Walkington CC Vs Middleton CC

Aug 8, 2010

Walkington CC was beaten by fifty runs as they failed badly with the bat. Fielding first Walkington bowled Middleton out for just 120, though managed to make just 70 runs in reply. Craig Ford said: “We all under performed with the bat, we thought had done enough to win though let ourselves down by not getting the runs we needed.” HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to…

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The Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race 2010

Aug 2, 2010

Inaugural Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race won by Stephen Swales Walkington, 1st August 2008 – The first annual road race promoted by local club Velo Club Beverley was won by Stephen Swales, a former local racing star who has returned to racing after a lengthy layoff. In an exciting contest on a circuit running on the roads above Walkington, Swales outsprinted his breakaway companion Stephen Ellis of Rutland CC…

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Pudsey 10K

Jul 29, 2010

James Pearson and Andy Johnson of Beverley Athletic Club love to compete and take every opportunity to enter local and regional races. Last weekend they travelled to Pudsey to run the annual Pudsey 10k, organised by Pudsey Pacers. Advertised as a scenic, undulating course, the race is rated by runners as one of the most challenging 10ks in the country. Following country lanes and tracks through woods in the first…

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Farewell Drinks @ the Farrow’s

Jul 26, 2010

Steve and Kay Farrow invited friends and family to their home in Beverley for farewell drinks this weekend. The couple are set to leave the UK to live and work in Mauritius. Kay, the press officer for Beverley Athletic Club, has been a major figure in organising some of the biggest sporting events in this area, such as the Beverley 10k and the Walkington 10k running races.  She has also…

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Walkington CC Vs North Dalton CC

Jul 25, 2010

Walkington CC slumped to a 7 wicket defeat against North Dalton on Saturday in the East Riding Independent Cricket League. Walkington started the match well and looked to be on course to posting a good score but failed to capitalise on their position at 86/1. Top scorer for Walkington was Richard Walton, who got an impressive 58, but the rest of the batters struggled, including a duck for Craig Ford. Brothers…

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The Big G – ‘Grimpeurs Des Wolds 2010’

Jul 18, 2010

With the elite riders resting after the intense racing in Beverley Market Place, amateurs and enthusiasts were able to tackle the ‘Big G’ – Grimpeurs Des Wolds. This is not a race but a personal challenge featuring over 600 riders from across the country. This year’s event saw over 500 people sign up within days of the event being announced. Riders can choose between three different routes which vary in…

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Warners’ Walkington Fun Run: Race Report

Jul 14, 2010

A 1.75 mile family fun run was held before the main 10k race at Walkington last Friday.  It was a fine summer’s evening for runners and spectators and the event was a great success. The race was won by Joe Dudill in 9.49.  He finished 7 seconds ahead of the second boy, David Mason of Kingston-upon-Hull AC.  Philip Nesom of York Acorn won the prize for the third boy to…

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Walkington 10K: Race Report

Jul 14, 2010

Over 500 runners took part in the annual Airkool Walkington 10k last Friday.  On a hot and humid summer’s evening they tackled a challenging hilly course on rural roads between Walkington and Little Weighton. The race attracted a strong field of athletes from running clubs in Yorkshire and a few from further afield but it was local lad Darran Bilton, now running for Leeds City AC, who won the race…

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