All posts by Neil Windle

Bradford Millennium Way Relay 13Th June 2021

The Bradford Millennium Way Relay is a relay of five legs with two runners per leg. Starting from and returning to Bingley, taking in Wilsden, Denholme, Oxenhope, Haworth, Oakworth, Steeton, Silsden, Addingham and Ilkley with some stunning scenery en-route. The race attracts teams from Yorkshire and Lancashire.

This year Queensbury entered 3 teams which is fantastic with all 30 runners having a great race

10th Queensbury A 6:46:39

38th Queensbury Mixed 8:04:59

51st Lean Mean Green Bean Machines 9:22:28

Well done to all who took part and to the Striders for managing to stage the event

Full results below by pressing the link

https://saltairestriders.org.uk/site/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-BMW-Results.xlsx

Leeds Epic 10k 13th June 2021

The first edition of the Leeds Epic Trail 10k, an awesome race that takes runners through the stunning surroundings of Temple Newsam Estate as they trail run over grasslands. The Estate spans 1,500 acres of beautiful woodlands and parklands, giving runners plenty to look at as they run this epic course.

Louise Innes entered this 10k her 1st ever 10k trail race, well done to Louise who finished in 1:28:20

Keep up the hard work in training.

Burton Leonard 10k 13th June 2021

The race is a circular route starting and finishing in Bishop Monkton. It begins on a quiet country road before heading off to run alongside the river Ure then the canal. Runners then pass through the pretty village of Littlethorpe before heading back cross country to Bishop Monkton.

Steve Brook raced for Queensbury finishing 89th in 54:36 2nd MV70

Well done Steve

RunAble Brighouse 5k 5th June 2021

Well done to Matt Dodds in RunAble’s latest adventure the 5k starting in Brighouse town centre running out on the main road past the Casa Hotel before dropping down to the canal side for the race to the finish.

Matt raced to a PB of 21:56 finishing 4th overall and just missing out on a lovely mug, well done pal

Kettlewell Trail Running Festival 29th May 2021

Organised by the events team at Due North The Kettlewell Half and 10k are part of a trio of races with Burnsall already run the last race in the series is the Skipton Half 4th September, click the link below for entry info and details.

A challenging race with around 900m of ascent. The route takes runners over 3 steep climbs and each descent thrilling enough to give you the adrenaline rush ready to take on the next climb. These hills reward you with spectacular views of Wharfedale, some of the most beautiful scenery in the Yorkshire dales. Riverside footpaths, rolling moors and grassy descents make this a race not to be missed.

https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=7216

You know what I’m thinking guys and gals. Club Trip!!!

10k

6th Mick Coe (carrying an injury and 2nd MV50) 1:03:23

Half

186th Pauline Naylor 3:24:10 (2nd WV60)

Evensplits 5k Leeds

The EvenSplits Leeds 5K Race Series is staged at the Brownlee Centre Cycle Circuit in Leeds. In 2021 the series will consist of 8, monthly, 5K road races split into separate waves/heats depending on your predicted time.

Steve Brook was once again challenging himself and finished with a respectable time of 25:29. Next race 23rd June, if you fancy a go click the link below

Well done Steve

https://racebest.com/races/rettu

Heaton Park 10k 23Rd May 2021

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and fast 5k race. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best.

Well done to 4 QRCers who took part

Simon Taylor 39:3

Stephen Brook 51:15 (2nd MV 70)

Laura Taylor58:39

Helen Trevisani 64:19

Great running

Heaton Park 5k 12Th May 2021

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and fast 5k race. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best.

Well done to Steve Brook who finished 1st VM70 in 26:59 and 1st Corsa into Heaton Park from Halifax.

Well done Steve

The DROP 9th May 2021

New from up and coming race organiser RunAble ‘The Drop’ At registration you hand over all electronic devices, phones, watches and money! In return you will be given, a race number and an emergency bag.

You are placed on a bus, blindfolded* and then driven to your drop location (The distances are as the crow flies) from the event centre. Here you are released, all you have to do is make your way back to the event centre. 

No Map
No GPS
No Route
No Help
No Compass 

You are fully self sufficient from the moment you leave the coach, make your own way. Run, walk or crawl your way back. Cut off time 4 hours.

Well done Tamara Swan for giving this event a good go arriving back to base in 4hr20 managing joint 5th place with her pals.

AWESOME!!