Denby Dale Travellers



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Race List and Dates for the Diary


Welcome to the Denby Dale Travellers running club. We are based at The Pie Hall on Wakefield Road in Denby Dale. Club training nights are Tuesday and Thursday  at 7pm with groups for all abilities, from age 16. If you are interested in running, either competitively or just to keep fit, why not pop down on one of these evenings. We would be very pleased to see you!

Phil Ellis and Jo Worboys-Hodgson at Stoodley Pike in the Good Shepherd Fell Race (photograph courtesy of Woodentops).

Travellers 6 Road Race

Sunday 21 December 2014

Results are now available on the Club Events page.


Junior Section to Launch Next April!

The Travellers plan to launch a junior section for young people aged 8 to 16 years, starting in April next year. Current plans are that the Junior Section would meet on Wednesday evenings using indoor and outdoor facilities at Shelley High School.  

   Plans to launch a Junior Section follow a unanimous decision at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Club in July. A core group of Club members, led by Jo Worboys-Hodgson are now driving forward the Junior Section initiative with Club coaches and coaching assistants now developing their skills.

   West Yorkshire Sports and Kirklees Council are supporting the junior section initiative and local clubs are also lending a hand with help and advice. Further information about the Junior Section sessions will be available early in the New Year.

Thursday Evening Club Sessions

The Thursday evening sessions focus on building speed and stamina working as a group, so that runners of all ability are very much welcome

   These sessions are great for improving general fitness and preparing for autumn races. Why not come along and give one a try! Every Thursday, 7pm from the Pie Hall.
Over the past few weeks these sessions have proved very popular led by Claire Wilkinson. If you would like to get involved and help organize a session, please contact Claire.


The DDT Ladies Cross Country team (left to right) of Claire Wilkinson, Anita Nicholson, Rosalind Bedford, Jo Worboys-Hodgson and Anne Middleton at the 2014 Yorkshire XC Championships at Lightwater Valley

Mickleden Straddle Fell Race

Sunday 1 February 2015

Please note that the race is now full as the race limit of 200 runners has been reached. Any further entries will therefore go onto a reserve list and entrants notified if a place in the race becomes available.

   A provisional entry list is available on the 'Club Events' page. A final entry list will be posted on Wednesday 28 January, taking account of any drop-outs and inclusion of reserves.  A map of the course and information for runners are also available on the Club Events page.

   With the possibility of wintry weather towards race-day we will do our best to let everyone know if any problems are anticipated, so watch this space for further news.