Tomlin First Back For Beverley At Bishop Wilton

October 12, 2011

The first race of the 2011/2012 season of the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place last Sunday at Bishop Wilton and more than 150 athletes from eight local running clubs lined up at the start. Beverley Athletic Club fielded a large squad of 33, among them several new members competing in the league for the first time.  Mark Walsh, Mariana Barbera, Richard Clark, Jane Goodchild, Sarah Crabtree and Chris Woolner…


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…


Hull 10K & Fun Run is a Family Affair

June 9, 2010

Three generations of the Robinson / Glover family took part in the Humber Bridge 10k and fun run last Sunday. Seven year-old Aidan and four year-old Erin Glover were joined by their grandmother Denise Robinson in the fun run while their mum Nicola Glover and grandad David Robinson competed for Beverley Athletic Club in the 10k. The children were delighted with their medals and proudly cheered on their mum and…


Beverley Walkers Complete Gruelling 100 Mile Challenge

June 3, 2010

This year the Long Distance Walkers’ Association 100 mile challenge walk took place in Scotland – the objective being to complete the set route within a continuous 48-hour period.  Two Beverley Athletic Club members, David Williams and Mike Atkins, took up the challenge and set off from Dunkeld with 450 others to the obligatory swirl of the pipes. The first 35 miles and 5,000 feet of climbing passed easily on…


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 Filey Flyer 2010

March 25, 2010

A small group from Beverley Athletic Club joined almost 200 hardy walkers and runners to complete the Filey Flyer challenge event last Saturday. With a choice of either a 22 or a 16 mile course, starting and finishing in Filey, the event provided an excellent training run for those preparing for the London Marathon next month or the Coniston 14+ next Saturday. Organised by the East Yorkshire branch of the…


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…


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…