YKH Weekly Round Up – we 14th May -Leeds 1/2, Ripon, Transvulcania, Riga, Fairfield…..

---Riga  Marathon. Colin Lea ( 5:03:07) and Dave Darton ( 04:16:01) ran in the Riga marathon in very hot conditions.  Well organised and good atmosphere with lots of music (Queen seems very popular here), and also traditional dancing.etc around the course. Very flat and fast and passes though the centre of the beautiful old town twice. Dave and Colin would recommend it. ---Leeds Half Marathon. 22nd Stephen Maddison  1:19:46 3rd M40 168th Danny Chan            1:28:33 229th Andy … [Read more...]

Weekly Round Up, w.e 30th April – Kirkbymoorside 10k , York’s 3 Peaks, Keswick Half, Coniston & more…

---Kirkbymoorside 10k. Results Congratulations to our runners at this North Yorkshire 10k, Stuart Grange was the race winner  ( 34:02 ) with Gareth Green second ( 35:25) and Nik Tarrega was first Lady ( 41:04)  with Emily Baines third Lady ( 41:47). David Smithers was first M40 (35:44), Stephen Maddison third M40 ( 37:58 ). With such well placed runners it was no surprise that we won both the Men's and Ladies teams prizes. Album of photos from the race here and … [Read more...]

YKH Easter Round Up – Helmsley 10k ….

---Helmsley 10k . Plenty of Easter Eggs collected by club members at this tough 10, a long drag uphill for 2 miles before it levels off and eventually drops back to the finish. Knavesmire's Becky Penty ( 40:12 )  was first Lady (18th overall )  with Cassie Holmes 3rd Lady (50th ). Also running were : 17th Darren Hendley 40:09 28th Robert Ward      41:18 48th Nick Griffin        43:18 90th Marc Thomas     47:54 138th David Darton   51:17 169th Peter Lyth         53:23 193rd … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – W/e 26.Feb – Knavesmire Ladies top 20 at National XC’s, Snake Lane & more…

---English National Cross Country Championships. Wollaton Country Park in Nottingham was the venue on Saturday for the 129th running of one of the biggest events on many amatuer club athletes calendars. York Knavesmire Harriers were in attendance in good numbers and good spirits after a pleasant trip down together by Coach , and we had the luxury of the big YKH tent to change in at the venue. Before the Senior races there are a number of junior races , and this gave us a chance to warm … [Read more...]

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