MAY 2011

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011

Totley Moor Fell Race

TUES 24th MAY.
Totley Moor fell race.
I was the driver for Rich, Glyn and Mark(B) and made myself comfy with the newspaper while the lads got their race numbers.Also running for us were Paul and Ron, Ron being the first one home for VHR., both he and Paul did PBs.Mind you the way that Glyn (big smile on face) and Mark(sprint finish) it wont be too long before they give the Dark Peak fell lot a run for their money.Me id rather climb over stiles       Joking!
Rich 1st over 60.
Cheers Ian have a good Bank Hols weekend

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SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011

Halifax Sailing Club MTB Challenge

Ian D & Ian G ventured out early this morning to take part in the Halifax Sailing Club Mountain Bike Challenge. A very demanding 25 mile off road route.
It was Ian's first go at a proper mtb event, after being talked into it by Ian D. The weather was unbelievably windy (force 8) and the terrain was very tough. Ian G finished in a very respectable time , even though he lost his rear wheel at one point ! His finishing comment was "the London Marathon was a piece of cake compared to this !" I think that's what he said anyway !!
Next year Ian ?

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SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011

Edinburgh Marathon

Another Valley Hill Runner posted a fantastic marathon time in Edinburgh this morning. Bev crossed the finish line in 3:30:43. Well done Bev.
By now I'm sure you will have enjoyed a few shandy's !!

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SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011

Clowne 10k Canal/Trail Run

SUN 22nnd May
Clowne 10k Canal /Trail Run
Well organised but not totally flat(only the canal section!!)Mostly off road with STILES that are far too high for people with SHORT legs and if you are not fast enough to be in the front have to queue to get over them.However a good coolmax tshirt for all runners(pity it was red). A clubhouse with a bar so Rich had his pint and for me a welcome sports massage for my short legs.Rich got 1st over 60 prize.



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TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011

El Campello 10k

Young Jim Adams won 3rd. place, O/65's,  in the annual El Campello 10K. on April 24th.
El campello is just north of Alicante, the subsequent Earthquake south of Alicante is, allegedly, totally unconnected.

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