Archive for January 2012

San Silvestre Vallecana 10k – Madrid, Spain 31st Dec 2011

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Susan Partridge took over 30 seconds off her best, with her first sub-33 minute 10k, though as the course is downhill it won’t count in the Power of Ten rankings.  Susan finished 3rd with 32.44,just over a minute behind Olympic 5000m and 10,000m champion Tirunesh Dibaba and Gelete Burka, after she had passed halfway in […]

Morpeth 11k,Northumberland 1st Jan 2012

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Carl Smith finished a fine 3rd with 34.53, in a race won by local runner Ian Harding with 33.41, an excellent time, considering his 10k best is 31.21.

Phil T’s Winter Sessions 2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

2012 Winter Sessions

Yorkshire Cross Country Championships 7th Jan 2012 Thornes Park

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

A cold and very blustery day at Thrones Park for the Yorkshire Championships. After wrestling with the tent and roping in some of the Skyrack team to help we were good to go! The first of the juniors to run was Billy Dawson in the under 13 boys. He was in great form on the […]

Leeds Sports Awards Nominations Form

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

The Leeds Sports Awards are on Thursday 15th March at Elland Road. We want to make sure Leeds City Athletic Club is nominated in as many categories as possible. Please feel free to send in a nomination on the form attached. Leeds Sports Awards

Yorkshire Cross Country Championships, Juniors and Seniors

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

  Back to Wakefield’s Thornes Park for the Yorkshire Cross-Country Championships with the blue and yellow vests out in force on a fine, firm but windy day. There was no team but a couple of good performances in the junior men’s race, with Elliot Todd continuing his fine pre-Christmas form in 5th, which should be […]

England Athletics Combined Events Championships – Sheffield (EIS) 7-8th Jan 2012

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Katy Marchant was the outstanding athlete for Leeds City, going one better than last year, winning the England & Northern U20 Pentathlon titles with a remarkable performance. Her score of 3935 added almost 400 points to her best, smashed the club Senior and U20 records and places her 4th on the UK all time list, one place […]

Manchester Open – Sportcity 8th Jan 2012

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Matt Wagner was back in action,having missed the whole of 2011 through injury. In a fine comeback and his first outing as an under 20, he went 4th on the all time list in the 60m hurdles, finishing 4th in his heat with 8.45s and in the shot, wasn’t far off his best, putting the […]

Vault Manchester – Sportcity 14th Jan 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Mark Fuszard opened his account for the season with a 3.53m pole vault, an indoor best and just 7cm below his pb.

McCain Cross Challenge – Cardiff 15th Jan 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

The third instalment in the McCain Cross Challenge Series delivered yet another top day of cross country in Blackweir Fields, this time on a crisp sunny winters day, and saw Frank Tickner retain his title in the 10.1k senior men’s race with 32.10. Leeds City were represented by Simon Deakin, Dave Webb & Danny Davies, who all finished well […]