Two members of Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Germany recently to take part in the 39th Berlin Marathon. The course around the German capital is renowned for being fast and the current world marathon record was set there in 2011.
After several weeks with no local events, athletes from Beverley Athletic Club enjoyed a return to racing at the Major Stone Half-Marathon last Sunday.
Members of Beverley Athletic Club enjoyed an energetic bank holiday weekend taking part in the Smugglers Trod challenge event on the North Yorkshire Moors.
One of Beverley Athletic Club’s ultra athletes, Pete Watkinson, spent last weekend in the Lake District tackling the gruelling Lakeland 100, one of a series of events he has undertaken this year to celebrate his 60th birthday on 10 June.
A small group from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to the Lake District last weekend to tackle the tough Lakeland Trails Marathon.
Dean Windass fired the starting gun for the 13th Humber Bridge Half-Marathon last Sunday and set more than a thousand athletes off on a 21km run across the bridge to Barton and back.
Pete Watkinson of Beverley Athletic Club celebrated his 60th birthday in style by running the challenging Wales Marathon last Sunday. He crossed the line in 77th place in a commendable time of 3:41:02.
A group of 22 runners from Beverley Athletic Club took part in last Sunday’s Mucky Duck 8½ mile multi-terrain race from Driffield Rugby Club.
Nineteen members of Beverley Athletic Club travelled south last weekend to take part in the London Marathon, one of the biggest marathons in the world.
Athletes from local running clubs gathered at Great Hatfield last Sunday to take part in the Hornsea Third Marathon. The race was a designated handicap race for Beverley Athletic Club and the club fielded a squad of 28 runners.
It was a soggy Sunday at Sewerby for the final race of the 2011 / 2012 season of the East Yorkshire XC League. The rain that fell before and during the race created slippery conditions underfoot and some parts of the course were very muddy. 117 hardy athletes from eight local running clubs set off from the cliff top at Sewerby and followed the testing course through Danes’ Dyke, round…
The penultimate race in the East Yorkshire XC League took place in the snow at Welton last Sunday. Hosted by Goole Viking Striders, the event attracted a field of 138 runners, 29 of them from Beverley Athletic Club.
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…
Members of Beverley Athletic Club travelled to York last Sunday to take part in the Brass Monkey half-marathon. This is a very popular event and runners have to be fast to secure a place in the race as all 1700
It was a bright, cold and frosty morning last Sunday for the fourth race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League. The ground underfoot was very hard and when the ice began to thaw it became very slippery
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…
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…
The Humber Bridge played host to a new running event last weekend. The gruelling 12-hour Hell on the Humber endurance race started at 7 o’clock on Saturday evening and finished at 7 o’clock on Sunday morning. Over a hundred competitors started the event but not everyone managed to finish. The route across the bridge and back was four miles in total and runners had to complete as many of these…