Archive for April 2013

Female Vet – Other Events

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

UK Women’s League

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Calling all U20 and Senior Ladies! The Leeds City women’s team are about to commence a fifth season in the UK Women’s League. This year we will be Yorkshire’s only representative in the entire league and one of only eight Northern or Scottish teams (out of 32!). We are looking to strengthen the depth and […]

March Round-up

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Blackpool 10k 2/3/13 Aidan Adams ran his first 10k of 2013 finishing a fine 4th in 33.51.     England Athletics U15/U17 Combined Events Indoor Championships – Sheffield (EIS) 2-3/3/13 U15 Bronwen Brown scored 2033 points to go 8th on the Club All Time list in her first Pentathlon. She clocked 11.02s in her debut 60m […]

Wakefield Open Meeting 6/4/13

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

After the recent cancellation of the Open Meeting at Cleckheaton due to the snow, it was a relief to have nice weather for the Wakefield Open. A good number of Leeds City athletes made the short journey to Thornes Park and were rewarded with some fine performances. A brief summary of highlights follows, but full results […]

Track and Field round-up

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Northern Veterans League – Cleckheaton 10/04/13 Pete Steel (M35) made his 2013 track debut with a pair of 2nd place finishes in the 1500m (4.40.9) and 3000m (9.49.6). On the infield Hazel Barker got her outdoor season underway in the W50 shot, finishing 2nd with a pretty decent 9.46m. Also in the field Steve Linsell (M45) […]

Weekend round-up

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Mt. SAC Relays – Walnut CA (USA), 19/4/13 James Wilkinson moved up to 6th on the club all time list, taking over 11 seconds off his previous best for 5000m with a fabulous 13.52.63.     Liverpool Throws & Jumps – Wavertree, 20/4/13 Sam and Josh Bentley made their competitive debuts ahead of the upcoming BUCS Championships. In […]

National Road Relay Championships, 13th April 2013

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The National 12 Stage Road Relays have thrown up some great races in recent years, several of them involving Leeds City. This year was no exception, despite both men’s and women’s teams going into the event lacking several key members. It’s testament to the club’s strength in depth that we were able to be near […]

1st YDL (Upper age group) Match and weekend round up

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Three Peaks Race, 27/04/13  In his first attempt at this event, Adam Osborne finished an excellent 7th of 745 runners in 3.07.51, taking the “first newcomer’s” trophy. Chris Birchall competing in his third Three Peaks Race, was 18th in 3:21:18.     BWRA Grand Prix – Stoke Mandeville, 27-28/4/13 New member and wheelchair racer Georgina Oliver, made […]