V S Update - 30 September 2018

- West Yorks Cross Country (pay by 1 Oct)
- Tuesday training this week
- Results from Northern Road Relays, Kirkstall and Junior sports days

West Yorkshire Cross Country (from Myra Jones and Bob Jackson

The deadline for signing up and paying is 3pm on Monday 1st October, this allows payments to clear and for us to see all details of these on the online banking, we will be sending off the entry forms on the Wednesday.

The venues and dates are:
Race 1: Sunday 21st October @ Cleckheaton / Spenborough
Race 2: Sunday 4th November @ Nunroyd Park, Guiseley
Race 3: Sunday 18th November @ Thornes Park, Wakefield
Race 4: Saturday 8th December @ Keighley

The cost for the series is 20 adults, 12 juniors (sorry I put the wrong price for juniors in the last V S Update - we will refund the 3 extra that some have paid

Payment details : "AC Payments"; Sort Code: 53-70-00; A/c Number: 72143851; reference to include your name and "WYXC"

If you are only available for the last 2 races, don't enter now but please let us know now as we may be able to arrange a discounted series entry fee with the league organiser.

Note that if you've emailed the teams account or posted on Facebook but not paid, we won't enter you. We had this situation last year and didn't recover the money.

Notes for juniors

Note that the minimum age for juniors is 9 on the date of the first race.

Juniors aged 11 and over must be affiliated to England Athletics. Juniors who have taken part in West Yorkshire Track and Field or York Summer League are likely to be affiliated, others not, you can check at www.valleystriders.org.uk/vsmemreg.htm if the final column is "C", you are affiliated. If you are not affiliated ALSO pay 15 to the membership account ("AC Membership"; Sort Code: 53-70-00; A/c Number: 72143878; reference to include your name)

Training on Tuesday 2 October

Juniors and beginners/improvers - 6pm at GSAL for a set of mile races and other training. First race will be for under-9's (years 1 to 4) at 6:10 prompt.

Adults (faster than 30mins for 5k) - 7pm at Leos for session at High Ashes - it is compulsory to wear hi vis reflective clothing, without this you will not be able to train with us.

Peco Cross Country (from Myra Jones and Bob Jackson)

See www.valleystriders.org.uk/up180923.htm

RESULTS

Northern Road Relays

Each runner ran a couple of laps of the Etihad Stadium car park

Women 4-stage

35 Valley Striders AC 1:40:55
Myra Jones (37) 23:27
Samantha Harris (42) 26:19
A Watson-Usher (43) 26:07
Rachel Bentley (38) 25:02

Just one second ahead of Roundhay Runners. The only other club from Leeds was Leeds City whose A team were winners (1:24:46) and whose B team finished 5th. There were 101 teams who finished but 3 were disqualified

Men 6-stage

38 Valley Striders AC 2:17:30
Matthew Hallam (42) 21:42
Daryl Hibberd (43) 22:25
Rav Panesar (38) 22:47
Andrew May (42) 24:10
Daniel Fisher (38) 23:00
Huw Lippiatt (38) 23:26

One minute 45 seconds ahead of Roundhay Runners. The winners were Lincoln Wellington in 2:00:15. The only other club from Leeds was Leeds City whose teams finished 2nd, 20th and 33rd. There were 128 teams who finished.

Kirkstall

Junior 1 mile approx.

2

Rebecca Kingston

0:07:01

1st girl

3

Aiden Thornton

0:07:07

2nd boy

5

Alice Bonner

0:07:10

2nd girl

6

Lily Sadler

0:07:21

3rd girl

8

Caitlyn Hartley

0:07:44

 

40

Finished

 

 

 

Junior 2 miles approx.

3

Jamie Walker

0:12:48

 

5

Rafferty Mirfin

0:13:20

 

7

Tom Mackreth

0:13:36

 

11

Luke Mackreth

0:13:48

 

12

Jess Baxter

0:13:54

1st girl

16

Abigail Kingston

0:14:21

2nd girl

18

Toby Walker

0:14:46

 

19

Florence Pell

0:14:59

4th girl

21

Alannah Thornton

0:15:16

 

32

Frankie Riley

0:16:21

 

36

Darcey Mollitt

0:17:56

 

49

James Khan

0:20:05

 

50

Annabel Khan

0:21:16

 

53

Finished

 

 

 

Seniors 7 miles

32

Adam Parton

M45

4/15

0:47:16

54

Hayley Nancolas

FSEN

4/81

0:49:14

61

Ken Fox

M60

1/13

0:49:34

97

Amanda Spencer

F45

1/24

0:52:41

106

Chloe Hudson

FSEN

8/81

0:53:31

125

Michael Robins

M55

6/15

0:55:52

128

Andy Wicks

M50

12/21

0:56:33

144

Bob Jackson

M65

4/8

0:57:35

162

Dawn Parton

F40

6/30

0:59:16

235

Paul Jones

M40

22/28

1:05:27

364

Finished

 

 

 

 

Junior Sports Days

71 juniors and 1 senior took part in the first junior sports day www.valleystriders.org.uk/Junior-Sports-Day-11Sep2018.xls

56 juniors and 10 seniors took part in the second sports day www.valleystriders.org.uk/Junior-Sports-Day-25Sep2018.xls

Many thanks to all the parents who helped

Valley Striders Grand Prix & Fell Championship

Tables have been updated by Ken Fox and Steve Webb and are now on the website www.valleystriders.org.uk/vsclubch.htm