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Month: July 2017

Wednesday 5th July – Stirton Fell Race

Wednesday 5th July – Stirton Fell Race

Report from Matt Podd: Mr T drove us to this very low key event near Skipton – 5.6 miles and 1200 ft of ascent. Registered at the van and all stood in the road. Off we went up tarmac and onto Flasby Fell to touch the trig of Sharp Haw. A nice descent off the other side and then back up through the wood to revisit the trig. Fast grassy run in to the finish at the start of the…

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Tuesday 4th July: Danefield relay

Tuesday 4th July: Danefield relay

Report from Graham Lake: A record 123 teams entered the Danefield this year making the start quite a stampede! Otley entered 6 teams with the young-guns (ahem) of Fell Captain, Gary Johnson and new member Andy Wright coming out on top in a creditable 8th place. Liam running the fastest OAC leg of the night had closed the gap for the Codgers but was pipped on the steep climb to the finish, but still finished 2nd Vets team. Everyone seemed…

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Sunday 2nd July – Eccup 10 – inc. York. Vets. 10 mile Championsips

Sunday 2nd July – Eccup 10 – inc. York. Vets. 10 mile Championsips

Report from Mark Hall: 5th, Mark Hall, 59.25, 1st V55, York Champ 22nd, Robin Outtersides, 62.09 , V35 York Champ (have your trophy Robin) 94th, Stephen Boddy, 71.35 169th, Sara Elliott, 77.25, 2nd V45, 2nd York Champ. 204th, Andrew Webster, 79.21. 392nd, Ged Peacock, 87.06 Winner, Danny Hallam, U/A 54.45 1st Woman, Faye Banks, Pontefract, 61.25

Sunday 2nd July – Chesterfield Spire 10 Mile

Sunday 2nd July – Chesterfield Spire 10 Mile

Report from Scott Harrington: Whilst visiting my hometown and dad for the weekend I decided to do the chesterfield 10mile, the race is very similar to the otley 10 route only this one has more hills!!!!, so I found it the perfect race as early prep for snowdonia marathon. I won the race in 56.18, over 2mins ahead of second place There were 240 finishers in what was a friendly and well organised event.  

Saturday 1st July – Blackfell Fell Race

Saturday 1st July – Blackfell Fell Race

Report from Matt Podd: A bear went over the mountain to see what he could see And all that he could see was the other side of the mountain So he went back over the mountain. This AM 8.7 mile race with 2200ft of ascent starts from Kettlewell. Mr Tait, myself and a couple of runners from Harrogate wandered to the race field by the campsite in Kettlewell. This race is based on one from the Wharfedale TT series that…

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Saturday 1st July – Park Runs

Saturday 1st July – Park Runs

Pos. Gender Pos. parkrunner Club Run Time Bradford 1 1 Marcin Soszka Saltaire Striders 18:11 17 1 Bernie Bowden Saltaire Striders 20:32 115 19 Ann Yeadon Otley AC 25:39 165 34 Gemma Harrington Otley AC 27:10 Fountains Abbey 1 1 Stephen Ellison Unattached 17:46 3 1 Caroline Lambert Wetherby Runners 17:52 100 74 Peter Crowder Otley AC 25:37 Skipton 1 1 David Driver Hyde Park H. 17:51 8 1 Monica Padilla Wharfedale H. 20:27 70 14 Sue Tupling Otley AC…

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