YKH Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 28.Jan – Northern XC Champs and more…….

----Northern Cross Country Championships. This year the hotly contested Northern Cross Country Championships returned to Knowsley Safari Park near Liverpool.  For those who'd had the privilege racing here a few years ago this led to some pre race trepidation and probably some sleepless nights having nightmares about drowning in mud.  A healthy amount of rain through the morning and early afternoon meant these fears were not unjustified, although thanks to the cold temperatures the mud was of … [Read more...]

YKH New Year & Christmas Round Up.

---HardMoors 30   -   New Years Day. David Smithers was 11th with a time of 4:24:37 at this Ultra Marathon distance trail race along a disused railway line and the beautiful  coastal sections of the Cleveland Way between Robin Hoods Bays and Whitby , with a detour out to Ravenscar and Hayburn Wyke to add some extra mileage. ---HardMoors 15   -   New Years Day. Sarah Atwood was first lady at this  trail race also along the  disused railway line and beautiful  coastal sections of the … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 18th December.

---Stoop Fell Race. Harry Holmes was third and Sam Allin 7th at this great festive Fell Race , where Santa Hats are provided as part of the race entry and have to be worn. Also running in the  5 mile race in the Bronte Country hills near Haworth were Nik and Richard Tarrega and Cassie Holmes. . ---Travellers 6. Maureen Medlar was first F60. Quite a challenging run typical of the Denby Dale area ( very hilly ) Shame it's a strange distance (6.09) miles as would be a great club … [Read more...]

YKH Weekly Round Up Week Ending 11th December.

---Hard Moors 26.2 Roseberry Topping Trail Marathon and Half Marathon. Sarah Attwood , David Smithers and new club member  but experienced Ultra runner John Freel ran this trail marathon ( more like 30 miles ) . The circular race route  started at Guisborough and took in the local high spots such as High Cliff Nab , Roseberry Topping , Captain Cooks Monument , and travelled across some bleak soggy Moors as far as Commondale and Castleton. Dave Smithers was second in the … [Read more...]

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