Easingwold 10k – report

Race report York summer league road race- Easingwold 2014 Well done to all those who turned out in the delightful weather at the Easingwold 10k road race. Once again we had great success in both male and female categories with positions in the top 3 for York Knavesmire Harriers. In the mens race 3rd place went to Lindsay Toulson with a time of 36.15, followed closely by Simon Collins with a time of 36.20. With many of our male members reporting PB’s for the course. In the womens race 2nd … [Read more...]

Vets GP#3 – Kirkstall report

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 3 Kirkstall Abbey Tues 27th May Unfortunately due to the usual clash with the York Summer league our Vets contingent was greatly reduced! In the picturesque (if somewhat wet and murky) grounds of Kirkstall Abbey Pete Downes was the sole YKH representative. Well done Pete great racing as usual. Sorry you had to go it alone but we are hopeful that once the Summer League series is completed, a few more of the Vets will be able to attend. Our next event is at … [Read more...]

Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon – PB for Stef

On Sun May 25  (Argentina's independence day freedom fans) I ran Liverpool rock n roll marathon my 28th full,  cracking conditions overcast  no wind after usual power breakfast= ambrosia rice cold from tin and a hardboiled egg  (natures energy gel) I set off from corral 2 in the Albert Dock 9am  (commentator insisted on calling them corals, standards man!!). The course was great taking in both LFC and Everton's grounds and  4 parks (of which Stanley park by Anfield  is a Victorian gem civic … [Read more...]

YKH races the Grrrrrrrrreat Manchester Run

On Sunday 18 May Alistair McQueen, Membership Secretary, braved the streets of sunny Manchester (in his tiger onesie) to complete the Great Manchester 10k. Over 30,000 people ran the race. It was eventually won by Ethiopia's world record holder Kenenisa Bekele - in a time of 28 minutes 23 seconds. "I knew the BBC were covering the race, so I wanted to stand out from the crowd", said Alistair. "Obviously winning the race was one option, but I've been a bit off form this season. I therefore … [Read more...]

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