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Athletics

Skyrac AC runner Eve Jones, left, won the girls' under-13s race at the Northern Cross-Country Championships in Blackburn – Picture: Dave Woodhead

Keighley & Craven keep their Wits about them

Wharfedale Harriers' Jack Smith was fourth in the Peco Cross-Country League race at Golden Acre Park in North Leeds Picture: Estelle Willis

It's elementary as Watson spearheads Saltaire's survival bid

Runners get ready for the start of the Spine Challenger

Wharfedale Harrier Hollins wins gruelling 108-mile Spine Challenger

Otley's Scott Harrington has lowered his half-marathon best almost four minutes in two years under Jamil Parapia's coaching

Monkey business largely a pleasure, not a chore

No 34 Ewen Wilkinson just about negotiates a snowy slope on his way to winning the under-eights race in the Stanbury Splash on Haworth Moor. Katie Buckley, left, did not have such luck but she recovered to finish first girl. Picture: Dave Woodhead

Adams a Splash hit with hat-trick on Haworth Moor

Lydia Farley was in fine form at the Yorkshire County Championships

Superb sixth place finish for Farley at County Champs

Tom Barrett of Keighley & Craven AC is the new Yorkshire under-15 boys' cross-country champion

Running log: Adams pipped for county cross-country title

Richard Dunn Sports Centre is the meeting place for Odsal Top Runners

Odsal Top Runners among new clubs set up through Run Bradford

Runner-up Tom Adams, winner Chris Farrell and third-placed Killian Mooney  Pictures: Dave Woodhead

Ilkley Harrier Adams yet to add Auld Lang Syne title to Haworth Moor successes

PODIUM: Stoop race top three: Simon Bailey, third, Rob Hope, first, Tom Adams, second

Hope springs eternal for veterans in Stoop race

Phillip Tedd (No 300) on his way to second place in the Chevin Chase. On his left is Otley AC's Frank Beresford, who came fifth, while on the right of picture, wearing a Santa hat, is Chris Miller, who came third Picture: Richard Leach

Runners refuse to be weather-beaten in Chevin Chase

VICTORY JIG: Tom Adams celebrates his win in last year's race Picture: Dave Woodhead

Ilkley's Adams hopes to Stoop to conquer once again

ALL ROUNDER: Rhea Southcott made her debut for England

RBaildon's Rhea helps England strike gold

Keighley & Craven runners Diane McDonald and Arthur Leng get in the festive spirit during the Gathering Winter Fools Relay   Picture: Dave Woodhead

Running log: Missing official means results revised in Peco Cross-Country meet

Baildon's Rhea Southcott, who is making her England debut tomorrow (Saturday) in the Combined Events Home Internationals in Glasgow

England debut for Baildon's Rhea Southcott

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Lee Athersmith was 11th for Wharfedale Harriers in the final West Yorkshire Cross-Country League race of the season at Nunroyd Park

Lee leads Wharfedale to first county title

Baildon Boundary Way competitors running through Tong Park

Boundary Way entries open

Ilkley Harrier on his way to victory in the Harriers v Cyclists race in a course record of 34min 35sec Picture: Dave Woodhead

Local knowledge pays off as Adams sets new record

Jack Smith has helped Wharfedale Harriers to cross-country prominence Picture: Estelle Willis

Cross-country recruitment is bearing fruit for Wharfedale Harriers

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BINGLEY Grammar School teacher Jamil Parapia ran a pacy 31min 44sec in the Abbey Dash 10k

Warm work as Parapia Dashes off quick time

Leeds and Bradford Triathlon Club, who have received up to £500 worth of funding after winning a public vote via Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving website

Vote earns Leeds and Bradford Triathlon Club £500

Anastasia Lincoln of Idle AC was fifth women's over-60 in the Yorkshire Veterans' League individual standings

Stephens doesn't Peter out in Half Trog Fell Race

Jonny and Alistair Brownlee have been pre-selected for next year's Olympic Games in Rio

Brownlee brothers get Rio boost

Tom Adams finished 83 seconds ahead of his nearest rival in the West Yorkshire Cross-Country League fixture at Fartown

Running log: Adams well clear in second league run

Junior runners sprint uphill during the Withins Fell Race – Picture: Dave Woodhead

Running Log: Kerr's gallop helps Saltaire to title

Bingley Harriers take sixth place in Mountain Relay

Tom Adams of Ilkley Harriers win the Epilepsy Action Bradford 10K – Picture: Richard Leach

Running log: Adams a convincing Bradford 10K winner

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Jamil Parapia of Otley Athletics Club was second in the Vale of York Half-Marathon

Running log: Summer's over after Baildon triumph

Geoff Howard of Ilkley Harriers won the over-70 men's category at the World Mountain Running Championships in Wales

Gray Masters terrain to be world champion

Tom Adams missed the Ilkley Incline record by just two seconds, as did women's winner Emma Clayton

Airedale foiled again by Valley Striders

Harry Holmes junior, a member of Bradford's premier race walking family, has died aged 86

Death of Harry Holmes junior

Heptathlon winner Jessica Ennis-Hill celebrates her 800 metres triumph in the World Championships in Beijing last month. The 800 metres is one of seven events on offer at Horsfall Stadium

Running log: Multi-event taster sessions at Horsfall Stadium

Alistair Brownlee

Olympic champ Brownleee to have ankle surgery

Skipton's Olympic gold-medal winning rower Andy Hodge gets ready to start the Burnsall Classic Fell Race

Kerr in hot form in Reykjavik Half Marathon

Sebastian Coe, who has been elected IAAF president by 115 votes to 92

Coe at helm of contrasting sport

Cleckheaton's Sally Smith won the women's 800 metres at the combined England Athletics Senior AAA and CAU Inter-Counties Championships in Bedford. It was her first national gold medal and also brought her the Lillian Board Trophy

Sally is top of her field

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Ilkley Harriers' Shirley Wood, who is being advised over plans for a compact athletics facility at Ilkley Grammar School

Bradford Athletics Network helping running buck the trend

Alistair Brownlee winning at Cape Town earlier this year

Champ Brownlee prepares for Olympic test

Spenborough AC's Keith McGhie looks delighted after winning the British Masters men's 800 metres for over 55s at Birmingham's Alexandra Stadium. Left is runner-up Ludwig Ramsey and right is third-placed Jonathan Metcalf

Self-preservation tactics pay off for third-time lucky McGhie

The West Yorkshire 5 features a long downhill stretch through Hunsworth village

Hot pace in West Yorkshire 5

Ilkley Harrier Tom Adams was the second counter for England in the Snowdon International Mountain Race Picture: Eileen Woodhead.

Finding friends helped Ilkley Harrier Sharon survive ultra run

Skyrac are pushing for their first second-place finish in the league’s second tier

Promotion beckons for high-flying Skyrac

Bingley Harrier Aidan Leach with his silver medal from the senior boys' 4x100 metres relay

Bingley Harriers sprinter pipped to national gold

Donna Edmondson, left, and Claire Cooper, middle, were both prominent in the Millennium Way Relay

Dales joy as Wharfedale show rest the Way

Injury has ruled Jonny Brownlee out of action until the autumn

Jonny Brownlee sidelined until September

Haworth resident Dr Sarah Rowell is the only distance runner on the three-strong UK Athletics panel tasked with finding specialists to look into Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar

Rowell's role is central to Salazar investigations

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee at Harewood House

Brownlee boys buoyant before Rio test

Jann Smith of Wharfedale Harriers seems to be enjoying herself while competing in the Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon

Wood conquers woods to win Chevin Fell Race

Running log

Helen times it Wright on Horton Park debut

Otley AC's Scott Harrington, who was second behind clubmate Jamil Parapia in the John Carr 5K at Esholt

Twisting the day away at Horton Park

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