YKH Racing Round Up w.e 15 April -Nat’ Relay Champs/Vale of York…

---National Road Relay Championships  - 12 Stage Men and 6 stage Ladies. Sutton Park , Birmingham. Knavesmire's Ladies finished 35th of 48 teams in their 6 stage race and in the 12 stage Mens race we were 48th of 63 teams competing. With teams qualifying through  regional championships we our runners were representing the club at one of amatuer athletics most competitive events. Ladies 6 Stage - 35th  York Knavesmire Harriers 2:48:29 Leg 1 C Warrington (42) 36:35 Leg 2 Abbie Hall (44) … [Read more...]

Racing Round Up w.e 11th Feb – Windy Hill / Hardmoors Marathon & more…

---Windy Hill Fell Race. A tough 9 mile Fell Race from Littleborough near Rochdale taking in a Roman Road , Blackstone Edge ,the Pennine Way and  four crossings of the M62 (under/over/over/under). The weather was not particularly pleasant , at the race's highest points  runners were assaulted with ferocious blasts of icy rain  . 203 participants. ---Hardmoors Saltburn Marathon. James Ollerenshaw slogged  around into 52nd position (out of 130) in the Hardmoors Saltburn … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up w.e 6th Aug – York 10k ,Two Fell Race Ladies Victories & more

---York 10k. A great turn out on home territory with 49 runners from the club and plenty more club members , family and friends giving welcome support on the route. First runner home for YKH was Neil Everett in 35:22 ( 19th and 2nd M35), closely followed by rapidly improving Laurence Griffin in 35:26 ( 20th ) . The first Knavesmire Lady to cross the finish line was Lucy Pinder in 41:10. Jane Nodder was second F55 ( 44:05) , Margaret Metcalfe was first F65 ( 53:15) with Janet … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – w.e 9th July

---Wistow 10k.  Oliver Cockerill was crowned York and District Road Race League men’s champion after finishing second in the final round at Wistow. The 17-year-old City of York runner had to secure a top-two spot to take the spoils in the 10k league after title rival Ben Jones (University of York) missed the race. This meant Jones’ best four results in the series remained two wins, a second and a third. Cockerill had an identical record going into the Wistow round, but crucially improved his … [Read more...]

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