NUTRITION FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES:
on November 30, at Knutsford Leisure Centre, (6.30pm start).
Book your place on the above FREE course by ringing Vicky Huyton: 07738402931
Results now available for the club favourite Sandstone Trail Races ably organised by our very own Geoff Shaw
Brilliant running from Chris Baynham-Hughes saw him cruise to a top ten finish in the ‘A’ race with a time not seen by a Helsby runner for many years. Keep up the training Chris! Other strong performances were a fabulous 4th lady for Jane in the A Race and 6th lady overall for Vanessa in the B Race.
Thoughts and reviews of your individual races are always welcome…
9th Chris Baynham-Hughes 02:08:29
33rd Edward Halliwell 02:19:31
37th Ian Landucci 02:22:01
53rd Jane Ashbrook 02:27:27
102nd David Feakes 02:42:07
112nd Rachel Arnold 02:47:29
134th Lesley Feakes 02:54:00
149th Jackie Keasley 03:06:31
44th Vanessa Griffiths 01:33:04
66th Carol Shaw 01:39:36
83rd Alison Meakin 01:43:06
84th John Gallon 01:43:20
97th Graham Lloyd 01:46:36
Well done to all taking part and to those offering support on the course, Joe, Mario (with much needed drink I’ve been told), Andy Smith at various locations, Geoff and Janet Shaw, and to anyone else I didn’t see on the course.
Some photos of the event available here:
20 Jan — race full, cancellations taken, transfers closed. Parking information http://helsbyrunningclub.org.uk/halfmarathon/parking2012.htm. Have a great race, rain or shine!
The tweak to the course in mile 2 is here: http://tinyurl.com/runhelsby Continue on A56 briefly, next left opposite pub, rejoin Village Rd..
Sunday’s DEE Sandstone Trail A Race brought this year’s Long Trail series to a close, and here are the results:
1 – 12/02/11 Anglezarke Amble
2 – 27/03/11 Edale Skyline
3 – 14/05/10 Sandstone Trail Marshals
4 – 18/06/10 White Bear Way
5 – 09/07/11 White Peak Walk
6 – 20/08/10 Race the Train
7 – 02/10/10 Sandstone Trail A
So, it looks like I’ve won the men’s event again, and although the women’s counters were up on last year, nobody completed the required four events. This time I had serious competition from Ed, who moved into running some longer races, and I should think he’ll beat me next year now he’s got a bit more experience of longer runs. And we’d probably both get hammered if Adair and/or Chris B-H ran more of the events. Well done to Jane for picking up maximum points in both the events she ran – but I’d have expected nothing less! And thanks to everyone who ran in any of them, and to Adair for his help supporting the Sandstone Trail Marshals’s event.
Highlights this year from my point of view were:
1. The Edale Skyline race. This is just a great event to run, and I’d recommend it to anyone who enjoys fellrunning and fancies a longer run.
2. The Sandstone Trail Marshals’ run. We had a great run out, and nobody knew what order we’d finish in. I was surprised to come in first and I don’t think Chris will let that happen again!
3. Chris’s run in Sunday’s DEE Sandstone Trail A race. I wish I’d been there to see him finish. The fastest HRC finisher and highest placing since 2002. Watch out Adair!
I’ll start looking round for events for next year’s series shortly, so if you’ve got a favourite you want to be considered let me know. Anything off-road and between 14 and 30 miles qualifies.