Archive for April 2012

The Dort report 2012!!!

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Dortmund 2012 was the second instalment of our joint venture between Leeds City AC and Rothwell Harriers.  As always, we started with the Saturday Team Competition in which the top two athletes score points for the team.  This year saw an incredibly high standard of competition across the age groups, and especially amongst the older […]

Northern 6 and 12 Stage Road Relays, Liverpool, 31st March

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Leeds City have set high standards in the North of England 12-Stage Road Relay Championships in recent years, with the men finishing in the top 3 every year since 2003 (including 4 victories) and the women being regulars in the top 10, with a 2nd place in 2007. After medal-winning performances at the Northern and […]

Phil’s Summer Training

Monday, April 16th, 2012

2012 spring and summer sessions (1)

Tony Bowman at the World Indoor Masters

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Tony writes… Here’s the results from the World Indoor Championship Masters in Jvaskyla, Finland from the 2-8 April. M75 Gold in the 60m Hurdles New European and British Record 10.64s Silver in the 60m in 8.96s Silver in the 200m in 30.38s (In both these events, Bob Lida of the USA won in a World […]


Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Leeds City A.C. Committee has discussed in recent weeks the situation in relation to a number of Athletes who train at South Leeds Stadium and have consistently not paid their training fees. On Tuesday & Thursdays from 5.30 to 9 the Indoor Centre and outdoor track are booked privately by Leeds City Athletic Club […]

National 6 & 12 Stage Road Relays, 14/4/12

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

It’s been a memorable season for the harriers, with another national cross title for the men, the women emerging as a genuine force to be reckoned with and several medals and near-misses in relay competitions. How do you top all that? A bit like this……   It’s a measure of the improvement in the women’s […]

London Marathon, 23/4/12

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Plenty of Leeds City interest in this year’s London Marathon, especially at the sharp end with 2 club members aiming for Olympic qualifying times. James Walsh made his marathon debut with an eye on the very tough time of 2:12 set by UKA. There was a group of Brits with similar aspirations but the fast […]

Extraordinary General Meeting – Leeds City Athletic Club

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Dear Member Extraordinary General Meeting – Leeds City Athletic Club  This letter is to inform you that an application has now been made to the Charities Commission to change the club status to that of a registered charity as previously advised.  The Commission have advised us that the club’s application has been accepted subject to […]

News round up

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Indoor Combined Events International – Cardiff, 24-25th Mar 2012 Leeds City boasted three athletes as part of the GB team, with the experienced duo of Amy & Katy Marchant, together with debutant Adam Timms, who’s comeback from a long injury layoff has been really impressive.   In the U23 Pentathlon, Amy started with a solid 9.32s 60m hurdles, followed by a […]