Yorkshire Track and Field Championships

Message from Fiona Lancaster:

This is just a reminder for anyone yet to post an entry form for the Yorkshire Track and Field Championships, the closing date is Wednesday 8th May 2013. If anyone wishes  to hand deliver their forms, there will be a collection box at the West Yorkshire League match at Thornes Park Stadium this Wednesday evening(24th April 2013) and at the Northern League Match in Cleckheaton on Saturday (4th May 2013). You may have already sent your form please don’t panic and presume I haven’t received it,  I’m working through a huge pile of  mail every day. I can’t answer individual queries regarding receipt of entries but  I’ll circulate a provisional entry list  and post it on the Northern Athletics site as soon as the list is complete. Continue reading

YDL UAG Fixture 1 Provisional Results

Sunday 28th April 2013

At Middlesbrough (Mandale)

Position Club Points
1st Doncaster AC 479
2nd Chesterfield & District AC 387
3rd City of York AC 375
4th Middlesbrough AC (Mandale) 365
5th Rotherham Harriers 268
6th Kingston upon Hull AC 249

YDL LAG Fixture 1

Saturday 4th May 2013

At Sale (SportsCity)

Below is the list of athletes that have been chosen to represent the club at the forthcoming fixture. If for any reason you are unable to attend please inform the team managers/reception immediately in order that a substitute can be found.

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Bradford 10k and North Lincolnshire Half Marathon Results

Bradford 10k on 28 April 2013

Andy Siddle finished 8th at the Bradford 10k on 28 April 2013 with a time of 35:38, Andy said “Happy with my 8th place finish and time of 35:38 in the Bradford 10k”

Justin Twomey ran his first face for ages finishing with a fantastic time of 40:24.  Welcome back Justin!

Full results here.

North Lincolnshire Half Marathon Results 28 April 2013

Great running by DAC at this half marathon.  Dave Tune was first Vet to finish.  Ian, Stuart and Pete put in there best half marathon thats recorded on Power of 10.  PB by 5 minutes for Rich. Malc’s chip did not work but his gun time is a PB I think.  Hope Jonathon is coming back to fitness.  PB for Glynn.  Well done all.

Any errors give me a shout.

Full results here.

Position Gender Name Chip Time Finish Time
1 Male Tim Hartley – Notts AC 1:10:00 1:10:00
7 Female Pauline Munro 1:17:38 1:17:38
11 MV40 Dave Tune 1:18:04 1:18:04
27 MV40 Ian Micklewaite 1:21:49 1:21:50
63 L45 Jayne Baldwin 1:27:31 1:27:34
67 M40 Richard Chandler 1:27:44 1:27:48
95 M50 Stuart Bartley 1:29:45 1:29:51
120 M50 Malc Leggett 1:32:05 1:32:05
144 M55 Pete Wade 1:33:30 1:33:43
334 M40 Glynn Jones 1:43:09 1:43:28



Road League Results from Low Bradfield


League Positions Race 3

Race 3 Results Bradfield

Our male Vet runners are showing us how its done, Simon Wright V45 No 1,  Kev Newman V50 No 1, Mick Page V60 No 1.

The mens Vet team is the only DAC team left in the competition and the are currently in second place about 5 minutes behind Sheffield RC.

Position League Position Time Name Cat
1 25:51 Darren Middleton – Barnsley AC Man
5 1 27:12 Simon Wright M45
14 28:50 Dean Watson Man
25 1 29:25 Kev Newman M55
37 1 30:44 Mick Page M60
54 31:38 PB Richard Chandler M40
80 10 33:19 Martin Wilkinson M40
101 5 34:26 Pete Wade M55
126 4 36:09 Paul Brown M60
166 7 38:49 Janet Hampson L35
169 11 38:56 Keith Lindley M55
206 41:17 Rose James Lady
232 19 43:14 Mark Hudson M40



South Yorkshire Road League Low Bradfield 24 April 2013

Sheffield Lord Mayor’s 10k Results

Well done to the Athletes who represented DAC on Sunday 21 April 2013.

Another great run by Bertie smashing his PB and breaking his own club record again.

Simon did a great time, as of yesterday he raced three times in 8 days.

If there was a team prize to be won then Andy will probably have made up the 3rd man?

Full results here.

Position Age Position Name Cat Time
1 1 Mike Burrett – Leeds City SM 32:58
4 1 Bertie Houghton U20 33.52
5 1 Simon Wright M45 34:28
11 7 Andrew Siddle SM 36:21
19 2 Stephanie Burns – Rotherham Harriers SW 37:54
45 11 Martin Wilkinson M40 41:49
86 17 Peter Simpson M40 45:06
138 31 Georgina Weston U20F 50.29

Carl Ryde’s London Marathon Report

I approached the race with a target of running 27 mins for each 5 mile split, with a charge at the end. It went to plan and I had decided to ease down through Canary Wharf, as the twists and sharp bends make it probably the hardest part of the course. I went through 15-20 fine and was in good shape, picking up from 20-21, then the splits say it all…I’d gone from 5:25 miling down to about 7:00.

The last 5 miles were nothing short of pure hell. My left Continue reading