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Sunday 7th August – Round Hill Fell Race


Wharfedaler, Lee Athersmith repeated his win from last year in a very similar time.  First lady was Nik Tarrega from Knavesmire Harriers finishing 30th.  Reports back said the bogs weren’t too bad this time, but that no doubt depends on who you speak too…, however a strong wind probably wasn’t conducive to fast times.

There was the odd sight on the climb to Round Hill, as an overly ambitious off road driver in their Mitsubishi 4 x 4 had got stuck in the bog, at least it took the attention of the record number of finishers, 151, away from slog through the bogs!

Liam was first home for Otley in fourth and first V40 and much quicker than last year.  A big thanks to all those who helped out on the day, all the checkpoint marshals, route markers, sweepers, car parking attendants, David Fox and Colin Best for lots of things..

Full set of results here and updated all time list here and race photos on Woodentops here.

Position Name Time
1 Lee Athersmith Wharfedale H 00:55:50
4 Liam Dunne Otley AC (1st V40) 00:58:08
18 Rogan Ashton Otley AC 01:01:50
22 Edward Davies Otley AC 01:02:31
30 Nik Tarrega York Knavesmire H 01:07:26
97 Andrew Webster Otley AC 01:20:37
119 Ged Peacock Otley AC 01:28:12
131 Phil Robinson Otley AC 01:33:50
135 Jackie Ackroyd Otley AC 01:40:55
136 Nick Hodgkinson Otley AC 01:41:13
141 David Cattanach Otley AC 01:43:55
151 Antonio Cardinale Otley AC 02:11:46
  1. #1 by Liam Dunne on August 7, 2016 - 8:00 pm

    Well done to Andy and all the marshals for keeping things smooth today. I say it every year but this is one of my favourite races as it has nice rolling hills and relentless running without any respite, plus a bargain at a fiver! I noticed we had a local celebrity running also! Anyone spot her?

  2. #2 by Thomas Pomfrett on August 8, 2016 - 8:27 am

    Well done to everyone who organised and ran, was fun marshalling out on the moors cheering the black and whites through!

  3. #3 by Howard on August 8, 2016 - 9:26 am

    Well done all, looks a tough one. Glad to see Antonio in the results list

  4. #4 by Matt on August 8, 2016 - 6:30 pm

    Thanks to Andrew and all the elves. Well done to all the bog trotters – sorry I couldn’t be there

  5. #5 by Antonio Cardinale on August 8, 2016 - 7:54 pm

    I agree with Liam D. about the Round Hill Fell Race because is one of my favourite as well , I just love this race . Kind of you Howard , and this year, although I was still the last one to the finish line , I enjoyed the day because I had the company of a runner from Keighley and as well with the joining of the sweeper the nice Hannah L. and whats more a great water station with Bob P. and Emma , it was lovely to see them and they gave to me a boost to carry on . Phil R. had a super ran over the Middleton Moors in 1.33 it is a powerful result. Well done to everyone.

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