The race was shortened because of the snow on the ground and the chilly mist meant that runners didn't seem to mind.
First man was Ian Holmes followed by Andi Jones and Tom Adams, first lady Mary Wilkinson followed by Jo Buckley and Helen Glover.
- David Brett's photos
- Paul's photos: senior races outbound
and on the return
junior Quarry Runs Under-8's and older juniors
- Owen Mills' photos
- Peter Ellwood's photos
- Dave's photos: junior Quarry runs, senior race
Details: Sunday 19th December. BS - 5m/800' (now shortened, see note above) from Penistone Hill Country Park, Howarth, W Yorks (GR 025364) Race starts 11.30am, entry £3 on the day only. PM/NS Over 16. Records 28.52 Andi Jones, Salford, 2005, f 35.13 Olivia Walwyn, Altrincham, 2007.
All competitors will receive a free Santa hat that you must run in!
"Festive Fancy Dress" competition with 'a yard of Jaffa Cakes' for the best 6 - South Pennine Tourist Board will be there to film the start so let's see some good fancy dress.
Cadbury's Curly Wurly for all finishers. Free coffee and biscuits.
Fun prizegiving at the nearby Old Sun Hotel afterwards - all prizes "Christmas related". Includes FREE PRIZE DRAW with prizes to include a tin of Cadbury's Heroes, a yard of Jaffa Cakes, and 3 free, transferrable, entries for the Auld Lang Syne race (you must be in the pub to claim the prizes!).
Curly Wurly Junior Quarry Runs. Date & venue as above. CS. Starts from 10.30. £1 entry on the day only. U8 (over 6) 0.5m/100'; U10/12/14 1m/150'; U16 2m/300'. See the Quarry Runs page for records. All competitors will receive a free Santa hat that you must run in! Curly Wurly Mega Goody Bag to all finishers, including a race certificate. "Festive Fancy Dress" competition for juniors with 'a yard of Jaffa Cakes' for the best 6. Junior Prize Draw with prizes including a singing toy puppy, a tin of Celebrations, and a Cadburys Selection Box! All prizewinners receive flashing teeth and Snowballs!