Yorkshire Vets XC Champs – Entries Open

Entries are now open for the Yorkshire Vets XC Championships on Sunday 28th September at Nunroyd Park, Yeadon, Leeds. This event is a great way to give Cross Country a go and entry only costs £5. So if you are over 35 and are interested in entering please contact Pete Downes at petedownescity@ntlworld.com. More details can be found here … [Read more...]

Burnsall 10 Mile and Classic Fell Race Report

To celebrate Alistair's birthday a few of us headed to the Dales this weekend. This included a visit to the Burnsall Feast Sports which hosts a full day of races and activities ranging from the entertaining wheelbarrow and egg and spoon racing to the serious business of the Classic Fell Race. In the 10 Mile race YKH had three entrants for the hilly course from Burnsall through Grassington and back on the opposite side of the river. Stef Durkin was first home in 41st in 68:52 followed by Rich … [Read more...]

Osmotherley Phoenix 2014 Report

Five Knavesmire Harriers entered the Osmotherley Phoenix this year with Simon Collins, Phil Richardson and Margaret Metcalfe running the 17 Mile route and myself stepping up to the 26 mile route from the 17 last year along with Michael Denner. I had been hoping for a cooler day this year but once again the sun was shining and it was already starting to get quite hot. After a bit of pre race chat, mainly about how hot it was, everyone assembled at the start line and Paul Adams set the runners … [Read more...]

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...]

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