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Skyrac athletes star at Leeds Abbey Dash

Skyrac athletes star at Leeds Abbey Dash

15 Skyrac athletes took part in the annual Leeds Abbey Dash 10km last Sunday, with some outstanding performances. Under 17 Alex Pagdin was the first club member home in his first ever 10km running a fantastic 33:42. He was closely followed by birthday boy Connor Craig-Jackson who beat his personal best from last year, also […]

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Annual Xmas Party on 12th December

Annual Xmas Party on 12th December

Skyrac AC will be once again hosting our Christmas party social, this year taking place on Friday 12th December. As always the attire is Christmas dress so get out your hats and glitter and make yourself look fabulous. This may be difficult for Adam and Ant! Tickets will be available from the clubhouse on a […]

Filed in Club News by on November 2, 2014 0 Comments
Important XC Dates for this winter

Important XC Dates for this winter

As always, Skyrac AC takes the cross country season particularly seriously so below are a few dates to put in your diary to ensure you do not miss the best local races this winter: 2nd November: Fixture 2 of WYL XC Series at West Park in Leeds 22nd November: Fixture 3 of WYL XC Series […]

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Cross Country

Skyrac impress at XC Event 3 – By Connor Craig-Jackson

Skyrac impress at XC Event 3 – By Connor Craig-Jackson

A recent downpour of rain made for a hugely muddy and boggy turf for Skyrac’s cross country runners to trudge through upon their visit to Keighley. This, coupled with the course’s steep climbs and numerous sharp turns, would make for an interesting challenge for each runner in the yellow and green vest. The action kicked […]

Filed in Cross Country by on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Skyrac do well at West Park XC

Skyrac do well at West Park XC

The yellow and green of Skyrac AC was out in force once again on Sunday as the second West Yorkshire league event took place at West Park, Leeds. Despite being the first weekend in November, the weather was warm and conditions underfoot very good with the clubs senior runners made full use of it. Connor […]

Filed in Cross Country by on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Great start to Cross Country Season!

Great start to Cross Country Season!

Athletes of Skyrac AC performed superbly on the notoriously tricky Wakefield cross country course as the 2014 cross country season started in glorious sunshine. After a good season on the track, many athletes were opening up their winter cross country season in the popular and ever growing West Yorkshire League. In total, around 40 athletes […]

Filed in Cross Country by on October 26, 2014 0 Comments

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Road Race

Bowyer begins life as a middle distance runner

Bowyer begins life as a middle distance runner

Former 400m sprinter Anthony Bowyer began his new life as a middle distance runner with his first proper 10k race on Sunday at the 2014 edition of the tricky Barnsley 10km. Bowyer, who is coached by Tim Agar, has made a shift to the longer distances due to work commitments and has started increasing his […]

Filed in Road Race by on November 25, 2014 1 Comment
Baxter Wins 1 mile race at Bradford

Baxter Wins 1 mile race at Bradford

Rising junior star Emily Baxter won the junior one mile event as part of the City of Bradford Racing Series last Sunday with other events including a 5km, 10km and half marathon. Emily, who has one been competing for the club for about a year and is the daughter of fellow Skyrac competitors Neil and […]

Filed in Road Race by on November 2, 2014 1 Comment
Great results at John Carr 5k race

Great results at John Carr 5k race

Seven of Skyrac’s road running athletes took part in the first of three 5km races in the annual John Carr series last Wednesday. The course is often regarded as one of the fastest 5km routes in the local area, and welcomes a big turnout each year. Zack Whitehead finished inside the top 10 as he […]

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Track & Field

Indoor season begins for Skyrac – By Connor Craig-Jackson

Indoor season begins for Skyrac – By Connor Craig-Jackson

With the new Cross Country season well under way, it was time for some of Skyrac’s regular track athletes to put their winter training to the test in the first meeting of the Northern Athletics Indoor Open on Saturday. This event saw athletes Adam Brooks and Warren Herridge take on the ever popular 1000m race […]

Filed in Track & Field by on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
10 Medals for Skyrac at Yorkshire County Champs

10 Medals for Skyrac at Yorkshire County Champs

Skyrac AC claimed 10 medals at the Yorkshire County track and field championships, with three athletes coming away with gold medals. These went to 400m hurdles specialist Adam Brooks, Steeplechase rising star Molly Keefe and Under 13 boy Ethan Hussey. Adam Brooks began the surge into the medals, winning the first event on the very first day taking […]

Filed in Track & Field by on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Third position at Northern League Opener

Third position at Northern League Opener

Skyrac AC battled well at the first Northern League Fixture of 2014, finishing in a highly respectable third position. With a few athletes missing due to injury, university competition and illness, a depleted team made the long trip to Middlesbrough with one thing in mind; work hard for every point. Due to the lack of numbers, […]

Filed in Track & Field by on May 10, 2014 0 Comments