Notices and Forthcoming Events

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Our Absolute Beginners group is for anyone wanting to have a go at running, regardless of ability. Find them on their Facebook page or email


It’s subs renewal time, annual membership will remain at £35 for 1st claim members and £15 for 2nd claim members. You should have received an email advising how to pay but please contact Hannah if you need the bank details again, she can be contacted at Please note that if fees not paid by the 30th, you will be automatically resigned from the club and UK Athletics.

Buying something online, check out this easy way of giving the club a bit of extra funds on the Otley AC easyfundraising site here. So far up to 6/11/2017 we’ve managed to raise a fantastic £319.77.

The latest Runner of the Year table for 2017 here and Road Rankings for 2017 here, as at 13th November.

A reminder of other forthcoming events in the near future:

West Yorks. Cross Country League – Provisional Dates: Sat 14th Oct @ Wakefield, Sun 29th Oct @ Nunroyd Pk Leeds, Sun 19th Nov @ Spenborough,  Sat 9th Dec @ Keighley.

Structured training – Please see ‘Training At Otley AC’ page – from there you can access the calendar which is being updated with training sessions (and other useful nuggets). Any suggestions/requests/thoughts on structured training please contact Graham Lake or Sara Elliott.

Tuesday 21st November – Moonlighter away run up Beamsley Beacon, meeting at White Swan in Addingham, groups for all paces, meet 19:30. Hopefully linking up with North Leeds Fell Runners.

Wednesday 22th NovemberEven Splits 5k

Saturday 25th November – The penultimate Eric Smith Handicap race for 2017, the Weeton Handicap 10:45 for 11:00am start. Check Facebook group for event page.

Sunday 26th NovemberBarnsley 10k

Sunday 3rd DecemberWadsworth Half Trog FR

Sunday 17th December – The final race of the 2017 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy.  Will Rob manage to hang on to his current lead?  The 29th Ken Dixon Christmas Handicap, 11:00am start.  Beer, Wine & Chocolates prize giving post race in the Sun Inn. Check Facebook group for event page.

Sunday 24th December – Washburn Valley Social Run starting at the bridge across Lindley reservoir (West end of reservoir) at 9:30. Approximately 6 miles over trail, path and road, likely to be wet. Everyone welcome, pub stop at the end. Check Facebook group for event page.

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