York & District Road Race League 2013

Results for the 2013 series via John Scofield's site, uk results
 Road Race League at Knavesmire June 2012
Pictures and info from the Road Race League website - Road Race League

Pocklington 30 April
Nearly 300 finishers for the 2013 opener. A great turnout from ERC with 32 club members competing. Men's team were 5th and the Ladies 6th.  

Some of the ERC Team at Pocklington 2013  

Tadcaster 14 May
A cloudy & cool evening for round two with a completely new route which met with approval from ERC runners.
Another good turnout of 30 from the club in the 272 finishers.  
Nige finding a new way to keep at the head of the field

Easingwold 28 May
Well done to Richard and his team of helpers for organising an excellent event. Another cloudy & cool evening for round three. 
A record turnout  of 39 from the club with 275 finishers, another record. The Mens Team finished 3rd  and the Ladies 5th, their highest positions so far.

Bishop Wilton 25 June
Well done to the 28 who braved "the hill". Not surprisingly, No PBs but the Men's Team were 4th, Ladies 7th on the night and 3rd and 7th overall.
Wistow 9 July
As so often, the weather was hot and the rash of PBs never materialised on this fast course. Another turnout of 30.  The Men's Team again finished 4th but retained their overall position of 3rd. The Ladies were 7th on the night and overall. Steve Loseby retained his 3rd position overall. 


 The races for the 2013 Road Race League are as follows:

30 April
14 May

Pocklington 10k (race 1)

Tadcaster 10 k (race 2)

28 May

Easingwold 10k (race 3)

11 June

25 June

York Knavesmire 10 k (race 4)

Bishop Wilton 10 k (race 5)

09 July

Selby, Wistow 10 k (race 6)

23 July

Stillington 10 k (handicap race)

All events are held on a Tuesday evening. Race 1 will start at at 7.00 pm and races 2 to 6 starting at 7.30 pm.

The Handicap race starts at 7.00 pm with supper and awards ceremony to follow.

 Easingwold 28th May 2013

Race HQ - Galtres Centre, Market Place Easingwold.


Parking - Ample in front and rear of Galtres Centre or on the Market square. Additional parking at the heath centre to the rear of the Galtres.


Toilets -  The Town Council have agree to keep the toilets in the Market Square open beyond their normal 6 pm closing so will be available this year. There are also toilets in the Galtres Centre. There are NO toilets at/near the start.


The Start - On Copperclay Walk. This is a 10-15 minute brisk walk from the Market Place/Galtres Centre. You should have left this area by 7.15 at the latest if you want to make the start! Route to the start - see Town Plan


Finish - In the Memorial Park next to the Galtres Centre.


After - The bar at the Galtres will be open. Sweaty runners welcome!


Route - See Road Race League website for the route. Keep to the left for the first 2.5 KM. Cross to right by arrow as instructed by marshal - do not cross before. Return to left after Binsley lane and continue to 4 KM. Cross to the right before the short steep climb to Crayke (cross at arrow/marshal). Stay to the right up and over Crayke and all the way down the hill to the right turn into the narrow Daffy lane at 5.5 KM; drinks ahead. Beware of the uneven surface and a few potholes on Daffy Lane. Return to the left side of the road on rejoining the Crayke - Easingwold Road at 7.5 KM and stay on the left to finish. Keep a bit of energy to look good for the run throught the Market Place! The finish is just round the corner in the park. Water at finish and bar open in Galtres Centre near the finish.

Remember you must wear club colours and keep you number for all races.
Daniel & Chris at Pocklington
Liz D, one of 13 PBs at Pocklington
Liz B, another PB at Easingwold
Rachel & Kay in the finishing straight