Shelf Moor Fell Race Report

By Neil Stabbs When I mention that I'm originally from Glossop, those that know the place usually tell me about the traffic jams they've sat in or how the front doors on the high street are unfeasibly small (seriously, check it out!). What they don't say is that it's the gateway to the Dark Peak, with access to some amazing running, biking and climbing. One of the races organised by the local running club (Glossopdale Harriers) is the Shelf Moor Fell Race, heading east from Glossop to the top … [Read more...]

YKH parkrun Showdown – 9am Sat 27th Sept

What? We're holding a club contest at our lovely local parkrun. parkrun is a free weekly timed 5km event, and gives all registered runners age graded scores for each run. This score is the percentage of the world record for your age and gender, so that an 80 year old man's performance can be compared on equal footing to a 20 year old lady's. We'll use this event and the automatic age grading as a sort of club contest - does the old guard still have what it takes or are the new breed of whippets … [Read more...]

Major Stone Half Marathon Report

Sunday 7th September 2014 On a warm and sunny late summer’s day a group of dedicated Knavesmire Harriers gathered in the pretty village of Lockington to run the Major Stone Half Marathon organised by East Hull Harriers. It was a mainly flat course (John’s words) along the country lanes of East Yorkshire. From a spectator’s point of view, it was one of the best I’ve been to in a while. Due to the nature of the course I was able to be at the 2 and 10 mile points to encourage all the … [Read more...]

Middleton wins Middleton Cup

August saw the inaugural hosting of the pretigious "Middleton Cup", with its honorary namesake, club-legend-John-Middleton, claiming glorious victory. As background, YKH Social Secretary, Richard Tarrega, bet YKH Members Secretary, Alistair McQueen (after a couple of cheeky cocktails - honestly) that Alistair could not beat club-legend-John-Middleton in any of the 2014 summer league races. The loser of the bet would host all there present to a night of ten pin bowling. Alistair confidently … [Read more...]

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