David Read leads Harriers in Guisborough Moors Fell Race

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11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GROUP of five Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers members tackled the tough Guisborough Moors Fell Race.

World Masters bronze for veteran athlete Jim Farrar

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12:15pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

VETERAN athlete Jim Farrar is celebrating a bronze medal at the World Masters Championships in Budapest.

Strong results for Knavesmire Harriers’ fell runners

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11:57am Saturday 22nd March 2014

YORK Knavesmire Harriers’ fell running renaissance gathered pace at the eight-mile Glaisdale Race near Whitby.

Sprinter Tom Somers stars in England colours

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11:37am Friday 14th March 2014

CITY of York Athletic Club sprinter Tom Somers is eyeing outdoor success after starring on his indoor international debut.

City of York Athletic Club runner Richard Buck fails to fire at World Indoor Athletic Championship

York Press: York athlete Richard Buck, who clocks up miles and supermarket aisles in his  trolley dash to make this summer’s Games

10:50am Friday 7th March 2014

RICHARD BUCK did not get the start he was looking for at the World Indoor Athletics Championship at Sopot in Poland.

Knavesmire Harriers excel as leading North Yorkshire contingent

York Press: Knavesmire Harriers ladies

11:26am Thursday 6th March 2014

YORK Knavesmire Harriers were the best performing senior North Yorkshire running club at the National Cross Country Championships at Nottingham’s Wollaton Park.

City of York Athletic Club star breaks record but best is yet to come

York Press: Tom Somers

11:20am Thursday 6th March 2014

RISING City of York Athletic Club star Tom Somers underlined his potential with a gold medal-winning display in the 200 metres at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships in Sheffield.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier tackles Haweswater Half Marathon

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12:33pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

THIRSK & Sowerby Harrier Alan Harman finished 332nd out of 449 runners at the Haweswater Half Marathon in a mere two seconds over the two-hour mark in steady rain.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers excel in Commondale Clart

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11:57am Wednesday 26th February 2014

THIRSK & Sowerby Harriers excelled in the Commondale Clart, which comprised more clarty conditions than usual.

City of York Athletic Club's Richard Buck targets World Indoor Championship glory

York Press: York athlete Richard Buck, who clocks up miles and supermarket aisles in his  trolley dash to make this summer’s Games

12:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

WORLD indoor glory has been targeted by one-lap ace Richard Buck after he was drafted in to star for Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

City of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck clocks season's best in Birmingham

York Press: York athlete Richard Buck, who clocks up miles and supermarket aisles in his  trolley dash to make this summer’s Games

2:20pm Saturday 15th February 2014

CITY of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck clocked a season's best indoor time in the 400 metres at the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham today.

Stong finish for Thirsk and Sowerby's Nicola Booth following long lay-off

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11:59am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Thirsk and Sowerby Harrier Nicola Booth did well to come 33rd, after a long lay-off, clocking 27 minutes and ten seconds in the ladies’ race of the latest North Yorkshire/South Durham cross-country meeting at Richmond.

Fourth place for Scott Lincoln in British Indoor Athletics Championships

York Press: Scott Lincoln

11:39am Tuesday 11th February 2014

CITY of York Athletics Club ace Scott Lincoln narrowly missed out on a medal in the shot put at the Sainsbury's British Indoor Championships in Sheffield.

City of York Athletics Club ace Richard Buck second in Sainsbury's British Indoor Championship 400 metre final

York Press: York athlete Richard Buck, who clocks up miles and supermarket aisles in his  trolley dash to make this summer’s Games

5:03pm Sunday 9th February 2014

CITY of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck finished second in the final of the 400 metres at the Sainsbury's British Indoor Championships in Sheffield today.

City of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck books place in indoor championship final

York Press: York athlete Richard Buck, who clocks up miles and supermarket aisles in his  trolley dash to make this summer’s Games

7:15pm Saturday 8th February 2014

CITY of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck will line-up in the final of the 400 metres at the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Championships in Sheffield tomorrow.

Golf: Simon Dyson hits form for Joburg Open

York Press: Simon Dyson

11:24am Wednesday 5th February 2014

STEALTHY advance will provide the spur to Simon Dyson’s assault on the Joburg Open.

Richard Buck may take relay route in World Indoor Championship trials

York Press: Richard Buck comes home first at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International

11:14am Wednesday 5th February 2014

RICHARD BUCK may only opt to run the relay at the World Indoor Championship trials in Sheffield this month.

City of York Athletics Club ace Richard Buck helps Great Britain claim relay record in Glasgow

York Press: Richard Buck on his way to Olympics

8:41pm Saturday 25th January 2014

CITY of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck was part of a record-breaking Great Britain and Northern Ireland 4x400 metres relay quartet in Glasgow.

Sprinter Tom Somers scorches home to head York success in Northern Championships

York Press: Tom Somers

11:20am Thursday 23rd January 2014

SPRINTING sensation Tom Somers is on track for the World Junior Championships after smashing the 200-metre field at the Northern Indoor Athletics Championships.

Steve Middleton leads Harriers’ home in Brass Monkey Half Marathon

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11:18am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

STEVE MIDDLETON was the first Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier home in the York Knavesmire Harriers’ Brass Monkey Half Marathon.

A top-class field set for Thirsk road race

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11:57am Tuesday 21st January 2014

The Thirsk 10 Road Race, hosted by Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers, will take place this year on March 23 at Thirsk Racecourse, beginning at 11am.

2,000 runners are expected at annual Brass Monkey half marathon

York Press: 2,000 runners are expected at annual Brass Monkey half marathon

10:48am Friday 17th January 2014

KO’D by bad weather a year ago, the annual Brass Monkey half marathon pounds into view on Sunday.

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers join Old Monks’ Race

12:01pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

TEN Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers were among the 241 finishers of the Old Monks’ Race at Hart near Hartlepool.

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers take part in Jolly Holly Jog 10k

10:37am Thursday 2nd January 2014

TEN Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers were among the 607 finishers in the Jolly Holly Jog 10k organised by Ripon Runners in and around the grounds of Fountains Abbey.

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers runners in Festive Poultry Run

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11:03am Thursday 26th December 2013

Ten Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers runners were among the near-500 finishers in the Loftus and Whitby Poultry Run. Runners were dressed in festive garb, with a brass band at the start adding to the atmosphere.

Motorcycle racer Dan Harrison is back on track and eager to grab second chance

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9:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

East Yorkshire motorcycle racer Dan Harrison hopes to repay the faith placed in him by JHS Racing owner James Hollands by winning the 2014 British Supertwin title.

Athlete Tom Somers tipped to be top Great Britain prospect

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9:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

RECORD-breaking Tom Somers could be a top Great Britain prospect – but only if he continues to knuckle down, says his coach Geoff Barraclough.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers' Hester rises to Ultra challenge

9:19am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers runner Hester Cook finished fifth in the women’s section of the Frost Bite 30 Ultra Race.

Charlotte Knowles soars in at Croft Autodrome cross-country event

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11:08am Thursday 5th December 2013

THIRSK & Sowerby Harriers fielded 18 runners in the final North Yorkshire/South Durham cross-country event of the year at Croft Autodrome.

Olympian Chris Tomlinson leads training at York St John University

York Press: Long jumper Chris Tomlinson, jumping highest, third from right, leads a training session among York St John University students at the Nestle Rowntree Park sports complex

11:58am Saturday 23rd November 2013

THREE-TIME Olympian Chris Tomlinson, a former world indoor and European medallist in the long jump, visited York St John University’s ever-improving sports’ site to say hello to students from the university’s athletics club and join in a training session.

Abbey outing suits Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier's Steve Middleton

12:10pm Thursday 21st November 2013

FROM a field of almost 10,000 runners, Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier Steve Middleton was the first club finisher in the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k.

Thomas Somers selected for British Athletics Futures Programme

York Press: Thomas Somers

9:59am Saturday 16th November 2013

SPRINTING sensation Thomas Somers is on the road to athletics success.

Thirsk & Sowerby's Stephan Tomaszewski shines in Clay Bank race

11:50am Wednesday 13th November 2013

THERE were 14 Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers among the 117 finishers of the Clay Bank West fell race, the penultimate race of the series.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier thrives in trail race mud

York Press: Stephan Tomaszewski

11:39am Wednesday 30th October 2013

Stephan Tomaszewski was first Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers finisher in a muddy Harewood Ten-mile Trail Race.

Tributes paid to Knavesmire Harriers stalwart Harold John Dobson

8:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

TRIBUTE has been paid to York Knavesmire Harriers stalwart Harold John Dobson, who died this week in York Hospital. He was aged 77.

Career high in York for Kenyan Edwin Korir

7:50am Monday 21st October 2013

KENYAN Edwin Korir hailed the best result of his career after winning the inaugural Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers duo reach for Sky

York Press: Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers duo Hester Cox and Gavin Coventry at the recent Edale Skyline Fell Race

11:25am Saturday 19th October 2013

THIRSK & Sowerby Harriers duo Gavin Coventry and Hester Cox performed well in the rearranged Edale Skyline Fell Race.

York athletics ace Richard Buck switches coach

York Press: Richard Buck

11:00am Wednesday 16th October 2013

A COACHING shake-up is aimed at bagging athlete Richard Buck Commonwealth Games glory next year.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers compete in Acklam fixture

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10:48am Wednesday 9th October 2013

PAT KIRBY and Stephan Tomaszewski were the top Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers runners in the latest North Yorkshire South Durham Cross Country League fixtures at Acklam.

Ninth for Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers in cross-country meeting

11:10am Wednesday 25th September 2013

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers finished ninth in the opening North Yorkshire/South Durham cross-country meeting on the Flatts at Thirsk.

Elite runners to compete in York marathon next month

York Press: Kenyan John Mutai.

10:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

KENYAN runner John Mutai is joining some of the world’s top athletes in pounding round the streets of York.

Venue switch gets York Athletic Club up and running

York Press: Neil Hunter, City of York Athletics Club chairman

10:21am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A 500-seater stand, a pavilion and a 25-year agreement, is what City of York Athletic Club have been promised after agreeing to move to the Heslington Sports Centre.

City of York Athletic Club's Tom Somers lands gold

York Press: Tom Somers, above left, with, from left, the rest of the relay aces Dan Walsh, Joe McGrath and Leon Greenwood

10:19am Wednesday 18th September 2013

TOM SOMERS topped the six-strong City of York Athletic Club contingent who represented the North England North-East team in the Sainsbury School Games.

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers' Czech Republic trip

York Press: From left David Read, Alan Wikeley, Rob Burn and Christine Burn

10:29am Wednesday 18th September 2013

Four Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers Club members had their annual trip to the World Masters Fell Championships in the Czech Republic.

York Acorn Running Club’s Dowson on mark in race for records

11:26am Wednesday 11th September 2013

YORK Acorn Running Club’s Mark Dowson won his category at the 31st Lincolnshire Wolds “Tough 10” Mile Road Race organised by the Wolds Veterans Running Club.

Tough race for Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers

11:27am Wednesday 11th September 2013

A BATCH of Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers runners continued their summer series of fell races with the Inclined To Madness Race on the North York Moors.

Athletics: Tom Somers retains national crown

12:33pm Wednesday 4th September 2013

CITY of York Athletic Club prospect Tom Somers was in fine form at Bedford to retain a national crown.

Walter Busuttil leads Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers home

12:35pm Wednesday 4th September 2013

A TOTAL of 17 Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers were among the 269 finishers in the Tholthorpe 10k.

Third place for Thirsk & Sowerby Harrier Steve Middleton in Sessay Swift 6k

11:33am Wednesday 28th August 2013

THIRSK & Sowerby Harrier Steve Middleton finished third in the Sessay Swift 6k, clocking a time of 20 minutes and 46 seconds.

Thirsk & Sowerby Athletics Club title pursuit gathers steam

10:40am Wednesday 21st August 2013

POLE positions in the Thirsk & Sowerby Athletics Club championship are hotting up.



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