YKH Weekly Racing Round Up – London Marathon, Yorkshire 3 Peaks, Hamburg Marathon, Blakey Blitz & more…

—London Marathon.

Teresa Huntley pleased to finish the Marathon.

Great running from the Knavesmire contingent, various PB’s and tales of  good pacing or pacing disasters , toilet breaks, and injuries , but generally everyone enjoyed the London Marathon experience.

731st  David Smithers  2:45:09
740th Richard Purser   2:45:27
1239th Stephen Maddison 2:51:57
3951st Megan Thompson  3:14:33
4414 Katie Smith 3:17:51
4727th Eva Zehentner 3:19:46
4735th Laura Schofield 3:24:27
5525th Clare Rowntree 3:24:27
5602nd Edward Hinton 3:24:52
7702nd Jason Newham 3:34:29
9284th Marc Thomas 3:41:08
10456th Phillip Chapman 3:45:52
11403rd Madeleine Foot 3:49:32
14933rd Tim Cowham 4:00:22
17490th Jonathon O’Neill 4:10:34
22453rd Jane Morby 4:29:09
25629th Richard Yeomans 4:41:30
33181st Teresa Huntley 5:15:48



—Yorkshire Three Peaks Race.

A classic 23 mile fell race with ascents of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, ascent total over 1600m’s.
Runners were not only challenged by distance and terrain but also terrible weather on Pen-y-ghent, after spirits were revived by ample encouragement at the Ribblehead aid station they faced a steep climb up the face of Whernside where the weather was even worse, and a final race to clear the summit of Ingleborough before conditions really deteriorated.
Nik was running her first Three Peaks , and managed to finish despite falling and hurting her knees. Tom and Andy have run the race before, but it doesn’t get any easier.

173rd Tom Ratcliffe 4:04:38
236th Nik Tarrega 4:13:43  15th Lady
560th Andy Smith 5:00:43



—Hamburg Marathon.

PB’s earned at Hamburg.

Ellie Page           3:51:24
Alan Wilkinson   3:51:24



—Blakey Blitz.

The final race in the Dave Parry / Northern Runner Winter Fell Series  was this popular 10 mile fell race from the Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge on the North Yorkshire Moors.

4th Ewan Sewell 92.23
7th  Simon Collins 93.54
16th Victoria Sewell 97.34      2nd Lady
26th Barry Atkinson  102.29
28th Callum Sewell 104.09
38th  Graham Gill  108.08
90th John Iredale  131.29



—Highland Fling.

Ewan Kirk and Mandy Clark completed this 53 mile Ultra race along the  West Highland Way.

Ewan  finished 276th in 11:40:07 and Mandy was 502nd in 13:22:16

—York parkrun.

518 participants, 40 from YKH ( 7.7 % ).

York parkrun PB’s for :

Ed Hooper 17:33
Louise Stringer 22:50
David l’Anson 25:44



—Heslington parkrun.

355 participants, 23 from YKH ( 6.5 % ).

Heslington parkrun PB’s for :

Graham Freer 22:12
Stuart Ambler 22:23
Gabriel Utley 24:37
Duncan Chambers 24:45
Tomas Petersen 34:27



—New Earswick parkrun.

83 participants, 9 from YKH (  10.8 % ).

New Earswick parkrun PB’s for :

Caitlin Clark 24:44 ( 1st Lady also )
Andrew Clark 21:29
Ste Robson 20:50
Mark Robinson 20:47

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