James Pearson Continues Excellent Form Finishing Third In Ferriby 10

February 2, 2012

Twenty-nine members of Beverley Athletic Club turned out for last Sunday’s Ferriby 10, the first club handicap race of the year. They joined more than 500 other athletes to run the tough ten mile route from Skidby to Riplingham via little Weighton and back via Raywell. The first half of the course is hilly but after Riplingham crossroads the road is fairly flat until the final climb up to the…


Pearson Claims Third at Langdale End

December 15, 2011

Athletes from eight local running clubs gathered at Langdale End in north Yorkshire last weekend to take part in the third race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League. Host club Scarborough AC have varied the course over the years but no matter which route is chosen it is always the most demanding race in the league. The tricky terrain includes very steep inclines, river crossings, fields and woodland. The weather…


James Pearson Claims Third At Drewton Wold

November 17, 2011

The second race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place last Sunday over a challenging 6.6 mile course around Drewton Wold near South Cave. It was a misty and mild autumn morning and conditions were mainly dry underfoot with a couple of muddy sections. The undulating route took runners through woodland, along footpaths and round field edges. The scenery was spectacular and enjoyed by all athletes as they tackled…


Sam Allen Sets New PB In Haltemprice 10k

November 2, 2011

Conditions were perfect for running last Sunday when more than 200 local athletes celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Haltemprice 10k. Beverley Athletic Club fielded a reduced squad as the race coincided with the 10k at Scarborough but they were rewarded with several veteran’s prizes and new personal bests. Mark Dalton was the first Beverley runner to finish.  He was eighth overall and won second prize in the V50 age…


Steve Peacock Leads Beverley Home At Bridlington

October 20, 2011

Fourteen athletes from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Bridlington last Sunday for the annual Brid Half. The challenging undulating course takes runners out into the East Yorkshire countryside via Sewerby, Flamborough and Bempton and returns via Sewerby to a finish on the sea front.  It was a pleasant sunny day and conditions were good for running. Steve Peacock was the first Beverley runner to cross the finishing line.  He completed…


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…


Major Stone Half-Marathon Returns After Two Year Break

September 15, 2011

The Major Stone half-marathon made a welcome return to the local race calendar last weekend after a two-year absence and attracted a field of 136 athletes. A sixteen-strong contingent from Beverley Athletic Club took part in the race and the first of them to complete the 21 km course was Jonathan Leskiewicz.  He finished in fourth position overall in 1:18:06 behind a very strong first three consisting of Steve Bateson,…


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…


Over 1000 Runners Compete in Hall Construction Beverley 10K

May 11, 2011

More than a thousand runners gathered in Beverley last Sunday to compete in the annual Hall Construction Beverley 10k road race.  All the local running clubs were represented and there were also several hundred unattached runners, some of them running to raise funds for charity. It was a warm and bright spring day and with bands providing entertainment at the leisure centre, Saturday Market and Angel Square there was a…


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,…


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…


Beverley’s Men Finish Second in Cross Country Championship

March 9, 2011

The final race of the 2010 / 2011 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place at Sewerby on Sunday. With only a few points separating the top 3 clubs, Beverley Athletic Club, City of Hull and Scarborough, in both the men’s and ladies’ team competitions, there was a lot at stake. Despite some notable absentees there was a good turnout from Beverley Athletic Club and the men managed to overtake City…


More Success For Beverley AC in Pocklington

March 3, 2011

Beverley Athletic Club athletes turned out in force for the Snake Lane 10 mile race around Pocklington last Sunday. With excellent potential for setting a personal best, the flat course always attracts a strong field and the 39 Beverley athletes were competing against some of the fastest runners in Yorkshire. With the race also a designated handicap race for Beverley there was the added incentive of handicap points. The handicap…


Beverley AC Presentation Night @ Lazaat

February 20, 2011

Members of Beverley Athletic Club gathered at Lazaat Hotel in Cottingham recently to celebrate their achievements in 2010. Prizes were presented by Jonathan Leafe of Strawberry Printers who have a long association with Beverley AC as associate sponsor of the club’s races. Trophies were awarded to runners in recognition of success, improvement, dedication and commitment. Matt Chadwick, James Pearson, Andy Johnson and Neil Bant all rushed home from the English…


Beverley AC Men Finish First at Welton Dale

February 16, 2011

Welton Dale was the venue for the penultimate race in the 2010 / 2011 season of the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League.  With valuable team points at stake it was vital for clubs to field a strong team. Scarborough and City of Hull have been leading the league but it was Beverley Athletic Club’s men’s team which finished first at Welton. Having led his team home in all five races so…


Double Success for Beverley AC in Langdale End

February 10, 2011

The fourth race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place last Sunday, a month later than planned.  Langdale End near Scarborough was inaccessible due to snow in December but last weekend was much milder and runners were bogged down by mud rather than snow. There was an excellent turn out by members of Beverley Athletic Club and some notable performances on the challenging hilly course on the edge of…


Snaith First Beverley Runner Home in Ferriby 10

February 4, 2011

Twenty athletes from Beverley Athletic Club competed in the Ferriby 10 last weekend.  It was the first club handicap race of the year and conditions were perfect for the challenging ten mile road race which starts and finishes at Skidby Mill. Rob Snaith was the first Beverley runner to cross the line.  He completed the course in a new personal best time of 56.22 and finished in fifth position overall. …