January 2009

Clay Bank East 2009

Dan Middlemass (Loftus AC) made a good start to 2009 by winning a very competitive race. Dan won his first Winter or Summer Series Race at the Three Tops in November and seems to be making a habit of it. The Women’s Race was won by Philipa La Rosee from Ambleside College. Who won Clay Bank West in 2007. The next race in the series is at Castleton on 15th Febuary 8 miles long with just over 1,000 feet of Ascent. Start and Finish is at the Eskdale Inn which... Read More

256 runners start the year with Captain Cooks !

A cold New Years Day morning didn’t put off 256 hardy soles who completed the 5 mile fell race from Great Ayton over Captain Cooks Monument and back. Matt Speake (Knavesmire) added to his Gisborough Moors win with another quality performance beating local favourite Jim Bulman (NYM) by 40 seconds. In the women’s race Erika Nutter (Swalesdale) made up for her second place last year to win a tussle with Karen Hallas (Wolverhampton and Bilston). For pictures and results click the link

Clay Bank East

Race 7 in the Northern Runner Winter Fell Race Series is Clay Bank East and takes place at 10.30 am on Sunday 11th January. For further details including a map of the course and a desription plus details of other events in the series click the link.