Leeds Abbey Dash

November 25, 2009

Four members of Beverley Athletic Club were among six thousand runners at the Abbey Dash 10k road race in Leeds last Sunday.  Competing against a field of top class runners, celebrities and fundraisers, all four Beverley runners had cause for celebration at the end of the race. Nicola Glover who has improved steadily during the year finished in 49.40, breaking 50 minutes for the first time and beating her previous…


Beverley Beaver Trail Run

November 15, 2009

Beverley Beaver Trail anniversary run took place today as runners from Beverley joined Beverley Athletic Club and ran a collection of routes setting off from the Beverley Leisure Centre and choosing between 5, 10 and 13 miles. The event was the 11th anniversary since the opening of the Beverley Beaver Trail with plenty of runners showing up to take on the challenge. Over 50 people and several dogs joined members…


East Yorkshire Cross Country League Race

November 12, 2009

Beverley Athletic Club hosted the second race in this season’s East Yorkshire Cross Country League at Drewton Woods near South Cave last Sunday.  Conditions were perfect – mild with sunshine and a reasonable amount of mud. Fresh from the English National Cross Country Relay Championships the previous weekend, James Pearson was Beverley’s fastest man, finishing in fifth position in 39.31.  James is having an excellent first season with Beverley and…


Derwentwater 10 Mile Race

November 3, 2009

Torrential rain in the Lake District last weekend did not dampen the spirits of Beverley AC runners who competed in the Derwentwater 10 mile road race. Denise Thompson and Dianne Coleman after the Derwentwater 10K in some very wet conditions The views were spectacular, the autumn colours of the landscape magnificent and the cascades of water tumbling down the hillsides deafening.  Swollen rivers were flowing ferociously and water was streaming…


Successful Day For Beverley AC

October 27, 2009

Some of runners from the Beveverley Althletic Club and below the finishing line of the Haltemprice 10K Beverley athletes were out in force at the Haltemprice 10k last weekend and were rewarded with an impressive haul of prizes. First Beverley runner to finish and fourth overall was James Pearson who has made a big impression since joining the club recently.  James was in third position for most of the race…


Saltergate, Howden & Scarborough 10K

October 12, 2009

Saltergate Circuit Saturday 10 October 2009 Beverley AC members had a good choice of activities to keep them busy last weekend with a challenge event on the North Yorkshire Moors on Saturday and two10k road races on Sunday.  The fine autumn weather provided perfect conditions and there were some notable performances. The Saltergate Circuit started early on Saturday morning in the hamlet of Stape in North Yorkshire.  There was a…