60th Yorkshire Three Peaks

By Chris Roberts Horton in Ribblesdale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales was the setting for the 60th Yorkshire Three Peaks Race. It is a gruelling 23.4 mile course consisting of 5000ft of climbing. YKH had a strong contingent taking part this year with myself, Simon Collins and Tom Ratcliffe, fresh from London Marathon, taking part for the first time. We were joined by race veterans Barry Atkinson, Andrew Johnson, Robyn Hawxby and Tony Heron who were hoping their experience of the course … [Read more...]

Anniversary Waltz – report

Anniversary Waltz - Newlands Valley Horseshoe, Lake District - 19 April. report by Tony Heron. Fantastic spring conditions for the first of the big Lakeland fell races of the year - the Anniversary Waltz (11.5m/3,500ft) and Teenager with Altitude (15m/7600ft). Having done the Teenager the last two years, I opted for the Waltz this year with one eye on the Three Peaks at the weekend. The Waltz has the virtue of not only being shorter, but involves less than half the amount of climbing and, … [Read more...]

April Club Run Report & Video – Helmsley 10k Challenge

Twenty four Knavesmire Harriers ran hard and  had fun in the blustery but sunny conditions at the Helmsley 10k Mult-terrain race on Easter Sunday. A mile or two of the road that heads North towards Bransdale,  featuring a wicked little hill, a saunter through the hamlet of Carlton, a bit more road, then a few farm tracks and grassy fields to  cross before the finish. A great well organised race, and runners were rewarded with a mug and Easter Egg at the … [Read more...]

Beginners Training Goup For The Great North Run or Another Distance Race..Starts 24th April.

  STARTING 24th APRIL -  A BEGINNERS TRAINING GROUP FOR THE GREAT NORTH RUN OR A DISTANCE RACE.  Training for the Great North Run? or another race,  maybe it is your 1st time? or your wishing to train with a group for motivation, encouragement and support,  then this is an ideal opportunity for you . Club members Ken Tinker and Frank Holden are starting a beginners group, they have years of experience between them of training people for big races such as the GNR, Training  first … [Read more...]

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