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...]

Weekend Round-up 28-29 November – Blowing Hot and Cold

A busy and diverse weekend of running for club members, proving the cold, damp and dark of the English Winter are no impediment to getting out there and giving it a go. Especially if you escape to somewhere far warmer ! Benidorm Half Marathon. A group of club members had a great weekend away in the Spanish sunshine, even taking in the Newcastle Parkrun on their way. It was someomes Stag do I believe ? , and they even managed to drag along a member of York Acorn ( how do they always … [Read more...]

York Knavesmire Harriers Christmas parkrun

York Knavesmire Harriers Christmas parkrun Saturday 20th December saw the Knavesmire Harriers turn out in force for another age graded parkrun competition. It was good to see so many Knavesmire vests around the racecourse and even more Santa hats.   44 harriers braved the wind to run and there were 4 first timers at parkrun – Maureen Medler, Robert Judson, Mark Anness and Pam Anderson, I hope you enjoyed your first experience of parkrun and will go back for some … [Read more...]

YKH parkrun Showdown Results

By Stephen Robson As it was foretold in a club email weeks ago, the 27th day of September 2014 heralded the much anticipated YKH parkrun showdown. Salivating at an opportunity to fairly compete head to head with the barriers of age and gender broken down, 32 intrepid Harriers took to the racecourse to battle for supremacy and bragging rights. The format was simple: run 5km as fast as your legs and lungs would allow you. The results however were magical - each runner's time is compared to … [Read more...]

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