2010/2011 Peco League and junior section
Report by Bob Jackson (March 2011)
The Peco cross country league is a series of races taking
place between November and March each year.
The league is centred on Leeds but clubs from outside
In the 2010/11 series, 17 clubs competed, of whom 9 (Abbey, Airecentre, Horsforth,
Numbers have been steadily increasing each year, and in each of the last 3 races this season there were over 300 finishers in the senior race.
Each event also included a junior race of 1 mile for under-11’s and a race of 2 miles for under-17’s. Exactly 100 athletes ran at least 1 race and these numbers were boosted by the Bradford Athletics Network recommending these races for their junior runners, a number coming from each of Bradford Airedale, Bingley and Ilkley.
Safety was improved with stakes provided by the Leeds Athletics Network.