YKH Weekly Racing Round Up – w.e 26th Jan – Northern XC Champs, Meltham,

---North of England Cross Country Championships. The club was once again very well represented at Championship level, with 37 club members running and several more  spectating and providing support. The Northern's were this year held just down the A1 at the mostly flat Pontefract Racecourse. The going was Good to Firm, which made for a speedy course, most runners approaching their 10k road race pace if they had one. For the Ladies race it was 2 large laps of the racecourse covering a … [Read more...]

Weekly Racing Round Up – w.e 6th January – Yorkshire XC Champs, Captain Cooks…

---Yorkshire Cross Country Championships - Sat 5th Jan.                  Results tbc. Lightwater Valley was once again the venue for the Yorkshire Champs', the rolling parkland within the  massive The Ultimate rollercoaster, providing  a speedy and largely dry course. Knavesmire's Ladies were going into their 8km race brimming with confidence after winning the West Yorkshire League , but now the stakes were that bit higher. Facing of against the best teams in the County the YKH Ladies did … [Read more...]

YKH Round Up – National XC ,Snake Lane ,Harewood ,Heartbeat & more…

---English National Cross Country Championships. Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath London.                               Results  The Nationals returned to London on a beautiful day , the elevated position atop Parliament hill offering great views of the London skyline. Athletes from all over the country assembled to compete in Amatuer Athletics biggest event and to find out where they and their teams rank on the national stage. First YKH athlete to run would be Lawrence Griffin in the 10k … [Read more...]

Weekly Round Up – w.e 28th Jan – Northern XC Champs’, Ferriby & more..

---North of England Cross Country Championships - Harewood Park. Thankfully this year the Northern's did not require a long journey across the Pennines, just a quick jaunt to the lush parkland surrounding Harewood House. -Under 20 Junior Men. Ed Hooper was the first YKH runner to tackle the rolling parkland course, his race of 8km would follow the same course as the Ladies would later. Ed was 62nd in a time of 0:33:46. - Senior Women. … [Read more...]

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