Broughton Woods Wobble – Report.

It was great to see some new ,  unexpected and not seen lately faces out racing on the North Yorkshire  Moors. Contributing to probably YKH's greatest number of runners at a fell race in some time, a total of ten. The healthy turnout  meant we were able to field full teams for both sexes, and in the spirit of equality both YKH teams placed second in their respective competitions. Continuing the theme we also had 3rd Man Chris Roberts (42:07)  and 3rd Lady, Anwen Darlington (47:10)  making … [Read more...]

Pudsey – YVAA Vets GP Series – Race 1 – Report

Vet’s Grand Prix Series 2014  First challenge of the series was the old favorite at Pudsey. Normally held in mid June it is always one of our ‘dirtier runs’. Rescheduled to early February it surpassed all expectations! A slithering downhill start gave all the competitors a taste of things to come – two woodland laps through every variety of mud known to runners! At least halfway round there was the added bonus of a chance to wash off some of the mud when the route includes a paddle through … [Read more...]

4 Marathons on 4 Continents in 4 Weeks – update Tokyo completed.

UPDATE ON 4 MARATHONS ON 4 CONTINENTS IN 4 WEEKS Good news. Colin Lea and David Darton from YKH have completed the first of their 4 marathons on 4 continents in 4 weeks. Marathon 1 - Tokyo: David finished in 3hr 53 despite running with arm in plaster and sling. Colin paced much more sensibly and finished in 4hrs 20. YKH got promoted on Japan TV as they interviewed extensively "the mad guys doing 4 marathons around the world in 4 weeks". More details are on their charity … [Read more...]

Ferriby 10 Miles, 26 January 2014

By Stephen Robson When I entered this race at the end of last year I was expecting a chilly but enjoyable race to blow off those post Christmas cobwebs. How wrong I was! Neither chilly nor enjoyable were accurate for this year’s race as it seems that someone ordered near apocalyptic weather conditions for the day, and boy did we suffer. The one mile walk from the carpark to the start line was enough to nearly finish us off. Runners were huddled together in groups trying to stay warm as … [Read more...]

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