Here are some results (in brief) that have escaped reporting – may not be everything so if you are aware of anything else please let me (Becky Weight) know. For a good read about some of the other highlights of 2018 Q4 (and the Annual Report), make a cuppa, settle down, go to the website and find :
Bingley at the Oct 18 Fell Relays http://www.bingleyharriers.co.uk/blog/2018/11/01/bingley-at-the-october-2018-fell-relays/
Ladies Fell Running report in the 2018 Annual Report http://www.bingleyharriers.co.uk/blog/2018/12/20/annual-report-2017-18/
Ladies at the WYXC (third team!) and the Yorkshire XC Champs
Northern XC Champs Sat 26 Jan at Pontefract – See Stephen Fry report on Bingley Harriers Facebook 27 Jan at 12.26. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bingleyharriers
Withins Skyline BM 6.2mile 820ft – 7th Oct 2018
Bingley runners were :
36 Mark Leigh Bingley Harriers MV40 49:47 115
52 Simon Jones Bingley Harriers MV50 51:27 36
141 David Jefferson Bingley Harriers Man 1:01:35 144
173 Nicky Clay Bingley Harriers LV50 1:05:17 25
There were around 240 runners and the race was won by :
1 Callum Davidson Ribble Valley Harriers Man 41:51 73 1st Man
10 Nichola Jackson Ribble Valley Harriers Lady 45:44 102 1st Lady – Record
Bronte Way BM 12km 351m – 28 Oct 2018
175 runners. Two Bingley ladies made this point to point race :
81 Bryony Harding SW 1.17.11
143 Sue Fulton F55 1.32.08
Bryony enjoying the sunshine on the Bronte Way. Thanks to Woodentops for the photo.
British Athletics Cross Country Challenge 2018
Vicki Merrick (U20) and Emily Field (U17) competed at Liverpool (Sat 24 Nov) and Milton Keynes (Sat 10 Nov) with good results against nationwide competition. A Merrick photo – thankyou.
Earlier in the month Vicki also ran the Abbey Dash – “Couldn’t have been happier with my first 10k road race at abbey dash today, 39:21…over the moon”. Well done Vicki.
Bingley Harriers Autumn Handicap 4.7m 894’ ascent Sat 10 Nov 2018
Nicky Clay (49.36 actual time) was 4 minutes clear of the rest of the 28 strong field followed by Joanne Henry (53.28) and another 3 minute gap. Their handicaps will be longer next time! Well done Nicky & Jo for good runs and not getting lost! Ruth Thackray (39.58) was fastest lady. Ladies made up over half the field – Mari Johnson (49.45), Charlotte Hazel (51.05), Shona Stone (43.00), Sue Fulton (55.38), Alison Marks (75.38), Caroline Francis (47.45), Jo Buckley (42.32), Sue Cordingley (47.36), Lisa Pearson (53.04), Becky Weight (48.10), Eliza Findlay (47.50), and Eleanor Brown (56.03). Eleanor may have been harbouring early news of her pregnancy. I think it is general news now J. Congratulations to Eleanor and James Senior.
See website for full results : http://www.bingleyharriers.co.uk/events/autumn-handicap/
Harriers vs Cyclists BS 8.5km 288m – 17 Nov 2018
Six Bingley ladies amongst the 23 Bingley runners and many more Bingley organising, marshalling, time keeping, etc in our own Bingley Harriers hosted race from the Fisherman’s pub up Hope Hill. Well done Shona – 8th lady (2nd W40) against some top notch competition and welcome to the fells and muddy feet to our next finisher and new member Szilvia – may you enjoy many more.
The 234 finishers (runners-R and cyclists-C)) included familiar Bingley names of Jebb (C), Peace (C), Thackray – a number (C), and Taylor all in the top 40. Full results on www.bingleyharriers.co.uk.
|Position||Name||Cyclist = C Runner = R||Category||Time|
Szilvia’s selection of photos from Woodentops and Bruce Duncan
Bingley Harriers Christmas Handicap 8miles 1317’ ascent. Sat 22 Dec 2018
Despite coming second in the Autumn Handicap Jo Henry (1.33.52) got a good handicap (that never happens!) and came in first over 3 minutes ahead of her 23 competitors. Well done Jo – the extra training and focus is definitely paying off. Shona Stone (1.12.22) was second overall and Jo Buckley (1.05.37) was fastest lady. Faye (1.40), Szilvia(1.16), Lisa(1.35), Sue F (1.30), Becky (1.22), Alison(1.37), and Ann Smith (guest W70, 2.10) enjoyed their runs too.
See http://www.bingleyharriers.co.uk/events/christmas-handicap/ for report & results
Chevin Chase 7ms Multiterrain Wed 26 Dec 2018
Despite the entries filling in a matter of hours 22 Bingley Harriers including 8 ladies managed to get places in this very popular Boxing Day run. 1165 runners crossed the finish line including 450 ladies. Ruth had a storming run finishing 9th Female. Shona, Vicki, Lesley and Sarah all finished in the top 25 with Ruth, Shona and Lesley taking 1,2 & 3 F45 places.
Jack Wood (38.50) and Helen Thurston (46.04), both from Ilkley, were the winners.
|OVERALL||CHIP TIME||NAME||CAT||CAT POS|
|31||00:45:15||Graham Askew||Vet 45||3/123|
|91||00:48:43||Martin Peace||Vet 50||09/96|
|113||00:49:52||Greg Trusselle||Vet 40||16/115|
|123||00:50:21||Ruth Thackray||Vet 45||01/71|
|133||00:50:40||Paul Tiffany||Vet 45||12/123|
|149||00:51:37||Clive Smith||Vet 35||29/99|
|151||00:51:27||Shona Stone||Vet 45||02/71|
|176||00:52:39||John Convery||Vet 55||05/61|
|190||00:53:27||Lesley Watson||Vet 45||03/71|
|195||00:53:19||Bill Belcher||Vet 55||08/61|
|207||00:54:10||Carl Hitchens||Vet 50||16/96|
|216||00:54:20||Sarah Flaherty||Vet 40||03/68|
|222||00:54:42||Dom Goldthorp||Vet 40||34/115|
|301||00:57:38||Dave Stephenson||Vet 55||15/61|
|405||00:59:52||Jason Beckett||Vet 45||56/123|
|488||01:02:10||Mark Westman||Vet 60+||11/53|
|503||01:02:24||Mari Johnson||Vet 45||13/71|
|661||01:07:49||Sue Fulton||Vet 60+||03/21|
Auld Lang Syne BS 9.6km 300m Mon 31 Dec 2018
As usual Penistone Hill had its own vicious microclimate – with a strong wind making it feel much colder than Bingley. Lots of fancy dress, chocolate prizes, and nice soup in the pub after. Our, and my friend Mandy from Hull, results :
|Pos No. First Name Surname Cat Time Club Notes|
|16 27 Tim Midgeley Man 47:18 Bingley Harriers|
|48 21 Kevin Garlick Man 51:23 Bingley Harriers|
|66 17 Jo Buckley LV40 53:17 Calder Valley FR|
|75 32 Greg Trusselle MV40 54:39 Bingley Harriers|
|105 29 Ruth Thackray LV40 57:24 Bingley Harriers|
|118 26 Victoria Merrick LU21 58:24 Bingley Harriers|
|172 24 John Merrick MV50 1:04:18 Bingley Harriers|
|187 33 Becky Weight LV60 1:05:34 Bingley Harriers 1st LV60|
|190 394 Amanda Dean LV60 1:05:44 West Hull Ladies|
|202 28 Dave Stephenson MV50 1:06:27 Bingley Harriers|
|244 19 Sue Fulton LV60 1:11:43 Bingley Harriers|
|249 18 Bruce Duncan MV70 1:12:06 Bingley Harriers 1st MV70|
|250 22 Joanne Henry LV40 1:12:08 Bingley Harriers|
Ruth looking a bit tentative about the stream crossing
Other recent race results and reports and fell activity to look forward to include Gathering Winter Fools (Dec 18 – 7 teams so many I don’t know who ran!), Hebden, Wadsworth Trog, Windy Hill, recces for Haworth Hobble and Three Peaks, and others that I haven’t come across? Let me, Becky Weight, know.