Blaydon Races – report.

9th June 2014, by Sarah Attwood Every year since I started running in 2011 my Geordie husband has been telling me to run the iconic Blaydon Races. This year on the 3rd of February I finally bit the bullet and entered the 5.9 mile race when the first 1500 places opened to club runners. The following day the remaining 2500 places opened to all runners where they were “snapped up within 4 hours”. The Blaydon Races is organised by the Blaydon Harriers and is now in its 34th year, having first … [Read more...]

International success for Nik Vogan – Pontevedra World Duathlon Championships 2014

Pontevedra World Duathlon Championships 2014 report by Nik Vogan Those of you who know me well know that I love my bike even more than my running shoes - a strange admission on a running club website but hopefully you'll see where I'm going - and in September 2013 I watched one of my old university team mates win the World Triathlon Championships and it made me think.. I knew Non and knew that whilst she is an amazing athlete, she is also a normal person and it got me wondering what I could … [Read more...]

Easingwold 10k – report

Race report York summer league road race- Easingwold 2014 Well done to all those who turned out in the delightful weather at the Easingwold 10k road race. Once again we had great success in both male and female categories with positions in the top 3 for York Knavesmire Harriers. In the mens race 3rd place went to Lindsay Toulson with a time of 36.15, followed closely by Simon Collins with a time of 36.20. With many of our male members reporting PB’s for the course. In the womens race 2nd … [Read more...]

Vets GP#3 – Kirkstall report

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 3 Kirkstall Abbey Tues 27th May Unfortunately due to the usual clash with the York Summer league our Vets contingent was greatly reduced! In the picturesque (if somewhat wet and murky) grounds of Kirkstall Abbey Pete Downes was the sole YKH representative. Well done Pete great racing as usual. Sorry you had to go it alone but we are hopeful that once the Summer League series is completed, a few more of the Vets will be able to attend. Our next event is at … [Read more...]

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