Archive for February, 2013

Meltham AC Club Championship 2012-2013

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013

Following the last race of the season, the final championship tables of our current season have been calculated.

Congratulations  to the winners:

Ladies Champion - Gilly Markham

Men’s Champion - Paul Elliott


Ladies Handicap Champion – Fiona McArthur

Men’s Handicap Champion – Mark Cope


Ladies Fell Champion – Gilly Markham

Men’s Fell Champion – Ray McArthur


Ladies Fell Handicap Champion – Fiona McArthur

Men’s Fell Handicap Champion – Mike Harrison


Team Championship - Gilly Markham, Giles Bailey & Mark Cope.

Full Tables can be found here :-



Fell Championship

Fell Handicap



Huddersfield Road Runners 10k 2013

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013

There was a great turn out from Meltham AC at the Huddersfield Road Runners on Sunday 24th Feb with 16 runners competing the tough course. The race was won by Mohamed Aburezeq of Altrincham & District AC who beat the 16 year old course record by 17 seconds. First Meltham runner was Penny Ditchfield in 40:52, she was 26th overall, second lady and first in her category, a real great run. John Hobbs was first in the M70 catergory with a great time of 46:56. Other runners who came in the top five of their categories where Tony Daniels, Ray McArthur, Jeff Taylor, Adele Tayles, Gilly Markham and Fiona McArthur. Penny Ditchfield, Hayley Lomas and Adele Tayles where also the third female team. Well done to all on a great days running, full results can be found here.




Club Point to Point Race 05/03/2013

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Meltham Athletic Club held its Point to Point race on Tuesday. There where five pairs of runners who had to run between five out of six points around Meltham marked by post boxes. A map of the points can be found here.

Due to snow fall during the day and then rain conditions were not the best with slushy paths and ice cold puddles and streams on footpaths. The competition was handicapped to the usual club handicaps and won by Steve Perren and Gary Spivey, full results below:-

Position Name Handicap Time Actual Time
1 Steve Perren / Gary Spivey 26:20 36:20
2 Andy Whitworth / Andy Lang 26:25 31:25
3 Paul Elliott / John Gray 28:25 38:25
4 Nigel Thomas / Giles Bailey 28:42 33:42
5 Barry Tyas / Nick Thompson 30:10 40:10