Ostler Leads Beverley Home In Final East Yorkshire XC League Meeting

March 8, 2012

It was a soggy Sunday at Sewerby for the final race of the 2011 / 2012 season of the East Yorkshire XC League. The rain that fell before and during the race created slippery conditions underfoot and some parts of the course were very muddy. 117 hardy athletes from eight local running clubs set off from the cliff top at Sewerby and followed the testing course through Danes’ Dyke, round…


Local Runners Take Part In Northern XC Championships

February 2, 2012

Almost two thousand runners took part in the 2012 Northern Cross-Country Championships which took place at Pontefract Racecourse last Saturday. The event attracted the best XC runners in the North of England, among them a small contingent from Beverley Athletic Club. The course was all on grass and although it was a mild and dry day there were some muddy sections to test the stamina of the athletes. The senior…


Pearson Claims Third at Langdale End

December 15, 2011

Athletes from eight local running clubs gathered at Langdale End in north Yorkshire last weekend to take part in the third race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League. Host club Scarborough AC have varied the course over the years but no matter which route is chosen it is always the most demanding race in the league. The tricky terrain includes very steep inclines, river crossings, fields and woodland. The weather…


Hadley Beats Previous Time At The Guy Fawkes 10 Road Race

November 10, 2011

Three athletes from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Ripley near Harrogate last Sunday to run the Guy Fawkes 10 road race.  This is a very challenging event with several serious climbs. The course was made even tougher this year by a slight change to the route. Steve Hadley chose this race to attempt to return to his former form and finish in less than 90 minutes for the ten-mile distance. …


Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays

September 29, 2011

Three teams of runners from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Birchwood in Warrington last Saturday to take part in the Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays. The event attracted a large number of athletes from all over the north of England and the competition was fierce. The men’s race was a six stage relay with each athlete running a 6 km circuit on quiet roads on an industrial estate. …