Feckin Frickley Frollick

Sunday 29th January 2023 – S Elmsall.

This event by ‘It’s Grim up North’ is based in Frickley country park,  a former colliery, now converted into a lovely space that’s perfect for runners.  The course took  place on good trail . It was a  five mile loop on good paths with some challenging hills.  Various race lengths were offered by doing different numbers of loops – 5 mile, 10 mile, 15 mile, 20 mile, Marathon, and 30 mile (ultra) .  The post race DIY sweetie bag was popular

5 Striders entered 3 different races.

Race Distance Pos Name Time
10 Miles 7 Dave Hewitt 01:29:07
15 Miles 6 Dave Beech 02:03:20
15 Miles 20 Kate Waddicor 02:39:23
15 Miles 27 Hannah Wright 03:13:03
Marathon 5 Lee Kenton 04:00:12

The 10 mile race was won by Michael Pearson of Askern and District RC in 1:08:06.  First Lady was Isabelle Garside in 1:28:17.  The 15 mile race was won by Andrew Ball of Ripley RC in 1:51:38.  First lady was Amy Maugh of Danum Harriers in 2:06:20.  Winner of the marathon was Stephen Hayes of 3:10:15 with first lady being Rochelle Ramsden  at 3:32:36.    For full results see    Result 2023 – It’s Grim Up North Running (itsgrimupnorthrunning.co.uk)




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