Archive for June 2013

More World Records for Hannah – Club Records go – Wilko’s blistering run in Belgium

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Clydebank 10k (short), 23/5/13 Derek Hawkins came home first, over a slightly short course, with a fine 28.43.     UK European Championship Trial (Uphill only) – Keswick, 25/5/13 On the fells, Adam Osborne was 8th with 57.47 and Jack Simpson, running for England B 25th in 64.30.     Yorkshire Track & Field Championships […]

YDL 2nd round 1-2/6/13

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Lower age group – Bebington, 1/6/13 Leeds City backed up their equal 2nd place in the first match, with the outright runners up position this time, again behind the strong Wirral A. C. team. Again there were many fine performances, one club record and the all-time rankings lists took a battering once again. Some of the highlights are […]

Hyde Park Harriers – Summer Mile

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

We are pleased to confirm entries are now open for our 2013 race.  As last year, the race is being held on tarmac paths in Woodhouse Moor, Leeds (also known as Hyde Park).  The race date is Wednesday 10th July 2013, with the first wave starting at 7:00pm and the final wave setting off just […]

UK Women’s League Div 3 / More Club Records at Regional Schools Championships / Northern League / News Round up

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

UK Women’s League Div 3, Match 1 – South Leeds, 8/6/13 In a very close match, Leeds City finished 6th, but only 15 points behind 3rd place Liverpool, unfortunately having no athletes in the 100m hurdles, 2000m steeple chase or pole vault. Melody Peterson went to 15th equal on the club U20 100m list with her 13.2s […]

Washburn Valley Relay – Junior Edition

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Dear All The junior version of the Washburn Valley Relay will be run again this year on 12th July at 7pm.Details can be found on the Otley AC website and the entry details for teams and a map of the course are attached. I am running a recce of the course on Friday 5th July […]

Northern Athletics Senior/U20 Outdoor Championships – Sportcity, 22-23/6/13

Monday, June 24th, 2013

On a mixed weekend of wet and windy weather, there were still some fine performances from Leeds City athletes, probably the pick being Elliott Hurley running a fantastic 10.59s (+4.5) in his heat of the U20 men’s 100m. Elliott went into the race (which he won) with a hamstring niggle and after feeling soreness afterwards, sensibly […]

ESAA North East Schools Combined Events Championships – Hull, 22-23/6/13

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Andrew Russell scored 4333 points, including four personal best performances, finishing 5th in the Senior Boys (U20) Decathlon. His 100m time of 13.1 wasn’t far off his best, but his long jump of 5.24m will have been disappointing, as he’s been over 6m recently. In the shot, Andrew improved his pb to 8.75m, followed it with a […]

Redcar Half Marathon

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The Redcar Half Marathon is on Sunday 29th September starting at 9:55 wheelchair and 10am runners. Here is the website link: http://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/halfmarathon  

More news and a Club Record for Wilko

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

England Athletics Disability Championships – Birmingham, 22-23/6/13 Wheelchair racers Dagan Roberts (T54) & Tiaan Bosch (T53) competed in the 100m, 200m & 400m. In the men’s 100m heats, U15 Dagan clocked 24.7s (-1.6) and Tiaan 23.9s (-1.8) and in the Men’s C final, both improved, Dagan taking the third with 23.61s (-1.5) and Tiaan winning in 22.48s. In […]