Twenty Steeplechasers toed the line, and finished, North Face Endurance Challenge trail races on April 29th and 30th. With temperatures in the 90’s, July humidity to match, and no real period of heat acclimatization, this was no small feat. As if that wasn’t challenging enough, an afternoon rainstorm made for sloppy trails for the last miles heading into the finish. Ultra running veterans Steve Dobson and Rachel Ridgway placed 1st and 3rd, respectfully, in their age groups in the 50K. Sixteen year old Rylee Schwee placed 3rd in her age group in her first ever trail half marathon. Continue reading “Steeps Represent at North Face Endurance Challenge”
Race Notes from Malcolm Senior
The Thirsk 10-Miler
Thirsk town lies in the Vale of Mowbray, 23 miles north of York and a one hour drive from Rotherham. A busy market square is surrounded by shops and pubs. It is a popular tourist destination close to the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. It …
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