15th April 2024

A Wonderful Run in Roundhay Park!

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the remarkable participants who graced the tracks of Roundhay Park this past Sunday for the exhilarating Run Yorkshire event. Your determination and spirit illuminated the course, making it a truly unforgettable day.

The weather couldn't have been more perfect for a run, with the sun shining down upon us and a gentle breeze propelling you forward. As you crossed the finish line, your smiles radiated the joy of achievement, regardless of whether you walked, jogged, or sprinted to the end.

With over 200 eager entrants this year, the excitement was palpable, and over 150 brave souls conquered the course, each embodying the spirit of resilience and sportsmanship.

Let's take a moment to recognize the outstanding achievements of our top performers:

10k Race Highlights:

Men's Category:

  1. Reinis Baltins (Sheffield Hallam University AC) - 36:08
  2. Iain Hodgson - 36:52
  3. Edward Lamb (Darlington AC) - 38:02

Women's Category:

  1. Vicky Eames - 47:29
  2. Joanna Ryan - 50:29
  3. Emma Oakes (Harrogate Tri Club) - 50:35

Half Marathon Highlights:

Men's Category:

  1. Andrew Campling - 1:31:23
  2. Lee Taylor (Hyde Park Harriers) - 1:32:08
  3. Ned Francis - 1:33:10

Women's Category:

  1. Emily Coates - 1:40:28
  2. Kirsty Gornall - 1:42:45
  3. Gemma Thickett (Barnsley Athletic Club) - 1:48:06

Each of these incredible athletes earned well-deserved credit on their accounts.

To every participant who pushed their limits and left their heart on the course, we extend our sincerest gratitude. Your passion and dedication inspire us all and remind us of the boundless possibilities that await when we challenge ourselves.

A special thank you to our volunteers and organizers whose hard work and dedication made this event possible. Your commitment to excellence ensures that each participant experiences the thrill of competition in a safe and supportive environment.

As the sun sets on another unforgettable race day, we look forward to welcoming you back for more adventures and triumphs on the tracks. Until then, keep running, keep dreaming, and keep inspiring.

See you at the next starting line!