Archive for March 2010

09/02/2010: A very quiet record and other stories

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

It was a bit of a surprise to The Scribe when Julien Gittens’ name didn’t appear in the results from the Older Persons’ Meeting at Sheffield on the 24th, so he made enquiries and discovered that the Mature Bounder had sneaked off to Glasgow to participate in the Scottish M****rs’ Championships at Kelvin Hall that […]

20/02/2010: Not the best day for a major club effort

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

20th February – Yorkshire Cross-Country Championships, Wakefield The Yorkshire County A.A. may have made the right decision in postponing this event in January, but they made a poor one in choosing to stage it a week before the National Championships.  Certainly in the Senior and Under-20 races at any rate there was a significant shortfall […]

02/03/2010: Roundhay clouds part for a Leeds City silver lining

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

OBITUARY SIMON PEASE (17.08.1966 – 20.02.2010) Simon Pease, former Club Treasurer and the 1985 English Schools’ Senior Boys’ 1500 metres champion, died suddenly last Monday. Phil Townsend, a personal friend from the start of his running career, writes the following tribute:- “Simon joined the Club as a promising teenage middle-distance runner in the early 1980s, […]

09/03/2010: After the Roundhay ball was over…

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Having been somewhat involved in the National Cross-Country Championships, and somewhat kn***ered thereafter, The Scribe has taken a short break; however, he still has his ear to the ground and his spies in circulation, and so is now eventually able to produce a reprise of last weeks’ efforts – at least those he’s found out […]

23/03/2010: Wilko for the world…

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

As a result of the U.K. Trial race at Birmingham (see below) James Wilkinson has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World Cross-Country Championships in Poland.  The Club has had representatives in the World Championships before, but as far as The Scribe can recall James’ achievement is unique in Club history; not only […]