The Sicklinghall Stride This was the last of four self-guided trail races near Leeds, each approx 5 - 6 miles long, all starting from country pubs on Wednesday evenings during summer 2016. It was a lovely sunny evening for The Sicklinghall Stride, which started from the Scotts Arms in Sicklinghall. 155 runners took part. The [...]
Hardmoors Wainstones Marathon - Sunday 14th August The Hardmoors 26.2 Trail Marathon Series comprises six beautiful and challenging events based in various different locations around the North York Moors. At each event competitors have the choice in entering a trail adaptation of either a full marathon, half-marathon or 10K. On 14th August, Garth De Roux [...]
Race results from 6th/7th August covering Borrowdale and Round Hill Fell Races.
“Ian, what would you say defines a ‘proper’ runner?” I was asked the other night. Always with a penchant for the flippant, I replied “Injury. There are three phases a proper runner goes through – injured, recovering from injury, about to be injured”. We laughed and sought a sensible answer from Andrew Charles. He, independently, [...]
One of the articles previous to this latest blog is by Nathan, our fellrunning captain, who has written a guide to fellrunning – and it’s very comprehensive too – do read it if you haven’t done so already. But because it’s from Nathan, who, let’s face it, runs at the top end of ability in [...]
I was elected to the new post of Fell Running Captain at this year’s AGM. Horsforth Harriers has always been a strong road running club and this remains the club’s core aim.