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Month: February 2015

Sunday 22nd February – Vodafone Malta Half Marathon

Sunday 22nd February – Vodafone Malta Half Marathon

Report from Julian Mawson: Just returned from a long-ish three week holiday in Malta and I had the opportunity to take part in their Half Marathon whilst there. It was the thirtieth running of the event and the half started at 09:15, some 105 minutes after the full, and followed the last eleven miles or so of the full marathon route – which meant that after a couple of miles I was passing runners who had been out for at…

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Sunday 15th February – Liversedge Half Marathon

Sunday 15th February – Liversedge Half Marathon

Billy Rayner & Sara Richard were the lone representatives for Otley AC at Roberttown for the Liversedge Half Marathon. Both runners were nursing tired legs after completing the Harewood House Half Marathon and Rombald’s Stride respectively the week before. Conditions were perfect for the race which was won by Kevin Ogden of Spen AC in a time of 1:15:33. Billy Rayner was first home for Otley AC in a time of 2:03:07 closely followed by Sara Richard (6th FV45) in…

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Saturday 14th February – Carnethy 5 Hill Race

Saturday 14th February – Carnethy 5 Hill Race

Report from the Hon. Handicapper The Carnethy 5 in the Pentland Hills south of Edinburgh is one of my favourite fell races, a 6 miles, 2500ft of ascent covering the summits of Scald Law, South Black Hill, East & West Kip and Carnethy and the 45th race this year, so just a year younger than yours truly!   The race description from the Scottish Hill Racing sums up the race pretty well, steep climbs and descents with plenty of fast running…

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Saturday 14th February – Park Runs

Saturday 14th February – Park Runs

Highlights this week were a new pb for young Imogen and a 3 place for Tom. Brueton Park Run Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Unknown ATHLETE Unattached 00:15:51 41 41 Richard A CLARKE Otley AC 00:20:57 42 1 Claire MAGEE Knowle and Dorridge RC 00:21:02 Leeds Park Run Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 James KOVACS Salford Harriers and AC 00:16:35 3 3 Thomas MIDGLEY Otley AC 00:17:21 19 1 Treena JOHNSON Dewsbury…

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Saturday 14th February – Ilkley Fell Race Recce

Saturday 14th February – Ilkley Fell Race Recce

The recce for Ilkley fell race will take place this weekend at 9:30am Saturday 14th and 10:00 am on Sunday 15th.  Meet by the car park at the top of Wells Road, Ilkley. The race itself takes place on Sunday 22nd and is a fun event for ages 6 and over. Juniors enter on the day, details here: http://www.ilkleyharriers.org.uk/jh/imrjunior.html If parents want to run the adult race, there are only 15 places left, entries here:https://www.sportsentrysolutions.co.uk/new_race_page.php?recordID=493