The first quiz of the new season is Friday 28th September, and we are looking for volunteers to make up a team of 6 7pm for 7.30pm start, £3 per person including a Pie supper. If anyone is interested, please contact Louise, firstname.lastname@example.org or see me Wednesday.
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 →
The Great North Run, as the biggest participation half marathon in the world, was highly anticipated by the Bedale and Aiskew runners who took part last weekend in Newcastle and Gateshead. This was the 38th running of the event with the most finishers ever, over 43,000. It was quite warm with a strong sun, with... Continue Reading →
The Tholthorpe 10K is a well established event in the North Yorkshire Championship and so attracts top athletes from all parts of the region. The warm sunny weather brought out a record number of 473 runners to tackle the relatively flat all road course. It is thought of as a good PB (personal best) course,... Continue Reading →
Reminder that the running club are organising a day out at Catterick races on Saturday 22nd September, the first race is at 2:25 If you are interested in coming please can you contact Tasha Miller, Social Secretary (email@example.com), so we can confirm numbers and organise transport. We hope to see you there!!
A reminder that there will be no club run at Bedale Sports Club this week, we will instead be meeting at the Queens Head Pub in Finghall for our final away run this year. We will be meeting at 6:20pm, to be running for 6:30pm. There will be 3 distances offered as normal. Sandwiches and... Continue Reading →
A reminder that the running club family fun day is taking place on Sunday 26th August, starting at 1:30pm. Please bring your own picnic, puddings will be supplied by the club. Plus your first drink is on us!!! There will be an inflatable slide and a few games of rounders - to keep things competitive... Continue Reading →
The Scorton Feast Memorial 10K race was the latest in the Bedale Club's Championship. Unusually for this flat, off road, scenic race, only 102 were taking part with five Bedale runners among them. Paul Berry and Raymond Lightle had run in the Catterick Parkrun the day before, with Paul finishing 9th overall and 2nd in... Continue Reading →
The Darlington 10K is a fast two lap course attracting runners from all over the North East to try and post some quick times. Eight Bedale and Aiskew club members joined nearly 2000 other competitors in this prestigious and well organised event. Ben Smith has been training well and was very pleased with his time... Continue Reading →
Ten members of the Bedale and Aiskew Runners were looking forward to the annual James Herriot 14K Trail Race. The training for this event coincided with the very hot weather, which was a long way from the conditions last Sunday. Heavy rain and wind prevailed, with the organisers, the Wensleydale Rotary Club, saying that this... Continue Reading →
So our turn to run the Bedale Car Boot Sale is nearly here, and the weather is looking positive! We need a few more to help out from 8am to 10am on Saturday 4th August, to collect money in the buckets at the entrance. If anyone is able to help out please speak to one... Continue Reading →
The Burton Leonard 10K is a regular and popular event on the local running circuit. The Bedale and Aiskew club had nominated this as a club championship event and six members of the club took advantage. The course is a combination of road and cross country with a couple of tough uphill sections. It was... Continue Reading →
The Burn Valley half marathon has some testing climbs to encounter, and with the hot weather conditions was not to be taken lightly. Five runners from the Bedale and Aiskew Club lined up with over 220 other athletes. Paul Berry had a storming run to finish first club member in a time of 1 hour... Continue Reading →
11th June 2018 James Bartram is a relatively new member of the Bedale and Aiskew Running Club but has made a big impact with his training on a Wednesday evening. All this hard work has culminated in him taking on several challenges this year for the British Heart Foundation. After completing the London Marathon in... Continue Reading →
The Club Championship & Handicap tables have now been published detailing points and positions - Championship. Current positions include all runners who have raced in a Championship race, but please note to be eligible at the end of the season, you will need to have run in 6 races (this can include one Wildcard race,... Continue Reading →
The club will be managing the Bedale Car Boot on Saturday 4th August. This is an opportunity for the club to make some money, as we get to keep the money collected in buckets and on the gate from sellers. The money collected in the buckets this year will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust,... Continue Reading →
A trip to the races is being organised for Saturday 22nd September - Harvest Festival Race Day. Seven races are scheduled, with the first race starting at 2:25pm. Transport to and from the race course will be investigated once we know numbers. Ticket prices for the Grandstand/Paddock are between £12 and £15 depending on the booking size. Please... Continue Reading →
Raymond Lightle often runs twice in the weekend with a 5K parkrun on the Saturday followed by a longer race on the Sunday. In his 63rd parkrun over a period of several years he recently ran his best ever parkrun time of 21.46 to finish 1st M65 at the Catterick event. The following day he... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to James McCormack, who has passed his Level 1 Coaching qualification. A great achievement!
A reminder the Club run this Wednesday will be in Masham. We will meet in Masham Square at 6:15pm. There will 3 run distances as normal, and this will be followed by sandwiches/chips in the pub at a cost of £3. If you would like to join us for some food, can you please let... Continue Reading →
The weather was perfect for running last Sunday and there was an excellent atmosphere at the popular Ripon 10 mile event. Ten Bedale and Aiskew athletes were taking part in the field of just over 450. The race is a mixture of minor roads and cross country with some steep climbs along the way, so... Continue Reading →
Its that time of year again when we need to renew our membership!! The membership process this year is via the online form, this is available on our website. You will then be requested to make payment within about a week. Please be aware for insurance reasons if you have not completed the membership form... Continue Reading →
A busy few weekends for Team BAR! Helmsley 10k: Both Raymond and Lena took part in this multi terrain race last weekend, with Raymond finishing first in his age group, in a time of 53:50, and Lena in 57:42. Thirsk 10 mile: The rescheduled race took place today, with the Simpson's representing the club, with... Continue Reading →
Catterick Parkrun: John Hunter got a PB at Catterick, finishing in 27:38 (86). Paul & Nicola Simpson both flew round at lightning speed (Paul 21:24 (18), Nicola 22:12 (25) as first female finisher). Closely followed by Anne Johnson 26:36 (78), Nicola Watkinson 25:35 (60) and Raymond Lightle 23:01 (34). Newby Bridge Parkrun: Trog ran an... Continue Reading →
Some absolutely amazing times at Lightwater Valley 10k today, well done to everyone who took part. Name Position Time Chris Lees 20 43:25:00 Will Retchless 30 45:24:00 Paul Simpson 32 45:39:00 Nicola Simpson 35 45:57:00 Jake Gallini 60 49:53:00 Paul Bainbridge 66 50:40:00 Raymond Lightle 76 51:50:00 Louise Coggrave 117 58:38:00 James McCormack 118 58:50:00... Continue Reading →
Well done to Anna and Lena who ran in the Hardmoors trail race at Saltburn last weekend. 10k - Anna Welch - 1:35:27, coming 52nd out of 116 runners Full marathon - Lena Conlin - 6:21:18, coming 45th out of 130 runners, and 2nd in her category.
Great turn out from BAR members today, at the first Championship race in the season. Some amazing times, in very muddy conditions, the race living up to its name!!! Name Position Time Anna Welch 272 0:59:12 Chris Appleton 296 01:00:57 Chris Lees 53 00:44:44 John Hunter 360 01:06:40 Mark Stewart 343 01:04:06 Michelle Saunders 373... Continue Reading →
A reminder that tickets for our annual Awards Night are still on sale. Deadline for tickets is 31st January. The event will be taking place on Saturday 24th February 2018, at Romanby Golf Club, 7pm til 00:30 Please get in touch with Becky Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org) to communicate menu choices and arrange payment. If there are... Continue Reading →
We have a cracking date for the Bedale car boot this year - Saturday 4th August. While it's a long way off, please keep this date in mind as any support on the day to help organise, take money and clear up would be greatly appreciated!
Well done to the Anna and Mark for firstly getting in to the Brass Monkey event, and secondly for completing it! Anna Welch 2:12:34 (1334); Mark Stewart 2:08:42 (1283) 1478 runners
The Club Championship for this year has now been finalised and is ready to view on the website. There has been a change to the way the Club Championship results are calculated, with a new points system - the rules for this can be found on the website - http://www.bedaleandaiskewrunners.org.uk/club-championship-2018/. The number of races available to... Continue Reading →
A great turn out from BAR for the very muddy, festive annual Jolly Holly Jog, on New Years Eve. Results: http://my2.raceresult.com/78770/results?lang=en 37 Jamie Berry, 0:43:18.0; 48 Paul Ellis, 0:44:33.4; 57 Paul Berry, 0:44:55.8; 67 Chris Lees, 0:45:37.1; 117 Nicola Simpson, 0:48:48.4; 172 Yvonne Smith, 0:52:14.4; 227 Paul Bainbridge 0:53:48.8; 249 Raymond Lightle, 0:54:43.6; 347 Rebecca... Continue Reading →
Don't forget we are meeting at the Xmas tree on the high street in Bedale on Wednesday night this week, for our annual run around the brightly lit houses of the town. We'll follow the run with a little drink in the Black Swan. Don't forget your Xmas hat!
The jolly season is in full swing with the Loftus Poultry Run taking place this weekend. An 8 mile mixed terrain race which Billy, Lena and Mary took part in. Billy Conlin 1:12:30; Lena Conlin 1:12:30; Mary Brown 1:14:56.
Cash for kids, Yoga fundraiser on Sunday 3rd December 12pm-4pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/903287126515007/?ti=as
Raymond Lightle did the Locke Park 10 mile race at Redcar yesterday. Completing it in 1:18:19. He was 41st out of 83 and 3rd out of 5 in his age category. Well done Raymond!!
The running clubs London Marathon place will be drawn on Wednesday 1st November before the club run. If you are interested in putting your name in and have not yet done so please contact one of the committee members .
There are a number of members taking part in the Rock n Roll Liverpool marathon and half marathon 2018. It is taking place on 20th May. If anyone fancies taking part you can register, or come and join in the atmosphere.