Author: Martin


A new home for Abbey Runners

As from week commencing 15th September, Abbey Runners will be meeting at Holt Park Active (Holtdale Approach, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 7RX).  This is a start of a new and exciting phase in the...

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Final Le Tour results

Le Tour de Cookridge came to a thrilling conclusion on Tuesday night with the final King of the Mountains stage.  Overall winners were Duncan Clark and Karen Garvican and full results are available here....

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Bluebell Trail

Sunday 4th May 2014 By Martin Browne I am not the right person to write this.  I really am not.  Why?  Because in the great running dichotomy between hard grey tarmacadam or wet, brown mud, I...

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Manchester Marathon 2014

The Abbey Dozen by Lynn Taylor In the end the rain held off until most of us had crossed the line and the conditions were about as good as they get for marathon running, although...

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New committee

Following last night’s AGM, there are some changes to the Club Committee for 2013-14. Alex Grant stood down after 10 years on the committee first as Club Captain and then in the last two...


Tokyo Arakawa River Marathon 2013

Sunday 24th March 2013 Kaz Ozawa Some of you will enjoy Spring Marathon such as London Marathon and Edinburgh Marathon. Before these races I have already run a marathon in Tokyo. About “Tokyo Arakawa...

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Liversedge Half Marathon

Sunday 10th February 2013 Jason Praill What on earth was I doing running a half marathon?! It was snowing and in conventional terms I hadn’t actually entered the race… I’d heard two of my...

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Kielder Marathon 2012

Kielder Marathon, 7th October 2012 Martin Jones When I entered Kielder Marathon back in March 2012 there was one question that seemed to be floating around the running forums – how hard are those...

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Spot the Captain

Can you spot our beloved men’s captain, Andy Wicks, from this 1988 photo? The answer will be revealed next week.