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York 5k Series #7 
Wakefield Thornes 
Rother Valley 
Helvelyn Trail Races 14k 
Run for Wildlife 5k 
Richmond Castle 10k 
Yorkshire 10m 
Roche Abbey Half 
Royal Parks Half 
Yorkshire Marathon 
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The first event of the 2016/17 season is on 27 November at Temple Newsam. This does however clash with the Barnsley 10k - a Grand Prix event. There is nothing we can do about this so its down to individual choice. Other dates are 18 December, 22 January, 19 February and 5th March.
The running community has a proud record of helping fellow runners. This was demonstrated in the best form when two of our members took leading roles in going to the assistance of a participant who sufferered a heart attack in the Pontefract Half Marathon. Kirsty Shepherd was fortunately in the right place at the right time as a spectator and Tom Camponi was running alongside him. Fortunately Kirsty is a nurse and with the help of Tom and others they were able to carry out CPR until an ambulance arrived. The outcome was the guy has survived and recovering well.
Message from Ron Needham - race referee and UKA's Adjudicator:
" As you may know, one participant collapsed with a suspected cardiac arrest. He’s apparently now on the road to recovery, thanks largely to the actions of a couple of bystanders and a fellow runner who dropped out of the race to help with life saving CPR. I believe the runner is called Tom Camponi. I spoke with him momentarily after the event and I’m pretty sure he was wearing an Ackworth vest. If he is an Ackworth member, and if you know him, I’d be very grateful if you could pass on to him my personal thanks as the UKA official at the event, for his prompt and unselfish actions in going to the aid of a fellow runner. The club should be very proud of him. Best Wishes, Ron
Want to know what your committee is up to? Summary of latest meeting available to read HERE
Advance notice of our gala night out at Burntwood - Friday 8th February.
The first of this year's races is at Middleton Woods, Leeds on 25 November. We have been asked to provide marshals to assist. Get a ringside seat to experience the pleasure others have in competing in a cross country. Email the club if you can help.
5K: (York 5k Series)
Bradley Walker 17:30
Andrea Scully 23:35
Sarah Cooper 26:35
10m: (Yorkshire 10)
Simon Barber 1:06:42
Callum Parke 1:12:22
Charlotte Smith 1:18:28
Catherine Warren 1:27:39
Alison John-Baptiste 2:10:13
Year Best 5k
Bradley Bannister 23:32 (Run for Wildlife)
Debbie Maclam 30:11 (Bakewell)
Carl Britton 33:27 (Pontefract)
Emma Aldred 35:59 (Run for Wildlife)
No 'chowder' and first ever lady to compete
This years Registration opened on 15 October, Entries through Racebest There will are options for both seniors and juniors to enter either the whole series by buying a 'season ticket' or just to enter Race 1 (individual entries for races 2-5 will appear in due course)
Keep your diary free for the first of next year's first Handicap run - 10m with an option of 5m for newer runners. We will start and finish at the Cricket Club. More details in due course.
All updated following Helvelyn TR
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For the benefit of newer members - Age Graded Awards are presented to members who complete a 10k, 10m and half marathon race in the calendar year. Any organised race counts. There are 7 levels of awards based on the average age performance factor (%) achieved over your best results for the 3 distances. These are calculated using tables produced by World Masters Athletics and generally used in the sport. You can see your WVA score on parkrun results and other races. These are calculated on your age and gender. Whereas these use full years eg 37, we calculate your age on race day to 2 decimal points eg 37.46 to produce more accurate results.
So far, 98 members have qualified for awards - which are presented at our Awards Night in February. There's still time to qualify or achieve a higher level award. You can check your stats HERE
This year our post Edwinstowe Xmas meal will be at Ego (Beverley Arms) in Ackworth at 2:30pm. Mel Owen is organising - if you want to go please contact her asap - fuller details posted on the Club Members Facebook page.
We have a full coach - it will depart from Ego/Beverley Arms at 7:00 am - please don't park in the pub carpark.