Weekly Update: Mittens, Mobs & Murdoch

(TLDR. For those short of time…. Tuesday’s club run is round Hookstone Woods and Crimple Beck, and Thursday’s is Valley Gardens and Pine Woods. There are a couple of fell races on Thursday night and Sunday, if you want a bit more. Other than that, it’s the usual baloney about up and coming races, parkrun […]

Weekly Update: Fell Racing with Prince Charles

(TLDR. For those short of time…. On Tuesday, there’s bed race training, a club run to Knaresborough, and the Bunny Run fell race in Keighley. On Thursday, there’s a club run round Crimple, and on Sunday we’ve got the Blakey Blitz fell race. Scroll down for information on the evening league, up and coming races, […]

Afternoon AllI hope you all enjoyed the racing and the socialising of the Burton Leonard Mob Match. Huge congratulations to team NIDD, you gave it your all and retained the trophy for another year with a 192 point margin. There were some excellent individual performances too with Fiona Deacon taking 1st place FV55 and Dave […]

Week Ahead – Sunday 2nd June 2019

Afternoon All Its June already and we have a busy time ahead of us with lots of running, training, racing and of course the highlight of the month with the Great Knaresborough bed race. We have 4 teams entered this year! Good luck to each and every one of you. Have fun, race well and […]

Results: 11 – 17 September 2017

Parkrun At Harrogate, we had 28 club runners in and amongst the 460 people taking part. There were some fast times once again with Alex Patrickson finishing 4th overall in a time of 18:09, and a PB for Hasabo Hasabo who finished in 18:49, and 7th overall. Andrew Johnson got himself a PB by finishing […]

Results: 4 – 10 September 2017

Vale of York Half Flat, fast, and local – just what you want for a Sunday half marathon in September. Three of our club runners made the short journey over to Sherburn In Elmet for this potential PB bagging event that attracted over 1600 runners. First back for Nidd, and continuing with his good form, […]

Results: 28 August – 3 September 2017

This week’s results, another jam packed weekend. Please let me know if I have missed anybody out or other races that have gone under the radar. Tholthorpe 10k A flat and fast course, plus the promise of a race branded cup for a finishing prize, was more than enough to temp 18 Nidd’s to try […]

Results: 21 – 27 August 2017

Sessay Swift First race mentioned this week is this fast and flat 6k race near Thirsk. We had an impressive 21 runners make the trip to Sessay, and first over the line for the club and 8th overall was Matt Wilkinson, in a time of 21:13. He was followed by Alex Patrickson in 21:33, then […]

Weekly Update: Mark and his Mohican

Afternoon team.   Yeah, I know. Like a bad penny and all of that. Anyway, your current committee are seemingly all on their jollies and so you’ve got a supply teacher for the week. So with a quick swish of the cane and well-aimed piece of chalk to stop Fingers and Lofthouse mucking about at […]

Weekly Update: Goodbye…

Evening all…   Disaster has struck here at Nidd Valley House. In the early hours of the morning, a small electrical fire started in the kitchen – someone left the toaster plugged in apparently – and this small fire ripped through the Grand Ball Room, State Rooms and Executive Function Suites. The Chairman’s Luxury Penthouse […]

Weekly Update: Offending Smoggies

Evening all!   I met Matt Wilkinson’s parents at Wetherby parkrun yesterday. Lovely couple. Anyway, Matt introduced me to them, to which the reply was “really, Sam? As in the writer?”. Apparently, Mrs W reads this old drivel every weekend and it would make her weekend to have a special mention. So, here it is […]

AGM 2017 – Update

The AGM will be held at 8.30pm on Thursday 16 Feb 2017 at Harrogate Hockey Club. Please make all effort to be there. The final agenda for the AGM can be found here. There’ll be pizza for those that want it, free from your loving committee. If you have any special dietary requirements, let me know: […]

Weekly Update: Chewing pudding…

Evening all!   Hope you are all really well and enjoyed the Awards Night. It goes down as one of the most surreal evenings of my entire life. Rachael and I both felt like the condemned, waiting for the meal to finish before we did our turn. I’ve never seen someone chew a desert quite […]

Weekly Update: Why is Ben wearing a shawl?

Evening troops.   Well, once again everyone is very excited as we get ready for the Awards Night. Delivery lorries are up and down the drive to Nidd Valley House and we’re having to bring in extra staff to supplement the hired help already based here. The kitchens are awash with activity as pots and […]

AGM 2017

Dear Members This email gives formal notice of the Annual General Meeting of Nidd Valley Road Runners on Thursday 16th February 2017, at 8.30pm in the bar at the hockey club. A proposed agenda is attached for your information along with copies of the current constitution and minutes from last year.   Club Committee You are eligible to […]

Weekly Update: Nidd Valley House, we have a problem…

Guten tag, alle zusammen!   So who else is following Carol Morgan as she does the Spine Race on the Pennine Way? I can’t take my eyes off the online tracker. It’s like Mission Control here at Nidd Valley House. Lots of anxious people watching the countless monitors on the wall and staring intently at […]

Weekly Update: What did Warren have that was long, lonely and hard?

Good evening!   This is your captain speaking. Yes, I’m back here on the bridge of the HMS Nidd Valley as we prepare to hoist the anchor and make sail. Everyone is, as you can imagine, very excited as we get ready to embark on the first voyage of the new year. We’ve got the […]

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all around Nidd Valley House…

…Everyone is very excited of course and so should you be. There’s gifts-a-plenty in this your weekly round-up, of races past, results present and dates yet to come… Running in a winter parkrunland… At Harrogate it was Centenary celebrations for Martin Lofthouse as he completed his 100th run in 19.01, from the Nidd contingent only […]