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Tuesday 21st August – Race 8 Eric Smith Trophy Handicap Route

Tuesday 21st August – Race 8 Eric Smith Trophy Handicap Route

The next race is a new 5k from the Wharfemeadows handicap, based on our Harrogate League handicap route, without Pool Rd bit. It will be held on Tuesday 21st August. NOTE: the plan is for minimal route marking on the night, please reccie, there will be at least one reccie on a club night before the handicap. Or see a larger verstion of the route map here

Saturday 11th August – Balmullo Trail Race/European triathlon championships Glasgow

Saturday 11th August – Balmullo Trail Race/European triathlon championships Glasgow

Report from Howard Jeffrey I stayed with a Scottish friend when I went up to do the European sprint triathlon championships in Glasgow last Saturday and he suggested a good warm up would be a 4.6 mile trail race on Thursday. He claimed not to know the route but I have my doubts. Any way I thought I can take it steady so I agreed. It turned out to be up to a radio mast high on top of a…

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Sunday 12th August – Askern 10 Mile

Sunday 12th August – Askern 10 Mile

Report from Phil Robinson I was the only Otley AC representative at the miners’ club this year – surprised not to see Mark Hall who’s usually in the top 10 here. Expected a soaking, but it was warm and breezy – the rain held off until about 12.30. The route is undulating and a bit tedious – several long straight sections, usually with a hill round the eventual corner. Beer on sale at the race HQ but no food. I…

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Saturday 11th August – Parkruns

Saturday 11th August – Parkruns

Bradford parkrun A total of 419 runners took part. View full results for Bradford parkrun event #421 Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Jack KELLY Unattached 00:17:32 19 1 Nina PEARCE Ilkley Harriers AC 00:20:31 57 5 Sara ELLIOTT Otley AC 00:23:13 85 10 Deb BASSETT Otley AC 00:24:36 104 92 Michael JEFFREY Otley AC 00:25:26 172 32 Josie A SMITH Otley AC 00:27:43 Harrogate parkrun A total of 410 runners took part. View full results for Harrogate parkrun…

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Saturday 4th August – Borrowdale Fell Race

Saturday 4th August – Borrowdale Fell Race

Report from Joe Torr: Borrowdale Fell Race AL – 16 miles 6500 ft After doing no specific training for Borrowdale I’d forgotten how hard the race was since four years previous. After having a good climb up Bessyboot and run around Glaramara and up on to Scafell I was feeling pretty good and chatting to a bloke from Nottingham about finishing in 3.45. After coming off the corridor route and starting up Great Gable I ran out of water and…

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Sunday 5th August – Round Hill Fell Race

Sunday 5th August – Round Hill Fell Race

See the full set of results here, a few more photos here. Would the record go this year?…. Certainly helpful bone dry underfoot conditions but this was negated to some extent with the sticky 24, 25 degree heat, and yes it was.  Richard Pattinson’s course record was  broken in style by City of York’s Tim Stratton, 53:07.  He was chased hard by Will Simmons from Ilkley who also dipped under the record with 53:36.  The Vets category prizes went to…

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Sunday 5th August – Asda York 10k

Sunday 5th August – Asda York 10k

Report from Howard Jeffrey: I like to do this race for two reasons: it goes through the beautiful city of York where the crowds are out in force to cheer us on and secondly there is nothing much else on in August! Apparently I also became a ‘hero’ for finishing this one. I set off early for the venue because it can get very busy and after a bit of a queue parked in my usual spot ready for a…

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Saturday 4th August – ParkRuns

Saturday 4th August – ParkRuns

Bradford parkrun A total of 397 runners took part. Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Marcin SOSZKA Saltaire Striders 00:18:19 19 1 Bethany BRUNSKILL Unattached 00:21:15 52 46 James RAWSTRON Otley AC 00:23:13 108 95 Michael JEFFREY Otley AC 00:25:50 217 164 Paul TRANTER Otley AC 00:30:23 Temple Newsam parkrun A total of 150 runners took part. Position Gender Position parkrunner Club Run Time 1 1 Paul ADAMSON Crossgates Harriers AC 00:19:32 7 7 Lee GUMBRELL Otley AC 00:21:24 10…

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Saturday 28 July 2018 – Park Runs

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Park Runs

Pos Gender Pos parkrunner Club Run Time Bradford 1 1 Marcin SOSZKA Saltaire Striders 00:17:19 15 1 Rachel BOYD Saltaire Striders 00:20:14 19 3 Victoria STAINBURN Otley AC 00:20:35 25 4 Rebecca HARPUR Otley AC 00:21:19 97 86 Dominic EGAN Otley AC 00:26:54 104 91 Michael JEFFREY Otley AC 00:27:16 Harrogate 1 1 Mike BURRETT Leeds City AC 00:16:40 22 1 Sharon Elizabeth HARDCASTLE Unattached 00:21:42 212 55 Sarah WAIGHTS Otley AC 00:34:19 Sewerby 1 1 James WILSON Driffield Striders 00:17:34 20 1 Emily CRUSHER Giffnock…

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