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Month: July 2014

Tuesday 1st July – HDSRL Handicap, Ripon

Tuesday 1st July – HDSRL Handicap, Ripon

Several Otley ACers made the trip to Ripon for the handicap race and presentation night and Laura Hind sent this race and buffet report: Competing in the HDRSL handicap for the first time, I was looking forward to running at Ripon in order to complete the series. Handicaps are not my favourite runs, that feeling of being hunted down does nothing for my nerves, but a sunny evening, a highly recommended buffet and a bottle of beer for the first…

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Saturday 21st June – The Wall

Saturday 21st June – The Wall

Report from Richard Clarke: Had a great day out on 21 June running The Wall ultra-marathon. 69 miles along the route of Hadrian’s Wall from Carlisle Castle to the Millennium footbridge over the Tyne in Newcastle/Gateshead. Blessed with fine sunny weather in the morning and blissfully cooler, cloudier weather in the afternoon. Liked that the route was fully waymarked with very clear signage with ‘pit-stops’ supplying food and drink at approximately 15 mile intervals. Route mostly on road and track…

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