Skyrac ‘Out & About’ (6th January – 12th January)

Pperformances found for Skyrac this week by Neil Baxter: Note: For track & field and standard road races (5k, 10k, 10m, HM, Mar) he'll try to denote your PB, if it can be found on RunBritain/Powerof10, for context. So if you have an under-par race/jump/throw, we...

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Skyrac “Out & About”!

Committee Member Neil Baxter is now collating and publishing who has been "Out & About" competing and training. This is a great idea as it shows how dedicated athletes are and also may assist in forming some running groups for the runners. He has already started a...

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Christmas 2016 and New Year Closures

The last training session at Nunroyd Park will be on Thursday 22nd December 2016 and will resume on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. The last training session at Becketts Park will be on Monday 19th December 2016 and will resume on Monday 9th January 2017. Have a great...

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Success at West Yorkshire XC League

The cross-country season got underway on Sunday 2nd October, with the first race of the West Yorkshire Championship being held at Thornes Park, Wakefield.  Both the Junior and Senior members of the club enjoyed a very successful day. The U11 boys team produced a...

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Winter Fixtures 2016/2017

Below is a list of dates and venues for the upcoming cross country and road relay competitions: 2017 7TH JAN   YORKS CHAMPS  LIGHTWATER  VALLEY 28TH JAN   NORTH  CHAMPS   KNOWSLEY  PARK FEB   (WEST YORKSHIRE SCHOOLS IF SELECTED) 25TH   FEB    NATIONALS   NOTTINGHAM...

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Guiseley Gallop Huge Success!

Skyrac hosted the 21st edition of the Guiseley Gallop on Easter Sunday, in a race that saw over 400 people battle conditions and a new layout (due to the winter floods) in the pursuit of fast times and club glory. First home was Harrogate Harriers runner Chris Miller...

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Cleethorpes Beach Races Report by – Connor Craig-Jackson

A selection of Skyrac athletes began the new cross country season with some impressive performances at the annual Cleethorpes beach race. Unlike most other races at Cleethorpes, the conditions were mainly dry and solid, due to the amount of sunshine present throughout...

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Congratulations Gordon Agar!!!

It is with great pleasure that I can inform all members of Skyrac AC that club Chairman and face of the club, Gordon Agar, has been voted Volunteer of the Year from the Yorkshire and Humberside athletics region by England Athletics. Gordon spends so much time each...

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Skyrac seniors bag brace of half marathon PBs

As the road season enters Autumn marathon time 7 senior Skyrac athletes lined up for the second Vale of York 1/2 marathon on Sunday morning for a race that looks like quickly establishing itself in the local road runner's calendar with its pancake flat fast course. It...

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Championship winning performances from Skyrac Athletes

The West Yorkshire Track and Field Championships served up a feast of medals for Skyrac athletes as the 2015 track and field season comes to a close. In total, Skyrac took away 13 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze medal on the day with some great performances from both...

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Alex Tate wins U15 Girls York Summer League Title

Congratulations to Under 15 thrower Alex Tate who has won the U15 Girls York Athletic Club Summer League. The league, which took place on 5 weekends at the brand new York University track during the summer, has grown in popularity over the past few years. In the Under...

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Senior Team Finish 2nd & Narrowly Miss Promotion

Skyrac's senior Northern League team ended the season in second place in division 2E, narrowly missing out on a chance of promotion by just 1.5 points in the final fixture. Going into the final event, they were tied with Gateshead Harriers (a club with a much bigger...

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Juniors Win Division 1 Title

Congratulations to all members of the junior YADAL Division 1 winning team, and their coaches Maria and Stuart, after the team dominated the final fixture of the season, and in tern ensured promotion to the Premier Division for the 2016 track and field season. The...

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Northern Media Sponsor Skyrac AC

Skyrac AC are delighted to announce that Yorkshire-based Marketing Agency Northern Media have agreed to sponsor the club for 3 years. You can find more information on the sponsorship on their website by clicking...

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Great Performances at Barnsley

After a poor turnout at the opening fixture of the season, Skyrac AC's Juniors have dominated the YADAL, winning the next two fixtures to leave them top of Division 1. Full results (although currently provisional) from the day can be found by clicking...

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Skyrac Secure Division 2 Status

Skyrac AC are delighted to announce that despite there being one fixture of the Northern league season to go, the club have retained their league status and have a great shot at second place in a tricky division. Well done to all the individuals involved and thanks to...

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2015 Chevin Fell Race sees great results

Great results in Chevin Fell Race  - 3 June 2015 1 Jack Wood M Ilkley H 17.41 2 Joe Baxter M Pudsey & Bramley 17.43 3 Adam Osborne M Leeds City 17.56 4 Graham Pearce M Pudsey & Bramley 18.19 5 Matt Lockyer M Pudsey & Bramley 18.42 6 Neil Armitage M45...

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Skyrac finish third in opening northern league fixture

In horrific conditions, Skyrac AC finished third in the highly competitive match 1 in northern league division 2E. In torrential rain, every athlete battled hard after the long trip to Morpeth, to finish above middlesbrough, York and North Shields. There were wins on...

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Strong performances in John Carr series

The annual three event John Carr 5km series saw a lot of top Skyrac performances this year. Across the series (you must complete all three events) Joanne Baxter finished third lady in the F40 category, Darren Parker came second in the M45 category and Janet Inglis...

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Skyrac go medal crazy

Skyrac AC picked up a whopping 15 medals at the 2015 Yorkshire Track and Field Championships at Cudworth on Bank Holiday Weekend There were gold medals for Lexi Shipley in the under 17 women 3000m, Alex Pagdin in the Under 17 men's 1500m and Molly Keefe in the senior...

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Record Turnout at Guiseley Gallop

Over 600 runners completed the 20th edition of the Guiseley Gallop today, a new record for the event. Warm and sunny overhead conditions were met with wet and muddy conditions underfoot after a typical springtime week in Leeds yet that didn’t stop fantastic racing...

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Hannah Brown stars in Home Counties International

One week after helping Yorkshire claim the senior Women’s Cross Country title at the Inter Counties in Birmingham, Hannah Brown had arguably her best ever run at the Home Counties international in Antrim. Hannah (who has had a superb season combining time spent both...

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Fantastic day out at Barton

Skyrac’s annual cross country championships took place at Barton ocne again last weekend. With open medals up for grabs, as well as the honour of being club champion, sunshine and a slight wind helped to make the day a fantastic event. Last year I wrote that Skyrac...

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