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RUNNER OF THE YEAR TRACK & SEPTEMBER HANDICAP – 3000M

RUNNER OF THE YEAR TRACK & SEPTEMBER HANDICAP – 3000M

WHEN: Tuesday September 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE: University Academy Keighley September’s Eric Smith Handicap Trophy race, combined with the 2nd Runner of the Year Track race.  This is run as a normal handicap, 7 and a half laps of the track. It will start as soon as the track is clear enough from the other training groups, this is usually approx. 7.45 to 8pm ish. Venue: https://goo.gl/maps/RnjDToYftyMmFd5W9  

Tuesday 31st August – Eric Smith Trophy Race 8 – Fewston Handicap

Tuesday 31st August – Eric Smith Trophy Race 8 – Fewston Handicap

August’s handicap is a clockwise lap of Fewston reservoir on Tuesday 31st August.  The first runner(s) will set off at 7pm, everybody else at intervals in the following 20-30 minutes. If you’re unable to make it on the night there is a virtual option which will run from Monday 23rd to the 31st,  just let me know how long it took you by email at androbertshaw@gmail.com.

Thursday July 8th – Nick Hodgkinson Little Alms Cliff Handicap

Thursday July 8th – Nick Hodgkinson Little Alms Cliff Handicap

After a 15 year break Nick offered to find a route through the forest and fields of Stainburn Moor.  The start and finish is at the Stainburn forest car park on the road linking Beckwithshaw to Norwood,  google maps link here. See route map below,  recce run with Nick with lots of photos, on Strava here,  or a Strava route map here. First off at 7pm. The route is about 4.5 miles and it will be floured and/or flagged.  Getting the…

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Thursday 17th June – Leathley Handicap

Thursday 17th June – Leathley Handicap

Race 6 of the Eric Smith Handicap Trophy is the Liz Fawcett Leathley Handicap,  first off at 7pm. There is parking at the start but not that much, so please car share or cycle over as much as possible. Virtual option The virtual option is being retained run the route any time between Sunday 13th to Sunday 20th. Email me on androbertshaw@gmail.com at least a day before you plan to run the route, so that I can give you a handicap…

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Runner of the Year 2020

Runner of the Year 2020

In between the 2020 Covid lockdowns there was enough races to hand out some Runner of the Year of trophys. Congratulations to Scott Harrington, Richard Smith and Rob Grant taking Gold, Silver and Bronze  respectively. See the full Runner of the year tables:  2020 Runner of the Year, & ROY Race Details. Runner of the Year: 6 race categories, Park Run, Road 10k or less, Road >10k, Off Road 10k or less, Off Road >10k and Track (2 club events).   Whenever you…

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Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 5 – West Busk Lane, Golf Course

Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 5 – West Busk Lane, Golf Course

May’s handicap is the 4 mile West Busk Lane, Golf course route,  start and finish at the end the town end of West Busk Lane, see map below.  (I had thought to start & finish outside no. 36 but the starting from the end of the lane makes it pretty much spot on 4 miles). 😜  If I’m about when you plan to run I’ll be happy to time you.. Run the handicap  see route map below any time you…

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Top Tips: Training for a Marathon

Top Tips: Training for a Marathon

Top tips for training for a marathon – Rob Grant I have to date completed 16 marathons (if I include the Yorkshire Three Peaks), starting with the London Marathon in 1997 when I was a 24-year old slip of a lad. It took me four hours and hurt like hell, despite my doing what I thought was a lot of decent training. I vowed ‘never again’ as a lot of first-timers seem to do. I was semi-forced into my second…

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2021 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 4 – Menston Burley Handicap

2021 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 4 – Menston Burley Handicap

April’s handicap is the approximately 5.5 mile Menston Burley route,  start and finish at the end of Guiseley Drive, (the High Royds entrance nearest White Cross), see map below. Run the handicap  see route map below any time you like between Thursday 15th April – Friday 3oth April. Email me on androbertshaw@gmail.com at least a day before you plan to run the route, so that I can give you a handicap time, before I might see it on Strava!! If you’re on Strava…

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Otley AC 5k challenge – Monday 8th March until Sunday 14th March

Otley AC 5k challenge – Monday 8th March until Sunday 14th March

This month Otley AC challenge started  Monday 8th March until Sunday 14th. Choose your own start date and time.   It is a 5k route from the gates of Otley rugby club around Knotford Nook and back to start.   There are now 4 teams Otley Shakers, Otley Breakers, Otley Makers and Otley Lakers.   Otley Shakers Otley Breakers Bolton Andrew  Armitstead Carol Delucchi Maddie Daly Joanne Fearnley Rob Dobson James Garnett Mark Green Sue Glover Verity Hind Laura Grant Rob…

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2021 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 3 – Danefield

2021 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy Race 3 – Danefield

March’s handicap is the approximately 3 mile Danefield route,  see map below. Run the handicap  see route map below any time you like between Monday 15th March – Wednesday 31st March. Email me on androbertshaw@gmail.com at least a day before you plan to run the route, so that I can give you a handicap time, before I might see it on Strava!! If you’re on Strava just send me a link to your Strava run,  such as:  https://www.strava.com/activities/3742412886.   If I don’t currently ‘follow‘…

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