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Racheal Bamford flies flag for Otley and England in Commonwealth Games 3000m steeplechase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Racheal Bamford on her way to winning the Chevin Chase on Boxing Day 2011

10:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ALL eyes will be on Racheal Bamford at 7.35pm tonight in the Women's 3000m steeplechase final at Hampden Park.

Cleckheaton hammer thrower Sarah Holt is fourth in Commonwealth Games final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah Holt will think about her sporting future while she takes a break from hammer throwing

9:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

Cleckheaton’s Sarah Holt was another competitor from the Bradford area to just miss out on a medal at Hampden Park tonight.

Alistair Brownlee shelves track ambitions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: England's Alistair Brownlee crosses the line after winning the Mixed Team Relay at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow.

11:15pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee is unlikely to pursue track running despite having won every major honour in triathlon.

Brownlee joy at team success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:48pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee led England's dream team to a dominant victory in the mixed relay to complete a sweep of the triathlon gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Brownlee rivalry switches to relay

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won gold and bronze medals at the Olympics in London

8:57am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALISTAIR and Jonny Brownlee will join forces for today's team relay after landing gold and silver in the individual triathlon – but they will still be competing against each other.

Chance to question Steve Cram

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Cram is in Ilkley for a question-and-answer session

4:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

STEVE Cram, the BBC athletics commentator and former 1500 metres world-record holder, is visiting Ilkley Harriers on the evening of Wednesday, September 10 for a question-and-answer session. Places are limited to club members aged over 11.

Golden boy Brownlee hungry for more glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning on the home straight during the Men's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 24, 2014. See PA story

11:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another title to his glittering triathlon portfolio.

Brownlees win silver and gold in Commonwealth Games triathlon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Alistair Brownlee made it double triathlon gold today for England on the first day of Commonwealth Games action in  Glasgow.

Brownlee brothers kick-start Commonwealth medal chase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won gold and bronze medals at the Olympics in London

6:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

AFTER the euphoria of the London Olympics two years ago, the spotlight today switches to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Askew runs away with Bingley Harriers' accolade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAMES Askew is Bingley Harriers' best junior all-rounder.

Skyrac set to avoid the drop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:56am Thursday 17th July 2014

SKYRAC have effectively secured their place in Division Two of the NORTHERN TRACK & FIELD LEAGUE by a fine third place on Sunday in the penultimate match at Cleckheaton.

Jonny Brownlee: Next medal 'extra special'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won gold and bronze medals at the Olympics in London

6:43pm Monday 14th July 2014

EVEN more than his Olympic champion brother Alistair, Jonny Brownlee has been triathlon's Mr Dependable.

Pillar to post victory for Wharfedale Harriers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ted Mason was part of the winning Wharfedale Harriers team

6:36pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

WHARFEDALE Harriers won Sunday's BRADFORD MILLENNIUM WAY RELAY, completing the 47 miles in 5hr 34min 17sec – just five minutes off Bingley's 2011 record.

Revised course for Millennium Way Relay

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wagon Lane will again stage the finish of the Millennium Way Relay. Here Horsforth Harriers Alek Karagik and Greg Moore approach the final straight at Bradford & Bingley Sports Club

11:33pm Friday 27th June 2014

The thirteenth BRADFORD MILLENNIUM WAY RELAY takes place this Sunday on a revised course.

Fish and chips the perfect reward for resilient Ilkley Harriers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Neil Smith was bothered by hungry midges on his leg of the Billy Bland Challenge

7:43pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

JUNE offers the shortest nights of the year, so it is the perfect month for runners to attempt the famous Bob Graham Round.

Alistair Brownlee wins third European title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Top three: Vicente Hernandez , Alistair Brownlee and Dmitry Polyanski

7:28pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Alistair Brownlee secured his third European title in Kitzbuhel on Saturday and hit back at those who have suggested he is a spent force.

Steeplechaser Bamford earns Commonwealth Games place

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Racheal Bamford has made vast improvements this spring in the 3,000 metres steeplechase

5:17pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

RACHEAL Bamford will compete in her first major championships in Glasgow next month.

Alistair Brownlee targeting Games hat-trick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alistair Brownlee and brother Jonny in action

5:10pm Monday 16th June 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee has his sights set on a prestigious hat-trick at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Brownlee brothers to lead England medal pursuit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonny and Alistair Brownlee

4:08pm Thursday 12th June 2014

OLYMPIC champion Alistair Brownlee will lead England's triathlon team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Improving Skyrac ease relegation fears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Nowell, left, won the 5,000 metres for Bradford Airedale

5:15pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

Skyrac AC remain the leading local club in the NORTHERN TRACK AND FIELD LEAGUE.

Ilkley Harriers fell runners bang on form in Keswick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local athletics

6:50pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Ilkley Harriers’ Georgia Malir retained her Home International fell-racing title in the junior women’s race at Keswick.

No capital gains for Brownlee brothers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alistair Brownlee, left, in action during the World Triathlon event in London

6:00pm Sunday 1st June 2014

The Brownlee brothers and their great rival Javier Gomez fell short as Spain’s Mario Mola won a thrilling a ITU World Triathlon event in London.

London calling for Brownlee brothers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DOUBLE OLYMPIC GLORY: Yorkshire's Alistair Brownlee (left) celebrates with his gold medal with his brother Jonathan who won the bronze medal in the Men's Triathlon at the Olympic Games in London, 2012

8:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Bingley Harrier Alistair Brownlee is ready to return to the scene of his greatest glory tomorrow as the ITU World Triathlon series heads to Hyde Park.

Beginners' athletics clubs in Odsal and Saltaire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Odsal's Richard Dunn Sports Centre is the meeting place for one of the new beginners' running clubs

7:40pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Experienced coach Stephen Wolstenholme has set up a beginners' club for runners aged 16 and above from the BD5 and BD6 postcodes.

Duck home first in final Esholt John Carr 5K race

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local athletics

12:22pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Running log: The final race in the Esholt John Carr 5K series saw Claire Duck from Leeds City win the women’s section in 16min 50sec.

Beginners flock to join new Queensbury Running Club initiative

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club

6:30pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Running log: Queensbury Running Club are in good shape after tripling their membership.

Brownlee brothers' podium run ended

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alistair Brownlee admitted he lacked speed in his legs

8:33pm Sunday 18th May 2014

The Brownlee brothers’ record of at least one of them making the podium in every World Triathlon Series race when they start together ended in Japan on Saturday.

Debele not half bad in Leeds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tesfaye Debele

6:20pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

Running log: Bradford resident Tesfaye Debele won the Leeds Half-Marathon in 68min 26sec (chip-time). Debele was almost four minutes clear of Otley’s Matt John.

Bradford University Athletics hit the ground running

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Athletics

9:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

Bradford University Athletics competed for the first time as a club in the BRITISH UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES three-day championships at Bedford this weekend.

Brownlee rules out track bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alistair Brownlee won comfortably despite taking a wrong turn on the bike leg

8:40pm Friday 2nd May 2014

Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee has given up on his hopes of running the 10,000 metres at the Commonwealth Games this summer.

Death of Tomes a big loss to athletics

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local athletics

4:20pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Running log: There was sad news this week about popular local runner Liz Tomes, who has died as a result of a brain tumour.

Brownlee: Gomez was the better man

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonny Brownlee, left, said that Javier Gomez, right, was strong on the bike, strong on the swim and strong on the run

9:51pm Sunday 27th April 2014

Javier Gomez got the better of Bramhope's Jonny Brownlee again to win the second World Triathlon Series race of the season in Cape Town today.

Jonny Brownlee to go it alone in Cape Town

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PIPPED AT THE POST: Jonny Brownlee, left, is just beaten to the line by Spain’s Javier Gomez during the World Triathlon in Hyde Park yesterday

9:40am Saturday 26th April 2014

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee will again be an absentee when the second race in this year’s World Series is held in Cape Town tomorrow.

Three Peaks runners on their marks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The start of 2011's Three Peaks Race

6:54pm Friday 25th April 2014

Nearly 1,000 runners, including the 2011 winner Tom Owens, have entered the 60th Three Peaks Race in the Yorkshire Dales, which takes place tomorrow.

Tom wins Guiseley Gallop at a canter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome To Yorkshire, is among a dozen quality speakers at the Active Bradford Partnership's quarterly seminar

7:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Tom Adams notched his fourth victory in five years in the traditional Easter Sunday GUISELEY GALLOP.

Marathon man going the distance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Spectators watch as London Marathon competitors run past

5:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Running log: Marcin Soszka, a newcomer to Bradford, notched his 30th capital marathon in London on Sunday. The distance specialist now has 20 to go to reach his target of being the first person ever to have completed a marathon in every European capital city.

Injury will not stop my climb to top of national rankings, says Southcott

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rhea Southcott pictured in hurdles action during the recent England Athletics combined events championship in Sheffield

7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Rising athletics star Rhea Southcott, 13, has vowed to achieve her goal of becoming England’s top under-15 competitor in combined events and pentathlon by the end of next season, despite an injury setback.

Skyrac pair fill top two Boundary Way places

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pickering Running Club ladies feel the heat in the Cleveland Winter Fell series at Glaisdale Rigg

6:30pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Running log: Skyrac duo Jenny Beaumont and Rebecca Cesar de Sa were the first two women home in the Baildon Boundary Way.

Brownlee driven to reclaim lost World Triathlon crown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonny Brownlee on his way to victory in the Chevin Chase. The Brownlee brothers have won the event for the last seven years  Picture: Andrew Beeson

10:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Jonny Brownlee is eager to make amends at the opening World Triathlon Series race of the season in Auckland in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Big day as BigK attracts full field in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Race winner Will Smith, centre, with second-placed Julian Hood, left, and Craig Shearer, who was third

5:10pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Running log: The BigK 10K in Keighley was so successful the organisers almost ran out of timing chips.

Records smashed in bumper turnout for Keighley charity run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Records smashed in bumper turnout for Keighley charity run

2:19pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Records were smashed today when more than 1,300 runners turned up to take part in the biggest Keighley 10k race yet.

Bradford parkrun celebrates landmark in style

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda Bussey sheltering behind the parkrun birthday cake

5:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A record turnout of 491 runners took part in the 200th Bradford parkrun at Lister Park on Saturday.

Record time for leading women’s athlete

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Women’s top three Danielle Hodgkinson, centre, Aiveen Fox, left, and Laura Allen

6:40pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Running log: Danielle Hodgkinson broke the women’s course record in the Epilepsy Action Bradford 10K.

Record number of runners take to city streets for Epilepsy Action 10k

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: They're off at the start of the Epilepsy Action 10k race

6:00am Monday 17th March 2014

A record-breaking number of runners braved cold and blustery conditions to tackle the Epilepsy Action 10k in Bradford yesterday.

Bradford 10K set to be a cracker

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Last year’s Bradford 10K winner Tesfaye Debele

6:40pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

Running log: The biggest race in Bradford for decades takes place on Sunday morning at 9am, with 1,500 registrations making the Bradford 10K the largest spring event over the distance in West Yorkshire.

Bradford Grammar School win Northern Schools Cross-Country Championship title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emile Cairess finished in first place

6:40pm Monday 10th March 2014

Bradford Grammar School have been crowned Northern Schools Cross-Country champions after success in Trafford, Greater Manchester.

Bradford Bulls warm up for Bradford's Epilepsy Action 10k

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Epilepsy Action’s Carl Foster (second from left) and Claudia Christie (right) are joined by Bradford Bulls players Tom Olbison, Danny Addy and Dale Ferguson

11:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Bradford Bulls players are urging people to sign up and tackle the Epilepsy Action 10k, joining the record 1,400 runners now registered for the city’s annual road race.

Pass helps Saltaire finish season on a high

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Simon Pass

5:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

Simon Pass won Sunday’s final Peco Cross-Country League race, organised by his own Saltaire Striders club at Northcliffe Park.

Red, Ambah and green for West Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: West Yorkshire teams did well in the Yorkshire Regional Sportshall Athletics finals

5:40pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

One In A Million pupil Ambah Thompson won the overall individual championship for under-15 girls at the Yorkshire Regional Sportshall Athletics Festival in Hull.

Saltaire Striders romp it in Peco Cross-Country League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford-Airedale's Gerard Mills was an excellent 20th in the Peco League opener at Temple Newsam Park

7:00pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Saltaire Striders’ men won the fourth race in the Peco Cross-Country League at West Park in Leeds on February 16.



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