Barnsley Boundary Race, Penistone 10K and Oxspring Hunshelf Amble – entries open now

Details and entry form for the Barnsley Boundary Race on Saturday 6th June are available here.

Details and entry form for the Oxspring Hunshelf Amble on Saturday 13th June are available here.

The Penistone 10K on Sunday 28th June will have chip timing for the first time, and was nominated for the 2015 Bill Reynolds’ Memorial Trophy for the most improved race by the British Association of Road Races. Enter online or download a postal entry form here.

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June Trog

The June Trog will be led by Keith, and start at the Star Inn, Kirkhamgate. Details in the attached file.

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2015 Championship Results after Oxspring Road Race

The updated 2015 Championship results (after the Oxspring 5 Mile Road Race) are now on the Championship results page.

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Extra Trog/Social Evening

We are organising an evening run/social on Thursday 23rd July. This is in addition to the regular Thursday Trogs. There will be different run options to cater for all abilities, plus non-running partners will be welcome, as we can organise a walk as well.

A coach has been provisionally booked, and transport costs will be £5 per person. This will depart from the football club at 6pm, and drop off runners as follows –

  • Option 1 for faster runners – organised by Steve Dickinson. Drop off at Flouch and run over to Fairholmes, Ladybower. This will be very hilly, off road, approx. 12 miles to cover in 2 hours, so anyone taking part must be able to complete the run in this time.
  • Option 2 organised by Sue Higham/Ian Wragg, will be a shorter, steadier run from Cutthroat Bridge on the A57 to Fairholmes.

Janet Proctor can also organise a walk around the Ladybower area.

The coach will then take us to the Yorkshire Bridge Inn nearby, for an evening meal, after which the coach will bring us back to Penistone.

We just need an idea of numbers at the moment, to confirm the coach booking, so if you are interested in coming along, please let Janet know.

More details will then be sent out nearer the time.

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2015 Trog dates

Once again there will be a series of Trogs through the summer months: first Thursday of each month. These are social runs for all abilities, organised by different club members.

  1. 7 May – Lowoods Club, Deepcar
  2. 4 June – Star Inn, Kirkhamgate
  3. 2 July – Oughtibridge
  4. 6 August – Venue tbc
  5. 3 September – High Hoyland
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Hartcliff Hill 2015 results

Results of the 2015 Hartcliff Hill Fell Race are now available on the race page.

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2015 Championship results after Hartcliff Hill

The updated 2015 Championship results (after Hartcliff Hill) are now on the Championship results page.

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Walk to Run

Penistone Footpath Runners are offering a free 10 week program starting in April 2015 to help you get ready for summer, get into running and improve your fitness. Details are available here.

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South Yorkshire Road League, 2015

Details of this year’s road league:
Fixture 1 – Lodge Moor – 8 April
Fixture 2 – Wombwell – 22 April
Fixture 3 – Low Bradfield – 29 April
Fixture 4 – Oxspring – 13 May (this is also in the PFRAC Championship)

Numbers from Dave Needham, who will be at the club most Tuesdays, or contact him directly. You will need £7 for a number for all four races and your England Athletics Registration No.

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The Hill

Edition 73 of the club magazine, The Hill, is now available here.

Thanks to Charlotte Coleman.

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Final Winter Handicap race

Partial results now on the race page.

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Cycle Trips

Duncan Mellor is organising a cycle trip from Penistone to York and back, setting off on Saturday 13th June and following the TPT/Dove Trails via Wombwell, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, Snaith and Selby to York. It’s about 60 miles but very easy going along river banks and old railway lines. A robustly tyred touring, hybrid, mountain or CX bike would be suitable. Duncan has provisionally booked 10 places in York Youth Hostel which is just over 1km from the City Centre on the river. It works out at about £40pp inc breakfast. Clearly beds get booked up quickly so if you can make it, let Duncan/Trish know asap. If demand is higher than 10, we can try for more. The return route on Sunday 14th can be either a reverse of Saturday or more direct along the EBOR Way via Tadcaster, Castleford and Barnsley. Please contact Duncan or Trish for more information or to express interest.

Also, there are a couple of places left on the cycle tour that Janet Proctor and Gill Wolff are organising from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th May. The route is the 170 mile Way of the Roses from Morecambe to Bridlington. Everyone should have received an email about it, but if anyone is still interested they need to contact Janet by the end of January.

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Christmas Handicap results

Results are available here. Thanks to Nick and Teresa for organising, and to Andy and Sarah for hosting.

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Final 2014 Club Championship results

The Final 2014 Club Championship results after the Travellers 6 are now on the Club Championship Results page.

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Oxspring Hunshelf Amble results

The results for the Oxspring Hunshelf Amble on 6 December 2014 are available here.

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Past club records

Copies of the club records as they stood in January of each year, from 1998 to date, are now accessible here.

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New results page

Mark has set up a new Race Results page on the website for PFRAC runners’ results which Dave Needham helpfully provides. Results will appear there instead of this home page.

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New website header images

Steve Frith has provided some new header images for the website. Steve is raising money for Malaria No More by accepting donations for his photographs of local events – for more information visit his flickr site. If there is an image of you used here that you would like us to remove, please let us know.

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Penistone Hill Race results

The results for the Penistone Hill Race on Sunday 28th September are available here.

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Thurlstone Chase results

The results for the Thurlstone Chase on Saturday 5th July 2014 are available here.

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Penistone 10K results

The results for the Penistone 10K race on Sunday 29th June 2014 are available here.

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Penistone Boundary Race Results

The results for the 2014 Penistone Boundary Race are available here.

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Link to Twitter

The website has an automatic link to Twitter, so if you want to keep up to date with new posts on the website, you can do so by following @PFRAC on Twitter.

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