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Juniors compete in the National Cross Country Championships
YVAA Grand Prix Race 1 of 2010 Season
National XC Championships, Leeds
Holmfirth Harriers Junior Duathlon 21st March 2010
Meltham 10K report
YVAA CC Championships 2010 report
Charles London Marathon in aid of Candlelighters
I have been running now for just over 2.5 years and 2 years with the Holmfirth Harriers. I weighed over 19 stone and myself and 3 other friends decided running would be a good way to lose the excess timber! As an incentive 2 years ago we entered the Edinburgh hairy haggis relay, in the process I lost 5 stone and we lost over 12 stone between us.
After this adventure I caught the running bug, and this year I have been fortunate enough to get a club place to run the London Marathon. I decided it would be wonderful to make all my blood, sweat and tears go to a great cause.
My next door neighbour George Jackson is a 11 year old sports mad boy, into cricket, football and other sports and a supporter of Huddersfield and Liverpool. Last year he was diagnosed with leukemia. Over this period he has had wonderful support from his family, friends, Hinchcliffe Mill School, St. James's Hospital and Candlelighters. Candlelighters are based in Jimmy's in Leeds and do a fantastic job of supporting children suffering from malignant diseases or severe blood diseases in the area. They have helped George greatly during his long stints in hospital.
I am putting a great deal of effort into the London marathon, with a hectic 14 week training schedule: training 6 days a week, covering over 660 miles in total, peaking at 65 miles in 1 week alone and getting up at 5.30am to train some mornings. I aim to complete the 26.2 miles of the marathon in around 4 hours. However my efforts pale into insignificance when compared to what the many children treated at Jimmy's that candlelighters support go through.
Please dig deep and support a wonderful cause.
Brass Monkey report
Fun in Athletics 2010
Stanbury Dash, 24 Jan 2010, Bill leading the charge out of the quarry
Photo by Paul Wood
Northern Cross Country Championships, Blackburn
2009 road champs updated, winners:
Ribble Valley 10k 2009
Malcolm enjoys the Xmas day run!!??
The successful applicants chosen by Committee for the Club's entries for the London Marathon were Charles Crosland, Alistair Langron, LorraineSmith, Jane Stirling & Margaret Sykes. The Committee wishes them all good luck and asks Members to support any sponsorship if possible.
Xmas XC Brooklands, results
Tinker Cup RESULTS
Calderdale relay VETS
Thrilling Finale- Harriers Best in the West
West Yorkshire Archive Service INDEX of documents now available on the members page.