, 9th in 56.25 and Tom Midgley, 23rd in 58.09. The race was won by Andrew Wiles of New Marske Harriers AC in 50.43. First lady in 26th, was Pauline Munro from Wetherby Runners AC in 58.45. Otley AC’s excellent results and full results here. Also running for Otley were Tom Potter, 96th in 63.18, Neil Charlton, 146th in 66.43, Andrew Ackroyd, 275th…

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Saturday 22nd March – Park Runs

Saturday 22nd March – Park Runs

Leeds Hyde Park – First was Peter Harry BROOKES, Holmfirth Harriers AC in 16:15 and first lady in 14th was Jocelyn PAYNE, Hyde Park Harriers in 18:56. For Otley AC, Christian HOSKER came 35th in 20:21 and Richard A CLARKE was 50th in 21:17.  Sewerby – First was Nick HELLEWELL, Bridlington Road Runners in 18:54 and first lady in 11th overall was Emily CARVER, Kingston upon Hull AC, in 22:51. Reid HADDOW was 39th in 26:57.    

Saturday 22nd March – Hardmoors 55

Saturday 22nd March – Hardmoors 55

Report from Ultra Sarah: The Hardmoors 55 certainly lived up to its name ie, it was hard and it had moors in it; 55 miles and 2700 meters of them! I was assured by many that this was quite a straightforward race as far as running 55 miles goes anyway. The race director even re-assured me that because I’d beaten him in the Tour of Helvellyn I’d find it a doddle and should do a reasonable time. Hmm, wrong on both…

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Sunday 16th March – Trimpell 20

Sunday 16th March – Trimpell 20

Report from Richard Smith:   On the back of a trip to Manchester, it was onwards to Lancaster today to take part in the Trimpell 20 Road Race. A final pre-marathon prep run, I intended to go easy for the first 10 and then look to press on.  In reality though, windy conditions and pretty knackered legs from the off made it a case of hanging in there with gritted teeth. Although flat, the course was almost too flat and allowed for no respite! The…

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Sunday 16th March – RunSunday

Sunday 16th March – RunSunday

The winner this weeks RunSunday race was the Chevin sculptor Shane Green P&B in 19:40, just ahead of Tom Potter 2nd in 19:50. 1st Lady was Carol Gatehouse 23:15.  Otley junior Keiron Green finished 10th 29:42 just ahead of mum Pange in 11th 29:47 and Ellora Green 14th 34:59.

Sunday 16th March – Epilepsy Action Bradford 10k

Sunday 16th March – Epilepsy Action Bradford 10k

The winner was Tasfaye Debele City of Sheffield in 31:42. Otley results, admin thinks there were quite a few of pb’s today?  2nd Scott  Harrington 33:21,  6th Jamil Parapia 34:24, 15th 2nd claim Zack Whitehead 35:09,  89th Jeremy Stewart 40:10 pb?, 201st Louise Riches 44:14 pb?,  427th Dominic Egan 48:27,  439th Nicola Lee 48:37 pb?,  588th Charlotte Tomlinson 51:38 pb?,  711th Ann Yeadon 53:23 pb?,  959th Toni Midgley 57:10 pb. See link to the full result on the Epilepsy Action website…

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Saturday 15th March – Northern 12-Stage Road Relays

Saturday 15th March – Northern 12-Stage Road Relays

What goes on at the relays, stays at the relays; however… Leeds were crowned as the Northern 12 Stage Road relay champions for 2014, in a time of 4 hrs 22 mins 29 seconds.  In the provisional results available, Otley finished in our highest ever position in 20th in a total time of 4:56:02 for the 6 long (9k) & 6 short (5k) race. The undulating Heaton Park, Manchester, a strong wind together with the quality of the runners provided a…

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Saturday 15th March – Park Runs

Saturday 15th March – Park Runs

Results so far from this weeks Park runs are: Leeds Hyde Park: 1st Aidan Adams, Leeds City 16:45 & 1st Lady Rachel Bourne, Hyde Park H 21:02 and for Otley 44th Christian Hosker 20:44 Sewerby: 1st Nick Jordan, Bridlington RR, 19:26 and 1st Lady Penny Sellers, U/A 22:41 and for Otley 43rd Reid Haddow 26:23

Saturday 8th March – Dentdale Run

Saturday 8th March – Dentdale Run

Now in its 30th year, the 14.2-mile figure of eight course goes up and down Dentdale (and some hills), out one side of the village of Dent and back in the other. This year’s edition attracted  a field of 438, with Sarah Smith coming 366th in 2:15:44 and Sara Richard 373rd in 2:17:20.