Saturday 9th December – WYXC League Race 4 Keighley

Saturday 9th December – WYXC League Race 4 Keighley

Keighley and Craven played host to the final race of the West Yorkshire League.  Vicky Stainburn was first back for Otley in the senior ladies with another fine top twenty finish in 16th 21:25, Laura McCabe had her best finish of the season finishing 30th, 22:48.  The race was won by Helen Berry from Holmfirth with a time of 19:55.

First home for Otley in the senior mens race was Colin Best finishing 130th, 40:44 followed by Antonio Cardinale 134th 58:51.  Under 20 junior Angus McMillan from City of York won the race in a time of 25:18.

There were also lots of good performances by the Otley juniors in their various races.  See full results here.

Anybody who hasn’t already let Andrew know, and would like to run in the Yorkshire Cross Country, Sat. 6th January at Lightwater Valley, please email Andrew asap.

2 thoughts on “Saturday 9th December – WYXC League Race 4 Keighley

  1. It is a shame that our Ian Fisher had to pull out for injury , 15 years ago or more on the same course Ian was flying to victory when just before the finish he was doubling me and I was blocking his way on the narrow footpath and I sent Ian flat hitting the ground badly , I felt really bad about it , thanks god that he had massive lead on the second runner so that he went on to win the race anyway .

  2. Super racing by Vicky S. in this last cross country , although she had a flying start , Vicky kept going at a strong pace finishing in 21.25 a fabulous time . The senior member and experienced runner Colin B. had a splendid afternoon running in 40.44 a great time to do . Also Laura M. ran well .

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