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Month: April 2015

Saturday 11th April: park runs

Saturday 11th April: park runs

Woodhouse Moor parkrun Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Paul O’CALLAGHAN Tadworth AC 00:17:14 9 1 Georgia MALIR Ilkley Harriers AC 00:18:17 98 83 James KETTLEBOROUGH Otley AC 00:23:29 194 48 Toni MIDGLEY Otley AC 00:26:52 224 64 Imogen WEBSTER Otley AC 00:28:06 262 81 Alice WEBSTER Otley AC 00:30:42 263 182 Andrew WEBSTER Otley AC 00:30:47 Bradford parkrun Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Marcin SOSZKA Saltaire Striders 00:17:48 32 1 Claire COOPER…

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Wednesday 8th April: Loughrigg fell race

Wednesday 8th April: Loughrigg fell race

Having gained a deserved reputation as a road runner, I decided to enter my first open fell race and one listed on the RFA fixtures list. After holidaying in the Loughrigg area since 1989 I thought it was time to take part in the local fell race….the Loughrigg Fell Race, organised by A,bleside Ac and billed as a start of the summer season out 4 mile dash. It wasn’t really a planned race, merely a lucky holiday coincidence, so after…

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Runner of the Month for March

Runner of the Month for March

Lots to choose from this month with several pb’s and high placings at a variety of races.  The committee decided on Charlotte Tomlinson and Eriks Zvaigzne as the runners of the month for March, well done both. Charlotte for her 10 mile pb at Thirsk and 2nd in the Leathley Handicap. Eriks for a couple of good park runs, Thirsk 10 and the handicap.  

Sunday 5th April – Guiseley Gallop

Sunday 5th April – Guiseley Gallop

Report from Frank Beresford: I decided to do the Guiseley Gallop 10k to liven up my tired legs after a winter of marathon training. I arrived at the race with 70 miles in my legs already from the weeks training and having climbed Mount Snowdon earlier in the week, so I was not expecting to feel great during the race. The race started off quiet fast, so I decided to save my energy for the first two miles. After this I…

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Saturday 4th April – Salford 10k

Saturday 4th April – Salford 10k

Report by Scott Harrington: Since the back end of 2014 I have been training with Zack Whitehead and Jamil Parapia. The target for this year was to smash my pbs in 5k,10k,10 mile, half and full marathon.  I achieved this at thirsk 10mile and brass monkey half, my next target was 10k. Salford has a reputation of being a fast race which attracts a strong field. It is a two lap open road race. On a wet gloomy Good Friday…

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Saturday 4th April – Park Runs

Saturday 4th April – Park Runs

Woodhouse Moor parkrun Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Daniel FISHER Valley Striders AC 00:16:55 8 8 Jon GREENWELL Otley AC 00:18:21 19 1 Hannah CORNE Valley Striders AC 00:19:14 170 27 Toni MIDGLEY Otley AC 00:26:45 178 150 Andrew WEBSTER Otley AC 00:26:59 177 28 Imogen WEBSTER Otley AC 00:26:59 193 30 Joanna MIDGLEY Otley AC 00:27:37 273 66 Molly STORER Otley AC 00:31:05 281 70 Alice WEBSTER Otley AC 00:31:37   Preston parkrun Position Gender…

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Saturday 11th April: Coledale horseshoe fell race

Saturday 11th April: Coledale horseshoe fell race

Report from shane: Following an unexpected overnight snow fall, the Coledale horseshoe was switched to its emergency route, last run two years earlier. The revised route was just shy of 8 miles with 960 metres of elevation, including a maximum peak of 762m up Grisedale Pike. Four Otley ACer’s made the journey up to Braithwaite in the Lakes for this classic horseshoe route: in addition to myself, Jeremy Stewart, Steve Robinson and Tom Lynch were all running their first Cat…

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