Welcome to the Jack Bloor Races and Fund Ilkley Moor Next Race: Tuesday 8th May 2018 All profits from the Jack Bloor Races go to the Jack Bloor Memorial Fund, which awards grants to those who want to improve their physical and/or technical skills in any recognised outdoor sport. More info here
Alvey House at Newtonmore, which we visited in 2015, has been booked for the week commencing Saturday 10th March.
A reminder … The Christmas Party Meet will be held on the Weekend of 1-3 December, at Lowstern Clapham. Dennis Chapman is organising food for Saturday night but need to know urgently how many people to cater for. Would you please confirm by return if you intend to attend the meet and require food on Saturday …
Accommodation was secured at the Grassington Bunk Barn for the weekend. The accommodation was excellent. The only draw back is the location which is about a mile up a rather steep hill to the north of Grassington towards Yarnbury. 28 slept there on Friday night and 34 (the maximum) on Saturday night. Dennis, Susan, Andrew, …
The trip is from Friday 23rd March leaving Leeds Bradford airport and returning the following Friday (30th).
With 9 days walking planned at the beginning of September we met up at Quincinetto which is in the Aosta Valley in the Piedmont region of Italy.
I have wanted to run The Monte Rosa as a 170km 12000m D+ race for three years now. It began at 4 pm on Thursday 7th September, starting in Grachen (Switzerland).
Following from last year’s successful meet, the weekend Smithy Meet commencing Friday 20 October is extended beyond the weekend for those who are able to stay the extra days. There will be a variety of activities depending on the mix of people who turn up.
The Annual Dinner is to be held at The Black Horse in Grassington on the weekend of 6-8 October. Menu: Carrot & coriander soup, home-made roll Chicken & duck spring roll with a soy mayonnaise Pan seared king scallops with cauliflower 3 ways oOo Pan fried salmon fillet, buttered new potatoes and baby vegetables …
There is a Family Meet from Thursdat 3 August to Sunday 6 August. Please be aware that there will be a number of children at the Smithy!!!