Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Report – West Vale Wednesday 9th July

Vet’s Grand Prix Series.   West Vale Wednesday 9th July   Well done to our three gents who turned out to run this event. Always one of the more demanding challenges of the GP series it did not fail to live up to expectations.   We are pleased to report that our intrepid team all completed the course with Dave Hutchinson leading them home followed by Roger Bilsby and Michael Collins. Congratulations to you all with a special mention to Roger who was running for the … [Read more...]

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...]

Osmotherley Phoenix 2014 Report

Five Knavesmire Harriers entered the Osmotherley Phoenix this year with Simon Collins, Phil Richardson and Margaret Metcalfe running the 17 Mile route and myself stepping up to the 26 mile route from the 17 last year along with Michael Denner. I had been hoping for a cooler day this year but once again the sun was shining and it was already starting to get quite hot. After a bit of pre race chat, mainly about how hot it was, everyone assembled at the start line and Paul Adams set the runners … [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...]

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