David Darton and Colin Lea – Knavesmire’s most Wandering Wasps?

David Darton and Colin Lea have been travelling far and wide   as they continue to seek out running adventures at home and abroad. The Wandering Wasps award may already be sewn up as , so far this year they have completed Marathons  in : -Oman ( January ) -Malta ( February ) -Greater Manchester ( April ) -Stockholm ( May ) -Cheltenham Challenge ( April ) -Mauritius ( July ) , which was the 70th marathon completed since 2005 ! Highlights of the 70 incuded  Marathons in New … [Read more...]

Borrowdale Fell Race

Report by Giles Hawking The Borrowdale  Race is one of the 'Classic' English Fell races, a 17 mile beast that  climbs  Englands highest mountain Scafell Pike 977m  , followed by Great Gable 899m and Dalehead 753m. The ground under your feet varies from knee/waist deep bogs, hard to navigate barren fell tops, mountain tops covered in broken slabs of rock which you hopefully leap from one to another, and perilous descents of loose scree or tussocky grass and protuding rock. All of which vie for … [Read more...]

Knavesmire’s Ladies Win Again – Washburn Relays

Well done, another team victory for Knavesmire's Ladies, victors at Washburn relays . Teams of 3 run legs around the Fewston ans Swinsty Reservoirs nr Otley (A59 West of Harrogate) Anwen Darlington , Nik Vogan , and Sarah Attwood comprised our winning Ladies team. Race info/results … [Read more...]

Great Results for YKH at the Summer League

The final results for the York and District Road Race League have now been  tallied, and YKH have had another fantastic year. Knavesmire fielded between 70 and 100  runners in each race and you all made a fantastic contribution to the series and to YKH's great team spirit , cameraderie and continued success. Results. Knavesmire's Ladies were utterly dominant in the Female Team competition , with our 'A' team first and 'B' Team second. The YKH Men's 'A' team  were also Team victors , … [Read more...]

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