East Yorkshire Cross-Country League Gets Underway

October 5, 2010

It was a very wet start to the 2010 / 2011 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League on Sunday as athletes from local running clubs made their annual trip to Bishop Wilton.  Finishing times for many of them were slower than last year due to the boggy conditions. The race was won by Steve Rennie of City of Hull in 40.16 and the first lady was Katy Rawnsley of Scarborough AC in…


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. …


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…


Mucky Duck 2010

June 2, 2010

This year’s Mucky Duck 8½ mile race attracted a record entry and 229 runners completed the challenging multi-terrain course around Driffield last Sunday. Organised by Driffield Striders, the race was more windy than mucky this year, testing the athletes’ stamina even more on the tough, hilly course. Local running clubs were well represented and there was also a significant number from further afield in Yorkshire.   With the Mucky Duck a…


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…


Sewerby Signals End of Yorkshire Cross Country Season

March 10, 2010

The final race of the 2009 / 2010 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place in brilliant sunshine at Sewerby last Sunday. 104 men and women from eight local running clubs ran the testing 6-mile course.  The route took them across the cliff top, down and up the steep sides of Danes Dyke, round muddy fields and through a wood and then all the way back again. Beverley’s James Pearson rounded…


Beverley AC Celebrate Their Achievements

March 3, 2010

Members of Beverley Athletic Club gathered at Tickton Grange Hotel last Saturday to celebrate their achievements in 2009. In an Oscar style presentation ceremony trophies were awarded to runners in recognition of success, improvement, dedication and commitment. Well-respected local athlete and former Beverley AC member Darran Bilton presented the prizes. The coveted Runner of the Year trophy was won by James Pearson, Beverley AC’s current star male runner.  Since joining…


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…


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…


East Yorkshire Cross Country League Race

November 12, 2009

Beverley Athletic Club hosted the second race in this season’s East Yorkshire Cross Country League at Drewton Woods near South Cave last Sunday.  Conditions were perfect – mild with sunshine and a reasonable amount of mud. Fresh from the English National Cross Country Relay Championships the previous weekend, James Pearson was Beverley’s fastest man, finishing in fifth position in 39.31.  James is having an excellent first season with Beverley and…


Successful Day For Beverley AC

October 27, 2009

Some of runners from the Beveverley Althletic Club and below the finishing line of the Haltemprice 10K Beverley athletes were out in force at the Haltemprice 10k last weekend and were rewarded with an impressive haul of prizes. First Beverley runner to finish and fourth overall was James Pearson who has made a big impression since joining the club recently.  James was in third position for most of the race…


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…