YKH Weekly Round Up – Yorkshire XC Champs & more…

---Yorkshire Cross Country Championships. ( 06.01.2018) Another year another  nice trip to Lightwater Valley for the Yorkshire Championships. Running conditions were fantastic , no mud to speak of, light wind, no rain   and  the bountiful sun made it just warm enough. Knavesmire's  Men were 7th team in their '10km'  race , an improvement on  last year's  result ( 8th ).  The 'B' team were 18th, with there being 28 teams in total.  First six to count . The Senior Mens race consisted of a … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up w.e 19 Nov – XC League Spenborough and more…

---Spenborough XC - West Yorkshire Cross Country League Race #3. Race three of the league was held on a tight a twisty course , weather was again very good and the ground held up well , resisting the urge to turn muddy. Knavesmires's Ladies were a little depleted , two of our fastest runners not able to run due to illness, meant we were not able to replicate their team victory at race 2. However due to the good number of Ladies we have competing in the cross country this year and the … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 28.Jan – Northern XC Champs and more…….

----Northern Cross Country Championships. This year the hotly contested Northern Cross Country Championships returned to Knowsley Safari Park near Liverpool.  For those who'd had the privilege racing here a few years ago this led to some pre race trepidation and probably some sleepless nights having nightmares about drowning in mud.  A healthy amount of rain through the morning and early afternoon meant these fears were not unjustified, although thanks to the cold temperatures the mud was of … [Read more...]

YKH Round Up Week Ending 7.Jan – York’s XC Champs & more …

  ---Yorkshire Cross Country Championships - Lightwater Valley, Ripon 07.01.2017. With 18 men and 8 Ladies we had a good number of runners to campaign for the County's  highest honours. Knavesmire's Ladies were first into the fray , their race comprising 1 small and 3 large laps , of a splendidly un-muddy and very run able course, set within pleasant  parkland inside the Big One roller coaster. The main challenge being a short , sharp steep bank that had to be climbed  each … [Read more...]

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