YKH Weekly Racing Round Up – w.e 1st Dec

—Eskdale Eureka.
A 9 mile race on the North Yorkshire Moors starting at Castleton. It was a beautiful Winter’s day, a thin layer of frost made for the occasional slippy patch , though ironically the most dangerous parts of the course were the bits on road.

The start of the Eureka race today on a lovely sunny frosty morning

Posted by David Parke on Sunday, 1 December 2019

Knavesmire were the second placed Men’s team

19  Ewan Sewell  75.06
21  Tom Ratcliffe  75.44
28  Richard Purser 78.28
36  Giles Hawking  80.29
43  Richard Tarrega  82.34
46  Oli Read  83.53
67 Christopher Gregory 94.02
73 Cassie Read  95.31
79 Graham Gill  97.35
80 Andrew Johnson  97.38
87 Grace Kelleher  98.33
119 Stefan Durkin  110.38
143 Louise Stringer 124.30

The next Race in the North Yorkshire Moors Winter fell series is the Guisborough Woods on the 27th December followed by Captain Cooks on New Years Day.

—Percy Pud 10k.

1446th Vivianne Fraser 53:38

—Original Everest Marathon.

Barry Atkinson ran in the world’s highest marathon, the event starts at an altitude of  5184m at  the original Everest Base Camp and descends to the  finish at the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar at 3446m, it is not all downhill though there are  plenty of climbs on the way.
Barry completed the arduous event in 6 hours 43 minutes one of the fastest times ever recorded by an over 60. It would of been the record but a more spritely over 60 beat him on the day.

—York parkrun.

509 participants, 50 from YKH ( 9.8 % ).

York parkrun PB for :

Louise Stringer 22:38

—Heslington parkrun.

282 participants, 25 from YKH ( 8.9 % ).

Heslington parkrun PB for :

Teresa Huntley 28:19

—New Earswick parkrun.

46 participants, 4 from YKH ( 8.7 % ).

No PB’s.

—Members of YKH also participated in the following parkruns :

Woodhouse Moor
Cannon Hill, Birmingham
Fountains Abbey
Great Notley
Castle Howard

13 parkruns in total.



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