A busy weekend for Queensbury Runners and some excellent results, as follows:
Darren & Curtis took part in the new Over The Odda 10k, an off road race starting from Hawksworth School. Darren finished 9th in 46:10 with Curtis not far behind in 23rd position, full results: http://www.ukresults.net/2013/odda.html
Richard Brook completed his first marathon, click here for more
Ben Clare finished an amazing 7th in the Yorkshire Warrior, a tough 10 mile obstacle course with challenges involving ice baths, stinging nettles, log carrying amonst others! Full results: http://www.yorkshirewarrior.com/times.html
Peter, Mick & Chris ventured up to North Yorkshire for the Gisborough Moors fell race and brought 5 bottles of wine back to Queensbury between them with Pete taking the first V55 position (1:40:15) with Chris (1:34:36) home 8th overall and Mick (1:47:49) putting in a great time in his first outing on the infamous Roseberry Topping, full results: http://www.eskvalleyfellclub.org/results/fell/nehra/Gisborough%20Moors%2021-Apr-2013.pdf
Congratulations to Richard Brook on completing the London Marathon in 3 hours 44 minutes and forty seconds – through half way in 1:48:41 – to finish 7274th overall, 5955th male runner and 3123rd in his age category.
Good luck to all those running the London Marathon tomorrow including Queensbury’s Richard Brook.
You can still sponsor Rocky here: http://www.justgiving.com/Richard-Brook
QRC had 8 bunnies in action on Tuesday 16th – Chris, Darren, Ben, Peter, Graham, Hannah, Mick and SteveW – gale force winds, blinding sun and a near death experience hampered some more than others! Results for QRC bunnies now on the results page and full results on Woodentops website.
Well done to Mick & Hannah Coe, Ben, Steve, Pete (First V50!) Darren & Chris in the second bunny run.
Results for the second bunny run can be found here: http://www.woodentops.org.uk/assets/results/BR2%202013.pdf
The Bunny Runs series begins Tuesday April 2 at 7pm. These are 5k approx fell races. Great fun and run through April.
Full information can be found on the Woodentops website: http://woodentops.org.uk/index.php?topic=bunny&subtopic=home
We meet for a training run every Thrusday at 7pm at Queensbury Celtic Club House on Pit Lane.
This is followed up by a pint in the Halfway House, Queensbury.
Use the google maps link for directions on how to find us: