WEEKEND RACE RESULTS – 7th & 8th April 2018

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Saturday 7th April 2018

Coledale Horseshoe

The race starts from Braithwaite, taking in Grisedale Pike, Eel crag, Sail and Barrow – 9miles and 3000ft climbing. Tim Knighton finished in 2:01:12. This was his first fell race in the Lakes. He described it as “a cracking day, tough run, fine views”.

*Main image: Coledale Horseshoe Fell Race image from Tim Knighton

Sunday 8th April 2018

Thirsk 10

This is a fast road race in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside around Thirsk. Martin Critchley was first Harrier home in 1:07:23. He was followed by: Rob Webster 1:17:45 and Julie Norman 1:41:13. 676 finished.

Martin Critchley at Thirsk 10 by Philip Bland

Rob Webster at Thirsk 10 by Philip Bland

Baildon Boundary Way

This is Baildon’s own trail half marathon, encompassing some challenging terrain and is open to runners and walkers. The race was won in 1:22:09 by Pudsey & Bramley’s Joe Baxter. Paul Freeman was first Harrier home in 1:43:11. He was followed by: Lio Achard 1:47:47, Vicky Miller 2:02:20, Angela Pattinson 2:04:27, Jim Hopkinson 2:14:01, Keith Park 2:18:07, Ruth Hodgson 2:18:08 and Ian Taylor 2:43:51. 337 finished.

Lio Achard at Baildon Boundary Way by John Chapman

Angela Pattinson at Baildon Boundary Way by John Chapman

Jim Hopkinson at Baildon Boundary Way by John Chapman

Keith Park at Baildon Boundary Way by John Chapman

Ruth Hodgson at Baildon Boundary Way by John Chapman

Manchester Marathon

This is considered the flattest marathon route in the UK, starting on the A56 near the White City roundabout, just a short walk from the race village at Emirates Old Trafford. First Harrier home in a fantastic time of 2:48:06 was Philip Boynton. He was followed by: Victoria Brides 4:22:05, Helen Barber 4:29:12 and Helen Agar 4:49:05. Tommy Dickson was unfortunately a DNF due to injury.

Philip Boynton at Manchester Marathon

Helen Barber – raising money for MNDA at Manchester Marathon

Roma Marathon

Rome marathon gives runners the opportunity to combine athletics and sightseeing in Italy’s capital, a city bursting with culture and history.  Lee Greenhalgh finished in 3:57:03.

Harriers vest has an outing at Rome Marathon 2018

Sheffield Half Marathon

The Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners of all abilities and spectators to the city’s streets and raises many thousands of pounds for good causes. With a city centre start and finish, the event boasts a super scenic route with stunning views of the Peak District for those who conquer the climb to Ringinglow. The race even incorporates a ‘triple test’ giving entrants a chance to be crowned ‘King of the Hill’ or ‘Queen of the Hill’ in a timed hill climb, triumph in a 10K downhill sprint section and cross the finish line first to lift the Sheffield Half Marathon title. Reece Milton was first Harrier home in 1:26:08. He was followed by Lindsey Clegg 1:29:07 (1st F35 and 9th lady finisher), Jenny Harrison 1:51:42 and Ian Griffiths 1:56:50.

Lindsey Clegg & Reece Milton at Sheffield Half Marathon

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