YKH Round Up – w.e 3rd July.

--Country Trail Series  report by  Maureen Medlar and Liz Matthews Blind leading the Blind? Having completed and thoroughly enjoyed this series last year we decided to use these races as off road training. You are given the venue details (all of which have been pubs) pay your £5 entry fee which includes a £2 after race drink allowance and then issued with a list of directions. The rest is up to you! As soon as we saw the Pudsey venue we knew from previous vets races held in the … [Read more...]

YKH Round up Week Ending 1st May

--YDRRL 'Summer' League Race #1 - Pocklington. The 'Summer' league got off to a great start, with 100 members of York Knavesmire Harriers taking part on Tuesday evening, A nasty cloud burst before the start was somewhat ominous , but it was soon gone and conditions for the race were good , maybe a little too chilly , but a good tailwind on the way back into Pocklington. Knavesmire Harriers are making a strong defence of their Men's and Ladies Team titles, it would appear from the … [Read more...]

Weekend Round Up 16-17 April. Boston, Victories at Guisborough & more….

Vale of York 10. report by Phillip Elliott-Dick With a new 10 mile road race on the doorsteps of York, 41 harriers took part in what was described as a flat and fast route, which actually turned out to be a more undulating route, but yet with fully closed roads and a field of 750+, made for a good course and race. First 3 harriers home (Phillip Elliott-Dick, 4th and 2nd M40, David Smithers, 7th and Jason Higgens 12th) meant we took the male team prize. John Oliver took the 1st M60 and … [Read more...]

9-10th Jan: Weekend Round up – Yorkshire XC Champ’s & more…..

---Yorkshire Cross Country Championships , Lightwater Valley, Ripon. With Christmas  out of the way it is now the season of Cross Country Championships , beginning with the Yorkshire's and soon to be followed by the Northern's and culminating in the Nationals. For the third year in a row the local Yorkshire Championships have been located at Lightwater Valley, and it makes a fine venue. Thanks to the plentiful rainfall we have had lately a good deal of the course was very muddy or … [Read more...]

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