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.


Jacqui Dickinson Sets New PB at Coniston

April 13, 2011

Members of Beverley Athletic Club made their annual trip to Coniston in the Lake District last weekend to run one of the most scenic road races in the country. The Coniston 14 follows the 13.875 miles of road which circle Coniston Water and runners are rewarded with stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The route was extended to 16.7 miles last year to avoid a bridge on…


Pearson, Chadwick & Johnson All Get Silver at Thirsk

March 29, 2011

Beverley Athletic Club’s James Pearson, Matt Chadwick and Andy Johnson are celebrating after winning silver medals in the team competition at the Northern 10 Mile Road Running Championships held in conjunction with the Thirsk 10 last Sunday. Pearson led the team home in 55.34 and in eighth position overall against strong competition from club runners from all over the north. He was followed by Matt Chadwick who was taking part…


Rodmell Claims Fifth in Rudolph’s Romp

March 16, 2011

Over 300 runners and walkers set off from Brantingham village to compete in the annual Rudolph’s Romp 24-mile challenge event on Saturday 5 March.  The event had been postponed from December last year due to heavy snow. Although it was a dismal damp day conditions underfoot were surprisingly good and the lack of mud allowed faster progress over the challenging hilly course. Sixteen members of Beverley Athletic Club rose to…


Darren Rodmell Sets New PB in Derwentwater 10 Road Race

November 11, 2010

In contrast to last year’s washout, conditions were dry and sunny for this year’s Derwentwater 10 road race which took place in the Lake District on Sunday.  The race attracted a record entry of 580 runners, 15 of them from Beverley AC. The challenging 10-mile course starts in Keswick town centre and follows the narrow and winding road around Derwentwater.  With long inclines and steep hills runners need a lot…


New Beverley Runner Leskiewicz First Home For Club

October 27, 2010

Conditions were perfect for running on Sunday and almost 300 athletes turned out for the Haltemprice 10k, thirty of them from Beverley Athletic Club. The course follows a challenging route through Kirk Ella and out to Swanland with the first 7 kilometres uphill.   With handicap points at stake Beverley athletes rose to the challenge and there were some fine performances. First in the handicap competition was Sam Allen who was…


Smugglers Trod 2010

Seventeen members of Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Robin Hoods Bay last Saturday to take part in the Smugglers Trod challenge event on the North Yorkshire Moors. It was an eventful day with some excellent performances, a spectacular stumble and several cases of getting lost. Steve Jackson was the first Beverley runner to finish.  He completed the 26 mile route in 3 hours and 54 minutes and in second place…

September 2, 2010

Beverley Runners Complete Woldsman 50-mile Challenge

April 22, 2010

Four ultra-distance athletes from Beverley Athletic Club competed in the Woldsman 50-mile Challenge Event last Saturday. Organised by the East Yorkshire Branch of the Long Distance Walkers Association, competitors can choose to run or walk.  Starting and finishing at Driffield Show Ground and following a route through Sledmere, Wharram Percy, Thixendale, Givendale, Huggate and Wetwang, the event demands stamina, determination and navigation skills. Mike Blamires completed the first half of…