Results Roundup – Tuesday 12th June 2018

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Good evening, here is the latest batch of results from NVRR for you to peruse at your leisure. I’ve tried to make sure that I’ve included everyone who has ran over the last few weeks, but please let me know if your event or race hasn’t been mentioned……

Parkrun
On Saturday 2nd June, at Fountains Abbey, Kevin Dalton achieved a new PB by finishing in a time of 20:24, and it was great to see Fiona Deacon there back running again. On the Stray, there were new PB’’s for Brian Hainsworth 19:51, Christopher Beattie 21:56, Mike Benson 22:58, Nadene Wilkinson 24:18, Kaye Kent 25:32, Jonathan Clipston 25:45, Alexandra Welburn 34:40.
On Saturday 9th June, there were PB’s at Harrogate for Adam Kirk 17:37, Ben Baird 18:59, Chloe Brydon 33:16, and NVRR juniors William Reid 23:26, Cassius Walsh 24:27, Jessica Beaumont 28:15.

Wharfedale trail half marathon

A cheeky 13.2 mile trail which affords participants and their families the opportunity to enjoy a great day out in some of Wharfedale’s finest scenery, with over 2,000 feet of ascents. The route follows well established footpaths, including the Dalesway and Mastiles Lane and for those with time to take in the fabulous scenery the views from Scott Gate, Mastiles and Boss Moor are quite breath-taking.
Jeff Walker and Rachel Prince were there to fly the Nidd flag, with Jeff finishing in 2:32:45 and Rachel in 2:36:22, a massive well done!

Jeff Walker Wharfedale Half

Rachel Prince Wharfedale Half

Pen Y Gent fell race

This was another popular fell race on the calendar that 10.5km in distance with about 564m of climb – Andy Harris and Sam Fugill had a crack at this one. Andy finished in 1:00:16 and Sam in 1:22:26.

Andy Harris Pen-Y-Ghent Fell Race

Eve league race 1 – Skipton

Skipton AC was the host club for the start of this year’s summer evening league, and as per usual the sun made an appearance earlier on in the afternoon and stayed for the duration of the race over some ‘undulating’ terrain on the outskirts of the town. Nidd had 70 plus runners turn up for this one, an amazing number, and we were clearly one of the best represented clubs of the night. The hot conditions and lovely uphill start didn’t seem to deter any of us, and everyone put in a cracking performance. I hope I’ve included everyone that ran, let me know if your name’s missing:

Matt Wilkinson 30:06
Adam Kirk 30:17
Luke Wakelin 31:25
Andy Todd 32:25
Martin Lofthouse 32:45
Steff Quinn 33:10
Brian Hainsworth 33:45
Nigel Scaife 34:15
Kevin Dalton 36:39
Steve Turner 36:48
Dave Shores 37:13
Jon Easton 37:31
John Mitton 37:55
Becky Barron 38:18
Andrew Peagram 38:29
Liam Marwood 38:33
Sam Fugill 38:41
Phil Robinson 38:58
Emma Dooley 39:04
Chris Beattie 39:25
Ian Mcleod 39:32
Mike Deacon 40:02
Helen Cook 40:18
Kevin Nicholas 40:44
Dave Seaman 40:59
Debra Jenkins 41:08
Damien Hanslip 41:17
Alex Leslie 41:46
Natasha Harrison 41:57
Andrew Aird 42:08
Nadene Wilkinson 42:17
Jonny Forster 42:23
Paul Manning 42:29
Carol Morgan 42:35
Nigel Brereton 42:46
Sarah Hughan 42:47
Mark Brown 42:57
Steve Newton 43:04
Debbie Gibson 43:18
Jenny Manning 43:40
Emma Kettlewell 44:25
Jonathon Clipston 45:50
Rachael Prince 46:00
Iain Scott 46:09
Moira Mctague 46:13
Robert Hill 47:13
Susana Shaw 47:47
Richard Taylor 48:00
Hannah Peagra 48:42
Colleen Gruenwald 48:58
Rosemary Thompson 49:03
Lynsey Barraclough 49:07
Ewa Scott 49:15
Jane Hill 49:46
Richard Kavanagh 49:50
Debbie Hanslip 50:03
Kate Holliday 50:26
Fiona Robinson 51:10
Michelle Smith 52:14
Joanne Warins 52:26
Sylvia Morten 55:54
Graham Hyde 56:00
Sarah Chalmers 56:18
Katy Jarrett 56:28
Faith Hammond 56:48
Angela Beattie 57:19
Yulia Brereton 57:34
Lisa Clipston 57:38
Chris Parker 58:42
Lianne Coiley 59:21
Fiona Cunningham 59:43
Jill Hornsby 1:00:13
Jane Wilkinson 1:01:00
Ursula Holmes 1:01:00

Nidd Valley Team – HSEL Skipton 5th June 2018

Otley Chevin Fell race

This was a race that crept in under the radar between the business of the evening league and the bed race last week, but we still managed to get 8 club runners turn up and run. With 689ft of climb over 2.8 miles, it was just enough for a Wednesday night at the start of June. Here are the finishing times for NVRR:

Andy Harris 20:40, Martin Lofthouse 22:05, Eduardo Piano 22:54, Phil Ventress 25:13, Russell Geraghty 27:17, Sam Fugill 28:02, Sarah Chalmers 43:34, Debbie Gibson 43:35.

Otley Chevin Fell Race

Redcar Beach 10k

I know this was at the end of May but I’ve only just managed to find the results for this one! Jamie Dilasser won the thing in 40:19, Fozzy Forster was 5th in 45:41, and Debbie Dilasser crossed the line in 52:25. Well done…..

Redcar Beach Run

Hardmoors White Horse Trail half marathon

Jane Hill was running for Nidd at this popular trail event organised by the Hardmoors lot (you need to book early on these races, they seem to fill up really quickly)
Jane completed the race in 3:27:20 – well done Jane!

Jane Hill Hardmoors

Knaresborough Bed race

You should all be well aware of the score by now – it’s always the second weekend in June, the weather is usually pants right up until 2pm on race day, you know you have probably caught the River Nidd sickness bug prior to the race but decide you’ll be fine on the day, the day itself is long with lots of waiting around that does nothing to calm the nerves, you work yourself up so much that a feeling of numbness comes over you prior to going over the start line, you’re then straight out of the traps heading towards Castle Ings, you blink then next thing you know you’re trying desperately not to drown or drag the bed into the dark and murky depths of the glorious Nidd, you then cross the line, elated with emotion but also glad it’s all over and you say to yourself that you’ll never do such a silly thing again, everyone hugs and gives high fives, have a can of beer while still in your stinking and sodden kit, get changed, retire to The Mitre for a few beverages, then finally decide what a wonderful day you’ve had and can’t wait to do it all again next year. Sound familiar?

We had three teams in this year, and all three put in exceptional performances that were testament to every member of each team and their hard work and effort over the last few months. The Men’s B team were 5th overall in 15:05.3; the Ladies team 36th overall in 18:13.8, and the Zip to Zoomers were 87th overall in 23:34.1. I think everyone had a good day…..

That’s your lot for now, enjoy Otley tomorrow night if you are racing – the views from the top of the hill(s) are amazing…..

Nidd Valley Teams Bed Race 2018