Steve Evins First Back For Beverley In Boxing Day 10K

December 29, 2011

146 local runners gathered at East Hull Harriers’ clubhouse in Saltshouse Road to take part in the club’s Boxing Day 10k road race. The race route took them along Holderness Road to Ganstead and Swine Lane and then back to Saltshouse Road via Sutton. It was a mild and pleasant morning and conditions were perfect for running. Eight athletes from Beverley AC took part in the race and Steve Evins…


Local Runners Travel To Lisbon For Marathon

December 8, 2011

A small group of runners from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Portugal last weekend to compete in the Lisbon Marathon. Known as the seaside marathon, the course starts in the Estadio 1o Maio and follows an undulating route through the beautiful city centre before dropping down steeply to the coast between 19 and 23 kilometres. This is followed by a flat 8kilometre stretch along the coast road. At 28 kilometres…


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…


Andrew Foster First REunner Home For Beverley AC In Great North Run

September 21, 2011

The 31st Great North Run took place last Sunday and nine athletes from Beverley Athletic Club joined more than 38,000 other runners at the start on the central motorway in Newcastle. World 5000 metre champion Mo Farah fired the starting pistol while the Red Arrows made a diamond-formation fly-past over the start line.  If you like the big race atmosphere this was the place to be on Sunday morning. Most…


Beverley AC @ Humber Bridge Half-Marathon

June 29, 2011

Temperatures soared to 30°C last Sunday as more than 1500 people took part in the Humber Bridge Half-marathon. With no shade on much of the course runners could not escape the heat and had to adjust their pace to suit the conditions. First across the finishing line for Beverley Athletic Club was James Pearson.  He finished in fourth place overall in 1:17:37, several minutes slower than his best at this…


Brant Sets New PB in Edinburgh Marathon

May 25, 2011

Andrew Brant of Beverley Athletic Club is celebrating after setting a new personal best in the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday. It was his sixth marathon and the first time he had run the distance in less than four hours.  He completed the 26 mile course in 3:53:59 – an amazing 10 minutes faster than his time in last month’s London Marathon. Brant has come a long way since his first…


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,…


Lucas Meagor Sets new PB in Hornsea

April 6, 2011

Athletes from local running clubs gathered at Great Hatfield last Sunday to take part in the Hornsea Third Marathon. The race which is organised by the Rotary Club of Hornsea and East Riding to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care also attracted a significant number of unattached runners keen to raise money for the charity. It was a lovely spring day and conditions were perfect on the 8.74 mile…


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…


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…


Darren Rodmell Sets New PB in Derwentwater 10 Road Race

November 11, 2010

In contrast to last year’s washout, conditions were dry and sunny for this year’s Derwentwater 10 road race which took place in the Lake District on Sunday.  The race attracted a record entry of 580 runners, 15 of them from Beverley AC. The challenging 10-mile course starts in Keswick town centre and follows the narrow and winding road around Derwentwater.  With long inclines and steep hills runners need a lot…


New Beverley Runner Leskiewicz First Home For Club

October 27, 2010

Conditions were perfect for running on Sunday and almost 300 athletes turned out for the Haltemprice 10k, thirty of them from Beverley Athletic Club. The course follows a challenging route through Kirk Ella and out to Swanland with the first 7 kilometres uphill.   With handicap points at stake Beverley athletes rose to the challenge and there were some fine performances. First in the handicap competition was Sam Allen who was…


New Beverley AC Runner Nicholas Riggs Performs Well in Bridlington

October 20, 2010

With the Bridlington half-marathon a designated handicap race for Beverley Athletic Club, members turned out in force for the race last Sunday. The event also incorporated the Yorkshire Veterans’ Championships and attracted a field of more than 700 runners so the competition was strong. There were some notable achievements amongst Beverley Athletic Club runners – several personal bests, a few prizes and lots of handicap points. The first Beverley athlete…