Saturday 6 August 2011

Grenochase 2011

Last night was the annual Grenochase in Grenoside, a race around the village.  And this year there seemed to be more runners than ever before and more people out watching than previous years.  It also seemed like more of an “event” than before as well.  There was a band performing on Main Street, The Angel had a hog roast in its beer garden, there was a burger van in the community centre car park and the whole village was buzzing – it was great!

The course is pretty challenging – it involves a very steep hill climb – and I was full of admiration for everyone who entered.  There is no way I would be able to finish it!

Anyway, here are my photos from the event:

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Ernie Biney in the Celtic top, J. Whitaker in the white top, W. Duggan in the red, Revd Martin Kilner on the far rightGrenochase 2011-2.jpgGrenochase 2011-3.jpg

R. Oldale

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Jon O’Keefe (l), M. Gregory, Joe Walker, Joseph Marshall

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Joe Walker

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M. Gregory

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Louis Penty, B. Oldale, J. Mirfin, Sam Rollitt

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E. Watson, J. Beatson, Jenny Morton (57F and one of my friends from my day job)

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Jenny enjoying the start

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P. Harris

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The local vicar Revd Martin Kilner

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Sam Rollitt

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M. Gregory

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J. Hallam

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Ernie Biney

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S. Riley

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Joseph Marshall

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T. Peaker

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B. Cooper

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D. Robinson

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Robert Godley

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The winner of the race

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Jon O’Keefe, powering home

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The winner and friends

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Sam Rollitt

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J. Beatson

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M. Gregory

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S. Duckworth

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J. Whitaker

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J. Hallam

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T. Cox (left) finishing fast

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M. Burgin

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Ernie Biney finishing

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The Rev finishing

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W. Duggan

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Joseph Marshall

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L. Schofield

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S. Riley

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C. Hallam

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B. Cooper

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T. Peaker

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Jen, finishing fast

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