Studley 10k race and 2k fun run

Studley Royal Cricket Club are holding a fund raising 10k largely off-road race and a 2k fun run on Sunday 13th October. For more details on the event, and to enter, please see: https://racebest.com/races/studley

All about the hills!

Ripon 10 mile starts and finishes at Hell Wath Nature Reserve along an undulating and picturesque route. Leading runners from Hell Wath around the Studley Royal Estate though beautiful countryside with views across Ripon. Four runners from BAR were out on the multi terrain route in the warm sunny weather Paul Simpson achieved a course... Continue Reading →

Easter weekend update

A bright sunshiny bank holiday weekend brought challenges around the country for BAR club members. The 10th Helmsley 10K all-terrain challenge, leaving picturesque Helmsley on roads and then into forestry and fields before emerging to return on roads to Helmsley. Two BAR members tackled this alongside a 358 strong field: Will Retchless 41.38, achieving a... Continue Reading →

Manchester marathon, and a half, and some…

Bedale and Aiskew Runners had three members taking part in the prestigious Manchester Marathon last Sunday. Paul Simpson was pleased with a strong and confident performance in his third marathon, to finish in a personal best (PB) time of 3 hours 18 minutes and 17 seconds. This knocked 13 minutes from his previous PB set... Continue Reading →

Coniston 14 and ten parkrunners

Bedale and Aiskew Runner, John Hunter, has been training hard to take part in one of his favourite races. Last weekend he travelled to the Lake District to run in the Coniston 14 mile event. This is described as probably the most scenic road race in the country, completing a full circuit of Coniston Water,... Continue Reading →

Parkrun, parkrun, parkrun, dash!

Runners from the Bedale and Aiskew club (BAR) attended three different Parkruns last Saturday. There was a field of 190 at the Catterick event with nine BAR athletes, four achieving personal best (PB) times. Alex McNairn clocked an all time PB of 21.12 for the 5K course, followed by Becky Smith achieving a course PB... Continue Reading →

Just another 50 miles…

Club runners Lena Conlin and Stuart Black completed the Hardmoors 50 Ultra Marathon last weekend. Both runners are very experienced at these very long distance races, but the weather made this one particularly challenging - gale force winds combined with torrential rain (and therefore lots and lots of mud!) meant that they had to work... Continue Reading →

Lightwater Valley 10k and Thirsk 10m

The Bedale and Aiskew Runners (BAR) 10K coaching group reached their target race last Sunday at the Lightwater Valley 10K. Many were running a race for the very first time, and so nerves were jangling and questions were being asked. New club Chairman, Paul Ellis, was on hand to calm anxieties, and pass on advice... Continue Reading →

Weekend round-up and AGM

The weather last Saturday morning was wet, windy and cold, but nevertheless 14 Bedale and Aiskew Runners were out early taking part at four different Parkrun events. Darlington was the venue for the 10K coaching group with Matt Randall and Becky Smith both recording yet another all time personnel best for the 5K distance with... Continue Reading →

Sessay Swift 6k – registration now open

This unusual 6k distance race will take place on Wednesday the 21st August and registration is now open on BookItZone (https://bookitzone.com/marian_codling/vqjFFX). It is the shortest club championship race apart from the one allowable parkrun, and a lovely mid-week alternative to the usual weekend races. Hope to see many of you there!

Fountains Abbey Parkrun

A great turn out from BAR for our fourth club championship race of the season at the beautiful Fountains Abbey Parkrun. Fourteen of our runners joined over 450 others taking part and put in some very impressive performances on this tough course, with six course PBs and four all time PBs! First home in an... Continue Reading →

AGM and updates to the club constitution

The club's Annual General Meeting will be held at Bedale Sports Club on Wednesday 6th March at 7.30pm (after a slightly shorter club run). All club members are encouraged to attend, and the meeting will: set membership fee levels for 2019/20; consider a revision to our club constitution; and elect officers for the club committee.... Continue Reading →

Melmerby 10k – registration open

Melmerby 10k, just outside Ripon, is one of our club championship races and has just opened to entries. The race is on Sunday 26th May at starts at 11:30. It is one of the faster course. You can enter online here: https://racebest.com/races/2kw22

Registration now open for 10k program

We are excited to offer this new program designed for beginner and intermediate runners who can already run 5k. It is ideal for people who want to: Increase their distance to 10k; Improve their 10k performance; or Transition to running from another sport. The program runs from 12th January to 20th April and includes amongst... Continue Reading →

BAR Parkrun takeover – volunteers needed!

On the 24th November 2018, Bedale and Aiskew Runners will be taking over Catterick Parkrun! This is an opportunity to promote our club and to help give something back to the Parkrun Community that offers a positive, healthy, friendly environment every Saturday morning free of charge. In addition, this will be extra special as it... Continue Reading →

Private Facebook group for members

Many thanks to those of you who have suggested creating a private Facebook group for members to discuss and share with one another. We have now created this group and encourage you to join it! The group is only open to current club members, and to join, please follow this link: BAR Club Members. You... Continue Reading →

Couch to 5k – registration now open!

As previously advertised, we are delighted to be offering a couch to 5k program starting on the 19th September and lasting for nine weeks. The course is suitable for complete beginners and registration is now open! If you would like to take part, please go to the registration page here: https://www.bedaleandaiskewrunners.org.uk/membership/couch-to-5k, read it carefully, and... Continue Reading →

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