Local Runners Take Part In Northern XC Championships

February 2, 2012

Almost two thousand runners took part in the 2012 Northern Cross-Country Championships which took place at Pontefract Racecourse last Saturday. The event attracted the best XC runners in the North of England, among them a small contingent from Beverley Athletic Club. The course was all on grass and although it was a mild and dry day there were some muddy sections to test the stamina of the athletes. The senior…


Pearson Claims Third at Langdale End

December 15, 2011

Athletes from eight local running clubs gathered at Langdale End in north Yorkshire last weekend to take part in the third race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League. Host club Scarborough AC have varied the course over the years but no matter which route is chosen it is always the most demanding race in the league. The tricky terrain includes very steep inclines, river crossings, fields and woodland. The weather…


James Pearson Claims Third At Drewton Wold

November 17, 2011

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…


Heavy Rain Does Not Dampen Beverley Athletes Enthusiasm

November 9, 2011

Beverley Athletic Club fielded two teams at last Saturday’s Saucony English Cross-Country Relay competition at Berry Hill Park in Mansfield. Heavy rain during the morning resulted in muddy conditions but this did not dampen the enthusiasm of the Beverley athletes who fared well against strong competition from the best cross-country runners in the country. Beverley ladies competed in the senior women’s event and each of the three team members ran…


Beverley Fair Well In Northern Athletics Cross-Country Relay Championships

October 6, 2011

After a successful day at the recent road relay competition in Warrington athletes from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Sheffield last weekend to take part in the Northern Athletics Cross-Country Relay Championships. Thirty-two teams of four lined up at the start for the senior men’s event on the hottest October day since records began.  With the temperature around 30oC conditions were very unusual for a cross-country event in October.  Instead…


Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays

September 29, 2011

Three teams of runners from Beverley Athletic Club travelled to Birchwood in Warrington last Saturday to take part in the Start Fitness Northern Athletics Autumn Road Relays. The event attracted a large number of athletes from all over the north of England and the competition was fierce. The men’s race was a six stage relay with each athlete running a 6 km circuit on quiet roads on an industrial estate. …


New PB For Claire Traynor In Jane Tomlinson Hull 10k

May 18, 2011

Hull played host to the second Hull 10k road race last Sunday.  One of a series of Run for All events in Yorkshire organised by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, the race attracted a field of over 3000 people, most of them running to raise money for charity. A small group of athletes from Beverley Athletic Club also took part, some running as members of corporate teams, some running for charity…


Would Be Councillor Bant Votes

May 5, 2011

Candidate Neil Bant was up bright on early to cast his vote in today’s Local Elections. Bant who is a member of the Liberal Democrats voted early doors and is now on the streets visiting different polling stations within the St Marys Ward which he is standing. Neil who is thirty six, married with two children has lived around Beverley for 19 years. He was educated at Beverley Grammar School…