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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

Press Update: December 2018

26th November 2018 The Bedale and Aiskew Runners have been organising a 'Couch to 5K' course under the watchful eye of club coach Chris Lees. After nine weeks of introduction and training, up to three times a week, the group were ready for reaching their goal at the local Parkrun at Catterick. To add to... Continue Reading →

Awards Night: 9th February 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the Awards Night, an evening to recognise and celebrate our members achievements, to enjoy an evening of laughs with a meal and a dance. The Awards Night will be taking place on Saturday 9th February, at 7pm, at Bedale Golf Club. Tickets are £20 each, and include a 3 course... Continue Reading →

Championship Results 2018

After the final Wildcard race of the year, the Championship results have been finalised. What an exciting time it has been watching everyones race times come in, and the impact on the leadership table. Championship Results Well done to everyone who has taken part in the Championship this year, you have a lot to be... Continue Reading →

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 →

Press Update: 13th November

The Leeds Abbey Dash had more than 10,000 people running through the city centre for Age UK charity, raising over £250,000. The 10K race attracted more than 8,000 runners from across the UK, with many aiming for a personal best on the flat fast course, which is an out and back route to Kirkstall Abbey... Continue Reading →

Championship Results Updated

The Championship results have been updated following the races this weekend - Shaun Lee Johnstone 10 and Osmotherly 10k. The competition is still going strong in the mens race! Well done to everyone that took part! Results page

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 →

Championship update

Well who would have thought the Male Championship could get more exciting!! After the latest Championship race on Sunday, at Grewelthorpe, the top 5 places have had a further move around. The last few races of the season means there is everything to run for - well done everyone!! Link to results

Championship Update

The Championship results have now been updated to include the results from Redcar. What an exciting competition we've got going on with the men. Very close, and everything to run for in the closing part of the season. Good luck!! Championship Results

Equinox 24

An achievement to be very proud of! Julie Giblin took part in Equinox 24, a race held over a period of 24 hours, with the purpose of completing a 10k course as many time as possible. Julie took part as a solo entry, completing 120km (12 laps) and finishing 17th lady out of 189.

Press update: 25th September

The Snape 10K is the Bedale and Aiskew Runners' local event and also part of their club championship. The weather was good for running, with the strong winds of the previous week having calmed down. The rain was not enough to make the ground soft, and in fact the race director described the going as... Continue Reading →

BSC Quiz night

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, animal_57@hotmail.com or see me Wednesday.

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 →

Press update: 12th September

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 →

Press update: 4th September

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 →

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 →

Reminder: Catterick Races

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 (tashamoseley@hotmail.co.uk), so we can confirm numbers and organise transport. We hope to see you there!!

Press update – 20th August

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 →

Press Update – 13th August

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 →

Press Update – 30th July

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 →

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