Ilkley Harriers is a friendly running club based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.
We welcome runners of all abilities and running interests and the club provides training and group runs as well as social events for members.
Ilkley Harriers compete in a whole range of running events and our Club League encourages friendly competition between members.
The Club organises races too.
Runners 8-16 are catered for by our thriving junior section.
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From Steve Coy ... On a very windy day with changeable weather the final PECO of the year was run for the 1st time at this fantastic location. The course was not flat and the headwind at times made it a tough course but the ground underfoot was well drained meaning it was a great course up and down and around the grounds of Roundhay.
For the men we had Steve Coy, Ben Joynson, Eric Morley and Don Macrae running and in the ladies Nicky Hopwood, Gaenor Coy, Petra Bijsterveld, Julie Elmes, Christine Reilly and Claire Shouler.
Some great results for the juniors in both races too. Prize giving and relays will end the series.
Results c/o Petra ...
Men (1 25:13 Jonathan Wills, Leeds City AC) 32 28:12 Stephen Coy 135 32:02 Ben Joynson 336 43:37 Eric Morley 345 45:04 Don MacRae 356 ran Women (1 29:05 Becky Penty, York Tri Club) 48 36:11 Nicky Hopwood 117 40:43 Gaenor Coy 147 41:55 Petra Bijsterveld 174 43:39 Julie Elmes 231 49:28 Christine Reilly 250 59:25 Claire Shouler 252 ran
From Michael Duffield... An undulating route on the single track road from Bampton to the car park at the bottom of the reservoir and back again. Snow flurries every now and again and fantastic views up the valley to High Street. The following wind on the way back gave a welcome push up the hills.
(1 1:12:21 James Buis, Border Harriers) 82 1:32:20 Michael Duffield PB 503 finished
From Dave Wilby ... Myself & David Chandler travelled up to the Pennine outpost of Dufton on Saturday for this cracking race, taking in the valley of High Cup Ghyll and the spectacular rocky outcrops of High Cup Nick. The outward leg saw a fast road start before the bogs, the tussocks, and then the tussocky bogs took over. After the initial twists and turns, the main valley opened up affording some breathtaking views, and at the end of it we were faced with a very steep and greasy scramble out of the valley. After being sheltered to this point, the fact the stream was moving uphill quicker than we were indicated what awaited us on top. Struggling to move at first as legs adjusted to the change in gradient and the wind did it's best to impede us, the run back was eventually aided by a very fast downhill blast of 2 or 3 miles, before a final leg sapping mile across the intake fields. A great early season outing in the less travelled Northern Pennines, I'll definitely be back to do more around the area. The race was popular with over 200 finishers, and very competitive at the top end including a trimming of the record by Ricky Lightfoot.
(1 1:01:03 Ricky Lightfoot) 20 1:12:53 Dave Wilby 74 1:24:09 David Chandler
(1 39:33 Shaun Godsman, CVFR) 181 1:11:30 Sue Morley 191 finished
(1 27:11 Peter Persico, Abbey Runners) 3 40:14 Michael Lomas 34 finished (+48 in the short race)
Alison Newell reports ... There were 4 Harriers taking part in the Podium 5k race on a windy Saturday night. The races are held on a very fast, flat course around the outdoor cycle track in Nelson. The "A" Race features some top athletes and was won by Chris Livesey of Preston Harriers in a very impressive 14.54. In the B Race, Matt Newell finished 6th in 17.23, with Mark Iley 24th in 18.49, Steve Newell 30th in 19.32 followed in 32nd by an impressive 19.45 from Lucy Williamson. The next race is at 6 pm on Saturday 14th March. Worth a go if you're after a PB for 5km.
Petra Bijsterveld reports... A number of excellent results this week: junior Oscar Stapleton is going from strength to strength and achieved a PB of 19:04 this week at Preston. Geoff Howard and Norman Bush continue to have excellent parkruns every week and both have an age grading greater than 80%! In that sense they are equaling Tom Adams, who had an emphatic win at Bradford, 2 minutes clear of no. 2. Yours truly had only just started her second lap when Tom glided past in what looked like an effortless jog.
Preston (1 17:09 Jason Parker, Preston Harriers) 7 19:04 Oscar Stapleton (junior) PB 228 ran Bradford Lister Park 1 15:53 Tom Adams 157 27:05 Petra Bijsterveld 434 41:29 Abbie Reynier (junior) 469 ran Harrogate Stray (1 17:14 Aidan Adams, Leeds City AC) 20 20:38 Michael Lomas 233 28:52 Eve Whittaker (junior) 234 28:52 Helene Whittaker 320 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 18:22 Scott Bairstow, Keighley and Craven AC) 24 22:37 Geoff Howard 34 23:25 Tom Worboys 144 ran Fountains Abbey (1 17:04 Reece Dalton, Ripon Runners) 59 23:27 Norman Bush 252 ran
Over 500 youngsters racing at All Saints' school event, results on the junior pages
A grand turnout for this race, now in its 26th year, with Mercia's Simon Bailey having a storming run to finish 7 seconds ahead of Tom Adams. Ilkley had second team and first ladies' team. Many thanks to all the organisers and helpers. 180+ runners in the junior races too. Results and photos on our fell race page.
(1 36:52 Simon Bailey, Mercia FR) 2 36:59 Tom Adams 11 42:58 Dan Wilkinson 12 43:36 Dave Wilby 21 45:22 Ben Sheppard 22 45:26 Gavin Lamb 36 47:02 Jack Cummings 39 47:26 Jim Ryder 43 48:27 Jamie Hutchinson 59 50:47 Adam Bennett 60 50:49 Alistair Barlow 64 51:03 Jonathan Whitaker 66 51:13 Richard Joel 83 53:21 Kate Archer 89 53:52 Ben Joynson 94 54:49 Helene Whitaker 95 54:55 David Chandler 99 55:14 Mike Baldwin 100 55:15 Alison Weston 101 55:19 Jann Smith 102 55:22 David Robson 113 56:15 Paddy Hagan 115 56:21 Sarah Edwards 129 57:45 Lucy Williamson 141 59:18 Andrew Sheldon 148 60:14 Phil Hirst 188 66:50 Peter Lewis 200 68:21 Nicky Hopwood 205 69:47 Anna Barlow 212 71:09 David Green 217 72:00 Sue Morley 235 82:38 Sophie Brown 238 finished
Rob Cunningham was 120th in 64:47, out of 963 finishers with New Marske's Russ Best best of them all in 51:14
Well done to Georgia Malir 11th in her race, the Ilkley laduies team, Steve Coy our sole male senior runner, and the 10 juniors who travelled down to Hampstead Heath! Results ...
Junior women (1 22:48 rebecca Murray, Bedford & County) 11 24:03 Georgia Malir 130 finished Senior women (1 30:07 Lillian Partrifge, Aldershot) 139 36:35 Sally Morley 228 39:14 Sally Malir 681 50:20 Gaenor Coy 786 55:01 Julie Elmes 865 finished 64th team out of 93
Petra Bijsterveld reports... Results ...
Cardiff (1 15:42 Carwyn Jones, Cardiff AAC) 93 20:46 Michael Lomas 662 ran York (1 16:30 Tom Charlton, Tyne Bridge Harriers) 20 19:40 Adam Bennett 412 ran Bradford Lister Park (1 17:27 Tom Collinge, Queensbury RC) 241 30:11 Paul O'Looney 449 41:18 Abbie Reynier (junior) 480 ran Harrogate Stray (1 18:19 Adam Breaks, U/A) 147 26:03 Karen Lambe 157 26:14 Eric Morley 367 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 17:48 Lee Athersmith, RAF AC) 3 20:08 Oscar Stapleton (junior) 24 22:48 Will Worboys 41 24:16 Chris Cunningham 76 27:27 John Brown 135 ran Fountains Abbey (1 17:24 Steve Middleton, Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers) 51 23:14 Norman Bush 247 ran
(1 1:15:33 Kevin Ogden, Spen AC) 50 1:28:30 Sally Malir 100 1:34:52 Kate Archer 485 ran
Petra Bijsterveld reports... Results ...
Leeds Woodhouse Moor (1 16:35 James Kovacs, Salford Harriers) 145 23:53 John Marshall 466 ran Bradford Lister Park (1 17:39 Unknown) 82 24:27 Stephanie Fox 142 26:29 Petra Bijsterveld 464 ran Harrogate Stray (1 18:36 Louis Maurice, Harrogate Harriers) 28 21:35 Neil Thurston 296 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 19:27 Scott Henderson, Hyde Park Harriers) 6 21:19 Malcolm Pickering 95 30:49 Anna Pickering (junior) 127 ran Fountains Abbey (1 16:43 Reece Dalton, Ripon Runners) 47 23:08 Norman Bush 231 ran
|Jacqui Weston||Organiser of the Presentation Evening and Do||Other nominations were:|
Petra Bijsterveld - Tuesday nights, lots of Tweeting during Jan, keeping our name out there, commitment to XC and encouragement of others
Jane McCarthy - PB at Brass Monkey
Steve Weston - good come back times following serious injury
Dan Wilkinson - PB at Brass Monkey
|Will Worboys||running every day, dedication, and recent race results|
From Jonathan Sinclair ... Off road race organised by the British Heart Foundation. Wonderful running though undulating fields and woods of the Harewood estate - weather and views were great. Didn't see any other Harriers (although the results don't appear to give full club detail). Recommend it for next year. Results ...
(1 1:23:26 Chris Singleton, Trademark AC) 24 1:28:38 Jonathan Sinclair 1st V 50 829 finished
From Petra on Facebook ... Stunning Sunday morning at the PECO XC, lots of Harriers running. I believe Jack Wood came 2nd which is amazing as the 19 mile Wadsworth Trog (where he came 3rd) was only yesterday. Results ...
Men (1 23:37 Linton Taylor, Leeds Uni) 2 23:58 Jack Wood 28 26:31 Steve Coy 104 29:24 Mark Iley 133 30:22 Ben Joynson 197 32:40 Phil Hirst 283 37:54 Geoffrey White 297 39:17 Eric Morley 320 42:08 Don MacRae 332 finished 7th team in First Division Ladies (1 28:12 Myra Jones, Valley Striders) 38 33:41 Nicky Hopwood 56 35:03 Caroline Craske 81 36:57 Allison Ricci 107 38:30 Gaenor Coy 119 39:07 Petra Bijsterveld 133 39:54 Julie Elmes 191 45:50 Emma O'Looney 192 46:05 Christine Reilly 211 49:47 Claire Shouler 215 finished 5th team in First Division
Dan Wilkinson reports ... Harriers were out in force for this year's Rombalds Stride. Conditions were fantastic given the recent storms and snow, we had a calm mild day and the ground was quite firm. Of course this means one thing - fast times. I joined the leading group but couldn't quite keep pace, and as has been the case in previous years Graham Pearce won in 2:38 but only because talented youngster Frank Beresford got lost on the Chevin and came second! More amusing considering he is an Otley runner and had recced that section just the day before! I managed to finish 4th in 2:45, 18 mins quicker than 2014 and Jane McCarthy continued her purple patch finishing First Lady in a fantastic 3:05. Lots of Harriers set PBs including Dick Waddington, John Hayes and Ben Sheppard all under 3:10 and improving over last year.
From Paul Stephens ... A superb day as Dan says, and another excellently organised Rombalds Stride. great to see so many Harriers at the start and finish. I didn't see many on the way round which means I didn't get overtaken but on the other hand I didn't catch people either. I felt quite strong at the finish, but those who saw me in the hall afterwards might have thought otherwise. For the first time ever I didn't manage the pie and peas. And given that this was my 20th Rombalds, I'm a tad annoyed. I was however pleased with my time - exactly the same as last year (3.54), and even given the fast times I'm quite satisfied. When I see my position, I may be less so, but whatever, it was a good day out and I'm feeling ok today.
(1 2:38:38 Graham Pearce, P&B) 4 2:45:15 Dan Wilkinson PB 14 3:02:55 Ben Sheppard 17 3:05:57 Jane McCarthy First Lady 18 3:06:15 Dick Waddington 22 3:08:49 John Hayes 19 3:15:21 Jann Smith PB 3rd lady 41 3:21:43 Duncan Cooper 44 3:22:54 Rob Cunningham 48 3:26:55 Michael Lomas 60 3:32:54 Outi Kamarainen 66 3:36:32 Andrew Merrick 83 3:44:41 Mike Baldwin 105 3:54:05 Paul Stephens 114 3:57:10 Ewan Welsh 119 4:00:12 Elle Bradley 133 4:06:24 Adela Reperecki 159 4:19:54 Sarah Edwards 161 4:20:24 Sarah Hayes 166 4:22:13 Lynn Donohue PB 20 mins 178 4:26:20 Gavin Burgess 221 4:54:43 Dave Ibbotson 315 6:30:05 Amanda Parnaby Any more? 467 finished incl. walkers
From Dave Woodhead ... Jack Wood finished 3rd in 2:39:35, winner was Karl Gray of Calder Valley in 2:27:24 on the new course.
From Jack ... Following advice from Captain Will, I travelled to Hebden Bridge for the Wadsworth Trog (aka The Beast) in preparation for this year's Three Peaks. The route was a figure of 8 on the frozen Wadsworth Moor with a number of steep climbs. I was on my own in fourth for most of the first half, but put in an extra effort to catch and follow the guy in front so I knew where I was going. I got ahead but then made a mistake, thankfully managing to overtake him again for third place. It was nice to sit down and eat soup and cake afterwards! Results ...
(1 2:27:24 Karl Gray, CVFR) 3 2:39:35 Jack Wood 153 finished
Petra Bijsterveld reports... A win for Ruaridh Mon-Williams at Skipton on his first visit there, well clear (36 seconds) of the rest of the field. Another youngster Dan Hayes ran well and finished in 6th position. Results ...
Harrogate Stray (1 18:46 Tim Crossland, Leeds City AC) 130 27:12 Julie Elmes 257 ran Skipton Aireville Park 1 17:56 Ruaridh Mon-Williams 6 19:36 Dan Hayes 170 ran Fountains Abbey (1 17:52 Alex Fawcett, Ripon Runners) 36 22:48 Norman Bush 210 ran
There were over 500 children racing at Ashlands PS this morning, full results on our junior pages
From Martin Wright ... Tom Adams is top of the table after winning the only race so far this year. I suspect it'll take a wildcard to knock him off that position before May. League results after the first race
Let's have lots of Harriers doing the League thus year! Read about it on the League page.
Steph Fox reports ... 11 Harriers turned out for an early 9am start in Dewsbury. After an eventful week of snow storms, frost and winds, we welcomed the ice-free route with a step in our stride. The flat-ish route out of Dewsbury and back again isn't the most inspiring and there was a deceptively cheeky wind on the way out which may have slowed the disheartened. However with a slight downhill return and no wind in the air, chilling the cheeks, this ensured there were a couple of PB'S to be enjoyed.
Helen Waddington and Steph Fox were happy to report PB'S and Petra Bjisterveld knocked fabulously over 2 minutes of her previous 10K time.
From Helen ... Really pleased to get a PB of 46.11 today - all thanks to Neil Saturday and Jane's Thursday sessions! And Steve adds .... thanks to Pete Shields and the Wednesday evening gang for speeding me up!
From Petra Bijsterveld ... Results ...
(1 31:02 Mohammad Abu Rezeq, Altrincham and District AC) 45 35:35 Matt Newell PB 121 37:48 Rob Cunningham 185 39:40 Steve Newell PB 208 40:10 Sally Malir 1st F50 277 41:43 Caz Farrow 299 42:11 Kate Archer 323 42:52 Adrian Bastow 489 46:11 Helen Waddington PB 536 47:23 Stephanie Fox PB 703 51:30 Petra Bijsterveld PB 731 52:51 Hilda Coulsey 1075 finished
Petra Bijsterveld reports... a win at Leeds Woodhouse Moor for Jack Wood this week! Results ...
Leeds Woodhouse Moor 1 18:08 Jack Wood 335 39:04 Claire Shouler 362 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 19:19 Rachel Haines, Hunters Bog Trotters) 4 20:11 Oscar Stapleton (junior) 17 21:51 Lewis Carr (junior) 19 21:57 Lucy Haines (junior) 20 22:05 Malcolm Pickering 48 24:24 Sarah Haines 112 29:58 Dylan Carr (junior) 118 30:11 Anna Pickering (junior) 161 ran Fountains Abbey (1 17:19 Reece Dalton, Ripon Runners) 36 23:39 Norman Bush 180 ran Keswick (1 17:22 Sam Stead, Keswick AC) 10 21:44 David Chandler 64 ran
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Peter Shields reports ... 3 Ilkley Harriers went over to the East Riding on Sunday to run in the long established Ferriby Ten. This race has been running since the 1960's and during its course was classed as a premier event on the road race calendar with such luminaries as Brendan Foster taking part, he still holds the record standing at 47mins 13secs, something I fear will not be beaten. Steve Weston led the Ilkley runners home with a strong 1hr-05mins-13secs in 69th place, this following his equally strong running at the previous weeks Brass Monkey, now injury free Steve is looking forward to a full race programme and further improvement. Nick Pearce has suffered a recurring knee injury since he fell at the 3 Shires Fell Race, this has left him with little quality training, However his time of 1hr-10mins-08secs in 135th place shows the potential he has when fully fit. Peter Shields running a road race for the first time in well over, what has been a difficult year, completed the trio of results finishing in a time of 1hr-24mins-07secs in 414th place. Peter gained a lot of confidence from competing in this race, one he has run in many times going back into the 1970's. Results ...
(1 53:59 Carl Ryde, Doncaster AC) 69 65:13 Steve Weston 135 70:08 Nick Pearce 414 84:07 Peter Shields 753 finished
Petra Bijsterveld reports ...
As a direct result of the encouragement of our XC captains Julie and Steve I entered the Yorkshire as well as the Northern Championships for the first time this year and I can recommend these races to all, fast and uhh, maybe not so fast. Anyone who thinks these races are for the elite only please do think again, whilst there are many fast runners all abilities are represented and welcomed! There were only four Harrier ladies today and Sally Malir had an excellent race finishing in the first 100 in a very strong field. There was a stiff wind and plenty of quality mud to make it a tough course, and I never felt I got into my stride. I was pleased to find there were still another 50 women behind me when I got to the end, as I had started to feel I could well be the last one! Tom Adams was the first of the seven Harrier men to cross the line in 40th place, and there were excellent results for the other men, making the Ilkley men's team 19th out of 58.
An added bonus was seeing Alistair Brownlee run who finished in second place.
Men (12 km) (1 37:44 Andrew Davies, Stockport) 40 40:58 Tom Adams 112 43:40 Jack Wood 290 48:41 Dave Westhead 297 48:48 Steve Coy 334 49:51 Rob Cunningham 378 50:49 Mark Iley 427 52:38 Arthur Reilly 697 ran Women (8 km) (1 28:22 Elle Vernon, Stockport) 94 35:34 Sally Malir 219 42:16 Nicky Hopwood 291 46:31 Petra Bijsterveld 312 48:48 Julie Elmes 342 ran
There were also 24 juniors running, with 3 team places including 4th U17 ladies team.
From Petra Bijsterveld ... Results
Leeds Woodhouse Moor (1 17:16 Kieran Savage, Leeds City AC) 300 29:02 Harry Stead (junior) 355 31:18 Katherine Duffield (junior) 356 31:19 Michael Duffield 452 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 20:04 Robert Carr, U/A) 4 20:55 Lewis Carr (junior) 57 26:16 Dylan Carr (junior) 64 26:53 Tom Jackson (junior) 140 ran Fountains Abbey (1 16:51 Lewis Bramley, Harrogate Harriers) 56 23:12 Norman Bush 221 ran
A good turnout for a party, curry supper, disco, and the presentation of the annual awards .... thanks to Jacqui Weston for organising and Jane Bryant for the presentations.
|Best Runner||Tom Adams||Georgia Malir|
|Most Improved Runner||Dan Wilkinson||Jane McCarthy|
|Best Endurance Runner, Road||Andrew Merrick||Sally Malir|
|Best Endurance Runner, Off Road||Brian Melia||Alison Weston|
|Best Runner, Over 50||Nick Pearce||Hilda Coulsey|
|Best Athlete, Under 23||Harry Maslen||Georgia Malir|
|Contribution to the Club||Paul Stephens||Emma O'Looney|
|Captains' Award||Jack Wood||Sally Morley|
See the previous holders in the roll of honour here.
The final results for the 2014 League, and the dates for the 2015 League are on the League page.
From Dan Wilkinson ... Clear blue still skies greeted us as we arrived at York Race course for this popular opener to the season, so it looked like it would be a day for fast times. Unfortunately there were sections of the course that were extremely icy, but the general consensus was that this only took about 20-30 seconds of times. Harriers put out some great times notably Jane McCarthy with a PB and winning the V40 category. Ben Sheppard surprised himself completing the course 5 minutes faster than he expected and Will Worboys and I took a big slug off our previous PBs at 7 and 5 minutes respectively.
(1 1:08:57 Daniel Jenkin, Durham City) 31 1:16:14 Dan Wilkinson PB 69 1:20:19 Ben Sheppard 127 1:24:01 Rob Cunningham 146 1:24:56 Dick Waddington 193 1:26:57 Jane McCarthy PB 13th female, 1st L40 199 1:27:14 Steve Weston 306 1:30:50 Kate Archer 361 1:33:32 Mike Helme 379 1:34:24 Derek Oliver 809 1:47:58 Will Worboys PB 836 1:48:50 Stephanie Fox PB 1005 1:54:35 Chris Cunningham 1425 finished
A win for Tom, with Jack Wood 4th. Preliminary results ,,,
1 36:06 Tom Adams 4 37:55 Jack Wood 41 41:34 Steve Turland 45 41:54 Richard Joel 72 43:19 Duncan Cooper 87 44:38 Ben Joynson 104 45:08 Michael Duffield 106 45:18 Alistair Barlow 115 45:36 Jann Smith 132 46:42 David Chandler 157 48:14 Alison Weston 165 49:03 Sarah Edwards 172 49:29 Phil Hirst 178 49:50 Sarah Haines 207 51:58 Peter Lewis 211 52:14 Will Buckton 225 53:09 Nicky Hopwood 241 53:43 Geoffrey White 252 55:04 Anna Barlow 266 56:11 David Green 294 60:53 Sophie Brown 299 61:47 Sally Wright 310 67:28 Julie Elmes 314 finished
From Petra Bijsterveld ... Results
Harrogate Stray (1 17:45 Mike Burrett, Leeds City AC) 71 25:46 Eve Whittaker (junior) 144 29:13 Julie Elmes 152 29:31 Alexandra Whittaker (junior) 160 30:08 Helene Whittaker 169 30:23 Eric Morley 278 ran
From Michael Lomas ... I've only just joined in the last week so my entry still said I was unattached. A real tough race yesterday with severe wind sometimes helping but most not, lots of snow and ice leading Snake Pass over kinder. Managed 70th place in 4:54. Results ...
(1 3h36:06 Neil Northrop, Dark Peak) 70 4h54:04 Michael Lomas 190 finished
(1 35:44 Jonathan Thewlis, Notts AC) 5 37:00 Tom Adams 106 44:16 Steve Coy 145 47:06 Mark Iley 149 47:22 Arthur Reilly 225 60:25 Peter Lewis 230 finished Senior women (1 23:02 Alexandra Bell, P&B) 18 25:13 Sally Morley 57 27:45 Jann Smith 60 27:49 Jane McCarthy 135 34:20 Hilda Coulsey 138 34:42 Gaenor Coy 140 35:08 Petra Bijsterveld 156 37:48 Julie Elmes 165 finished
There were 26 junior Harriers competing, with the U17 girls team winning a Bronze medal.
Shirley reports ... Not only were the best in the country competing but an England place was at stake for the first 3 finishers and the event incorporated the Northern Indoor Championships (22 U20's were competing). Ilkley's Harry Maslen has been getting stronger throughout the season and has had good winter training under the guidance of Sam Stanislaus who now coaches him in Gateshead. On Saturday he competed in the 60m (3rd fastest in 7.31 (PB)), long Jump (2nd in 6m 63 (PB)), shot (12th best in 11m 01) and pole vault (8th best in 3m.81 (PB)). This put him in 4th place with just 1 point adrift of 3rd. On the Sunday he competed in 60mHurdles (3rd in 8.58 (PB)), high jump (3rd in 1m 89) and the 1000m (3rd in 2.48.28 (PB)). It was a remarkable two days of competition. Harry finished in 4th place with 4943 points. His points total was incredibly high for someone not to make it on to the podium however it was a great achievemnet and one that he can be massively proud of. His friend and training partner from Gateshead (Anthony Hogg) won the competition breaking the 5000 point barrier and I am sure that over the coming year they'll push each other in training and competition. Harry gained a silver medal as runner up to Anthony in the Northern Championships and has been selected as a non travelling reserve for the GB and NI team in the U23 20 International indoor match combined events in Nogent-sur-oise, France on the 24/25 January.
From Petra Bijsterveld ... Results
Leeds Woodhouse Moor (1 17:26 Tom Eames, West Suffolk AC) 2 17:38 Jack Wood 373 ran South Manchester (1 17:20 Dhrupadh Yerrakalva, Manchester University AC) 8 19:14 Rob Cunningham 381 ran Bradford Lister Park (1 18:42 Patrick Ashcroft, U/A) 24 21:44 David Chandler 39 23:09 Will Worboys 163 28:30 Amanda Newham 338 ran Leeds Temple Newsam (1 19:23 Terry Midgley, St Theresa's AC) 17 22:54 Geoff Howard 121 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 17:30 Joshua Boyle, Blackburn Harriers) 29 24:45 Oscar Stapleton (junior) 45 26:42 Dylan Carr (junior) 127 ran
From Amanda Newham ... I did my 1st parkrun Sat at Lister Park Bradford. I came 5th in my age cat and 39th woman, there were 338 runners including our member Will Warboys.
Provisional results, times tbc
Men (1 Terry Forrest, Ackworth RR) 145 Tom Worboys 184 Ben Joynson 281 Will Worboys 336 Ed Bickerdike 343 Geoffrey White 384 Paul Sugden 385 Don Macrae 416 finished Women (1 Pauline Munro, Wetherby Harriers) 57 Nicky Hopwood 62 Jane Bryant 64 Caroline Craske 105 Allison Ricci 130 Hilda Coulsey 165 Gaenor Coy 188 Julie Elmes 199 Sally Wright 207 Kate Lofthouse 250 Christine Reilly 265 Claire Shouler 267 finished
From Petra Bijsterveld ... Results
Leeds Woodhouse Moor (1 17:34 Rashaad Jorden, U/A) 31 19:37 Tom Worboys 376 ran Bradford Lister Park (1 16:49 Scott Harrington, Otley AC) 24 21:02 Adrian Bastow 31 21:35 David Chandler 432 ran Burnley (1 17:45 Danny Collinge, Burnley AC) 19 20:55 Jann Smith 1st F 192 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 19:08 Ian Willis, Keighley and Craven AC) 6 20:35 Oscar Stapleton (junior) 17 21:45 Geoff Howard 42 23:46 Tom Jackson 153 ran Fountains Abbey (1 17:06 Reece Dalton, Ripon Runners) 67 23:19 Norman Bush 266 ran
Petra Bijsterveld reports ...
Harry Stead managed to run the double parkrun on offer in Leeds by going to Woodhouse Moor first and then traveling quickly to Temple Newsam to run a second 5K. Brilliant start to 2015!
Leeds Woodhouse Moor (1 17:43 Rashaad Jorden, U/A) 220 27:55 Harry Stead (junior) 323 ran Leeds Temple Newsam (1 17:13 Kieran Savage, Leeds City AC) 213 31:06 Harry Stead (junior) 307 ran Skipton Aireville Park (1 17:18 Michael Hargreaves, East Hull Harriers) 2 19:05 Rob Cunningham 36 23:50 Chris Cunningham 92 ran
Jann Smith reports ... 3m / 400ft. I had a go at this well attended race which was a bit short and fast for New Years Day, it went up and down scenic woods to a trig point around Ogden reservoir, which was a bit more sheltered from the gales. 3rd lady / 1st Female Vet.
Dan Wilkinson reports ...
With the mountain weather predicting 100mph gusts what better way to see in the new year than to run as quick as possible to and from the summit of Nine Standards Rigg!? The wind impeded progress significantly as did various bog crossings and streams in spate. I got the clothing choice wrong and had to stop to put a jacket on choosing to start running in only a vest. It didn't slow proceedings too much and I finished 4th, Alison Weston was 9th lady.
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That would be great. Leave at 9.? Lets hope it doesn't snow this time !
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