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...]

‘Mixed’ Success at Danefield Relays

Report by Neil Stabbs The evening of Tuesday 1st July saw the annual running of the Danefield Relay, taking on 3 x 3 mile laps of the Chevin Country Park, north of Leeds. Knavesmire hadn’t fielded a team for a few years, so 3 of us decided to head over to see how we fared on what turned out to be a tough course with a killer climb at the end. Having offered to take the 1st leg, I lined up for the mass start and got away well on the fast downhill. As we moved onto the first climb, the quick … [Read more...]

Whorlton Run – Knavesmire’s Wine Festival

Great Summer's evening racing out on the Moors, fine individual efforts and victory in both Male and Female Team competitions rewarded with many bottles of plonk. The almost 6 mile race was the 4th in the Northern Runner North Yorkshire Moors Summer Series, and featured a bit more road than usual. The next race in the series is Maybeck Three Crosses on Sunday 29th June, highly recomended. Details of series … [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...]

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