Calderdale Relay 2014 – Report

By Chris Roberts A few months ago we decided to enter a team for the 6 Leg, 12 person fell relay around the circular 50 mile Calderdale Way around Halifax. Despite a few dropouts we managed to find a dozen hardy Harriers willing to brave the mud and heavy rain to compete with some of the best fell running clubs in the country. All legs were successfully recced before hand and I wasn’t taking part so we were confident going into the race that nobody was going to get lost. Leg 1 – Simon … [Read more...]

Reeth 20k Trail – Report

By Jim MacDonald This 20k trail race takes place in Swaledale and is a circular route mostly on good bridleways with about 1,800 feet of ascent. Its difficulty rating is described as moderate to hard in Trail Running magazine so I approached this one with trepidation! Although not a stroll in the park, it turned out to be easier than expected. For some reason I find it much less tiring running uphill when off road and in the midst of such beautiful and peaceful countryside than when on … [Read more...]

Next Club Run – Ripon 10

The next York Knavesmire Harriers Club Championship race is the Ripon 10 Mile on Sunday 18th May @ 10:30am. Details can be found here If anyone requires a lift to this race or can give someone a lift can you let me know so I can arrange transport for members. You can contact me on 07720 710411 at mr_croberts@hotmail.com or leave a comment below. Thanks Chris Roberts … [Read more...]

60th Yorkshire Three Peaks

By Chris Roberts Horton in Ribblesdale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales was the setting for the 60th Yorkshire Three Peaks Race. It is a gruelling 23.4 mile course consisting of 5000ft of climbing. YKH had a strong contingent taking part this year with myself, Simon Collins and Tom Ratcliffe, fresh from London Marathon, taking part for the first time. We were joined by race veterans Barry Atkinson, Andrew Johnson, Robyn Hawxby and Tony Heron who were hoping their experience of the course … [Read more...]

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