Steve Peacock Wins First Prize in the V40 Category

Former World, Olympic, European, Commonwealth and British 400-metre hurdles champion Sally Gunnell joined more than a thousand runners in the McCain Yorkshire Coast 10k road race in Scarborough last Sunday. Organised by Scarborough Athletic club to raise funds for a new track facility in Scarborough, the race attracted a strong field of athletes from running clubs all over Yorkshire.  They were joined by 38 members of Beverley Athletic Club competing…

November 3, 2010

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…


Two Beverley Runners Finish in Top Three At Burton Pidsea

September 16, 2010

Conditions were perfect for Sunday’s Burton Pidsea 10k and a record number of runners took part.  The 10k and fun run raised £1600 for the village hall appeal. The race was won by Steve Bateson of East Hull Harriers in 32.49.  Beverley Athletic Club’s James Pearson came second in 34.45.  He was followed 2 seconds later by Jonathan Leskiewicz who is on excellent form.  Steve Peacock finished in eighth position…


Beverley Juniors Dominate Withernsea 5K

July 9, 2010

Beverley Athletic Club athletes enjoyed a trip to the seaside on Sunday to run the Withernsea 5 and fun run, organised by Withernsea Harriers.  There was a record entry for both races and the offer of free fish and chips for all finishers in the 5 mile race proved a big attraction for Beverley runners. Beverley Juniors dominated the 3k fun run, with 13 runners in the first 14 positions. …


Saucony Castle Howard Trail Success for Beverley AC

June 16, 2010

Father and son, Mark and Ethan Dalton, of Beverley Athletic Club, had a successful day out at the Saucony Castle Howard trail races last Sunday.   Ethan came fourth in the 6k event and was first in the under-16 age group.  His dad finished in 13th place in the 10k event and was second in the 45 – 50 category.   Organised by Welburn Community Primary School PTA, the trail…


Juniors Perform Well in Bank Holiday Races

May 6, 2010

What a weekend for some of the older members of the Beverley Athletic Club Juniors. First up, The Kirkbymoorside 10K, this is a challenging race for even the most experienced of runners, with it’s 2.5 mile uphill start!  Kendal Arnott (age 15) decided this would be a good event for her 10K debut, and with a finishing time of 48:47 she shows good promise for the future. Coach Neil Sergeant,…


Beverley Get Two Top Ten Finishes in the Horsea Marathon

April 15, 2010

The Hornsea 1/3 Marathon attracted a record entry this year and raised much needed funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.  271 runners completed the 8.7 mile road race organised by the Rotary Club of Hornsea and East Riding. All the local running clubs were represented in the race which was won by Steve Bateson of East Hull Harriers in 46.49.  The first lady to finish was Sarah Cumber of Halifax…


The 2010 Saucony Cross Country Roundhay Park Leeds

March 19, 2010

Over four thousand athletes from running clubs around the country assembled at Roundhay Park in Leeds to compete in the 2010 Saucony English National Cross-Country Championships. The races were held on a muddy course that included a number of tough climbs and descents, culminating in an incredibly steep climb up to the finish. Competing amongst the best in the country Beverley Athletic Club AC fielded runners in all but one…


Beverley AC Represented Humberside at IAAF World XC Trials

March 18, 2010

Ten Beverley Athletic Club athletes represented Humberside last Saturday in the McCain UK Cross Challenge Final at Cofton Park in Birmingham.  The televised meeting included the IAAF World Cross-Country Trials at senior and under-20 level and the UK Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships. Competing against the best cross-country athletes in the country, all Beverley runners were thrilled to have been selected for such a prestigious meeting.  With over 250 runners in every…


Cross Country Championships Witton Park Blackburn

February 5, 2010

Saturday 23rd January saw the Northern Cross Country Championships being held in Blackburn, Lancashire, with a group of fifteen athletes from Beverley Athletic Club travelling across the country to take part in the event and to represent their club. Races were held throughout the day on a challenging loop that included a number of steep climbs, technical descents, and muddy conditions underfoot. Beverley Athletic Club were represented in three of…


Beverley AC Perform Well in Ferriby 10

February 3, 2010

Last Sunday’s Ferriby 10 was designated as Beverley AC’s first handicap race of 2010 and 29 athletes from the club joined the 500-strong field to tackle the challenging 10-mile course which starts and finishes at Skidby Mill. With temperatures just above zero runners soon warmed up as they climbed the hills out of Skidby and then Little Weighton. Beverley’s leading male runner, James Pearson, continued his excellent form and marked…


Drizzle Doesn’t Dampen Beverley AC’s Start to 2010

January 26, 2010

In cool and drizzly conditions, perfect for racing, 33 runners from Beverley Athletic Club joined over 1500 others in the Brass Monkey half marathon. The course runs from York Racecourse, south of the historic city through the villages of Bishopsthorpe, Acaster Malbis, Acaster Selby and Appleton Roebuck.  Conditions were good for the runners, resulting in a number of personal best times. As runners finished in the racecourse grounds, the going…


Langdale End East Yorkshire Cross Country

December 16, 2009

The third race of the East Yorkshire Cross Country League was hosted by Scarborough AC at Langdale End last Sunday.  Heavy rain during the week resulted in lots of mud and very sticky conditions. James Pearson (246) and Aubrey Morrell (264) tackle the river crossing at Langdale End Scarborough athletes had home advantage and supplied the first man to finish, Danny Schofield, and the first lady, Hester Butterworth, both two…


North of England 10 Mile Championships

December 4, 2009

Beverley Athletic Club took a squad of 30 runners to Thirsk last Sunday for the penultimate club handicap race of the year.  The 10 mile road race also incorporated the North of England 10 mile Championships and attracted a record entry. Competing on a fast flat course against the best middle distance runners in the North, Beverley athletes recorded some notable achievements. James Pearson and Rob Snaith running in the…