Saturday 15th July 2017
Ingleborough Mountain Fell Race
A classic up and down race from Ingleton to the top of Ingleborough. This race is held annually as part of the Ingleton Gala. The 11km/6.8-mile race sets off from the Community Centre Sports Field and climbs to 600m/1968ft. Conditions were very wet for this year’s race with horizontal rain, streams down the paths and 10 metre visibility. Tim Knighton was first Harrier home in 1:17:05 followed by Serena Blackburn 1:21:44 and Jane Webster 1:24:09.
Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones
The Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones is a fully supported 100km challenge along the oldest path in Britain. The Ridgeway runs from the Chilterns in Oxfordshire to the North Wessex Downs. From the starting line to the finish next to the 5,000 year old stone circle at Avebury, runners experience some of the UK’s most breathtaking scenery and pass world-famous landmarks. Kristian Henry completed this epic challenge in 14 hours, 18 minutes and 55 seconds. Congratulations Kristian!
Sunday 16th July 2017
Yorkshire 10K – Roundhay
Roundhay Leeds 10k set in Roundhay Park – Leeds’ premier park spanning 700 acres of rolling parkland, lakes, woodland, specialist gardens and a mansion house. Lindsey Clegg was 5th finisher and 1st lady 41:07 (1st V35). Other results were as follows: Mark Smith 42:00 (1st V40), Jonathan Eagle 44:15 (2nd V55), Bev Hurst 48:12 (1st V50), Stuart Little 49:51, Joanna Shevlin 50:22 (3rd V35), Naakesha Seth 51:37 (3rd SEN).
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Urban Trail Runner Roundhay Rampage 10K
Urban Trail Runner is a series of 6 to 8-mile trail races in urban locations designed to make the excitement and enjoyment of trail running accessible to all runners. This one is a short, fast course that tackles Hill 60, Roundhay castle and surrounding woods with stunning views across the lake. Runners are challenged by a series of short, sharp hills and a tough finish. 206 finished. Two Harriers took part. Stuart Little finished in 58:44 and Emma Harrop in 1:03:10.
A beautiful two-lap run through the grounds and surrounding parkland of Nostell Priory. The route follows a mixture of tarmac driveways, well surfaced paths plus a section of grass parkland incorporating a beautiful section through the ‘tariff’ section of gardens around the main lake. Angela Pattinson was the only Harrier taking part, crossing the line in 47:59.
Main image credit: Harriers at Yorkshire 10K – Roundhay, Photo by Ken Kaiser