Whorlton Run – Knavesmire’s Wine Festival

Great Summer's evening racing out on the Moors, fine individual efforts and victory in both Male and Female Team competitions rewarded with many bottles of plonk. The almost 6 mile race was the 4th in the Northern Runner North Yorkshire Moors Summer Series, and featured a bit more road than usual. The next race in the series is Maybeck Three Crosses on Sunday 29th June, highly recomended. Details of series … [Read more...]

Lording it at Castle Howard 10k Trail Race

Great individual performances and further proof of our great strength in depth at the local stately pile. Knavesmire's Emma Yates continued her fine form with 1st in the Ladies competition, time 41:36 . Cassie Holmes also ran well to finish 4th Lady in 45:34. Knavesmire's leading men were Lindsay Toulson (00:38:32)  finishing 4th and Simon Collins ( 38:44) in 5th , Simon was able to lay claim to the prize for first 'local'. Pete Downes was first M50 in 43:42. Maureen Medlar was First … [Read more...]

D-Day Marathon Race Report by STEF DURKIN

I got to Normandy 1pm sat  feeling battered after a 1am start , by  car to Portsmouth then 7hr Ferry crossing to Caen the  Brittany Ferries  onboard full English breakfast rocks and is remarkably good value at a fiver. (wld def have it again) I was accompanied by my good mate Carl (and his wife ),  whose Fallen heroes of Normandy.org project i am running marathon  for we hit up the expo at Caen got run no.  = 303 that is so apt for this race its size of a Lee Enfield rifle bullet and Squadron … [Read more...]

Sarah Attwood 4th at Isle of Skye Half Marathon.

Isle of Skye Half Marathon 14th June 2014 - Report by Sarah Attwood On the 13th of June, we (my parents, husband and I) decided to drive 428 miles up to Portree, to run the 31st Isle of Skye Half marathon. This was the 3rd time that I had run this fantastic race which is held annually on the 2nd Saturday in June. The Isle of skye is one of the most stunningly beautiful places that ive ever had the pleasure of visiting, for anyone who has never been…the long journey is truly worth it. We … [Read more...]

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