Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays

September 29, 2011

Three teams of runners from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Birchwood in Warrington last Saturday to take part in the Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays. The event attracted a large number of athletes from all over the north of England and the competition was fierce. The men’s race was a six stage relay with each athlete running a 6 km circuit on quiet roads on an industrial estate. …


Beverley AC @ Humber Bridge Half-Marathon

June 29, 2011

Temperatures soared to 30°C last Sunday as more than 1500 people took part in the Humber Bridge Half-marathon. With no shade on much of the course runners could not escape the heat and had to adjust their pace to suit the conditions. First across the finishing line for Beverley Athletic Club was James Pearson.  He finished in fourth place overall in 1:17:37, several minutes slower than his best at this…


Steve Peacock First Runner Home For Beverley in Humber Bridge 10K

June 9, 2011

The annual Humber Bridge 10k road race took place last Sunday and members of Beverley Athletic Club joined a field of over three hundred runners to race across the bridge and back. With several new personal bests and a couple of prizes it was a successful and enjoyable day out. The first Beverley runner to finish was Steve Peacock in 37:30.  He was seventh overall and first in the M45…


New PB For Claire Traynor In Jane Tomlinson Hull 10k

May 18, 2011

Hull played host to the second Hull 10k road race last Sunday.  One of a series of Run for All events in Yorkshire organised by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, the race attracted a field of over 3000 people, most of them running to raise money for charity. A small group of athletes from Beverley Athletic Club also took part, some running as members of corporate teams, some running for charity…


Lucas Meagor Completes Third Marathon

May 2, 2011

Last Sunday Lucas Meagor of Beverley Athletic Club completed the third of his series of four marathons in four weeks in aid of Cystic Fibrosis.  After running the first 21km of the race in Limerick in 1:39:06 he slowed down in the second half of the race and finished in 3:46:05 – his fastest time in the series so far. The final race takes place in Skopje, Macedonia, on Sunday.


Hunter Bags Top Ten Finish for Beverley in London Marathon

April 20, 2011

Twenty-nine athletes from Beverley Athletic Club joined over thirty-five thousand runners and fundraisers to pound the streets of the capital in last Sunday’s London Marathon. After training through the coldest winter on record they were faced with a warm sunny day which was ideal for spectators but a bit too hot for running. After the event there was much to celebrate including new personal bests for Ian Boardley, Andrew Brant,…


Lucas Meagor Completes First of Four Marathons

April 15, 2011

Lucas Meagor of Beverley Athletic Club completed the first of his series of four marathons in four weeks last weekend in Paris. Running in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Meagor completed the 26.1 mile course in 3 hours 53 minutes and 9 seconds. With the temperature around 25 Celsius conditions were amongst the hottest he had experienced in a race and he was grateful for the shade around the course. He…


Lucas Meagor Sets new PB in Hornsea

April 6, 2011

Athletes from local running clubs gathered at Great Hatfield last Sunday to take part in the Hornsea Third Marathon. The race which is organised by the Rotary Club of Hornsea and East Riding to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care also attracted a significant number of unattached runners keen to raise money for the charity. It was a lovely spring day and conditions were perfect on the 8.74 mile…