Weekend Round-up 24-25 October.

Plenty of running in far flung places last weekend . Over in Germany on Sunday we had Alex Bedingham and Amy Garner running in the Frankfurt Marathon and the 5k Pretzel run the day before. A little further away we had Michelle Atkins, Jayne Fligg and Julie Rooks taking part in the 40th Marine Corps Marathon in Washington USA. Over in Wales - Sarah Attwood (3:40:21) , Nick Griffin ( 3:58:35) , Stef Durkin (4:15:49) and Paul Adams ( 6:09:21) took part in the rather moist Snowdonia … [Read more...]

Weekend Round-up 10-11th October, Yorkshire Marathon and more…

The BIG races of the weekend were the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon and it's new sibling the Yorkshire 10 miler. Anyone who bought the York Press on Monday will be well aware that York Knavesmire Harriers were tremendously well represented, plenty of YKH vests could be seen in the local paper's Marathon Special section. There were at least 38 runners from YKH who finished the marathon . Knavesmire's David Smithers was the second runner from York to finish the race , with a chip time of … [Read more...]

David Darton and Colin Lea – Knavesmire’s most Wandering Wasps?

David Darton and Colin Lea have been travelling far and wide   as they continue to seek out running adventures at home and abroad. The Wandering Wasps award may already be sewn up as , so far this year they have completed Marathons  in : -Oman ( January ) -Malta ( February ) -Greater Manchester ( April ) -Stockholm ( May ) -Cheltenham Challenge ( April ) -Mauritius ( July ) , which was the 70th marathon completed since 2005 ! Highlights of the 70 incuded  Marathons in New … [Read more...]

Yorkshire Marathon 2014 – Photos & Report

York Knavesmire Harriers were out in force on our home turf Marathon. Results :  Yorkshire Marathon Results There were over 40 Harriers running the 26.2 miles and what seemed like a huge number out on the route providing enthusiastic and very welcome support. Great to see  Club President Malcolm Fawcett, who had comandeered a traffic island near Dunnington, and was waving his YKH flag with great pride. YKH's Emma Yates had a great run despite recent back troubles , finished with a time … [Read more...]

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