Strong showings at the Washburn Valley Relays

Report by Stewart Creasey The Washburn Valley Relays – a race of three legs around the Fewston and Swinsty reservoirs near Otley – attracted approximately 60 teams this year. Among them were both a Men’s and a Ladies’ team from Knavesmire Harriers. The Men’s team consisted of Chris Roberts, Neil Stabbs and I, whilst Sarah Attwood, Cassie Holmes and Nik Vogan represented the Ladies. Sandwiched between the hottest day of the year so far and some pretty strong thunderstorms, the conditions … [Read more...]

Kilburn Feast 7 – Report

KILBURN FEAST Runners dilemmas’  - report by Maureen Medlar Ok – so Sunday 13th July free – time to find a race! Spoilt for choice – perhaps a 17,26 or even 33 mile run at Osmotherley? No - not enough training – 10 mile at Eccup? – again not enough training. 7.3 miles at Kilburn including afternoon tea? No contest - done plenty of cake training lately! With a start time of 2pm the second dilemma – when and what to eat. Decided on light brunch and set off to the race in torrential rain … [Read more...]

Helpers required for Knavesmire Vets Race – Weds 6.Aug

YVAA Vets Race - York Knavesmire The Vet's race is on Wednesday evening, 6th August and we would appreciate some help with marshalling etc. The race starts at 7.30pm so marshals need to be down at the back of the Racecourse Grandstand by 6.30pm. There is food and refreshments after the race at the Knavesmire pub. Anyone wanting to volunteer should contact me on martin.medlar@nig-uk.com or telephone on my mobile 07734 719976. The Vets race is for those aged over 35 and anyone wanting to … [Read more...]

Knavesmire’s Summer Scorcher – Final YDRRL Positions after Race 6 Wistow.

Final York and District Road Race League standings are now available here. Safe to say we dominated proceedings , Knavesmire's Ladies 'A' & 'B' teams first and second! Knavesmire Mens 'A' team first and 'B' team third. Massive roll call of individual honours: Emma Yates 1st Open Female / 1st F45 Andrea Lancaster 2nd Open Female / 1st F35 Anwen Darlington 3rd Open Female Sarah Atwood 4th Open Female Cassie Holmes 5th Open Female Katie Godfrey 2nd F35 Lindsay Toulson 3rd … [Read more...]

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