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Month: February 2015

January Junior of the Month

January Junior of the Month

The stars last month were Alice Webster and Nelson Charlton. Alice has consistently tried and improved her 5k park run times over the past couple of years. In January she set a new PB of 31.26 mins, a big step from her first attempt of 40.47 mins! Nelson ran with the big boys in January: he joined in the senior club’s handicap race around Harewood on a very snowy cold day and completed it – that’s a massive 4.2 miles! Nelson…

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Sunday 8th February – Peco XC

Sunday 8th February – Peco XC

Jenson Brogden was the only Otley AC Junior to be seen at the PECO XC at Boddington Fields. The mile race was quite complicated and not sure anyone really knew which way to go! Jenson had a good race with a fast finish. ( no results yet) The PECO’s are becoming much more competitive and there are some amazing junior runners turning out for these races!

Sunday 8th Feb: muddy boots 10k

Sunday 8th Feb: muddy boots 10k

Report from Hannah: Justina and I turned up for this race completely unprepared due to lack of training time and we were pretty much just looking forward to a run somewhere different. We didn’t expect any other Otley runners to be there as most were doing Rombalds or Harewood Half this weekend so it was nice to bump into Andy Ackroyd in the school hall. We also bumped into Chris and Liz Wordsworth just before the start which I have…

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Saturday 7th February: rombalds stride

Saturday 7th February: rombalds stride

Report from el presidente:   Well it doesn’t get much better than that. Fabulous day with Sun at the end and underfoot conditions much better than the recce, though I still managed to fall in the mud on the moor. Loads of Black and Whites in this. It was a right social event before the start. Not fully sure of results yet, but Graham Pearce managed to beat Frank to the win (Frank had an issue on the Chevin). But…

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Saturday 7th Feb: Park runs

Saturday 7th Feb: Park runs

Leeds Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Adam SIMPSON Unattached 00:17:12 36 36 Christian HOSKER Otley AC 00:20:52 39 1 Shamiso SISIMAYI Kirkstall Harriers 00:20:54 65 61 Andrew WEBSTER Otley AC 00:21:53 204 46 Gemma HARRINGTON Otley AC 00:26:51 363 127 Molly STORER Otley AC 00:33:41

January Runner of the Month

January Runner of the Month

January’s honours go to Sarah Fuller for running an incredibly long and tortuous way in the Spine and to Scott Harrington for running ever faster, notably a big PB in the Brass Monkey.