Training Groups

OK folks, 6:45pm for a 7pm run from Queensbury Celtic, off Pit Lane.

a) Pack run* – Route TBD on night; about 8-10 miles; pace 7-8 min/mi
b) Pack run* – Route TBD on night; about 7 miles; pace 8-9 min/mi
c) Phil L – A loop around Queensbury and Illingworth; about 6.5 miles; pace 9:00-9:30 min/mile
d) Vikki B – Keelham, Well Heads, Thornton, GNT, Pit Ln; about 6.1 miles; pace 10 min/mile
e) Steve B – Bradshaw, Riley Lane, Moor Bottom Road, Mixenden Lane, Keighley Rd, Soil Hill, Perseverance Rd; about 5.5 miles; pace 10 min/mile
f) Dianne S – Heading to Deanstones, up Jackson then Park Lane, Chapel Lane then back to the club.; about 4.5 miles; pace 10:30-11:00 min/mile
g) Martin F – Belters – shall decide route on night to suit the weather; about 3.5 miles; pace 11–12 min/mile
h) Lynn/Glenn – Beginners – shall decide route on night to suit the weather; about 2.5 miles; pace 12:30+ min/mile

* Pack runs do not have a specified leader.

NO HIGH VIS – NO RUN !
Phillip

Tatton Park 10k 9th Feb 2020

Tatton Park is one of the UKs most complete historic estates. It is home to a Tudor Old Hall, Neo-Classical Mansion, 50 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. You can’t help but be inspired by the glorious views and majestic deer that roam our historic Parkland.

Starting and finishing in the beautiful Tatton Park the course was run entirely on the closed roads and paths within the park. This course gave you the perfect opportunity to take in the rural surroundings on traffic free roads!

You never guess who mamaged to find a race on a weekend that had many cancellations due to the weather conditions, yes it was Steve Brook who was up and out early for the 9am start, Steve had a great race finsihing as 1st MV70 in a super time of 55:35.

Well done Stormin

Sports nutrition workshop

Message from Bradford Athletics Network

Sports nutrition workshop – Special Dietary Requirements
7:15 pm, Wed 11th March 2020 at Beckfoot School, Bingley

This session will focus on athletes with special dietary requirements. This will include discussion on meeting your nutritional requirements while following a vegetarian or vegan diet, nutrition for athletes with coeliac disease, and athletes looking for help to manage conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome.

To reserve your place, please contact Colin Daniel by email and confirm your club: colinjdaniel@gmail.com (07980 640 937)

Training Groups

OK folks, 6:45pm for a 7pm run from Queensbury Celtic, off Pit Lane.

a) Pack run* – Route TBD on night; about 8-10 miles; pace 7-8 min/mi
b) Pack run* – Well Heads, Cragg Lane, Ogden, Mixxy Lane, Holmfield, Windy Bank, Pitt Lane; about 7.5 miles; pace 8-9 min/mi
c) Phil L – A loop around Clayton and Queensbury; about 6.8 miles; pace 9:00-9:30 min/mile
d) Vikki B – Fleet Ln, Halifax Rd, Churn Milk Ln, Holdsworth Rd, Bradshaw Ln; about 6.4 miles; pace 10 min/mile
e) Steve B – Bradshaw, Windy Bank, Hill End Lane, Long Lane, Deanstones, New Park Rd; about 5.5 miles; pace 10 min/mile
f) Dianne S – Down Deep-Alderscholes up James Street – Hill Top-Well Heads – Keelham back to club; about 5.2 miles; pace 10:30-11:00 min/mile
g) Lynn H – down to Queensbury lights, left to Bridal Shop and back through village to club; about 3.5 miles; pace 11–12 min/mile
h) Martin F – Beginners – shall decide route on night to suit the weather; about 2.5 miles; pace 12:30+ min/mile

* Pack runs do not have a specified leader.

NO HIGH VIS – NO RUN !
Phillip

Blackburn Winter warmer 2nd Feb 2020

A friendly but challenging 10k starting on the athletics track in Witton Park, climbing the heights of Buncer Lane then descending through the countryside of Pleasington then back to the track for a racing finish!

Stormin Steve was out and about once more cruising in the Corsa over to Blackburn having missed out on entering the Dewsbury 10k

Steve finished 346th 4th in his age category with a cracking time of 54.07.

Well done Steve.

Dewsbury 10k 2nd Feb 2020

Our 9th race of this years winter championship took us to the fast and flat 10k in Dewsbury, not the most scenic of races but a race that certainly bring out a good PB.

The course is an out and back route along Bradford Road towards Batley with the Start and Finish located on the Dewsbury Ring Road adjacent to the Railway Viaduct. 

11 of us journeyed over for this race hoping to snap up that PB and some were happy to be running again after illness.

65th Paul Greenwood 34.41 PB

250th Andy Dovernor 38.58

332nd Simon Brady 40.15

424th Neil Windle 41.55

481st Karl Holmes 43.09

823rd Matt Dodds 47.46

1078th Joanna Lockwood 50.49

1135thVicky Trudgill 52.20

1162nd Zoe Hipwell 52:40

1309th Michelle Greenwood 54.56

1452ndDaniel Holt 56.23

1471st Rob Glover 56.51

Well done everybody, the next race is the Liversedge Half on the 16th February.

Rombalds Stride 1St Feb 2020

Organised by the 15th Airedale Scout Group, the Rombalds Stride Winter Challenge starts and finishes at St. Oswald’s Junior School in Guiseley. The route takes in some of Yorkshire’s finest scenery, going up the Airedale Valley, over Rombalds Moor to Ilkley and across Otley Chevin. With over 2900ft of climbing the 23 mile route had to be completed within a 10 hour time limit and with checkpoints closing on a 2mph walking speed.

Well done to Carl Heron for taking on the challenge, Carl finished in an incredible 3:30:27 (starva).

Well done Carl.