Weekend Round Up 14-15th May : Calderdale Way Relay, Derwent Dash & more…

--Calderdale Way Relay. This hotly contested event is one the biggest off road relay races in the U.K, with over 100 teams of 12 runners taking part.    The race is comprised of 6 legs which are run by  pairs of athletes from each team, the race taking in the scenic delights of the high moors and deep valleys of the Calder Valley  around Halifax , Sowerby Bridge and Todmordon. After a good first effort last year Knavesmire Harriers re-entered this year with all guns blazing, a crack  'A' … [Read more...]

Weekend Round Up 9-10th April

-Yorkshire Half Marathon. (Sheffield). 32nd...Lynsay Toulson (3rd M40)...1:20:29 631st...Laura Hallett...1:38:31 783rd...Stefan Durkin...1:37:47 1350...Adrian Turner...1:46:49 3877...Sandra Harman...2:07:17 ================================== -Greater Manchester Marathon. 1061st...Nick Griffin...3:18:20 4095th...Madeleine Foot...3:57:58 5499th...Chris Bell...4:16:36 6374...Jenny Baker...4:29;19 7795...Charlotte … [Read more...]

Weekend Round up 12-13 March – Black Combe, Retford Half & more…….

-Black Combe Fell Race. - Report by Tom Ratcliffe. Black combe - The words don’t inspire too many positive connotations. It makes you think of murky British weather, rain, drizzle, fog (clag), disorientation, big hills, tough fell running. I pondered this definition in Giles’ car as we left the gorgeous sunshine which the rest of the UK was bathing in and arrived in the far South Western area of the Lake District to drizzle and thick fog. Black combe fell lies in an area of the UK, just … [Read more...]

Weekend Round-up 28-29 November – Blowing Hot and Cold

A busy and diverse weekend of running for club members, proving the cold, damp and dark of the English Winter are no impediment to getting out there and giving it a go. Especially if you escape to somewhere far warmer ! Benidorm Half Marathon. A group of club members had a great weekend away in the Spanish sunshine, even taking in the Newcastle Parkrun on their way. It was someomes Stag do I believe ? , and they even managed to drag along a member of York Acorn ( how do they always … [Read more...]

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