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...]

Team Victories at Ozzy Oiks Fell Race

Fantastic results amongst the glorious Moors near Osmotherly, in the second race of the  N.Runner/NEHRA Summer Series 2014. Next race in series is Levisham Limping on evening of Wednesday 4th June, check out the website and come and join in the fun. there  is no better way to spend a Summer's evening. Photos by John Taylor, more here . … [Read more...]

Ripon 10 Mile – Club Run Race Report

Ripon 10 Mile Race - 18th May 2014 A hot and sunny day was on the menu for York Knavesmire’s 5th club run of the year. Those brave enough to tackle the heat and hills arrived at the race HQ in good spirits, with the familiar background summer smells of bacon, sun tan cream and deep heat. It was tempting to stay there and indulge in the pleasures on offer, but we’re a hardy bunch and had a job to do. After a 5 minute walk to the start line the race got underway on time without too much … [Read more...]

Transvulcania 2014 – Going Bananas on Isla de la Palma

  Transvulcania 2014 – Going Bananas on Isla de la Palma. 73Km / 4415m of climbing. Report by Giles Hawking Sometime last year I saw a youtube video of an Ultra-marathon race that looked amazing . The film's images of runners streaming up a hill in the dark, headtorches glowing like a sinous river of twinkling lights, the sun rising above the Atlantic at dawn, the rays of light filtering through the trees,immense and spectacular scenary, the determination of the runners and the … [Read more...]

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