Andrew Foster First REunner Home For Beverley AC In Great North Run

September 21, 2011

The 31st Great North Run took place last Sunday and nine athletes from Beverley Athletic Club joined more than 38,000 other runners at the start on the central motorway in Newcastle. World 5000 metre champion Mo Farah fired the starting pistol while the Red Arrows made a diamond-formation fly-past over the start line.  If you like the big race atmosphere this was the place to be on Sunday morning. Most…

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Beverley Town Cricket Club Major Fund Raiser Needs You!

September 20, 2011

Beverley Town Cricket Club is already well under way in planning its major fund-raising event for 2012. 2012 is the 150th anniversary of what we know as the modern Beverley Town Cricket Club and to help celebrate that landmark the club members and friends are tackling the Three Peaks Challenge. This means climbing the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland within 24 hours. This event will take place…

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Pie & Peas @ Armstrong Social Club in Aid of Asthma UK

October 17, 2010

A charity night was held at Armstrong Social Club in aid of Asthma UK. The event was the culmination of the efforts of a number of Beverley Ladies who earlier in the year completed the Great North Run. One of the organiser, Emma Curtis who has the Beverley based boutique Sugarbird, was delighted with the turn out, and the generosity and support they have received. This event will be featured…

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Williamson’s Great North Run Delight

September 21, 2010

Ten Beverley Athletic Club athletes joined over 30,000 other runners in the 30th Great North Run on Sunday.  With so many competitors crowding the route it is very difficult to achieve a personal best time so all had different reasons for taking part. Mother and daughter Catriona Williamson and Lorna Mangan were running to raise money for Cancer Research in memory of Catriona’s brother-in-law.  He was a keen triathlete and…

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Beverley Grandmother Runs Her 1st Half-Marathon

September 18, 2010

Beverley Grandmother Karen O’Connor ran her first half-marathon this Sunday 19th September when she took part in the Great North Run. Although Karen has run several 10k races in the past, this year she had a special reason to tackle this challenge as she ran the race in memory of her brother, Kelvin Buck. Karen told HU17.net “Kelvin died last October at the age of 52.  He suffered severe chest problems…

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Beverley Races: ‘Queens Men & Queens Horse’

September 15, 2010

Beverley Racecourse was full of people enjoying the races and there was plenty to at the Westwood Course. On track was a horse owned by The Queen, ‘Set To Music’ which was ridden by Tom Queally. Set To Music performed well finishing third in the 2.35 at Beverley. The Queens ‘Men’ were also in Beverley, members of the 72 Engineer Regiment were at the course as they enter the final…

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Beverley Town CC Walk 79 Miles in Two Days

August 4, 2010

The Wolds Way is a 79-mile trek that should take seasoned ramblers a good five days to complete, but this week twenty members of the Beverley Town Cricket Club set out to tackle it in just two, to raise money not only for their club, but also for the local MS society.  In order to achieve such an incredible feat, they had to set off for the starting point at…

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