Steve Peacock First Back For Beverley In The Lake District

November 10, 2011

Members of Beverley Athletic Club enjoyed a weekend in the Lake District for the 52nd Derwentwater 10 road race. It was a cool and sunny autumn day with no wind so conditions were perfect for running.  The weather enhanced the experience as runners tackled the scenic course round Derwentwater starting and finishing in Keswick. The first Beverley runner to cross the finishing line was Steve Peacock who is currently on…


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,…


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,…


Stamford Wins Top Prize in East Hull 20

March 24, 2011

Seventeen members of Beverley Athletic Club joined over 300 other runners to compete in the East Hull 20 last Sunday. With only four weeks until the London Marathon many of those taking part were using the race as a key part of their training programme for London. Rob Snaith was the first Beverley runner to finish and was fourth overall.   The London Marathon has been his only focus this year…


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 AC Ladies Claim First Place at Thixendale

January 5, 2011

With many events in December cancelled due to the weather, athletes from local running clubs were pleased to get back to normal by taking part in the third race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League last Sunday. Over a hundred runners braved the icy road conditions to get to Thixendale and run the challenging course which started with a steep snow covered hill. There was an excellent turn out by…


Rachel Kirk First Lady Home for Beverley at Drewton Woods

November 17, 2010

The second race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place at Drewton Woods, near South Cave last Sunday.  It was a gloriously sunny autumn morning and the ground was soft but not muddy making conditions perfect for a good race. There was an excellent turn out from all clubs but the race was dominated by City of Hull who took first place in both the men’s and ladies’ team…