Thunder Run – report

Report by Sarah Attwood. Last weekend saw my second Thunder Run (TR24), a tough, hilly 24 hour off-road relay race. You can enter this race as either a solo runner, as a pair or as a team (of either 3-5 or 6-8). Last year I was entered in a team of 8 with some friends I met at the runnersworld bootcamp, this year we met back up (in bigger numbers) and ran as several teams of 5. You can set up camp from friday mid day so we headed down to Catton Park, Derbyshire in the afternoon. We arrived … [Read more...]

Afternoon Tea Social at Goddards – 27.Aug

Dear Runners,   Our next social event takes place on Wednesday 27th August where we will be enjoying afternoon tea at Goddards, the National Trust property on Tadcaster Road.   Tea will be served between 5:30pm and 6:20pm to give those people that are working as much time as possible to get to the venue.  The cost is £10 per person which includes tea, coffee and fresh jam & cream scones.   Knavesmire Harriers will have exclusive use of the gardens and lower house so it should be a … [Read more...]

Victorious Vets at Crossgates.

Victorious Vets Glad to report that with the Summer League racing completed for another year the number of YKH runners attending this race increased to 8 with 3 club members securing age category prizes – some percentage! A perfect English summer evening with the sun shining but with a pleasant cooling breeze provided almost perfect running conditions for the 238 runners who completed the race. For anyone who has experienced vets racing I promise it was dry underfoot from start to finish! … [Read more...]

Knavesmire’s Nick Griffin Runs the Race to the Stones Ultra Marathon.

Race to the Stones Race - report by Nick GriffinOn Saturday 19th July I completed my first ever Ultra-marathon with my brother Steve. We wanted to do something really challenging and raise some money for charity as we knew we would only do this once? This was an experience like no other. I laughed. I cried. I believe I may have even reached some kind of higher plane at moments.   The thing about going longer than a marathon is that speed becomes almost irrelevant (for most) so as a regular … [Read more...]

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