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Latest Race Activity

23 April


  • Nostell Priory [25]

  • Pontefract [17]

  • Wakefield Thornes [2]

  • Heaton [1]

  • Harrogate [1]

  • Barnsley [1]

  • Fountains Abbey [1]

  • Daventry [1]

  • Conkers [2]

  • Mile End [5]


24 April

  • London Marathon [14]

  • Madrid Marathon [1]

25 April

  • Trunce #2 [14]

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Spring Marathoners (Posted 27 April)

So far this year 38 members have completed one or more marathons - and more are scheduled to join them later in the year. Events include London (14), Manchester (20), Brighton (3), Paris (2), Madrid (1), Boston (1), Tokyo (1) plus more local, lower key events - but just the same distance! Six members have run 2 marathons, Liane Warren 3 and marathon specialist Roy Young has already notched up another 5! Click on the photo above to see just some of our 26.2 club. Plenty of success too with a host of pbs. Six completed their first ever marathon.


Quiz Night 26 April (Posted 27 April)

Over 40 turned up at the Mason's to enjoy Harvey Wiles varied questions and compete for the team prize. The winnng team included a few who were around when Harvey was a club member - did they remember the questions from the past or did they have inside information? No - they simply had the highest combined ages!


GP Leagues (Posted 20 April)

All league tables now up to date


Handicap Series Tables (Posted 15 April)

Tables revised - missed off the scores for the 5m run at the Winter Handicap - thanks to Elizabeth Hull for pointing it out.


Promotion already for Paul! (posted 12 April)

Just in case anyone is still unaware, Paul Zywicki ran his first sub 25 minutes for nearly 2 years at parkrun to secure promotion to League 2 of the Grand Prix in 2017 - unless their are any rule changes such as using the alphabet to determine leagues!


Manchester Marathon Weekend (Posted 12 April)

34 runners plus supporters turned out in total - 20 for the marathon and 16 for the team relay. Quite a few stayed over for one or two nights with a party of 16 enjoying a celebration dinner on Sunday evening. Another excellent weekend of great company and super efforts from those who claimed pbs to those running their first marathon or half marathon. Pity that there was problems on the bag reclaim which left some members queuing for over 90 minutes.


Spring Handicap (posted 8 April)

Fantastic turnout of 78 members for the second race in this year's series,

Results now available - check out the Spring handicap page. Congratulations to Martin Wincer our overall winner and Nicolas Henshaw who was first lady. Martin also heads the Series points table, 7 points ahead of joint second placed Darren Horobin and Joe Worthington. Gemma Lind heads the Ladies Series Table just one point ahead of Ruth Walker and 6 points ahead of Donna Bailey.


A few 'new' Races (posted 5 April)

Ripon 10m 15 May - trails through Studley Royal and Fountains Abbey

Whitsun Woodland Run - 6.5m trail race - Wynyard Woodland Park Thorpe Thewles (somewhere in the North East!)

Northallerton 10k - 29 May


Ackworth Half Marathon: (posted 1 April)

Congratulations to Becci Winter, Liane Warren and Emma Evans for winning the Ladies Team Prize (contact Stewart to pick up your brown envelope). In the Yorkshire Vets Championships, Liane Warren was 2nd in the F45 category; Simon Newton was 2nd in the M35 Category; Simon Bennett was 3rd M55;  Martyn Stearn 2nd M60 and Trevor Nichol 2nd M65.


Race photo links now added to Half Marathon Page


Thirsk 10m: (posted 1 April)

Janet Davis was 2nd F60 in the Yorkshire Vets Championships.


Wakefield City10k: 3 April: (posted 5 April)

An amazing turnout of 74 members - a new club record. Loads of pbs and great to see some doing their first 10k.


Priory 10k/5k: Wednesday 20 July (posted 23 Mar)

Entries now open through Bookitzone


Spring Handicap (Goole) 6 April 7:00pm (posted 5 Apr)

See details on the Spring handicap Page - includes directions and course map. If you want to car share - meet up at Bell Lane car park at 5:30.


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London Marathon:

New pbs for Tim Ashby (3:13:37), Joe Worthington (3:34:16), Donna Bailey (3:39:50), Vicky Nicholson (4:32:13), Sarah Longfield (6:07:23).

New Course best for Stewart Haigh (4:03:21) beating his 1995 record!

First marathon pbs for Guy Malam? (4:32:09), Lesley Needham (4:59:03).

Madrid Marathon:

New pb for Steve Denniss (3:52:36)

Brighton Marathon:

New pbs for Bradley Bannister (4:07:46), Kevin Guttridge ? (4:17:10) and Andy Eaton (4:45:47).

Trunce #2:

New pbs for Becci Winter (29:31), Mick Wigglesworth (29:42), Darren Horobin (30:58), Paul Lawrence (39:43), Charlotte Smith (43:17), David Cooper (43:27).

First Trunce run for Martin Exelby (50:44) and Saima Sherburn (1:14:02).

Vale of York 10m:

New pbs for Sarah Longfield (1:59:12) and Saima Sherburn (2:09:13).

Lincoln 10k:

New pbs for Sue Eaton (54:37) and Susan Grove (1:07:36).

parkruns 16 Apr:

New pbs for Will Walker (23:26), Caroline Copeland (27:53) - both at Nostell.

Year best times for Mike Rosedale (23:02), Guy Leech (29:56) - at Pontefract.

parkruns 23 Apr:

New pb for Saima Sherburn (38:02) at Ponterfract.

Course Best times for Amanda Wilson (26:24) and Keeley Turner (33:43) at Nostell.

Year best times for Craig Tipton (20:31), Rose Wigglesworth (24:25), Ian Vogan (24:34), Emma Smith (25:20), Jeff Denton (26:51), Michael Higgitt (28:11), Barry Sinar (32:10) - all at Nostell; Tyler Starks (22:58), Terry Sinar (23:20), Graham Beardsley (25:59) - at Pontefract; Donna Richardson (24:19) - at Wakefield Thornes; David Cooper (25:30) - at Fountains Abbey.