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Saturday 27th November – Parkruns

Saturday 27th November – Parkruns

Pos Gender Pos Parkrunner Club Run Time Dallas Burston Polo Club  1 1 Chris Rawcliffe Leamington C&AC 19:34 19 19 Paul Tranter Otley AC 23:07 34 1 Elizabeth Mckinlay Sphinx AC 26:50 79 17 Pamela Tranter Otley AC 32:30 Finsbury Park 1 1 Christopher Gracie London Heathside 17:40 19 1 Camilla Barnes Cardiff University 19:24 288 190 Colin Best Otley AC 28:53

Sunday 21st November – Kong Mini-Mountain Marathon Round ‘4’ South Snowdonia

Sunday 21st November – Kong Mini-Mountain Marathon Round ‘4’ South Snowdonia

Report from Tom Lynch: The Kong Mini MMs are a series of 4 hours score course orienteering races over mountain terrain across the North of England and Wales. Normally there are a 4 events in the series, and there are series prizes for completing 3/4 races. This year one of the races was cancelled, and so there were only 3 races, and 2 to count for the series. I took advantage of this, having only entered round 2 in the…

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Wednesday 24th November – EvenSplits Leeds 5k

Wednesday 24th November – EvenSplits Leeds 5k

Report from Simon Quin Wednesday, 24th November was the 7th race in the Leeds 5k series at the Brownlee Centre in Leeds. It was a cold, still & dry night; excellent running conditions as normally there is a headwind on the long straight. 99 runners competed in three heats, each heat now a mass start but still using chip timing for the results. I’d been chasing a sub 20 minute 5k for a little while and had got tantalising close…

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Sunday 21st November – Tadcaster 10 mile

Sunday 21st November – Tadcaster 10 mile

Report from Paul Tranter First time I’ve run this event. Organised by Race Best it’s a fairly flat course, starting in the centre of Tadcaster opposite the impressive John Smiths brewery buildings it does a loop around the town (about 2 miles), before heading out into the countryside. Apart from a short straight along the cycleway adjacent to the A64 it was mostly run on quiet country lanes, reminiscence of the Brass Monkey Half. It was very pleasant in the…

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Sunday 21st November – West Yorkshire Cross Country League Race 3 – Thornes Park Wakefield

Sunday 21st November – West Yorkshire Cross Country League Race 3 – Thornes Park Wakefield

As always some great running from the juniors,  just the race machine, 3rd race of the weekend, Antonio made it for the seniors. Pos Time Name Club Under 11 Girls 1 00:05:44 Maddy Corcoran Skyrac AC 13 00:06:32 Farrah Gerrett Otley A.C. 15 00:06:33 Agnes Gallagher-Thompson Otley A.C. Under 15 Boys 1 00:13:45 Jack Sanderson Settle Harriers 7 00:14:35 Ned Gallager-Thompson Otley A.C. 21 00:15:59 Aston Brogden Otley A.C. 24 00:16:12 James Greenlay Otley A.C. Under 15 Girls 1 00:12:49…

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Saturday 20th November – Eric Smith Trophy Race 11 – Weeton Handicap

Saturday 20th November – Eric Smith Trophy Race 11 – Weeton Handicap

This must be Antonio’s favourite handicap as he returned to the railway bridge ahead of the rest for the fourth time.  Bob Payne held on for second ahead of David Fox.  Mick Jeffrey and Carol Armitstead were surprised to be setting of as the last two and both recorded the fastest times. Mick keeps his lead, (5 points), at the top the Eric Smith handicap table ahead of  Ann Powell and  Carol in second and third.  See the full table…

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Saturday 20th November – Parkruns

Saturday 20th November – Parkruns

Pos Gender Pos Parkrunner Club Run Time Chester 1 1 Tom Morland Chester Tri 17:39 20 1 Julie Taillard Dockside Runners 21:21 73 54 Andrew Webster Otley AC 25:31 Chevin Forest 1 1 Andrew Humphries Airecentre Pacers 17:38 6 1 Edward Hobbs Otley AC 18:43 10 1 Antonio Fan Sheffield Uni. CC & AC 19:32 21 18 Christopher Skipper Otley AC 20:58 22 19 Liam Dunne Otley AC 20:58 91 68 Neil Reed Otley AC 26:41 92 18 Ann Yeadon…

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Saturday 13th November – Parkruns

Saturday 13th November – Parkruns

A big thankyou to Victoria Taylor and all the club volunteers who helped out for the Otley take over of the Chevin Forest Park run,  and well done to all the couch to 5k runners finishing the tough route. Pos Gender Pos Parkrunner Club Run Time Bradford 1 1 Andrew Humphries Unattached 17:12 4 4 Mark Hall Otley AC 19:12 10 1 Chloe Wood Unattached 20:18 12 11 Simon Quin Otley AC 20:35 93 79 Zachary Quin Otley AC 26:03…

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Runner of the Month – October

Runner of the Month – October

Runners of the Month for October are Paul Tranter and Sharon Kenyon both for their marathon’s, with Paul Tranter completing his 100th Marathon in the London Marathon and raising money for prostate cancer (just giving still going here) and also getting a post hip op PB, and Sharon Kenyon for her superb sub-4 run (and V40 PB?) in the Yorkshire Marathon. Special mention also to marathon men Richard Smith for his run in Manchester (and huge PB) and Scott Harrington…

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Sunday 7th November – SYRY Gunpowder Plot 10K

Sunday 7th November – SYRY Gunpowder Plot 10K

Race report from Andy McDonnell: Winner Chris Ovenden 35:09 1st woman Abigail Branston 43:41 10th Me in 43:51 On Sunday it was See York Run York’s , 10k gunpowder plot race. They’re a small family run company and runners themselves with hundreds of marathons run. They hold very friendly inclusive races around York and offer great medals and cake!! Sundays race was started by non other than Guy Fawkes (courtesy of York Dungeon) who merrily wished us a faster run…

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