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Friday 18th July – Washburn Valley Relays


Thanks to all the teams supporting this years Washburn relay’s and it has to be said that the support of fellow team mates was particularly vocal this year including horns & mini cow bells cheering the runners on.

Liam, Scott and Tom

The Otley ‘A’ team, of Tom Midgley (18:23), Scott Harrington (22:06) & Liam Dunne (18:16) arrived at the start line with seconds to spare and battled away with Wetherby Runners from start to finish.  Liam extended the smallest of leads at the end of the second leg to a 10 second one as he crossed the finish line in a total time of 58:45.

Idle were 1st mixed team with the team of Leon Winder (19:19), Sam Clegg (23:59) and Donna Edmondson (21:07) and the first Ladies team was Kirkstall Harriers with the team of  Shamiso Sisimayi (21:42), Niamh Jackon (28:16), Emma Ballantyne (20:14).

Otley’s other men’s trio finished 14th with Jeremy Stewart (19:32), Steve Robinson (27:13) and Andy Webster (23:53), whilst Caron Ralph (24:48), Gemma Harrington (37:26) and Laura Martin (23:24) finished 42nd & 7th ladies team.

Thanks to all those helping out on the night & John Dade for all of the pre-race day organistion,  see full results here.

  1. #1 by Andrew Robertshaw on July 19, 2014 - 11:01 am

    Well done all, did anyone get a photo from the presentation that can be added to the report?

  2. #2 by Sean O'Halloran on July 19, 2014 - 7:38 pm

    Well done to everyone who ran and represented the club (seniors and juniors) and those who supported the teams. Sorry I missed it, but it was past daughters bedtime and wife was working.

  3. #3 by johndade on July 19, 2014 - 9:24 pm

    Well done to all the runners and the victors. Sorry to have missed the night. Big thanks to Colin, Andrew and the other members who helped on the night.

  4. #4 by Tamara on July 19, 2014 - 10:56 pm

    Brilliant running OtleyACs!

  5. #5 by Antonio Cardinale on July 20, 2014 - 8:03 pm

    Congratulations to Liam for crossing the finishing line in first place and for the solid performance. I won in 2004 when the legs to run were 5 and the powerful Ian Fisher was in my team, I was the last leg to ran , it was good to be first on the finish line. Compliments to Scott H. and to Tom M. as well. Also the ladies team ran well . Not bad at all the other Otley team , especially Jeremy S. with 19.32 ran strongly.

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