Hadrians Wall Half race report.

Hadrians Wall Half race report by Andy Bell  On the evening of the 28th of June I marched north from York towards Hadrians Wall in the footsteps of the Roman IX legion. A 2 hour drive saw me to my overnight stay in the small village of Acomb (no relation to our local version !) near Hexham.  Race day dawned sunny and a touch on the warm side but thankfully clouds began to roll in as I approached Race HQ leaving perfect conditions. Race HQ and the car park was on the largest bit of flat ground … [Read more...]


A fresh supply of club vests is now in stock in Up & Running on Fossgate, in York. Club vests are free to new members upon presentation of your welcome letter. For existing members, a replacement vest costs £15. http://www.upandrunning.co.uk/york … [Read more...]

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...]

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