Beverley AC Celebrates Couch To 5k Achievements

Beverley AC Celebrates Couch To 5k Achievements
September 9, 2018

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.

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New Mini Display At Treasure House Explores ‘Mr Aviation’

New Mini Display At Treasure House Explores 'Mr Aviation'
July 16, 2018

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.

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GALLERY : Record Numbers Take Part In Beverley 10K

GALLERY : Record Numbers Take Part In Beverley 10K
May 14, 2018

A vast number of runners pulled on their trainers to take apart in the 25th Beverley 10K. On day that offered great conditions for running, the event proved to be a huge success.

Runners from around the North of England traveled to Beverley to run what is a highly regarded course that takes runners through the historic town of Beverley.

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Archbishop of York To Bless Beverley 10K and 2K Fun Run

Archbishop of York To Bless Beverley 10K and 2K Fun Run
May 11, 2018

Beverley Athletic Club is delighted to announce that the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, will be present in Beverley on Sunday 13 May and will be the starter of the Pittaway Beverley 10k race.

Dr Sentamu will also provide blessings for both the 10k race and the B&A Scaffolding Fun Run.

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Olympic Gold Medallist Phelan Hill To Take Part In Beverley 10K

Olympic Gold Medalist Phelan Hill To Take Part In Beverley 10K
April 29, 2018

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.

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UK Coaching Awards Name Fitmums & Friends As Finalists

UK Coaching Awards Name Fitmums & Friends As Finalists
November 7, 2017

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends, is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in this year’s UK Coaching Awards.

The awards celebrate great coaching from people and organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months.

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Summer Proves To Be A Busy Period For Beverley AC

Summer Proves To Be A Busy Period For Beverley AC
August 18, 2017

The summer months herald an extremely busy time for any running club and your local club, Beverley AC, is no exception to that.

July not only saw the continued success of the Walkington 10k event, but also several notable performances from Beverley runners at local events and some from further afield.

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Hull Welcomes Rise In Tourist Visits

Hull Welcomes Rise In Tourist Visits
January 6, 2017

Hull’s civic and cultural leaders have welcomed a rise in day visits to the city, following the release of national figures from VisitBritain.

Hull has also been named as the number one place to visit during 2017, along with the World Athletics Championships, New Hadrian’s Cavalry exhibition and ICC Champions Trophy.

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Runners Brave The Elements To Take Part In Lions Fun Run

Runners Brave The Elements To Take Part In Lions Fun Run
January 1, 2017

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.

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