Please find details of our summer Startrack for members and non members, places are limited, all information is on the attached leaflet, to enter by post or at the cabin on club nights
Monday. Loch Eriboll Half, a really challenging road route. Everyone met at Durness village hall for the briefing before filling mini busses to be taken to the start. No wind, light cloud cover and sunshine made this a very warm run. The heat seemed to radiate back off the road even though it was only 11am. A small field of runners saw me at the back on the first downhill, where I stayed. Between admiring the scenery, dodging camper vans, cars, and motor bikes who seemed to think the NC500 is a racetrack, I soon lost sight of the runners in front of me. The rises get bigger from about 9 miles, when it also seemed to be the hottest. Coming up one rise to a beautiful view over Ceanabeane beach, and seeing people on a zip wire, the last downhill, a few more houses dotted along the road and only a mile or so to go. A difficult run due to the unexpected heat. The last mile seemed the longest but I did it! Came in last in a time of 2.50 minutes. A massive thankyou to the race director and his amazing team of helpers for waiting for me.
Tuesday. Two Lochs Trail. 4.8 miles, mostly trail apart from the bit at the start from the community centre to the trail and the last bit back on the road to the finish. The day was Continue reading
The last date for reallocation of race numbers is 30 May 2018, you can find our contact details on the following website:
People who enter the race before the 30 May 2018 will have their race numbers posted out. For those entering after this date you can collect your race numbers on the night. Click here to enter.
Thanks to Chris Lawson for updating the club championships after the Askern 10k, click here for the current standings.
Start planning for Scunthorpe Parkrun which is next on the list, on the 2 June 2018.
Askern 10k – 16 May 2018
Great conditions and lots of great performances including PB’s for Phil Whitehead, Michael Richardson and others. Prizes to Peter Badger, Shaz Wood and Marie-Louise Taylor. Also special well done to those who raced a 10k for the first time.
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Windermere Marathon – 20 May 2018
Cracking run by Simon Jennings on this hilly course, finishing in 62nd place with a time of 3:27:14.
Liverpool – 20 May 2018
Support crew orginiser, Daz Lambert said “What a fantastic day supporting friends from DAC at the Liverpool half & full marathon, well done everyone, sorry I didn’t take many pics as I was t Continue reading
Congratulations to our 3 athletes competing.
Ian Bellamy (Sen M) 1st 400m 58.3
Henry Cullen (U15B) 1st 800m 2:12.49 & 1500m 2nd 4:32.53
Hugo Cullen (U13B) 2nd 75mh 16.19 & 1500m 4th 5:50.49.
Congratulations to All Athletes that entered – without you there would be no competition
Athletes that gained medals last weekend at Cudworth were;
Ava Jones U15G-1st 200m
Philip Clark U20M-3rd 100m
Ava Jones U15G-1st 100m
Joe Clemitshaw U15B-1st javelin
Nicole Lannie U17W-1st Shot
Adam Allam U15B-2nd Discus
Callie Coates U15G- 3rd HJ
Connie Boyd U13G- 2nd Shot
Lucy Chappell SW-1st HJ
Molly Butterworth U20W-3rd 800m
Lisa Revitt SW- 2nd 100H
Darren Askew SM- 3rd Shot
Aiden Davies SM- 3rd Discus
Ethan Wheatley U15B- 3rd LJ
Congratulations Everyone , Jude
Congratulations if you got an Askern 10k place, its been full for a while. Its the next race in our club championships so please run in club vests, if you don’t have one you can get one tomorrow from the cabin. We may also have a shot at team prizes and runners get disqualified from the team prize if club vests are not worn
Road League NAD – Penistone – 9 May 2018
Special well done to our prize winners, Shaz Wood, Marie-Louise Taylor, Janette Walters and Peter Badger.
Thank you to Nick Newman for guiding Sharon Maughan on all the races in the series.
Leeds Half Marathon – 13 May 2018
I think both Roy and Zak run PB’s on another warm morning for racing, well done guys. Continue reading