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Sunday 7th September – Vale of York Half Marathon


The first running of this fast and flat half was run in ideal conditions this morning. The race starting from Sherburn-in-Elmet Aero club.

The race was won by Jason Cherriman (Leeds City AC) in 1:09:26, First female was Shona Fletcher (Richmond) who was 18th overall in 1:18:42.

First back for Otley was Frank Beresford in 3rd with 1:12:13 followed by Scott Harrington who was 5th in 1:14:02, Mark Hall 8th in 1:15:58 (1st M50 & a club V50 all time record), Tom Potter in 66th with a time of 1:25:51 (PB), John Cowan 449th in 1:50:38, Reid Haddow completing his second race in as many days had a good race to finish 470th 1:52:06, Billy was 483rd in 1:52:39, Charlotte Tomlinson was 531st with 1:54:50, Lisa Maughan 576th in 1:57:49, Laura Hind 644th in 2:02:09, Ann Yeadon 716th in 2:07:07 & Gemma Harrington completed the set in 748th with a time of 2:10:11.

* Update 10th Sept – OTLEY AC WON THE TEAM PRIZE!*

Full results.

(Please notify by commenting if any detail or PB’s are missing etc).

  1. #1 by Matt P on September 7, 2014 - 7:46 pm

    Well done all ! Good times here. Thought it was a bit light on runners on the Chevin this morning. Ran from one end to the other, and saw no club folk.
    Matt

  2. #2 by Graham on September 8, 2014 - 8:34 am

    Bloody impressive, well done all!

  3. #3 by Julian on September 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm

    Tip-top results from OAC’s members, each of them finishing with their own well deserved time.

  4. #4 by Andrew Robertshaw on September 8, 2014 - 7:36 pm

    Ditto comments above, well done all, it looks like this one will prove to be a good local alternative to the Great North Run. Mark, I’ll wait till after the Dream mile to update the club records…

  5. #5 by Antonio Cardinale on September 8, 2014 - 8:43 pm

    Compliments to Frank B. for the 3rd place with a super 1:12 that is a performance indeed .Compliments as well to Mark H. for his beautiful run and for the new club record. Well done to all the club’s members who ran this York race ,especially Tom P. with PB ,done running strongly. Also Reid H. did well with an incredible 1:52 and Lisa M. ran really well on the day.

  6. #6 by Howard on September 9, 2014 - 8:46 am

    Scorching perormances! 1.12 is great as is 1.14. under 1.16 at V50 is Class and I expect the PB makes amends for Tom’s Wetherby disappointment ( I did say there is always another race!). Well done to all finishers as although ‘Half’ sounds like something less than whole : it is a very long race!

  7. #7 by Hannah on September 9, 2014 - 12:14 pm

    Brilliant turn out and great results, well done to everyone.

  8. #8 by Liam Dunne on September 10, 2014 - 1:17 pm

    Without naming individuals, it’s nother great show in numbers and in top quality times for OAC members. There is not too many clubs in the region with the same quantity and quality!

  9. #9 by Stephen Boddy on September 10, 2014 - 6:35 pm

    Does anyone know how many team prizes the club has won this year? Did the men win Leeds half as well? Very impressive.

  10. #10 by mark hall on September 10, 2014 - 9:43 pm

    I received a mail informing OAC that we have also won the team prize Frank, Scott, Mark.
    Odd decision as Frank did not receive the individual prize for 3rd place but counted for the team…..
    Good result.

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