Saltburn Trail Half Marathon and 10k – Report

Report by Nik Vogan On a sunny summer evening in Bishop Wilton, a group of us Harriers deciding that a trip to the seaside was in order for a bit of running, some fish and chips, an ice cream and an afternoon at the seaside. However the appearance of hurricane Bertha put paid to the afternoon on the beach and made the running that extra bit harder. Having experienced this Hardmoors' race before (which for those of you who don't know lead to Stef Durkin running a 19 mile half marathon), … [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...]

‘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...]

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