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12th June World Triathlon Series Leeds

12th June World Triathlon Series Leeds

On Sunday with an amazing event on our doorstep it seemed silly not to go watch the World Triathlon Series in Leeds to inspire the Juniors! The race was amazing! Afterwards we headed to Leeds City Museum in hope of seeing some of the athletes. Jenson, Aston and Holly were delighted to meet Jonny Brownlee( again), Tom Bishop and Gomez! You can tell by Becky’s face she was pleased to meet Gomez too!          

Sat 5th of June Leeds City Open Meeting

Sat 5th of June Leeds City Open Meeting

Report from Charlotte’s Dad James. Leeds City Open Athletics Meeting – Saturday 5th June 2016   After Charlotte had a half decent cross country season for school, I finally decided to get her into some structured training earlier this year and signed her up with Otley AC in February to go to Hugh’s Wednesday night sprint and efficiency classes. She’s entered a few trail and fell races and also junior parkruns over the last few weeks to put the training…

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29th of May Melmerby Fun Run

29th of May Melmerby Fun Run

The Melmerby Fun run is a 2 1/4 mile race that is  part of the Melmerby 10k and is a great race in a beautiful location. On arrival at the race we were made to feel really welcome by the organisers and everything was really well organised, they even had a lead and tail car to keep everyone safe and on the right course. As Jenson and Aston lined up on the start line they were surrounded by other young…

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21st of May Great Manchester Mini and Junior runs.

21st of May Great Manchester Mini and Junior runs.

On Saturday the 21st of May Jenson Brogden, Aston Brogden and Holly Davey took part in the Great Manchester Runs. The race had changed venues this year and instead of Heaton Park it took place at the home of Man City Football club, a tricky venue to be at for Jenson as a Manchester United fan! The three amigos all ran well in their races and all finished in the top 10 of their age groups- Holly Davey  ran in…

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10th of April 2016 Great Ireland Mini and Junior Runs in Dublin

10th of April 2016 Great Ireland Mini and Junior Runs in Dublin

After seeing an advert for this race in Athletics Weekly we decided to book a mini break to Dublin and let the boys enter the race. The race was due to take place in Phoenix Park so on Saturday when we arrived we checked out the course and the park. The park was beautiful and the boys were happy with the course. When race day arrived the weather was dry but freezing! We arrived at the park early to warm…

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Ilkley Moor Fell Race 21st Feb 2016

Ilkley Moor Fell Race 21st Feb 2016

Well done to the Juniors who braved the mud and the wind for this tough race. The Juniors are set off in age groups with a minute gap between groups. The difficulty with this race is getting to the first climb as soon as you can to avoid the bottle neck. All the Juniors ran really well but a big shout out to Alice Webster for finishing the race this year! See below for a link to the results and…

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24th of January PECO XC Golden Acre Park

24th of January PECO XC Golden Acre Park

A group of Juniors went to Golden Acre Park in Bramhope on sunday to run in the 4th race of the PECO XC Series. They all ran really well and some of them are even sitting near the top of the overall results table. See results here-http://http://www.pecoxc.co.uk/pages/race4.html

Woodentops Soreen Stanbury Splash – 17th January 2016

Woodentops Soreen Stanbury Splash – 17th January 2016

Otley AC Juniors bounced out of bed on Sunday morning excited to be running in the snow up at Penistone Hill Country Park near Haworth. As the car park was closed due to the weather they had a long hike up to the start of the race but managed to amuse themselves with snowball fights!! The race starts in the quarry and goes out onto the moor, with a final trip into the quarry and back out again….phew those Saturday…

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