Saturday 13th January 2018
Wuthering Heights Winter Wander
Organised by the lovely folks at ‘It’s Grim Up North Running’. This is a beautiful, undulating route held in the heart of Bronte Country. Runners clocked up the miles over the Yorkshire moors with 10-mile, 20-mile and Marathon routes. Kristian James Henry finished 18th in the 10-mile race in a time of 1:33:19.
Sunday 14th January 2018
Temple Newsam 10
Hosted by St Theresa’s AC, the popular Temple Newsam 10 returned for its third year. This scenic 10-mile multi-terrain course takes in the Temple Newsam estate, the surrounding Woodlesford navigation and the beautiful Bluebell Woods trail.
Our very own Philip Boynton won the race in 1:02:23. Big congratulations to him. Other results were as follows: Paul Beal 1:24:42, Keith Park 1:25:32, Charlie McNicol 1:26:23, Lee Greenhalgh 1:26:23, Kelly Houton 1:35:35, Sarah Papadimos 1:36:19, Cath Gray 1:39:41, Jackie Ford 1:39:42, Gini Knight 1:43:43, Steven Allen 1:44:21, Nicola Barnett 1:45:11 and Rachel Small 1:55:34.
Brass Monkey Half-Marathon
Organised by York Knavesmire Harriers, this is a favourite in the winter road racing calendar and always sells out within minutes of entries opening. Well done to all the Harriers who braved the 36th running of the Brass Monkey this year. Steve Raby was first Harrier home in 1:22:58 (2nd MV55). He was followed by: Jenny Oldridge 1:36:40 (PB), Bev Hurst 1:37:06 (PB), David Womersley 1:38:36 (1st MV65), Jill Hobson 1:49:38 and Fiona Dickie 1:59:28.
The Trigger Race
The Trigger Race ran for the seventh time on Sunday 14th January. Entrants navigated their way from Marsden over Black Hill, Bleaklow and Kinder to Edale visiting three trigs points on route. The linear route is measured at 20 miles with 4500 feet climb. Nathan Crossley was unfortunately a DNF after a fall during the race. Caroline Thomas finished in 6:17:10.
*Main image credit: Kristian James Henry at Wuthering Heights Winter Wander – photo by Andrew Swales