50k Canalathlon – report

Report by Kirsty Harvey On a bright sunny Sunday morning (yes really) in Sowerby Bridge, gathered some hardy souls ready to do battle in the Canalathon - a 50k race along the canal towpath from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge. There were some even hardier souls doing even longer distances like 75 or 100k but it was a bit early in the season for me to consider those. The race organisers had put on a bus to take us to Manchester which left at 7.20 so it was an early start from York for hubby and … [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...]

Race report – St Oswald Way

  Race report bt Sarah Attwood; St Oswald Way 20th Sept 2014 After every marathon that I have run, ive always thought at the end "im never running an ultra". Earlier this year however I received an email informing me of a new event...St Oswald way ultra. There were three distances to choose from, a 50k, a 100k and a 100 mile option. Intrigued about this new ultra I read on...not only did it start on the magical island of Lindesfarne, it also ran along the St Oswalds way … [Read more...]

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 8

Vet’s Grand Prix Series. Race 8  Bingley Tuesday 12th August Two challenges in one with this race - the short but tough course is hard enough but getting to the event proved to be an event in itself. Straight uphill to start the heart and limbs were racing from the off. Undulating woody and tricky pathways give way to open moorland with the chance to admire the view if you dared! A short canal stretch with time to catch your breath follows before another steep climb and finally a real … [Read more...]

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