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Author: Tom Potter

Saturday 21st June – Three Lakes Classic Trail race (15miles)

Saturday 21st June – Three Lakes Classic Trail race (15miles)

Tom Potter reports: Today I ventured down to Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield to run the Three Lakes Classic after racing this trail race in 2011 (2:11:04) and again in 2013 (1:55:27). I can not find enough superlatives to sum this race up. It is not my favoured terrain, distance or location but this really is a must run race and ranks amongst my favourite races to date. It costs £5 to enter, the course is beautiful and well marshalled….

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Friday 18th April – Salford 10K

Friday 18th April – Salford 10K

Second claim member Zack Whitehead recorded a personal best time for 2014 over 10K with a speedy 33:54 finishing in 38th Position. The race was won by Michael Aspinall of Tipon Harriers in 30:03. First female finishing in 44th Position was Jessica Coulson of  Stockport Harriers with a time of 34:10.

Friday 18th April – Calder Vale Country 10 mile road race

Friday 18th April – Calder Vale Country 10 mile road race

Otley AC club treasurer, Ian Broadbent Reports: I made my annual pilgrimage to  Calder Vale near Garstang to run the 10 mile road race which is set over an extremely undulating but scenic road course. It’s not PB territory but I managed a respectable 79:10 and 61st of 159 finishers in very warm conditions. Pleased to report the pie and peas were as good as ever too. It’s run every Good Friday and well worth the trip, generally a small…

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Tuesday 15th April – Bunny Run 3

Tuesday 15th April – Bunny Run 3

In the 3rd race of this years Bunny Run fell race series (3miles/300ft) Otley had a host of runners taking part. The race winner in a time of 14:50 was Jack Simpson (Leeds City) the first female finisher in 19th position overall was Katie Walshaw (Holmfirth). First back for OAC on the night was Matt John in 7th (15:57) followed by Simon Anderson in 36th (17:58), Robin Outersides 44th (18:20), Bob Baker 211th (23:46), Richard Hamer 232nd (24:33), Sara Richard…

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