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Results 2005
Junior Ilkley Harriers, established 2003

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This page shows the results of races that Junior Ilkley Harriers have run in, most recent races first. (If we've missed any results, please let us know).

Stoop fell races, Sun 18th December

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In the U8's James Turland finished in 3rd place in 3.02. In the U10 race Sam Wood was 31st overall and 6th U10 in 8.35. In the U12 race Josh Crane was 12th overall and 5th U12 in 7.09. In the U14's Tom Crane was 14th overall in 7.22 with Ruth Kitchen 23rd overall, but 1st U14 girl in 7.59. Ruth's time would probably have been much quicker except she was pacing herself for two laps. All these times are quicker than previous best times. Well done to everyone.


West Yorkshire Cross-Country, Nunroyd Park, Guiseley - Sun 4th December

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This was the final race in this league and it was a true Cross-Country experience with ankle deep mud and very testing courses. We had 11 Junior Harriers running, but pride of place in this report is given to the U15 Girls who on the day gained 2nd place ensuring them a third team place overall. Out of a field of 32 runners Jenny Dybeck was 7th in 21.26, Ruth Kitchen 8th in 21.53 and Catherine Gibbons 11th in 22.28. It has been a pleasure to watch this trio go from strength to strength throughout the season and their bronze medals were just reward for all their efforts. We had two finishers in the U13 Girls - Emily Kerr 31st in 14.40 and Celine Cheshire in 15.45. Although we did not have a team placing at this race, the team finished 8th overall in the league. In the U15 Boys Danny Elliott was our sole runner finishing in 31st place in 32.47. Our U17 Boys have had to compete against more experienced runners, however they have represented the club well and credit must be given to their commitment to the team. James Wardman was 25th in 26.28, Daniel Roebuck 26th in 27.07 and Simon Chapman 27th in 29.51. This gave the boys a 4th team position. We would like to thank all the Junior Harriers who have competed in any of the races because it has been brilliant to see Ilkley represented in both junior and senior competitions.

N Yorks Schools XC, Sat 25 Nov

Ilkley Junior Harriers' Catherine Gibbons has been selected to run for North Yorkshire. She qualified at the North Yorkshire and Craven Schools Cross Country Championships held at Skipton on Saturday. In driving sleet on a muddy course, Catherine was placed fourth in the Intermediate Girls 2750 metres.

West Yorkshire Cross-Country, Wakefield - Sat 18th Nov

Well done to all the juniors who ran in the third race of the series at Wakefield. 7 Junior Harriers ran in the races on the undulating parkland of Thornes Park. The Girls U13 team were 10th overall (15th Fiona Jordan in 8.24, 24th Emily Kerr in 8.50 and 45th Emma Davidson in 9.35). In the U15 Girls race we had 15th Jenny Dybeck in 14.16, 20th Ruth Kitchen in 14.48 and 23rd Catherine Gibbons in 15.01. This brilliant packing gave a 3rd position for the team. Our sole boy representative was James Wardman in the U17 race. He was 36th in 21.56. The final race in the series is on Sunday 4th December at Guiseley.


Halloween Howler fell races, Sun 30th October

In the U8's Georgie Williams finished in 3rd place in 3.37 and Logan Hargreaves-Madhas was 12th in 5.12. In the U10 race Alex Smith was 4th in 5.32, Harry Williams was 8th in 6.01 and Odin Hargreaves-Madhas was 13th in 6.12. In the U12 race Josh Crane was 6th in 11.06. Well done to everyone.

West Yorkshire Cross-Country, Otley - Sun 30th October

Well done to all the juniors who ran in the second race of the series at Otley. We had 17 juniors running in 4 different age groups and for the first time ever a complete team in the boys U17 race. In 7th place in 16.53 was Jack Wood, 39th Elliot Dawson in 20.20; 41st James Wardman in 20.58; 42nd Danny Roebuck in 21.07 and in 44th Simon Chapman in 23.53. The team was 6th overall. In the boys U15 race David Schneider was 28th in 19.27 and Danny Elliott 33rd in 20.27. In the girls races we had an A and a B team in the U13's. Our A team was 7th overall (10th Fiona Jordan in 12.14; 25th Emily Kerr in 13.01 and 31st Brittany Dawson in 13.17) Our B team runners were 36th Louisa Clark in 13.36; 41st Emma Davidson in 14.03; 52nd Celine Cheshire in 15.00 and in 54th place Melissa Hodgson in 15.09. Our U15 team finished 3rd overall an absolutely brillint result with 8th Jenny Dybeck in 15.09, 18th Ruth Kitchen in 16.08 and 23rd Catherine Gibbons in 16.26 - well done girls. The next race is at Thornes Park, Wakefield on the 19th November.

Withins fell races, Sun 23rd October

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A good turnout of 12 Junior Ilkley Harriers travelled to Haworth for the Withins fell races. In the U8's James Turland finished in 5th place in 3.22, Edward Bickerdike, 17th in 3.34 and Logan Hargreaves-Madhas, 24th in 4.50. In the 1 mile race James Swinton was our first finisher in 17th place in 8.11 (4th U12 boy), followed by brothers Ben in 18th place in 8.13 (5th U10 boy) and Adam, 24th in 8.37 (8th U10). Alex Smith was close behind in 25th place in 8.46 (9th U10); 36th, Sam Haggar in 9.21; 37th, Bradley Chapman in 9.26 (8th U12 boy); 38th, Sam Wood in 9.31; Scott Marshall, 43rd in 10.01 and Odin Hargreaves-Madhas in 46th place in 10.20. There were 57 competitors. Well done to everyone.


Beefy's Nab fell races, Sun 16th October

Well done to Georgie Williams and Odin Hargreaves-Madhas in the U10 race; and Harry Williams 4th overall and 3rd boy in the U12 race

West Yorkshire Cross-Country - Sat 15th October

Well done to all the juniors who ran in the first race of the series at York. We had 12 juniors running in 4 different age groups. We did not have complete teams in the boys U17 and U15 races but the 3 who ran (Elliot Dawson, 42nd in 21.17 in the U17) and David Schneider and Danny Elliott (40th and 41st in 19.12 and 19.15 respectively in the U15) were our first junior boys to do so since JIH was set up. The standard of competition was extremely high and all credit to the boys for completing their races. In the girls races we had an A and a B team in the U13's. Our A team was 6th overall (17th Brittany Dawson, 18th Fiona Jordan and 27th Louisa Clark) Our B team were 10th equal with Harrogate (29th Emily Kerr, 32nd Emma Davidson and 41st Melissa Hodgson). Our U15 team finished 5th overall (16th Jenny Dybeck, 23rd Ruth Kitchen and 28th Catherine Gibbons). Brilliant results amongst such tough competition - well done girls. The next race is at Otley on the 30th October.

FRA Relays, Sun 25 September

We had two teams in the inaugural FRA Junior English Relay Championships. Our girls were the 2nd girls' team to finish ( Emily Kerr 17th overall and 6th girl on the U12 leg 1.25m/590' in 17:25; Fiona Jordan 21st and 7th girl, running up on the U14 leg 1.75m/870' in 23:20; Jenny Dybeck 17th and 2nd girl, running up on the U16 leg 2.5m/1115' in 28:35). Because we weren't able to field an U16 runner on the day we couldn't be awarded the Silver medal. Maybe next year! Our boys team had a fantastic run too: Josh Crane 14th overall in 17:04; Harry Liuba- Carmichael 13th overall in 21:02; and Elliot Dawson bringing us in 10th in 25:24 - a fantastic result with 29 teams running.
Sam Wood ran in the U10 race - 8th in 7:12
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The Theatre Race, Sun 4 Sep

Well done to the juniors who ran in the 2.5km Fun Run: 34 Sam Wood 10:27; 68 Tom Bennett 12:04 - there were over 150 finishers

Lads Leap, Sat 3 Sep

This was the final counter in the Junior English Fell Championships. In the U12 race Fiona Jordan was 12th and 3rd girl in 9:38; Emily Kerr was 17th and 7th girl in 10:12
In the U14 race Jenny Dybeck was 25th and 6th girl in 13:50.
In the non-championship U10 race Alistair Kerr was 7th in 6:02; Alistair Jordan was 9th in 6:22; and Sam Wood was 11th in 6:41
We'll have some photos soon and the final championship results (on the Felljunior site).

Kilnsey show fell race, Tue 30 Aug

Fiona Jordan was 3rd U14 (BOFRA race), Elliot Dawson ran, full results later.

Hebden Bridge fell race, Mon 29 Aug

Well done to Alex Smith in the U10 fell race.

Malham show fell race, Sat 27 Aug

Emily Kerr was 2nd girl in the U14 race

Burnsall Feast fell race, Sat 20 Aug

Well done to Alex Smith 12th in 5.22 and Odin Hargreaves-Madhas 14th in 6.28 in the U10 fell race. Also Elliot Dawson 3rd U16 in 9.16.Click for Dave's photos

Sedbergh Hill Races, Sun 14 Aug

Elliot Dawson was 6th U16 boy in 20:27. In the U10/12 race Emily Kerr was 14th overall and 4th U12 girl in 15:45, Fiona Jordan was 23rd overall in 16:36; and Brittany Dawson was 27th overall in 19;17. Jenny Dybeck had a great run in the U14 race, 28th overall in 19:28

Cracoe fell race, Sun 31 July

Fiona Jordan was 3rd U14 (BOFRA race)

FRA English Junior Uphill Champs, 24 July

Thank you to the many Ilkley Harriers who helped organise, marshal, and support the inaugural English Junior Uphill Championships on Ilkley Moor today. 76 children enjoyed a high quality event. More on the Uphill Champs Page.

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In the U16/U18 race Ben Stevens was 14th in 13:21 and Elliot Dawson was 21st in 15:05 In the U12/U14 race Harry Liuba-Carmichael was 18th in 14:46; Jenny Dybeck was 24th in 15:37; Fiona Jordan was 27th in 16:24 (U12 Bronze medallist); Emily Kerr was 28th in 16.32 and Josh Crane was 36th in 20:07
In the U10 race Adam Swinton won the Bronze medal in 2:47; Ben Swinton was 4th in 2:53; Sam Haggar was 7th in 3:08; Alastair Jordan was 8th in 3:12; and Sam Wood was 9th in 3:23

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Settle Hills races, 3 July

The fourth counter in the English Junior Championships. It was great to see Ilkley vests in so many classes! In the U10 races we had 9th Alastair Jordan 10:14; 12th Sam Wood 10:19 - 28 ran. In the U12 races Fiona Jordan was 11th in 13:56 - 3rd girl and Yorkshire Champion; and in 19th we had Emily Kerr 14:53 In the U14 race Jenny Dybeck was 34th in 20:13; and in the U16 race Elliot Dawson finished 17th in 27:13.

Orienteering, Wed 29 June

50 children came orienteering on the testing terrain at Middleton Woods, and 20 did the timed yellow course. Results on the O page. Next week's event is the relay at Nell Bank, followed by the presentation of awards.

Orienteering, Wed 22 June

36 children (again!) came orienteering at Hebers Ghyll, and 24 did the timed yellow course. Results on the O page. Next week's event is Wed 29 June, Middleton Woods (Ilkley Lido), Starts 4-5.30pm

Orienteering, Wed 15 June

36 children enjoyed orienteering on Ilkley Moor tonight, and 26 did the timed yellow course. Results on the O page.


Susa Trials, Sun 5 June

Thanks to all the helpers.
And well done to Jenny Dybeck who finished 20th in 22:36 against the top fell runners in England. link

Harrogate Road League, Tue 17 May

Good results from our older juniors again in this tough race. James Wardman was 89th in 36:36; Dan Roebuck 134th in 39:14 and Simon Chapman right behind in 39:23; Victoria Stevens 185th in 41:59; and Mary Gibbons 259th in 47:41

Ripon, Sun 15 May

Luca Verecondi, Joseph Tindall and Edward Bickerdike ran the 1.5 mile fun run - Edward stormed in 2nd U/10 (11.40, won in 10.36), Luca Verecondi 3rd U/10 (12.05)

John Carr 5k race 2, Wed 11 May

Good results again from George Stevens 163rd in 20.06; Ben Stevens 229th in 21.49; and 264th Victoria Stevens 23.00

Jack Bloor junior races, Tue 10 May

Thanks to all the Junior team who hepled organise these races - nearly 100 children ran, and it was super to see so many Ilkley vests! Results and photos on the JB Junior Races page.

John Carr 5k race, Wed 4 May

Good results from George Stevens 163rd in 20.06; Ben Stevens 229th in 21.49; and 264th Victoria Stevens 23.00

Harrogate Road League, Tue 3 May

Some of our over-15s were well-placed amongst the senior runners in this tough race: James Wardman 83rd in 32:57; Eleanor Kitchen was 117th in 34:58; Dan Roebuck was 122nd in 35:16; Simon Chapman was 152nd in 36:44; Victoria Stevens 156th in 36:57; and Mary Gibbons 200th in 32:29 - 292 finished.

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FRA Weekend, May 2005

Several Junior Harriers enjoyed this great weekend put on by Dave and Eileen Woodhead: Shirley, Emily, and coach Pete Shields swere helping out too.

Bunny Run #4, Tue 26 April

Well done to: 126th Jack Arundle 26:11; 127th Danny Roebuck 26:13; 129 Simon Chapman 26:15; and 170th Nevada Hargreaves 29:57

Bunny Run #3, Tue 19 April

Five U16's ran in the third Bunny Run in the series at Harden Moor. 18 Jack Wood 20:01; 116 James Wardman 24:37; 140 Danny Roebuck 25:34; 144 Simon Chapman 25:45; 228 Nevada Hargreaves-Madhas 29:59.

Bunny Run #2, Tue 12 April

Four U16's ran in the second race.20 Jack Wood 19:38; 125 James Wardman 24:35; 144 Simon Chapman 25:29; 167 Daniel Roebuck 26:11

There are some good photos on David Brett's web site

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Wrekin fell race, Sun 10 April

This was the second race in the English Junior fell championships. Jenny Dybeck ran well in the U14's race to finish 29th overall and 7th girl in a time of 15:44.
In the U12's race Fiona Jordan was 9th overall and 3rd girl in 16:07 and Emily Kerr was 15th overall and 7th girl in 17:13. Well done to all three.

Meanwood Valley Trail Junior Races, Sat 9 April

7-10 Yr olds 1 mile race - Josh Crane beaten into 2nd in a sprint finish, losing by just 3 seconds! His time was 7.33. Calum Kerr 7th in 8.02, Odin Hargeaves-Madhas 16th in 8:55
11-16 Yr old 2 mile race - Catherine Gibbons and Mary ran, Mary won a plaque for the 1st 15-16 year Old Girl, 16th in 15:47, Catherine was 15th in 15:46, and Nevada Hargreaves-Madhas was 12th in 15:17

Full results on the Valley Striders web site.

Bunny Run #1, Tue 5 April

Some of our older juniors ran in this 3 mile fell race, infamous for its steep, muddy "cliff". In a field of over 260 runners, we had 113th Jack Arundell 24:32 (U14); 114 James Wardman 24:37 (U16); 158 Daniel Roebuck 26:09 (U16); 163 Simon Chapman 26:18 (U16); and 218 Nevada Hargreaves-Madhas 29:53 (U16). They can take inspiration from the fact that U14 Blue Heywood was first lady, and juniors were well to the fore in the results.

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Pendle, Sun 20 March

The English Junior Fell Championships started with this race.

Fiona Jordan was 4th in the U12 girls' race in 18:33, and
Jenny Dybeck was 10th in the really tough U14 girls race in 23:49, a good start to the season for both of them.

Sportshall Presentations, Wed 16th March

85 children received their awards on Wednesday evening from Geoff Howard (English and British V60 Fell Champion 2004). 2 children collected gold medals - Peter Linnegan and Paris Lord-Griffiths. Matthew Lawrence, Amy Sugden, Chloe Tindale and Bradley Chapman received Easter eggs for being the most improved children from the previous year. Well done to everyone who received awards.

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Sportshall Presentations, Mon 14 March

22 Junior Ilkley Harriers received their awards on Monday evening from Geoff Howard (English and British V60 Fell Champion 2004). 3 children collected Gold medals - Emily Kerr, Thomas Scott and Danny Elliott. We also said goodbye to Mary Gibbons, Simon Chapman and Daniel Roebuck, three juniors who are now old enough to move into the senior section of the club. The U13 girls Cross-Country team of Ruth Kitchen, Jenny Dybeck, Emily Kerr and Fiona Jordan were also recognised for their achievements over the 2004/2005 season. Well done to everyone who received awards.

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Ilkley Moor Junior Fell Races, Sun 27 Feb

What a great day. 86 juniors ran in the races, more than ever before. Thanks to the many helpers who helped make it all go so well on the day. It was good to see so many red and green vests. See the results and photos on the Ilkley Moor Junior Fell Races page ...

National XC Championships, Sat 19 Feb

U13 Team

Hurrah for our exceptional U13 Girls Team, who raced in the National XC today. Over a testing 3km course, Ruth Kitchen was 179th in 14:38; just pipping Jenny Dybeck 182nd in 14:39. Emily Kerr was 254th in 15:26, and Fiona Jordan 298th in 16:12. 322 girls finished. Our team was 36th. What a great finale to an excellent season's XC for this team.

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Dewsbury 10k, Sun 6 Feb

Two of our Junior Harriers recorder PBs in this race: Simon Chapman (PB by almost 3 minutes) and Dan Roebuck (PB by almost 2 minutes) finishing together in 49.15.

Northern XC Champs, Sat 29 Jan

U13 Team

In the 3km race for U13 girls, we had 84th Jenny Dybeck 13:54, 96th Fiona Jordan 14:04, 102nd Ruth Kitchen 14:11, amd 135th Emily Kerr 15:03. This gave us 17th team place - a great result!

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County Schools XC Selection races

Fiona Jordan has been selected to represent North Yorks' Schools and Yorks' Schools after a brilliant selection race over the weekend. In her Year 7 race she came 7th. Well done also to Emily Kerr who ran well in the same race but missed out on selection.
In the Bradford Schools XC Championships, Jenny Dybeck was 3rd and and Ruth Kitchen 9th in the Years 8/9 race and qualified to run for Bradford Schools in the Wesy Yorkshire XC Championships.

Wharfedale & District Primary Schools XC Challenge, Sat 22 Jan

XC Fun

Over 350 children ran in the XC races jointly organised by the Junior Ilkley Harriers team and Clevedon House School. Children from Reception Year to Year 6 enjoyed the courses, and there was a great atmosphere as parents and friends encouraged everyone. More ...

Yorkshire XC Championships, Sat 15 Jan

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Our Under 13 Girls team was 7th at Aireville Park, Skipton in an impressive display of team running. There were 57 runners competing over the challenging 3km course. Ruth Kitchen finished 22nd in 14.45 closely followed by Jenny Dybeck 26th in 14.57, Fiona Jordan, 27th in 14.58 and Emily Kerr well in touch with the others in 37th place and 15.36. This result bodes well for both the Northern and National Cross-Country Championships which the 4 girls are competing in. It was an absolute pleasure to watch the girls run so well in such a quality race.

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