Don’t forget Prince Henry’s has an Open Evening this Monday so we can’t train there. There will be a session at the track in Keighley but please inform us if you wish to attend this session. It takes about 30 minutes to drive there from Otley. http://thevenue.uak.org.uk/
It was a foggy start to Sunday with Otley AC Juniors this weekend as Holly Davey, Jenson Brogden and Aston Brogden competed in the Kirkstall Abbey Junior Race as part of the Leeds Junior Race Series 2015-2016. Aston was first up at 9am with the “Mad Monk Meander” a two lap fun run around the Abbey trying to catch the Monk and the Nun. Aston absolutely smashed the race leading from the start and came in First Place, even beating…
Well what an amazing weekend we had in Newcastle! On Friday night Jenson Brogden, Aston Brogden and Holly Davey travelled to Newcastle to prepare for running in the Great North Mini and Junior races the next day. On the morning of the races the weather was awful! Aston was first to run at 10am in the first wave of the Mini Run for ages 3-8. He was cold and wet as he lined up on the start line but then…
Holly Davey, Jenson Brogden and Aston Brogden took part in the Wetherby Mini Marathon on Sunday 6th September. The race is 2.5km around the grounds of Wetherby Racecourse, they all ran amazingly well after the long Summer Holidays in the warm conditions. Holly and Jenson both came 2nd in the U15 category and Aston came 3rd U11 boy. Wetherby Mini Marathon Results
Jenson Brogden and Aston Brogden travelled to York to take part in the Millennium Bridge junior races. It was a lovely summer evening and the setting at the side of the river was lovely! Aston ran well in the Fun Run and came in the top 10 and Jenson held his own in the fast 2.5k and came 12th in a time of 10.24.
Jenson Brogden and Aston Brogden took part in this mile fun run as part of the Lancaster race series. Sadly there was only 1 other runner in the race, so it was more like a training run! Jenson came home 1st and Aston was 2nd.
Aston Brogden took part in the Boys U9 race. Jenson Brogden took part in the Boys U12 race. Holly Davey took part in the Girls U14 race. Results here-http://www.bofra.org.uk/CracoeResults2015.php
Training sessions are done until September 7th. Enjoy your summer off from the regular stuff but that’s no reason to stop running! Let us know if you do any races and it will go on the website (whenever wifi is available 😐 )
Congratulations go to Ben and Emily Bray who both completed Cancer Research’s Race for Life in Bradford this month. Running for a worthy cause. Here’s to more races in the future 🙂
Report from Hugh Pearson: In the Junior Wasburn Valley Relays, Otley A.C. Juniors took home the trophy for the first time. 15 teams of four battled their way around the 1.1 mile course with some strong performances all round. After a fast leg 1 by Holly Davey (8 minutes 12 seconds) Otley were in the lead, closely followed by two teams from Ilkley with an Abbey Runners team in fourth place. Second leg runner 8 year old Aston Brogden finished…