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17th December – 3rd January – The 32nd Ken Dixon Christmas Handicap

17th December – 3rd January – The 32nd Ken Dixon Christmas Handicap

First devised in 1989 by Ken Dixon as a 2 loop route round Timble and Swinsty reservoir.  This year as Swinsty dam is out of action an extra loop has been added round Fewston village. This is also the final race in the 2020 Eric Smith Handicap trophy, with Nick Hodgkinson, Antonio Cardinale and Catharine and James Dobson all vying for the top spot. The start is by the grass section at the junction Timble village road and the main…

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November 14th – November 30th – Eric Smith Trophy – Weeton Handicap

November 14th – November 30th – Eric Smith Trophy – Weeton Handicap

Run the handicap route, see route map below any time you like between Saturday 14th November – Monday 30th November,  Because of the November Covid restrictions please run this solo or as a pair. 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…

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October 17th – 31st Eric Smith Handicap Trophy – Weston 2 Lap Handicap

October 17th – 31st Eric Smith Handicap Trophy – Weston 2 Lap Handicap

This month’s handicap is a revival of sorts of an old handicap round the Weston Estate, the old route was a 2 lap course that ran down Weston Lane, to Weston Drive, Meagill Rise, Weston Ridge, the Oval and Newall Avenue and was about 3.5ish miles.  To extend this to 5 miles & add  a couple of hills I’ve added a loop up Rumplecroft, St Davids & St Richards. The start is at the end of the hedge on the…

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September 17th to September 30th – Eric Smith Handicap Trophy – Thruscross

September 17th to September 30th – Eric Smith Handicap Trophy – Thruscross

September’s Eric Smith Handicap trophy race will be the Thruscross Handicap It’s probably a good idea to have a reccie run prior to your virtual race effort, especially if you’ve not run this route before, giving loads of notice so that these could be done if wanted on club nights before it starts to get too dark . Run the handicap route any time you like between Thursday 17th September – Wednesday 30th September,  small groups up to 7, could start together…

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August’s Eric Smith Handicap race – Danefield Handicap

August’s Eric Smith Handicap race – Danefield Handicap

August’s Eric Smith Handicap trophy race will be the Danefield Handicap Note: for the last few years our juniors have enjoyed running with the seniors at this handicap, so if any juniors would like to ‘post’ a time that’s fine with the Hon. Handicapper. Run the handicap route any time you like between Monday 17th August – Sunday 30th August,  small groups up to 7, could start together on club training nights if wanted. Email me on androbertshaw@gmail.com at least a day before you…

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Round Hill Fell Race – Sunday 9th August – Cancelled

Round Hill Fell Race – Sunday 9th August – Cancelled

Although it looks like there maybe a possibililty of racing resuming in August ??, with the current Covid 19 situation and water damage causing the closure of the Robinson library the decision has been made to cancel this years race. Look forward to see you all back in 2021.

Training

Training

UPDATE 11 JUNE Training will recommence on Tuesday 16th June in groups of no more than 6 people. Places MUST be booked and the link can be found on the Social Distance Training page (link at top of page). Please also read the email sent out today from Hannah Lupton. Hopefully see some of you on Tuesday.

Harrogate League – Entries

Harrogate League – Entries

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Harrogate League time! You can sign on here https://racebest.com/races/x6k89. If you’re new to the club the league is a series of evening events all approx 10k. There are four evening races plus a handicap (which we are hosting), and each with a buffet afterwards. The series costs £15 to enter, but for this year the club is subsidising to the tune of £10 – that’s £5 for five races! When you go to…

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Leeds Race Series

Leeds Race Series

With no real ‘targetted’ road races for club members, we thought it would be good to encourage folk to enter the Leeds Race Series. http://www.leedsathletics.net/Leeds_Race_Series.htm This is a FREE competition consisting of existing races in the Leeds area. Points are totted up over the year and your best 8 count; winners probably win something. Ask our own Howard who finished 1st in his age cat last year. The races are a mix of parkruns, road, trail and the odd fell…

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