A runner from Beverley has been crowned National Champion in the 200m. Freya Vidal, who is just 15-years-old says she was ‘surprised to win.
Freya has been running since she was just seven. She took to the track after tagging along to the local athletics club with her brother. While there her talent was discovered and since then she has been dedicated to the sport and her training.
Beverley AC celebrated the achievements of its Couch to 5k participants at Peter Pan Parkrun on Saturday 1 September, with runners taking part in the 5 kilometre run to successfully complete the 15-week course, which began in May.
Twenty-seven Couch to 5k runners completed the course at Peter Pan Park in West Hull, cheered on by marshals and encouraged by over 250 fellow runners, many of whom regularly attend to run the free 5k event every Saturday morning.
A new mini display on an intriguing East Riding figure has opened at the Treasure House in Beverley.
Albert Neville Medforth (1924-2007) was the Director of the East Yorkshire Aero Company in the 1950s & 1960s, and his primary goal in life was to restart flying from the former Hedon Aerodrome, an airfield which had been in use for ten years prior to World War Two. Although ultimately unsuccessful in this venture, he did eventually found an airfield in Paull, which was open until the early-1980s.
Beverley Athletic Club say they are excited to announce the news that Olympic gold and bronze medal-winning rower Phelan Hill MBE will be competing in the 25th running of the Pittaway Beverley 10k road race, on Sunday 13 May 2018.
As cox, Phelan steered the Mens Eight to bronze at the London 2012 Olympics and onto gold in Rio 2016. He has also coxed the Mens Eights to three successive rowing World Championship golds.
Local runners braved the wet weather to take part in the annual New Year’s Day Beverley Lions Group Fun Run.
While wet weather appears to have impacted the number of people who entered this year those who did take part were in good spirits as the young and the old got their 2017 off to a fun and healthy start.