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Wetherby 10k: 8 Sep


Latest Race Activity

16 Mar


  • Nostell [25]

  • Frickley [7]

  • Pontefract [9]

  • Humber Bridge [4]

  • Goole [4]

  • Centre Vale [3]

  • Sewerby [2]

  • Hillsborough [2]

  • Wakefield Thornes [2]

  • Dalby Forest [1]

  • Newcastle [1]

  • Peter Pan [1]

  • Ashford [1]

  • Huddersfield [1]


  • Yorkshire Vets XC Champs. [22]

17 Mar

  • Thirsk 10 [36]

  • Bradford 10k [6]

  • Run Northumberland Half [1]

If your result isn't shown please email:

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.


Achievements (posted 10 March)

Becci Winter - 1st Lady at Spen 20m








12 Month Best parkrun Times:



Course Best Times: 




  • "Bella" 19:32



Just some of our 73 runners at the Yorkshire Coast 10k

This Week's Training (posted 24 March)

Many thanks to all those attended the AGM at Ackworth Cricket Club. The minutes can be found HERE. The link will also be emailed to all members.


For those who couldn't make it, please note the item in Any Other Business regarding future London Marathon Ballot eligibility.

  • Tuesday March 26th - 6.30pm. Group runs. A choice of 4, 5 or 6 miles.

  • Thursday March 28th - 6.30pm. Hills or Speed with Run Leader Gail. 


If you're thinking of joining Ackworth Road Runners or know someone who is, prospective members are welcome to our training sessions, no obligation, to give us a try. Email for more information.


Ackworth Half Marathon

Easter Monday 2019


Online entries HERE


Priory 10k

Wednesday 17 July


Online Entries HERE

Annual General Meeting 27th Feb.

2019 Grand Prix

Committee News

Click here for a summary of March's committee meeting.......

Yorkshire Vets XC Champs 16 March

We have 23 going along to Hull this coming Saturday lunchtime to try and pick up a trophy or two. More info HERE

Spring Handicap Goole 3 April

As with the Winter Handicap we are using a registration system for this event in order to be able to assist our hosts and our handicapper. Its a FLAT 4.9m course suitable for all abilities.

Register HERE

National XC Championships

16 members aprticipated in this mass event and thoroughly enjoyed the course and weather.


Over 35 & Fancy a track run - 10 April

Northern Masters Athletics Club track & Field meeting at Spenborough - Wednesday 10 April.

More details HERE


View ARR photos by Graham Beardsley from recent events here:

Club run with Danum Harriers 6 June

We have accepted an invite to run with the Doncaster club on Thursday 6 June at 18:30 - should be an excellent evenng to socialise and run with another club - there's more info on the Members Facebook page.

Remembering a very sad day

"The 5th March 1989 will go down as one of the saddest days in the history of Ackworth Road Runners, when Joe Thorpe & Phil Ryder collapsed and died at the end of the Norton 9 race.


I wrote at the time that we had lost two good friends and two of our most valued and respected members. In those days it was almost unheard for someone to lose their life in a road race, that two well trained runners should suffer such a fate, in the same race, belied belief.


Both had been members since 1985/6 and were therefore regarded as Founder Members, Joe was our first Life Member. The Priest at one of their funerals remarked ‘that to keep in the memory is a form of immortality’. I would like to think that we are paying our part in naming our Handicap Trophies in their honour and in remembering their anniversaries".

By our Club Founder, Colin Tanswell

Tables updated following Heslington parkrun

Yorkshire Road Relay Champs. 30 Mar

Brownlee Centre Leeds - Teams of 4 x 4.8k legs. To register your interest click HERE (17 March deadline)

New Event: Worsborough 5m 22 May

This is a Wednesday evening run organised by Barnsley AC. We have arranged a club entry - use our Webscorer site to book - our closing date is 7 April - you can register by post afterwards if place still available. Enter HERE