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...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 4th December.

---West Yorkshire Cross Country League - Race #4 - Keighley. The fourth and final race of the 2016 West Yorkshire Cross Country League was held in Keighley. Knavesmire Men were 12th of thirteen teams . 38th Phil Elliot-Dick 89th Rory Henderson 95th Toby Horne 100th Danny Chan 109th Neil Strange 116th Pete Downes 153rd  Duncan Chambers 161st Simon Page Knavesmire's Ladies were not numerous enough on this occasion to make up a complete scoring team . 8th Nik Tarrega 60th … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 18th September

---YVAA Cross Country . Barry Atkinson 1st M55 Caroline Warrington 2nd F 35 Chris Roberts 2nd M35 Jane Nodder 3rd F55 1st M35 team (Chris Roberts / Simon Fricke / Neil Stabbs ) 3rd M50 team ( Barry Atkinson / Pete Downes / Mark Dye ) 3rd F45 team (Mandy Clarke / Jane Nodder / Liz Matthews ================================= ---Hull Marathon. David Smithers   had a great race taking 2nd place overall (1st M40-44)  with a time of 02:39:55. Lindsay Toulson was 2nd … [Read more...]

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