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Runner of the Year and Fell Runner of the Year Latest Standings

Runner of the Year and Fell Runner of the Year Latest Standings

Half of the way through the year now, so time for an update in both of the runner of the year tables. Simon Quin tops the runner of the year table ahead of Stephen Morris and President Lake lie in 2nd and 3rd respectively. Oliver Richards is top of the Fell runner of the year Colin Best and Graham Lake are 2nd and 3rd places See the latest ROY table here, with race details here. See the latest Fell ROY…

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Tuesday 19th July – Liz Fawcett Leathley Handicap

Tuesday 19th July – Liz Fawcett Leathley Handicap

Race 7 of the 2022 Eric Smith Handicap Trophy is the hilly 10k road route starting from Leathley village hall. A mile or so up to Stainburn, then an anti-clockwise loop over towards Almscliffe crag, a left turn following the road round until you get to another the left turn down hill to Braythorn and Stainburn. The final mile or so is the reverse of the start, back to the village hall, see route map below. The first runners will…

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Tuesday 28th June – Danefield Handicap

Tuesday 28th June – Danefield Handicap

Half way through the handicap year, the sixth race of the Eric Smith Trophy is the Danefield Handicap, a 3 mile loop out to Old Pool Bank and back round the top edge of the wood. Don’t worry if you haven’t done any of this years races, all welcome, you could always come home in first place. The first runner will set off at 7pm, everyone else at intervals,  if you’ve not done a handicap race, see  more info here.

Tuesday 24th May – Thruscross Handicap

Tuesday 24th May – Thruscross Handicap

The fifth race of the 2022 Eric Smith handicap trophy is a 5 mile anti-clockwise lap of Thruscross reservoir starting from the entrance to the Yorkshire Water Thruscross car park. The route will be marked with flour if you’re unsure of where to go. The first runner will set off at 7pm everyone else at intervals shortly afterwards. For details on the handicap series see the handicap championship page here.

Thursday 28th April – Fewston Handicap

Thursday 28th April – Fewston Handicap

The fourth race of the 2022 Eric Smith handicap trophy is the 4 mile lap of Fewston reservoir starting opposite the entrance to the Yorkshire Water Swinsty & Fewston car park The first runner will set off at 7pm everyone else at intervals shortly afterwards. Please note that work dependant, I may not have time to mark the course, but it is a very straight forward route, a clockwise lap of the reservoir, no one could possibly go the wrong…

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Sunday 20th March – New Inn Handicap

Sunday 20th March – New Inn Handicap

The third race of the 2022 Eric Smith handicap trophy is the 4 mile, road, fields and tracks route from the New Inn at Eccup. The first runner will set off at 11.00am everyone else at intervals shortly afterwards. For details on the handicap series see the handicap championship page here.

Harrogate District Summer Race League

Harrogate District Summer Race League

This series of mid-week races is the highlight of our Club’s racing calendar: 5 races closed to participating club members of the league only. Points for male and female finishers count towards the league, along with age-group competitions. The final race is a handicap based on previous results, which we are hosting this year. But equally importantly is the food (catering vans for 2022) and chat afterwards; always a great way to get to know your fellow club members. We’ve…

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2021 Runner of the Year Final Positions

2021 Runner of the Year Final Positions

No changes in the top 2 since the last update. A late charge from Simon Quin with 2 counting races at the last West Yorkshire Cross Country league race and the Chevin Chase saw him moving up to third. See the full list here and the race details that make up this table here. Any ammendments or ommissions please email on androbertshaw@gmail.com Name Runner of Year Points Mark Hall 1060.8 Paul Tranter 849.6 Simon Quin 768.4

Saturday 22nd January – John Cowan Harewood Handicap

Saturday 22nd January – John Cowan Harewood Handicap

The first race of the 2022 Eric Smith Trophy is the John Cowan Harewood Handicap. This is a 4.2 mile tarmac (approx. 25%) and trail, see a route map below, the route will be marked so no worries about finding your way. The first runner will set off at 11.00am, the rest at short intervals thereafter, please arrive with plenty of time. Parking: There is very limited parking at the village hall on Church Lane, more parking left just after…

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