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Month: June 2015

Wednesday 24th June – Whorlton Run

Wednesday 24th June – Whorlton Run

Graham Lake reports: Went up to Great Ayton to help my Dad move house this week, and, oh look! A fell race is on just down the road! Whorlton Run is part of the summer series organised by Dave Parry, and is a trail race really (under FRA rules) of exactly 10k. It was a gorgeous warm evening, and the climb up to the top of the moor was steep, but mainly runnable. There followed a fast run across the…

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Tuesday 23rd June – Danefield Club Handicap Race

Tuesday 23rd June – Danefield Club Handicap Race

On Tuesday night a group of the juniors did the Danefield Handicap with the seniors. Jenson came 1st junior boy and 4th male finisher overall and Holly was 1st female finisher. Jenson – 20.20 Holly – 20.56 Jake – 21.43 Spencer – 22.07 Lucia – 23.50 Sydney – 24.17 Adam Paget – 25.20

Sunday 21st June – Pudsey Junior Races

Sunday 21st June – Pudsey Junior Races

Report from Becky Lodge – Holly, Jenson and Aston took part in the Pudsey Fun Run’s on Sunday before the 10km. Aston’s race wasn’t timed but he came in 3rd. Holly and Jenson did the 2.75km road race and Jenson came 7th in a time of 10.16 and Holly was 9th (1st girl) in 10.25.

Tuesday 23rd June – Danefield Handicap

Tuesday 23rd June – Danefield Handicap

The juniors stole the show on a perfect summer evening.  There was no holding back Adam on the 2.9 mile course including the long climb to the top of Old Pool Bank.  Holly easily held off Mick and the chasing pack for third where Ed recorded the fastest time of the night, 17:14, although he couldn’t quite match Jake in the sprint for the line. Chris Tomlinson moved to the top of the Handicap table, 103pts, after finishing 15th on the…

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Sunday 21st June – British Masters 5K

Sunday 21st June – British Masters 5K

Report from Mark Hall: I drove over to Horwich, Lancashire, to compete in the British Masters (veterans) 5 kms Championships. The race is held on a closed circuit of 3 laps. The lap has a 300m climb on each of the 3 laps. On the day, there was a big head wind blowing down the climb, which was reflected in slower recorded times than  last year. I was 3rd V55 in 17.31, 25 seconds from the win! not a fast…

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Sunday 21st June – Pudsey 10k

Sunday 21st June – Pudsey 10k

Report from Frank Beresford: Pudsey 10k is a course which is both undulating and a combination of “light” trail and road. The weather was grey and the sky spat with light drizzles of rain, which is not to be expected in June! I entered Pudsey 10k in its 25th Anniversary to test myself on tired legs. I came to the race with 70 miles in the legs form the previous 6 days of marathon training and my legs where not…

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Saturday 20th June – High Peak Half Marathon

Saturday 20th June – High Peak Half Marathon

Report from Christian Hosker: I ran the High Peak Half Marathon on the 20th June. This was the 2nd of a series of three races, run over as many days, which together formed the “Tour of Tameside” and covered a full marathon distance. The Tour dates back to the 1980s when it was created by Ron Hill but had ceased in 2003, until its revival this year. The half marathon on day 2 commenced in Hadfield (aka Roston Vasey), just…

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Saturday 20th June – Parkruns

Saturday 20th June – Parkruns

Woodhouse Moor Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Richard Shuttleworth Unattached 00:17:18 15 1 Hannah Corne Valley Striders AC 00:19:08 82 73 Andrew WEBSTER Otley AC 00:23:02 130 20 Charlotte TOMLINSON Otley AC 00:25:01 Roundhay Park Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Christopher Russell Unattached 00:17:37 10 1 Faye Banks Pontefract A.C. 00:20:05 177 57 Emma Thomson Otley AC 00:29:31 183 123 Adam Paget Otley AC 00:30:16 184 124 Tom PAGET Otley AC 00:30:16…

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